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Which way does the Earth revolve?
The earth revolves counterclockwise (365 1/4 days)
Describe oceanic crust
Ocean crust is thin and made of basalt
How do mountains form?
Mountains form by uplift
Increase moisture ___ pressure.
As moisture increases, pressure decreases
Increase altitude ___ pressure
Air pressure decreases with altitude
Winds blow from ___ to ___ pressure.
Wind blows from high to low pressure
Weather moves from ___ to ___ in the United States
Weather moves from west to east in the United States
Increase particle size, __ permeablility
As particle size increases, permeability increases
Ep (potential evapotranspiration) depends on __________
Ep (potential evapotranspiration) depends on temperature
Apparent diameter of objects (sun, moon) gets larger when ____________
Apparent diameter of objects (sun, moon) gets larger when the object is closer to Earth
Increase temp., __ air pressure
As temperature increases, air pressure decreases
Highs are ___ & ____
Lows are ___ & ____
Highs are cool and dry; lows are warm and wet
Chemical weathering occurs mostly in _____ & ______ climates.
Chemical weathering occurs mostly in warm, humid climates
What 2 factors prove the Earth rotates?
Foucault's pendulum and the coriolis effect prove the earth rotates
Energy moves from ____ to ____
Energy moves from source to sink: high to low