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The path on a body as it circles around another
Orbit
Circular motion
Revolution
An imaginary line through the Earth between North and South Poles around which Earth turns.
Axis
A complete turn
Rotation
The sphere of very hot metal at the center of the Earth
Core
The thick layer around Earth's Core.
Mantle
The thin rock layer on Earth's surface.
Crust
Soft nearly molten rock
Magma
A huge block of Earth's crust
Plate
A process that breaks rocks down into small pieces
Weathering
The removal of small pieces of rock by water, ice, or wind.
Erosion
The condition of the air and sky from day to day.
Weather
Water that falls to the ground as rain, sleet, hail, or snow.
Precipitation
How hot or cold the air is?
Temperature
The average weather over many of years.
Climate
Intense wind and rain storms that forms over ocean and the tropics
Tropical Cyclone
An area of cold climate and low lying vegetation
Tundra
The layer formed by the uppermost branches of a Rainforest.
Canopy
A park like combination of grasslands and scattered trees.
Savanna
Desert vegetation that needs little water
Desert Scrub
Trees that lose their leaves seasonally
Deciduous Trees
Trees that produce cones to carry seeds
Coniferous Trees
Plants that grow in a region
Vegetation