Earth Science Midterm

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The study of the Earth and space
 
A series of steps for scientists to answer a question
 
The SI unit of volume
 
The SI unit of length
 
The SI unit of temperature
 
The SI unit of mass
 
The study of the ocean
 
The study of the solid earth
 
The study of the atmosphere
 
The study of all physical things beyond earth
 
The first step of the scientific method
 
The second step of the scientific method
 
The third step of the scientific method
 
The fourth step of the scientific method
 
The fifth step of the scientific method
 
The sixth step of the scientific method
 
Name one kind of scientific model
 
Lines with degrees measured horizontally on a map
 
Lines with degrees measured vertically on a map
 
Compasses always point to the
 
The map projection that is a cone
 
The map projection that is a plane
 
The map projection that is a cylinder
 
The tone, tint, or shade of mineral that you observe
 
Whether the mineral reflects light in a shiny or dull way
 
Whether the mineral breaks into flat sheets or unevenly
 
The color left behind on a streak plate
 
Whether the mineral scratches a microscope slide or your fingernail
 
The measurement of mass divided by volume
 
Name one way that minerals can be mined
 
Taking land after it has been mined and putting it back to what it used to be by planting trees, etc.
 
Name the four cardinal directions
 
 
 
 
The four requirements for being a mineral
 
 
 
 
Renewable energy that produces radioactive waste
 
Renewable energy that can only be used where it is windy
 
Renewable energy that uses H2O
 
Renewable energy that comes from thermal vents below the earth's surface
 
Renewable energy that comes from the sun
 
Renewable energy that can be made from corn or animal dung
 
Using less is another way of saying you are...
 
Breaking down something to turn it into something else is called...
 
Name the kinds of non-renewable energy
 
 
 
Is fossil fuel renewable or non-renewable?
 
Using Carbon-14 dating and half-lives to determine how old something is
 
Using the fossils in the rock layers above and below to determine how old something is
 
Where are the youngest rock layers located in a geologic column?
 
Where are the oldest rock layers located in a geologic column?
 
When something is turned to stone, it is...
 
What kind of fault slides past each other?
 
What kind of fault creates mountains?
 
What kind of fault creates a hanging cliff?
 
Any naturally preserved evidence of life
 
The type of stress that occurs when an object is pulled apart
 
The type of stress that occurs when an object is squeezed together
 
The parts of the Earth
 
 
 
 
What is the name of the first continent when all the land was put together?
 

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