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KLS Sci Final Prac 1

Light Year Distance light travels in one year
Space Station Large satellite on which people can live and work in space
phases of the moon different shapes of the moon seen from different angles on earth
parallax apparent movement of a star when seen from different positions
factors effecting force of gravity mass and distance
sun's core center of sun where nuclear fusion takes place
sun's corona outer edge of sun seen during an eclipse where solar wind starts form
mass movement movement of rock and debris caused by gravity
smallest terrestrial planet mercury
largest terrestrial planet earth
inner planet mercury, venus, earth, mars
heliocentric sun centered system
geocentric earth centered system
quantitative observation observation based on numbers and data
qualitative observation observation based on qualities given without numbers
outer planets jupiter, saturn, uranus, neptune
evaporation where water is heated and turns into water vapor or a gas out water vapor into atmosphere
earth's revolution earth's movement around sun which takes one year or 365 days
Stsges of Saturn V Rocket Engines for spacecraft that when have used up fuel break off rocket and fall to earth
deposition process by which sedimant settles out of water or wind which is carrying it to form layers
erosion process where wind, water, etc, carry sediment from one place to another
continental drift theory theory that states that the continents were once joined together as a single continent and then slowly drifted apart
fossil any trace of ancient organism that has been preserved in rock
Kepler's First Law of Planetary Motion The path of the planets around the sun is in the shape of an ellipse
remote sensing data collected from a distance without direct contact
lithosphere location of plates of the earth located in the crust and upper mantle
Craters round pits created by steroid impacts on the moon
Heat and Pressure inside earth Pressure and heat increase as you descend or go down in the earth
Outer Planet's characteristics they are large, made of gas, far apart from each other, have rings
hydrosphere sphere of the earth that contains all of the water on earth including liquid, solid and vapor
density formula d = m/v
leeward side of mountain facing away from wind that is dry and does not have much plannt life
windward side of mountain facing wind that is moist and wet and has a lot of moisture and rainfall
scientific law what scientists expect to happen every time under a particular set of conditions
relief difference in elevation between the highest and lowest parts of an area
evaporation where water turns to a gas and puts water vapor into the atmosphere
used to measure mass balance
used to measure volume in millilitres graduated cylinder
used to measure weight scale
precipitation liquid that falls from a cloud, in any form, that reaches the ground
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