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

chapter 31 is1h

intergrated science one honors vocab for chapter 31

Tides ocean levels rise and fall in daily rhythms
Solar System the sun, nine planets, their moons,asteroids, comets, and meteors; the region in space where the sun's gravitational force is dominant
Astronomical Unit (AU) 1 AU = 150,000,000 km
Meteor Chunks of rock, and dust from asteroid and comets that break off to form a meteor that is quite small.
Meteorite a meteor that hits the ground
Asteroid an object that orbits the sun, but is too small to be a planet
Comet an object in space that is mostly made up of ice and dust.
Solar Wind a stream of particles
Terrestrial Planets high densities, slow rotations, solid surfaces, and few moons
Gas Giants made of mostly hydrogen, and helium
Law of Universal Gravitation The force of gravity acting between two objects depends only on their masses and distances apart
Gravitational force a measure of the attractive force exerted by and object on a 1 kg object held at its surface
Orbit a regular, repeating path that an object in space follows around another object
Orbital Speed the speed required to achieve a balance between the pull of gravity on a satellite and its forward motion
Satellite an object in orbit
Created by: nadias96