CHAPTER 1 VOCABULARY
1. Sociology: the systematic and scientific study of human behavior, social groups, and
society. (An attempt to understand. Help develop your sociological imagination and to
learn to think sociologically.)
2. Social Imparative: sets u
Chapter 6 Study Guide
What is the continental drift hypothesis?
o Theory by Alfred Wegener(lines of evidence: continental outlines (inferred
supercontinent Pangea), fossils, glacial evidence, similar rocks)
Noticed fit of South America and West Africa wa
Chapter 5 Study Guide
o What are ores?
Metallic mineral deposits that can be mined for a profit (about 40
commercially important metals)
Rock sufficiently enriched with one or more minerals to be mined
profitably. Geologists use
PUBLIC EDUCATION AND HOMESCHOOLING
Public Education and Homeschooling
PUBLIC EDUCATION AND HOMESCHOOLING
In this research there is the explanation of what Common Core State Standards is from the
official website of Commoncorestandards.org. It d
Water Cycle: circulation of water among the four spheres.
o Only 2.5% of surface water is fresh water (all other water in oceans)
Distribution of this fresh water:
Most in ice and ground water
o What happens to precipitation falling on land?
Weathering process that decompose rocks into sediments (in situ).
Difference to erosion.
Erosion: transport of weathered rock.
Mechanical (physical) weathering physical disintegration without chemical change.
o Pressure release fracturing:
What is a geologic structure?
o Geologic Structure:
Any feature produced by rock deformation: fold, fault, joint.
Possible reactions of rock to stress
o 1. Elastic Deformation
o 2. Fracture
o 3. Plastic Deformation
All three depend
Earthquake: Sudden motion or trembling caused by the abrupt release of energy that is
stored in rocks (threshold effect!)
o Difference between elastic and plastic deformation
1. Elastic Deformation
At plate boundaries, stress can b
Chapter 4 Study Guide
What are mass extinction events?
o A sudden, catastrophic event during which a significant part of all life-forms on
Earth become extinct.
End of Permian
o (= end of the Paleozoic, 248 mya) biggest in Earths history
End of Cretaceous
Chapter 3 Study Guide
Which are the three types of rocks?
o Igneous Rock
Rock that forms when magma rises to Earths surface, cools, and
solidifies. (molten rock)
o Sedimentary Rock
Rock that forms when sediment becomes cemented or compacted through
CHAPTER 2: MINERALS Study Guide
Definition of a mineral (naturally occurring, inorganic, solid)
Mineral: a naturally occurring inorganic solid with a definite chemical composition and
a crystalline structure. The building block of rocks.
o Naturally occu
Differences and examples of water withdrawal and consumption
o Withdrawal: any process that uses water and returns it locally.
(mostly homes and industry)
o Consumption: process that uses water and returns it far from source.
Chapter 13 Study Guide
Formation of Glaciers
o Snow persisting though summer
o Firn (dense, rounded, snow)
o Becomes glacier ice when buried deeper
Glacier: a massive, long-lasting accumulation of compacted snow and ice that forms on
Chapter 14 Study Guide
Desert receives less than 25 cm (10 inches) of rain per year
Causes for deserts:
Sinking air at around 30 latitude, warming, evaporation
(sinking dry air absorbs surface water and creates little rain)
o Rain-shadow: (m
Oceanic vs. Continental crust
o Oceanic crust
Denser than continental crust, therefore sinks isostatically
o Continental crust
Average depth of oceans, and of central ocean floors
o Oceans 2-11 km depth (3.8 km average)
o Atlantic (North and South)
o Pacific (North and South)
1/3 of ocean
o Salinity total amount of all dissolved salts expressed as a percentage: 3.5%
Six main ions: Cl, Na,
Exam 1 Review
*study notes- read
*50 multiple choice
What To Know
-basic characteristics of living organisms
-terms (anatomical positions, what is compared to what)
-levels of organization (in order)
-little bit about each system
Final Exam Review
-Know presidents from 1840
-William Henry Harrison
-James K. Polk
-Ulysses S. Grant
-Webster Asberton Tr
Exam 1 Review
1. Pitch: high/low
2. Dynamics: soft/loud
3. Timbre: difference in tone quality, tone color.
a. (what is making the sound)
PP: Pianissimovery soft
MP: Mezzo-Pianomoderately soft
METHOD OF COMPARISON
o The Hat Method
o The Coin Toss Method
o Arbitrary Selection
o Double blind
SALK VACCINE FIELD TRIAL
o Polio epidemic
o Grades 1, 2, 3
o Consent- kids from higher social economic background and no antibodies.
Chapter 1 Study Guide
Comparison of Earth with Venus and Mars
o How do temperatures and atmosphere differ?
Nitrogen and Oxygen rich atmosphere. (N & O)
Liquid water on the surface.
Carbon dioxide rich atmosp
Sociology Exam 2 Material
Documentary People Like Us Social Class in America
o Americans have a hard time talking about class, but there is class.
o Different measures of class (looks, etc.)
o Social Climber (Ford cars prohibited, look stolen)
Lab #5: Animal Diversity Symmetry and Body Plans o Basic method of classification of body plans o _ symmetry Slices produce mirror images o _ symmetry Has left & right side Only 1 way to produce mirror images _ Kingdom Animalia o Heterotrophic, multicellu
Lab #5: Animal Diversity Symmetry and Body Plans o Basic method of classification of body plans o Radial symmetry Slices produce mirror images o Bilateral symmetry Has left & right side Only 1 way to produce mirror images Cephalization Kingdom Animalia o
Kelsey Hill Lab #4 Metabolism & Effects of Temperature on Ectotherms Metabolism o The totality of an organism's _. _ _ are miniature chemical factories where thousands of reactions occur. Cells _ energy and _ energy to perform _. Some organisms even conve
Kelsey Hill Lab #4 Metabolism & Effects of Temperature on Ectotherms Metabolism o The totality of an organism's chemical reactions. Living cells are miniature chemical factories where thousands of reactions occur. Cells extract energy and apply energy to
Heart Anatomy (p. 903) Let's first examine the overall organization of the mammalian cardiovascular system, beginning with the pulmonary circuit. 1. Contraction of the Right Ventricle pumps blood to the lungs via 2. the Pulmonary arteries. As the blood fl
Exam 2 Powerpoints Innate vs acquired Defenses o Specific o Nonspecific Fighting o Bacteria o Viruses o Parasites (humans have). not a cell o External toxins o Venom from bite o Something ingested o Fungi o Carcinogen Toxin high, chance cells become cance
Kelsey Hill Biology 1441 Exam 1 Material Science o Scientific Method Observation Hypothesis Experiment Interpretation Prediction o Evolution as a Theory? Just a theory? o What is science? Guided by natural law Explanatory by reference to natural law Testa
Exam 1 Material SCIENTIFIC METHOD o How we find what's true o 1st thing you must know 1. Observation: generates questions, very important, 2. Hypothesis: educated guess. 3. Experimentation 4. Interpretation: Evaluate hypothesis and results. Subjectivity h