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

Anson 703 science

Lets study for GRADES!!!

constant Variable that does not change in an experiment
scientific method Problem solving procedures that can include identifying the problem or question, gathering information, developing a hypothesis, testing the hypothesis, analyzing the results, and drawing conclusions.
scientific theory Explanation that is supported by results from repeated expreimentation or testing.
magma Molten rock between the crust and the mantle.
oceanic crust the oceanic part of the crust.
continental drift Wegeners theory that that all continents were once connected in a single land mass thast broke apart about 200 million years ago abd drifted slowly to their current positions.
pangea a large ancient landmass that was composed of all the continents we know today.
control standard for comparison in a experiment.
lithosphere rigid later of Earth sbout 100 km thick, made of the crust and a part of the upper mantle.
longitude distance in degrees east or west of the prime meridian.
latitude distance in degrees north or south of the equator.
seafloor spreading Hess's theory that new seafloor is formed when magma is forced upward toward the surface at a mid-ocean ridge.
science process of looking at and studying things in the world in order to gain knowledge.
plate tectonics theory that Earth's crust and upper mantle are broken into plates that float and move around on a plasticlike layer of the mantle
prime meridian imaginary line that represents 0 longitude and runs from the north pole through greenwich,england, to the south pole.
plate a large section of the Earth's oceanic or continental crust and rigid upper mantle that moves around on the astenosphere.
Created by: Anson703