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Igneous Fact Sheet
1. _ Synonym for Extrusive
2. _ A group of minerals bound together
3. _ An igneous rock that floats
4. _ Molten rock above ground
5. _ Synonym for Intrusive
6. _ Extrusive, porous, mafic igneous rock
7. _ Dark colored
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Use a dictionary, encyclopedia, or the Internet to answer the following questions.
1. Name the 7 continents.
2. Name the 4 Oceans.
3. What is the highest Mt. in the world? In the USA?
4. Define the following terms. For each te
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Frequency & Wavelength Ditto
Examine the 3 waves lettered A, B, & C below. Write the correct letters or answer the questions in the space
provided. Remember Velocity = Frequency x Wavelength. V= f x
1. Which wave has the longest wavel
Earth Science Regents
Orbit and Phases of the Moon Lab
The Moon revolves around the earth once every moonth - thats where the word month comes from.
During the 29.5 day moonth, the Moon, as viewed from earth, goes through a cycle of phases or shapes.
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1. What is the name of the figure above? _
2. What happens to the wavelength of electromagnetic radiation as wave frequency increases?
3. Between what two kinds of electromagnetic energy is visible light
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Eclipsing Binary Stars & Spectra
_ 1. Color of the longest wavelength of visible light.
_ 2. Color of the highest frequency of visible light.
_ 3. The speed of all electromagnetic waves.
_ 4. The form of electromagnetic energy that com
Ch 22 The Sun & Its Solar System
I. Safe Methods for Studying the Sun
2. Solar Telescopes
Projects a large image of the sun into a dark underground _
Global Climate Change
Notes outline to accompany the Global Climate Change Powerpoint
1. Define weather 2. Define climate a. The four main factors
See bulleted list of questions on p. 494 of text.
List seven types of water pollutants and give an example of each. List three strategies to determine the
presence of infectious agents in water.
Chapter 20 Environmental Health
1. According to the miasma theory of disease, what was the cause of illnesses?
2. Explain how bloodletting was used to treat disease.
3. Explain how water cure was used to treat disease.
4. What three discoveries revolution
See bulleted list of questions on p. 306 in text.
Briefly describe earth's water supply. Compare amounts of salt water and fresh water. Compare amounts of
frozen fresh water and water available for human use.
Evolution and Biodiversity
See bulleted list of questions on p. 83 of text.
Briefly describe the evolution of life from chemical evolution to the development of eukaryotic cells.
Describe the tools available to re
Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
See bulleted list of questions on p. 385 in text.
List the advantages and disadvantages of improving energy efficiency so that we do more with less. Define
life cycle cost and
Applying Population Ecology: The Human Population and It's Impact
See bulleted list of questions on p. 172 of text.
Define birth rate, death rate, emigration rate, and immigration rate. Write an equation to mathemati
See bulleted list of questions on p. 162 of text.
Describe the various types of population distribution patterns that can occur in nature and comment on which is
most common and why.
See bulleted list of questions on p. 144 of text.
Describe the three characteristics that describe a biological community.
Distinguish among the following roles played by species and give one exa
Ecosystems: What Are They and How Do They Work
See bulleted list of questions on p. 51 of text.
Define ecology. List and distinguish among five levels of organization of matter that are the focus of the realm
Geology and Nonrenewable Mineral Resources
See bulleted list of questions on p. 336 of text.
Briefly describe the layers of the earth's interior. Describe the internal and external earth processes responsible
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Environmental Science Study Guide
Understand and be able to apply each of these terms.
1. Air Pollution
2. Primary Pollutant
3. Secondary Pollutant
4. Temperature Inversion
5. For each of the criteria
Define air pollution
1. Due to air and wind, where does air pollution often go?
2. What is the eventual fate of air pollution produced in the Rust Belt? (Chicago through Pittsburgh)
3. Define primary pollutant
4. Define secondary pollutant
GS Study Guide- Quarterly
Ecology and Evolution
Complete the following statements
1. Darwin noticed that the finches have a similar physical appearance. This supports the
hypothesis that the finches had a _ ancestor. 16.3
2. Individuals that inh
20.3 Diseases Caused by Bacteria
Explain how bacteria cause disease.
Explain how viruses cause disease.
Define emerging disease and explain why emerging diseases are a threat to human health.
Explain how the two groups of prokaryotes differ.
Describe how prokaryotes vary in structure and function.
Explain the role of bacteria in the living world.
Classifying Prokaryotes The smal
Chapter 5 Standardized Questions
1. The maximum number of organisms of a particular species that can be supported by an
environment is called
A. carrying capacity.
B. logistic growth.
C. exponential growth.
D. population density.
2. A limi
Chapter 5 Review-H
1. Density, Age Structure, Range, and Distribution Types
2. Immigration, Emigration, Death and Birth Rates
3. Exponential and Logistic Growth
4. Density-Dependent and Density-Independent limiting factors
5. Carrying Capacity
Chapter 5 Review-CP
1. What are density and the three types of distribution?
2. What factors influence growth rate?
3. What ways can a population increase? Decrease?
4. The shape of exponential and logistic growth curves
5. Logistic growth is repre
5.3 Human Population Growth
Discuss the trend of human population growth.
Explain why population growth rates differ in countries throughout the world.
Historical Overview The size of the human population h
5.2 Limits to Growth
Identify factors that determine carrying capacity.
Identify the limiting factors that depend on population density.
Identify the limiting factors that do not depend on population density.