Let*s Play Jeopardy!

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Earth and Environmental Science
Exam Review
Building
Blocks of
Geology
Changing
Earth
Go Green!
Water, Water,
Everywhere
Above and
Beyond
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The unique, ordered arrangement of atoms
in a mineral called
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What is crystalline?
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Means non-living, does not pertain to life
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What is inorganic?
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Rocks that form beneath the Earth’s surface,
cooling slowly and forming large grains
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What are intrusive igneous rocks?
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Refers to the method in which the small
particles of sedimentary rocks are found in
basins
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What is bedding?
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Coal is an example of an organic
_______________ rock.
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What is sedimentary?
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The type of weathering that changes the
molecular composition of a rock, not just
appearance
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What is chemical weathering?
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The division of all of Earth’s history into
blocks based on rock and fossil records and
absolute dating
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What is the geologic time scale?
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Fossil records, ancient climatic data, and
relative dating of rock layers
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What is the evidence used to support
continental drift theory?
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The type of seismic wave that is last to
arrive and is most destructive.
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What is an L-wave?
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A type of polar ice cap and one of the main
agents of erosion.
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What is a glacier?
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Areas characterized by dense populations
and high natural resource consumption.
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What is urban?
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The process of using a natural resource such
that it can be replenished for future
generations is considered ____________________.
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What is sustainable?
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Fuels utilized by burning some type of
renewable biomass energy.
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What are biofuels?
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A type of renewable energy harnessed from
falling water
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What is hydroelectricity?
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Widely used farming practices in the US
focused on mass production of agricultural
goods
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What is factory farming?
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The type of water erosion that most affects
coastlines.
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What is wave erosion?
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The percentage of the Earth that is made up
of water.
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What is 70%?
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The percentage of the Earth that is made up
of freshwater
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What is 3%?
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An underground rock formation where large
amounts of water are stored
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What is an aquifer?
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A type of pollution that is difficult to trace
and can come from many sources
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What is non-point pollution?
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The atmospheric layer that we breathe
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What is the troposphere?
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Describes areas of low temperature and low
humidity, like the poles
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What is high pressure?
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A change in wavelengths of light an sound
caused by movement of an object.
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What is the Doppler Effect?
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The primary components of stars, which
they burn as fuel
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What are hydrogen and helium?
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One possible path in the death of a massive
star
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What is black hole OR neutron star?
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