Unformatted text preview: Term: Definition: a model of the universe in which earth
is the center of the revolving planets &
stars. pg. 555
1 Term: Definition: a model of our solar system in which
earth & other planets revolve around
the sun. pg 556
2 Term: Definition: an oval shape which may be elongated
or nearly circular pg. 557
3 Term: Definition: inertia the tendency of an object to resist a
motion in an object pg. 552 Term: Definition: gravity a force that moves rocks and other
materials downhill the force that pulls
objects towards each other pg.
205,520 Term: Definition: the name given to the often four inner
planets mercury,earth,venus and mars
4 Term: Definition: 5 Term: 6 Term: Definition: the process where heat is trapped in
an atmosphere by water
vapor,carbone dioxide,methane and
other gases that form a "blanket"
around earth the trapping of heat by
the atmosphere pg. 411,569 Definition: the name given to the first four outer
planets saturn neptune uranus jupiter
7 Term: Definition: a loose connection of ice dust and
rocky particles typically long narrow
orbit of the sun pg. 585
8 Term: Definition: 9 rocky objects that are revolving
around a sunhat are too small and
numerous to be considered planets pg.
586 Term: Definition: 10 the region of the solar systems
between the orbits of jupiter or mars
where many asteroids are found pg.
586 Term: Definition: a chunk of rock or dust in space
11 Term: Definition: a streak of light in the sky produced by
a burning meteor in earths
atmosphere pg 587
12 Term: Definition: meteorite a meteor that hits earths surface pg.
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