Busy. Please wait.
Log in with Clever

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever

Username is available taken
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.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't Know
Remaining cards (0)
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

Earth Science-Nate

Air Pressure The weight of air pressing down on the Earth.
Altitude Height above sea level.
Atmosphere Blanket of gases surrounding a planet.
Composition The parts that make up a system.
Density The number of molecules in the same amount of space. (mass per unit of volume) d=m/v
Ozone A gas made up of three oxygen molecules.
Ozone Layer A layer of O-3 in the atmosphere. In the upper atmosphere, it absorbs ultra-violet rays, thereby preventing them from reaching the Earths surface
Properties Features that describe and define an object.
Temperature a measure of the warmth or coldness of an object or substance with reference
Exosphere The fifth layer of the atmosphere extending into space
Mesosphere Called the "Middle Atmosphere" it is the coldest layer of the atmosphere
Stratosphere This layer is where the jets fly , also where ozone layer is found and it is drier
Thermosphere The temperatures are very hot in this layer because the temperatures increase with the altitude
Throposphere Layer of the atmosphere closest to Earth where weather occurs and planes fly
Deposition The process of water vapor changing from gas directly into a solid
Dew Point The temperature at which water vapor will start to condense into liquid water
Evaporation The process of a liquid changing to a gas
Fog Clouds that form at the surface of the Earth
Popular Earth Science sets




Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!
"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards