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Earth Science

Intro to Earth Science; Grade 6

A weather map is an example of what? model
Slowly wears away mountains and other features on Earth's surface Destructive Force
A possible explanation for a set of observations or answer to a scientific question hypothesis
A statement that describes what scientists expect to happen every time under a particular set of conditions scientific law
A well-tested explanation for a wide range of observations or experimental results theory
The part of the Earth system that includes Earth's solid, rocky, outer layer lithosphere
Who studies the effects of human activities on Earth's land, air, water, and living things Environmental Scientists
The ability to do work or cause change Energy
Which branch of Earth science includes the study of the stars? Astronomy
The most important lab safety rule always follow your teacher's instructions and textbook directions exactly
A scientific law is based on repeated ____ made over long periods of time. observations
To test a hypothesis, a scientist designs a(n) __________. experiment
A knowledge of _____________ science is essential in many different careers, such as those of geologists, meteorologists, astronomers, or oceanographers. Earth
Earth scientists often use ____________ to represent complex objects or processes. models
If an accident occurs in the lab area, you should immediately notify your _____________. teacher
Length is measured in ___________. meters (m)
Mass is measured in ________________. grams or kilograms (g or kg)
Time is measured in ___________. seconds (s)
Temperature is measured in ________________. Kelvin (K)
Which of Earth's systems includes the water cycle? Hydrosphere
Created by: Pacelli