Earth Water Gravity Resources Outside Energy

100

What is a plate
a section of the lithosphere that covers the Earth

100

What is a river
a large stream of water that follows a specific course

100

What is gravity
the most important force causing erosion

100

What is renewable rescource
resources that can be replaced

100

What is wind
the motion of air

200

What is a plate boundary
the places where plates meet

200

What is tombolo
a spit that connects an island to a coastline

200

What is an avalanche
the name for large amounts of snow and ice that fall rapidly down a mountain

200

What is a non-renewable resource
a resource that can not be replaced. (such as oil)

200

What is solar energy
energy from the sunlight

300

What is a destructive force
forces that wear away or tear down features

300

What is glacier
a large mass of ice

300

What is a tsunami
a group of large ocean waves

300

What is a biofuel
a resource made by living things or recently living things

300

What is geothermal energy
energy from the temperature inside Earth

400

What is a constructive force
something that creates new landforms

400

What is rain
something that can loosen sediments from the soil and carry them away

400

What is a wave
a moving swell or ridge of water that carries energy

400

What is an exhaustible resource
a resource that will not run out

400

What is wood
the first fuel people ever used for heat and light

500

What is a fault
the crack you see where 2 places meet

500

What is a flood
something that damages soil roads and buildings

500

What is a spit
a narrow strip of sandy land that is connected to the main coastline at one end

500

What is hydroelectric energy
an energy of flowing water that generates what

500

What is landfill
a large area in which trashed is buried

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