General Info
The Earth System
Earths Interior
Earths Spheres
Ecosystems

100

Anything that has mass and takes up space.
What is matter?

100

A group of related objects or processes that work together to form a whole.
What is a system?

100

This compositional layer is the thin, outermost layer of the Earth?
What is Crust?

100

The four main spheres of the Earth system
What is Atmosphere, Hydrosphere, Geosphere, Biosphere

100

The largest population an ecosystem can support?
What is Carrying Capacity

200

The shape of Earth.
What is oblate sphere?

200

How do Systems interact?
By exchanging matter and energy

200

This compositional layer is the innermost part of the Earth
What is core?

200

A mixture of gases that surrounds a planet, moon, or other celestial body?
What is Atmosphere

200

How do ecosystems respond to changes?
What is in ways to restore balance?

300

The percentage of Earth that is covered in water.
What is 71%?

300

Scientists study the inside of Earth by?
What is using seismic waves

300

The three structural zones that make up the mantle?
What is Lithosphere, Asthenosphere, Mesosphere

300

Life exists in which part of the Earth?
What is the Biosphere.

300

The process whereby certain substances such as pesticides or heavy metals move up the food chain, work their way into rivers or lakes, and are eaten by aquatic organisms such as fish, which in turn are eaten by large birds, animals or humans.
What is Biological Magnification?

400

A system that exchanges both matter and energy?
What is an open system?

400

Closed System
What is a system that exchanges energy but not matter?

400

Two elements that make up the Earth's core?
What is Nickel and Iron?

400

The portion of Earth that is water?
What is Hydrosphere

400

A community of organisms and the abiotic environment that the organisms inhabit.
What is An Ecosystem?

500

Energy is the only exchange in this system.
What is a closed system

500

Open System
What is a system that exchanges both matter and energy?

500

The three compositional zones that make up the Earth's Interior?
What is Crust, Mantle, Core

500

The mostly solid rocky part of the Earth.
What is the Geosphere.

500

A diagram that shows the feeding relationships among organisms in an ecosystem?
What is a food web?