Study your flashcards anywhere!

Download the official Cram app for free >

  • Shuffle
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Alphabetize
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Front First
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Both Sides
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Read
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
Reading...
Front

How to study your flashcards.

Right/Left arrow keys: Navigate between flashcards.right arrow keyleft arrow key

Up/Down arrow keys: Flip the card between the front and back.down keyup key

H key: Show hint (3rd side).h key

A key: Read text to speech.a key

image

Play button

image

Play button

image

Progress

1/14

Click to flip

14 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
Water Cycle
Water vapor, clouds, rain and the ocean are parts of the ?
evaporation
---- is a process that changes a liquid to a gas
condensation
A gas changes to a liquid by a process called----
percipitation
-----is any form of water that fealls from clouds
wave
The up and down motion of water is called a ----
storm surge
A large wave caused by strong winds is called a -----
tides
Changes in ocean level caused by the pull of the sun, moon, and earth
surface current
A river of water in the ocean from blowing winds form a----
deep ocean current
When cold dense ocean water meets and flows beneath warmer ocean waters it forms ---
shore zone
Many important resources are harvested from the oceans ------
continental shelf
A gently sloping part of the ocean floor near the shore.
abyssal plain
A big flat area of the ocean floor that is covered with a thick layer of sediments
trench
When two of earths ocean plates collide they can form a deep vally called a ---
mid-ocean ridge
The longest chain of mountains on EArth