Busy. Please wait.

Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.

By signing up, I agree to StudyStack's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the email address associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.

Remove ads
Don't know (0)
Know (0)
remaining cards (0)
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards

Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Chpt. 12 vocab.

Chapter 12 Vocabulary Mrs. Millians

Salinity The amount of salt in water
Water pressure The downward push of water in a given area
Continental shelf The part of the ocean floor the drops gently
Continental slope The part of the ocean floor that drops steeply
Abyssal plain A large flat area on the ocean floor
Wave A disturbance that carries energy through matter or space
Current water that flows like a river toward the ocean
Tide The repeated rise and fall of the water level of the ocean
Shore The area where water and land meet and interact
Headland A point of land where hard rock is left and other materials are washed away
Tide pool A temporary pool of water that gets trapped when the tide goes out
Jetty A wall-like structure that prevents sand from being washed away
Created by: nmchapar