An object's change in position relative to a reference point.
The total distance traveled divided by the total time taken.
The speed of an object in a particular direction.
Air in motion; occurs because solar radiation heats up some parts of the sea and land more than
Seasonal winds affecting large areas of the tropics and subtropics; occur in South Asia, southern North
America, eastern Australia, and ot
Most shield volcanoes have grown from the ocean floor to form _.
C. tectonic plates
In Figure 1-2, what is the elevation of Sugar Loaf Mountain?
A. 11,300 feet
C. 1130 feet
B. 15,000 feet
D. 10,000 feet
In Figure 1-2, what i
Lithosphere - the
crust plus the rigid,
Lower Mantle (semirigid) - the deepest
parts of the mantle,
just above the core.
Magma - molten rock
within the Earth's
mantle. In seafloor
moves from the
asthenosphere to the
EARTH SCIENCE NOTES
UNIT I: COMPOSITION OF THE EARTHS CRUST
1. Identify the characteristics of matter.
a. Measurements have a number and a unit.
b. Matter is anything that has mass and volume.
c. Weight is a measure of the pull of gravity.
d. Length- 1m=1