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Energy Resources

1) WIND ENERGY : energy is made from moving air. generates through turbines. 1. renewable 2. no pollutants 3. efficient 1. expensive/costly installation 2. noisy 3. limited location $$$
2) HYDROELECTRIC ENERGY : electricity is produced by the energy of the water moving. dams, turbines, generators. 1. renewable 2. no air pollutants 1. affects marine life 2. methane 3. could cause flooding $-$$
3) TIDAL/WAVE ENERGY : energy generated by tidal motion in waves. wave generators. 1. no air pollutants 2. renewable 1. affect marine life $$
4) SOLAR : energy from the sun. solar collectors. photovoltaic cells. 1. renewable. 2. reduces need for fossil fuels. 3. no air or water pollution. 1. destroys animal habitats. 2. limited usage. 3. costly & maintained $$$
5) GEOTHERMAL : energy from within the earth. power plant, drill, pipes. 1. renewable 2. clean/safe for earth 3. most "green". 1. costly. 2. drilling. 3. location limited. 4. toxic gases $$

Created on April 01, 2014 by
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Leah Nolan

Electromagnetic Spectrum part 2

1) Pitch and Frequency are the blank thing : same
2) What notes have more energy : high notes
3) What is there none of in space : sound
4) Herstz are : the number of waves per second
5) Give an example of herstz : radio stations

Created on November 07, 2013 by
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Victoria Mullins

The Electromagnetic Spectrum

1) All electromagnetic rays travel at what speed : 300,000,000 meters per second
2) All electromagnetic rays have different : wavelengths and frequencies
3) Long wavelengths have what type of frequency : lower frequencies
4) Short wavelengths have what type of frequency : higher frequencies
5) The higher the energy the higher the : energy

Created on November 07, 2013 by
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Victoria Mullins

Earth - Day and Night Study Guide

1) An imaginary line that passes through the Earth center from North Pole to the South Pole. : Earth Axis
2) Earth is tilted ______ degrees on its axis : 23 and 1/2
3) Earth rotates on its axis once every ____ hours : 24
4) What is it called when half of the earth faces the sun? : daylight
5) What is it called when half of the earth faces away from the sun? : night time

Created on September 02, 2013 by
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Ava Nightingale

Ecosystems Test Review Flashcard
1) Ecosystem : describes the relationship among many species living in an environment with the living and non-living aspects of that environment
2) Biotic : living factors within an ecosystem
3) Abiotic : nonliving factors within an ecosystem
4) Carnivore : eat meat
5) herbivore : eat plants

Created on May 22, 2013 by
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Brooke Underhill

krista's flashcard
flashcards are the the best thinks ever in the world ever
1) see : sees
2) call : calls
3) your : you
4) animal : animals
5) horse : ponys

Created on March 07, 2013 by
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krista lewisbrown

The Real Moon by Meg-Liz Flashcard
We go to the moon ( for real this time) and learn of all its things.
1) celestial body that revolves around a body greater in mass; a natural satellite : it's a moon!!!
2) a body that revolves around a celestial body that is greater in mass : cool, satellites :-)
3) it's smooth & dark, with patches of dark lava on the surface, and is latin for sea : maria (because it kinda looks like a sea!)
4) rough & bright and is composed of light colored rock : land of the highs ( highland)
5) deep channels that run through the maria, & resembles narrow channels, and can be 240km long : ~rilles~

Created on February 20, 2013 by
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Megan Hensley

Weathering Breaks Down Rock

1) Physical weathering is the ___________breakdown of rocks and minterals : Mechanical
2) Chemical weathering is the ________ breakdown of rocks : Chemical
3) _______ is the breakdown of rock by humans, animals and plants. : Biological weathering
4) The term mechanical relates to machines or tools - give example : For example, a jackhammer can crush and break up concrete. Similarly, a hard rock can crush a softer rock by grinding against it.
5) The term chemical relates to the way materials change when they are mixed together - give example : For example - when salt is added to water, the salt dissolves in the water and can no longer be seen.

Created on October 15, 2012 by
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Bobby Sailor

Forms of Energy

1) Chemical Energy : the energy stored in chemical bonds
2) Kinetic Energy : the energy an object has because of its motion
3) Solar Energy : energy from the sun
4) Sound : a form of energy produced by vibrating objects
5) Thermal Energy : the amount of kinetic energy of the particles of a substance

Created on October 02, 2012 by
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Ruth Garza

test 10-3
1) What is the organized plan used by scientist to conduct an organized study? : The scientific method
2) What do we call the first day of summer in the norther hemisphere happening each year about June 21st : Summer Solstice-this is our longest day of sunlight and the sun shines most direcly on the northern hemisphere. After this day our days start getting shorter
3) What causes seasons : They are caused by the tilt of Earth on its axis. This tilt causes changes in direct and indirect sunlight upon Earth
4) A test done to see if a hypothesis is correct or not : experiment
5) What do we call fall, winter,spring and summer seen yearly in the northern and southern hemispheres : seasons

Created on October 01, 2012 by
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Janet Gardin


Created on August 03, 2012 by
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Jessica Champagne

Rock and Minerals
Quiz for Science 3rd grade
1) Mineral : An ingredient of rocks that cannot be broken down any further.
2) Hardness : A proprety of rocks that can be determined by the scratch test.
3) Crystal : Solid form material that can be identified by shape or pattern
4) Igneous : Melted rock from under the earth's surface that over time cools and hardens.
5) Metamorphic : Rocks that are changed from one kind to another kind by heat and pressure.

Created on February 14, 2012 by
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Amy Twombly
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