Parent Material- The material from which soil is made. Parent material can be classified as either residual or
Residual soils- soils that have formed in their present location from the bedrock beneath.
Bedrock The solid rock ben
Exam 1 Study Guide
Know any vocab or information from your notes sheets
Understand the Branches of Science:
Social vs. Natural
3 Branches of Natural Science:
Biology, Physics, Chemistry
4 Branches of Earth Science
Be able to ap
Soil, Weathering, and Erosion Exam Study Guide
Be able to compare the 2 types of weathering.
Be able to recognize and define various types of mechanical/chemical weathering from a
description or situation .
Be able to describe the factors t
Test Study Guide for Soils and Water
Soil Composition (Soil Notes)
o What are the 4 major components of soil
o What are the major processes involved with the creation of soil
o What are the 3 major textures of soil
Soil Horizons (Soil Horizon Chart, Soil
Midterm Study Guide
Metric Unit: Length, Area, Volume, Density
o Metero Solido Gaso Liquido Weighto Masso Kilogramo Graduated Cylindero Metric System vs. English Systemo Area 32m x 3m = _ (UNITS!)
o Volume 3m x 4m x 1m = _ (UNITS!)
o Density Volume = 45m3
Soil Composition Study Guide
Soil - a mixture of _, _, _, _
One meter of soil takes _ year to form? Why?
Soil forms by _ (minerals) and _ (humus)
Forms quicker in warm moist climates
Physical composition of an ideal soil for crops
Minerals _% - (see t
Energy Test Review Sheet
Where to study?
Alternative Energies Notes
Environmental Science Textbook (Sections
Solar Energy Notes
How Nuclear Power Works Notes
Course website information
I. Coal/Petroleum/Natural Gas Note
Rock Exam Study Guide
a. What are rocks? How are they different from minerals?
b. Rock Cycle
c. 3 processes that create 3 different types of rocks
a. How are they formed
b. Intrusive vs. Extrusive
c. Granite vs. Basalt
Final Exam Review Study Guide
Unit 1 Introduction to Science
- Explain all the steps of the scientific method.
- Know all the branches of Earth Science
- State what Eratosthenes discovered and how.
-What is Big Bang Theory and evidence for it?
-What is Me
Oil and Natural Gas Notes
Crude oil (Petroleum) and Natural Gas liquid or gaseous hydrocarbons formed form organic sediment changed by
heat and pressure and forced toward the surface. Found around porous coarse grained rock such as sandstone or porous
Population Test Study Guide
List biotic & abiotic/ organic & inorganic examples of natural environments. (handout).
Know ALL vocabulary related to populations from the Population Studies Packet.
Define the following: (population lab handout pgs. 1 - 4.)