Earth Science - 1
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100

The living and non-living parts of an area make this up

what is an ecosystem?

100

all the squirrels or oak trees or rabbits in an ecosystem is known as this

what is a population?

100
This fossil fuel is the vapor formed on oil deposits.
What is natural gas?
100
Mountains are worn down over time by these types of weathering and erosion.
What is wind, water, or glaciers (ice)?
100
Where would you find the oldest layer of rock in a sedimentary rock.
What is the bottom layer?
200

What is the role of producers in an ecosystem?

photosynthesis--make oxygen and food

200
This causes canyons to form.
What is river erosion?
200
If a sedimentary rock in a dry place has a fish fossil in its deep layers it means this was covering this area once.
What is water (ocean, sea)?
200
This is the process that moves weathered materials.
What is erosion?
200
What is the Earth's revolution around the sun one time?
What is a year?
300

What do 1st level consumers eat?

What are plants?

300
This is a giant slow moving river of ice that can carve U-shaped valleys through mountains.
What is a glacier?
300

This is the original source of energy that can be changed into chemical energy and thermal energy.

What is solar energy?

300
This is the reason the Earth has different seasons.
What is the tilt of the Earth and its revolution around the sun?
300
What are preserved parts or traces of animals and plants that lived in the past?
What is a fossil?
400

What is the source of energy that creates the wind?

What is solar energy?

400
This fossil fuel is created when dead plants are buried and compressed for millions of years.
What is coal?
400
The gravity from this object keeps the moon in orbit.
What is the Earth?
400
This is the reason that the moon appears to change shape.
What is the moon orbits around the Earth (lunar cycle)?
400

The 2 forces that keep earth in motion

What are gravity and inertia?

500
Stalagmites and stalactites are formed by minerals collecting over time. What process is this?
What is deposition?
500

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500
What are materials from the Earth that cannot be replaced within a reasonable amount of time?
What is nonrenewable resources?
500

Water has this effect on earth's temperatures

What is keeping it from fluctuating too much?

500
What type of rock is made of layers of compressed organic and inorganic sediments?
What is a sedimentary rock.
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