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Space, NOS, and Atmosphere

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This will review p. 1 - 8 of your study guide.

Created Date 05.07.21
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Topics of this game:
  • What is the difference between the geocentric theory and the heliocentric theory?
  • What is the difference between planets and dwarf planets?
  • What is the difference between apparent magnitude and absolute magnitude?
  • Which of these is NOT a difference between inner and outer planets?
  • Asteroids are __________________.
  • How does the sun produce its own energy?
  • How many factors can be changed during a controlled experiment?
  • What is the independent variable in an experiment?
  • What are dependent variables?
  • What is the difference between repetition and replication?
  • Why is it important that a scientific investigation is replicable?
  • What allows science to change over time?
  • What is the difference between rotation and revolution?
  • Which law states that there is a pull of gravity between all objects in space because of their mass and distance?
  • What is the difference between a total and partial eclipse?
  • Which of the following is NOT a reason we have seasons?
  • When the Earth, Moon, and Sun form a straight line _________________ occurs.
  • When the Earth, Moon, and Sun form a right angle, a __________________ occurs.
  • During the summer, which directions does the Earth tilt?
  • Which direction does the Earth tilt during the winter?
  • How long is the lunar cycle?
  • The lunar cycle always begins with which moon phase?
  • All weather exists within the ________________________.
  • Ultraviolet radiation is absorbed by the _________________________.
  • Meteors are destroyed by the __________________.
  • The ___________________ absorbs x-rays and gamma rays and contains the ionosphere.
  • Gas molecules can escape through the _________________.
  • What natural process is responsible for trapping enough heat for life to exist on our planet?
  • Which global wind blows between 60-90 degrees latitude from east to west bringing snow and freezing weather?
  • Which global wind blows from 0 - 30 degrees latitude from east to west producing very few clouds?
  • Which global wind is a high speed wind in the upper troposphere that produces storms?
  • What global wind is found between 30 - 60 degrees latitude, blows west to east, and brings rain and snow?
  • An avalanche coming down a mountain shows an interaction between which Earth systems?
  • Elephants drinking from the watering hole is an example of which systems interacting?
  • When rain falls down on the land and oceans, which system is NOT part of this interaction?
  • During the waxing phases, the moon is ____________________.
  • During the waning phase, the moon is ___________________.
  • When the Northern hemisphere experiences winter, the southern hemisphere has ___________________.
  • If a scientist wants to know whether vitamins help improve health, he/she should do
  • Which color star is the hottest?