100 Earth`s Surface Natural Resources Weather
Transcript 100 Earth`s Surface Natural Resources Weather
The downhill movement of rock and
soil because of gravity.
What is mass movement?
A physical feature of Earth’s surface.
What is a landform?
The process of moving sediment
from one place to another.
What is erosion?
The layer of rock beneath Earth’s
What is mantle?
Hot, soft rock from Earth’s lower
What is magma?
A fossil fuel consisting mostly of
What is natural gas?
The process of taking back the
resource in a product.
What is recycling?
A fuel that is burned and that is
formed from decayed organisms.
What is fossil?
A resource that is replaced as it is
What is renewable?
A resource that can be used more
What is reusable?
Water or moisture in the air.
What is humidity?
Global winds that blow constantly
from the same direction and cover a
large part of the Earth’s surface.
What are prevailing winds?
The weight of air.
What is air pressure?
A rise in the Earth’s temperature
caused by excess carbon dioxide in
the earth’s atmosphere.
What is global warming?
Short term change in climate
occurring around the Pacific Ocean
every two to ten years.
What is El Nino?
A small underwater vehicle.
What is a submersible?
A stream of water that flows through
What is a current?
Where the ocean and land meet and
What is a shore?
An up and down movement of
What is a wave?
Process of hard rock left behind after
soft rock has eroded.
What is a headland?
A self contained underwater
What is scuba?
The average of all weather
conditions through all seasons over a
period of time.
What is climate?
A soft brown material made up of
partially decayed plants.
What is peat?
The theory of how Earth’s continents
move over its surface.
What is continental drift?
This supercontinent existed
(according to theory) that contained
all of Earth’s land about 225 million
What is Pangea?