Weather Astronomy Plates and Such Erosion Resources

100

Hot air is much less dense and rises, cold air is more dense/heavier and sinks.
Compare hot air and cold air.

100

Saturn
What is the sixth planet from the Sun?

100

movement at plate boundaries
What causes most earthquakes?

100

weathering
The breaking down of rocks into sediment

100

coal, oil, natural gas, and soil
Name three nonrenewable resources.

200

a high altitude wind that separates cold air masses from warm air masses. Can push storms across the U.S.
Describe a jet stream.

200

Jupiter
Which planet has a giant red storm on it?

200

200 million years ago
When did Pangaea break up?

200

erosion
The carrying away of sediment

200

water, sunlight, geothermal, wind
Name 4 renewable resources.

300

wind speed
What does an anemometer measure?

300

geocentric means Earth centered and heliocentric means Sun centered.
Compare the geocentric and heliocentric solar systems.

300

transform
What boundary grinds two crusts against each other?

300

the different layers of soil that make up a soil profile
What are soil horizons?

300

renewable can be reproduced in a short period of time. Nonrenewable take thousands or millions of years to reproduce.
Compare renewable and nonrenewable resources.

400

it is where we see shooting stars or meteors
What do we remember about the mesophere?

400

Ptolemy and Aristotle-geocentric Copernicus, Kepler, and Galileo-heliocentric
Name a scientist who believed in the geocentric and one who believed in the heliocentric.

400

lithosphere
What is the scientific name for the crust?

400

it produces the sediment that makes up soil
Why is weathering important to soil?

400

only available during the daytime
What is the major problem with using solar energy?

500

radiation is how the Sun's energy reaches the Earth and changes into heat when it strikes the ground. Conduction is how heat gets transferred from the ground into the air. Convection is how heat moves around in the air.
Compare radiation, conduction, and convection,

500

99.9 percent
What percentage of the Solar System does the Sun make up?

500

ocean to ocean, convergent
What kind of plate boundary forms a deep sea trench?

500

glaciers grind rocks into sediment and then carry the sediment along as they move. When they melt, they deposit the sediment in new locations.
How are glaciers involved in reshaping the landscape?

500

solar energy
What renewable resource is being used to make electricity in Millen?

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