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32 Cards in this Set

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Intrusive Igneous Rock
This rock is when magma harden beneath Earth's surface.
Extrusive Igneous rock
This rock forms from cooling lava
Transform Boundary
Are where two plates are sliding past one another which makes earthquakes.
Divergent Boundary
New crust is created as one or more plates pull away from each other.
Convergent Boundary
Crust is destroyed and recycled back into the interior of the Earth as one plate dives under another. There are three types, oceanic-oceanic, oceanic-continental, continental-continental.
Scientific Models
Are used in science because we can't bring earth systems into the classroom.
The transfer of energy through air.
The transfer of heat by movements of a heated fluid.
The transfer of heat by direct contact of particles of matter.
A procedure to test a hypothesis.
a substance that cannot be broken down by chemical means.
The minor component in a solution, dissolved in the solvent.
The state of being dissolved.
Pure Substance
A sample of matter, either an element or a compound, that consists of only one component with definite physical and chemical properties and a definite composition.
A substance made by mixing other substances together.
the substance or substances of which any physical object consists or is composed.
Homogeneous Mixture
A mixture that you cant separate the substances.
Heterogeneous Mixture
a mixture is a material system made up by two or more different substance which are (mixed) together but are not combined.
A thing that is composed of two or more separate elements; a mixture.
Independent Variable
Data that doesn't depend on other data to change. An example is, the days.
Controlled Variable
are the variables in an experiment that are to be held constant.
Dependant Variable
what you measure in the experiment and what is affected during the experiment
Quantitative Data
When you have an experiment, it is the data you can label a numerical value to.
Qualitative Data
Observable Data
Scientific Prediction
A prediction or forecast is a statement about the way things will happen in the future, often but not always based on experience
Scientific Theory
a theory that explains scientific observations.
the convex or concave upper surface of a column of liquid.
composed of molecules that move freely among themselves but do not tend to separate like those of gases; neither gaseous nor solid
a substance possessing perfect molecular mobility and the property of indefinite expansion,as opposed to a solid or liquid
a stage in a process of change or development.
the amount of space, that an object or substance occupies.
A coherent, typically large body of matter with no definite shape.