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4th Science Geology

Chapter 8 Geometry

the distance around a object circumference
the imaginary line that runs north and south trough the earth equator
the amount of time measured by one rptation one day
the spinning motion of the earth rotation
the force that keeps the earth in its orbit gravity
round like a ball sphere
the amount of time measured by one revolution one year
the path way around the sun orbit
We experience seasons because the earth is tilted true
The earth revolves around the sun true
the world's largest ocean Pacific Ocean (we're very specific about the Pacific Ocean HE HE HE HE)
the coldest and smallest ocean Arctic Ocean
the upper layer of soil topsoil
hot, liquid rock magma
decayed material in the soil humus
the name for a scientist who studies the earth Geologest
the continent which contains the countries of Brazil, Chile, and Peru South America
the continent which contains the countries of France, Germany, England, Iceland, Greece, and italy Eurupe
the solid layer of rock beneath the soil crust
the center of the earth core
the warmest ocean Indian Ocean
Forms most of the earth's crust under the continets Granite
floating rock pumice
shiny, black rock used for arrowheads obsidian
made from layers of sand sandstone
pebbles or cobbles cemented together conglomerate
made from seashells limestone
used to write with on blackboards chalk
made form mud or clay shale
used to make the Washington monument marble
used to make blackboards slate
the wearing away of the earth's topsoil erosion
using natural resources wisely conservation
matter that settles to the bottom or sides of a body of water sediment
a deposit of sand at the mouth of the river delta
rivers of ice that move very slowly glaciers
we have night and day because ____ ________ _______? the earth rotates
which is not true about how the earth rotates ? : it rotates west to east it rotates around the sun It rotates on its axis it makes on revolution it does not make one revolution per day
the energy in moving water is caused by gravity
is called the island continent Austaralia
is the largest continent Asia
is the least populated continetent Antarctica
a ______ is never man-made mineral
A diamond is a ______. gem
_____ holds water in the soil clay
The Earth's ______ is solid rock crust
_______ rocks are formed from hot magma Igneouse
Geologists divide rocks into _____ groups three
___________ rock is formed from the soil deposits made by moving water Sedimentary
a delta is shaped like a _________. triangle
the diameter of the earth 8,000 miles
the circumference of the earth 25,000
A hard abundant igneous rock that can be polished to make beautiful monuments and buildings it is usually speckled with glittery Crystal granite
the mot common sedimentary rock it is soft and is often crushed to make bricks shale
Created by: nelsonclan