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NY Regents Exam - Earth Science: Help and Review

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    What is Earth Science?
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    What is Earth Science?

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15 chapters in NY Regents Exam - Earth Science: Help and Review

Ch 1. Earth Science Basics {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[9115].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - What is Earth Science? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10131].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10131].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Science Vocabulary & Concepts: Study Skills & Word Parts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3601].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3601].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - The Scientific Method: Steps, Terms & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3604].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3604].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - The Periodic Table: Properties of Groups and Periods Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1614].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1614].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Experimental Design in Science: Definition & Method Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3602].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3602].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - The Metric System: Units and Conversion Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1600].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1600].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - How to Read Scientific Graphs & Charts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3603].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3603].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - What is Pangaea? - Theory & Definition Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3255].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3255].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Plate Tectonics: A Unified Theory for Change of the Earth's Surface Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2532].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2532].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Alfred Wegener's Theory of Continental Drift Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2530].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2530].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Evidence for the Mechanism of Continental Drift Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2531].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2531].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Major Plates of the Lithosphere: Earth's Tectonic Plates Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14640].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14640].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Causes of Tectonic Plate Movement Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2533].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2533].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Plate Boundaries: Convergent, Divergent, and Transform Boundaries Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2534].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2534].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Ocean Drilling as Evidence for Plate Tectonics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9070].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9070].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Paleomagnetism and Hot Spots: Evidence for Plate Tectonics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9071].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9071].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Sea Floor Spreading and Polar Reversal Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9072].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9072].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Optical Properties of Minerals: Luster, Light Transmission, Color & Streak Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8531].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8531].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Crystal Shape of Minerals: Forms and Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8532].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8532].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Mineral Strength: Tenacity, Hardness, Cleavage & Fracture Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8533].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8533].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Mineral Density & Specific Gravity: Definition and Properties Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8534].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8534].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Silicate Minerals: Chemical Classifications & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8535].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8535].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Non-silicate Minerals: Chemical Classifications & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8536].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8536].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Rocks and Minerals: Definitions and Differences Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9095].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9095].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Rock Cycle: Igneous, Sedimentary, and Metamorphic Rocks Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2529].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2529].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Types of Rocks: The Three Major Rock Groups Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9096].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9096].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - What is a Volcano? - Definition & Eruptions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13129].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13129].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Types of Volcanoes: Shield, Cinder Cones & Composite Cones Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13130].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13130].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Volcanic Eruption: Gases Released & Their Effects Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13131].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13131].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Lava Flow: Definition & Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28636].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28636].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - The Flow of Pyroclastic Materials Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13132].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13132].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Volcanic Landforms: Types & Formation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13133].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13133].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Lava Flow, Pyroclastic Flow, Pyroclastic Surge & Tephra: Preventing Volcanic Hazards Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13134].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13134].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Volcanic Hazards & Prevention: Landslides, Lahars & Tsunamis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13751].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13751].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Mechanical Weathering: Definition, Process, Types & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13135].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13135].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - What is Chemical Weathering? - Definition, Process & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13136].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13136].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Factors that Affect the Rate of Weathering Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13137].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13137].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - What is Soil? - Definition, Structure & Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13138].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13138].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Soil Erosion: Effects & Prevention Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13505].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13505].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Mass Wasting: Definition, Types, Causes & Processes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13263].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13263].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Major Triggers for Mass Wasting: Water, Slopes, Vegetation Removal & Earthquakes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13264].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13264].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Types of Wasting: Slump, Rockslide, Debris Flow & Earthflow Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13265].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13265].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Drainage Basins: Definition & Characteristics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13566].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13566].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Laminar & Turbulent Streamflows Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13567].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13567].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - How a Landform Diagram Describes the Geological Progression of a Landscape Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2527].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2527].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - The Formation of Stream Valleys Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13568].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13568].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Base Level of a Stream: Definition & Effect on Erosion Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13569].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13569].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Bedrock Channels: Formation & Process Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13570].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13570].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Alluvial Channels: Definition & Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13571].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13571].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - What Are Glaciers? - Definition, Types & Processes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4575].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4575].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Glacier Movement: Definition & Process Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13572].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13572].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - The Effect of Accumulation & Wastage on Glacier Formation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13573].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13573].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Glacial Erosion: Definition, Processes & Features Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13574].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13574].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Glacial Deposition: Definition & Results Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13575].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13575].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - The Effect of Ice Age Glaciers: Formation of Pluvial Lakes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13576].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13576].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Causes of Glaciation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13577].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13577].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Major Components of the Atmosphere Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12472].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12472].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - The Structure of the Atmosphere Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12473].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12473].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - What is Solar Radiation? - Definition & Effects Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12474].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12474].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Temperature, Clouds, Wind & Humidity on the Atmospheric Cycle Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2521].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2521].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Mechanisms of Heat Transfer: Conduction, Convection & Radiation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12475].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12475].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - What is Humidity? - Definition, Measurements & Effects Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12476].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12476].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - What is Cloud Formation? - Definition, Types & Process Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12477].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12477].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - What is Precipitation? - Definition, Types & Formation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12479].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12479].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Feedback Mechanisms of Climate Change Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[45294].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[45294].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Climate Classifications & Their Global Distribution Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12480].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12480].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Natural Factors That Determine a Region's Climate Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2522].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2522].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Global Warming: Atmospheric Causes and Effect on Climate Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2523].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2523].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - The Ozone Layer: Importance and the Harmful Effects of Thinning Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10323].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10323].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 14 - Greenhouse Gases and the Enhanced Greenhouse Effect Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10321].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10321].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 15 - What Is Air Pollution? - Definition, Sources & Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10325].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10325].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Weather vs. Climate: Definition, Differences & Effects Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11544].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11544].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Factors That Affect Wind: Pressure Gradient Forces, Coriolis Effect & Friction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11545].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11545].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Weather Variables: Air Pressure, Temperature & Density Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11546].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11546].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - The General Circulation of the Atmosphere Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11547].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11547].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Types of Air Masses & Their Effect on Weather Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11548].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11548].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Understanding Weather Fronts: Types & Their Effect on Weather Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11549].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11549].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - What Are Tornadoes? - Definition, Causes & The Enhanced Fujita Scale Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11550].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11550].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - What Are Thunderstorms? - Definition, Types & Formation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11551].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11551].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - What Are Cyclones? - Types, Causes & Effects Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11552].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11552].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Hurricanes: Types, Formation, Causes & Effects Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11553].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11553].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - The Relationship Between El Nino & La Nina Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11554].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11554].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - What Are Floods? - Causes, Types & Prevention Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11555].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11555].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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