Astronomy
Plate Tectonics
Rock Cycle
Energy Use
Hydrosphere
100
During which season in the Northern Hemisphere is the Earth closest to the sun?
What is winter
100
where are earthquakes most likely to take place
What is near a fault zone
100
by what two processes are rocks broken up and moved to different locations
What is weathering and erosion
100
this type of energy can be saved within one's lifetime.
What is renewable
100
name the six steps of the water cycle
What is transpiration, evaporation, condensation, run-off, precipitation, infiltration
200
This causes the seasons to occur on earth
What is tilt
200
which mountain range resulted from a collision of North America and Africa as parts of Pangea joined together in the late Pennsylvanian Period
What is Appalachian Mountains
200
water dissolves many chemicals in rocks this is an example of what kind of process
What is chemical weathering
200
Peat, Lignite, Bituminous, Anthracite are all types of these
What is coal
200
the flat lands near a stream’s banks that can be flooded
What is floodplain
300
the geocentric model of the universe states this about the earth
What is it is at the center
300
a subduction of a crustal plate will causes what to occur
What is an earthquake
300
out of limestone, shale, siltstone and sandstone, this is the most resistant to erosion
What is sandstone
300
this type of energy comes from moving water Cons – Location-dependent, can interfere with fish (Example – Salmon)
What is hydroelectric power
300
This is the largest watershed in the USA
What is the Mississippi
400
This causes the change in the orbital velocity of the earth
What is the elliptical shape
400
the pattern of magnetic orientation of rocks is similar on both sides of mid-ocean ridges supports this theory
What is ocean floor spreading
400
this factor has the most influence on the development of soil
What is climate
400
these three words have become the mantra for the "green" movement
What is reduce, reuse, recycle
400
How much of the Earth's surface is freshwater
What is 3%
500
Red-shift data on galaxies states this about our universe
What is it is expanding
500
rock and fossil correlation can be made where continents appear to fit together best support this theory
What is the formation of a supercontinent,pangea
500
this process causes large crystals to form in igneous rocks
What is the cooling rate of magma
500
this energy source comes from comes from combining atoms.
What is fusion
500
this process causes waves to lose energy as they scrub along the floor
What is friction
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