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Science Kyne

1st Semester

What is the main reason that floodplains are fertile? Sediment is deposited on the plain each time it floods.
What is an example of abrasion of a rock? a shape change due to exposure to wind
What is a dependent variable? A dependent variable is what you measure in the experiment and what is affected during the experiment
what is an independent variable? It is a variable that stands alone and isn't changed by the other variables you are trying to measure.
What is a model? A three-dimensional representation of a person or thing or of a proposed structure, typically on a smaller scale than the original.
What is a law? a system of rules and guidelines which are enforced through social institutions to govern behavior.
How do dunes form? wind forms them by blowing sand around
What are the types of physical weathering frost wedging, thermal expansion, alternate wedging, root wedging
What is conduction Conduction is the transfer of heat from one molecule to another through a substance.
What is convection? The movement caused within a fluid by the tendency of hotter and therefore less dense material to rise, and colder, denser material to...
what is radiation? a process in which energetic particles or energetic waves travel
What is measured with a barometer? A barometer is an instrument used to measure atmospheric pressure.
What is visibility? The state of being able to see or be seen.
What does high humidity indicate? the amount of heat
which description characterization an experiment? a.) observation of plants or animals in their natural environment b.)physical or mathematical repres. of an object or process c.) an organized proce. 2 study something under controlled conditions c.)
How would you describe the landscape made by alpine glaciers compared to the landscape made by continental glaciers? Alpine glaciers produce rugged landscapes, and continental glaciers produce flat landscapes.
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