Ch 24: Studying for Earth Science 101

About This Chapter

Access these easy-to-use and interactive flashcard sets if you're looking to review what you know about basic earth science concepts. These flashcards are designed to test your memory regarding topics you may currently be studying or have studied in an Earth Science 101 class.

Studying for Earth Science 101 Flashcard Sets - Summary

Use these flashcards as an entertaining way to test what you have learned about various topics relating to the Earth's structures and characteristics. These flashcards are designed to help you memorize details such as Earth science term definitions, structural formations, states of matter and Earth's resources. In this chapter, the flashcards will cover details about:

  • Earth's atmosphere
  • Glacier formation
  • Types of rocks and minerals
  • Volcanoes and earthquakes
  • Weather and natural disasters
  • Bodies of water
  • The geologic history of the earth

How They Work

Flashcards allow you to focus on specific topics or areas where you feel you need the most review and will support your study of general Earth science material.

  • Open an Earth Science flashcard set for the topic you're studying.
  • Identify the image, word, name or event on the flashcard.
  • Click the button to flip the card and view the answer.
  • Select whether you got it right or missed it to keep track of your progress.
  • Click the Next arrow to proceed through the Earth Science flashcard set.
  • Review the cards you missed or shuffle all cards back in and go through them again.

17 Lessons in Chapter 24: Studying for Earth Science 101
Earth Science Overview Flashcards

Earth Science Overview Flashcards

Need a starting place for studying Earth Science? Look no further than these flashcards, which will review the basics of how scientists collect and interpret knowledge about our Earth.

Geologic Time Flashcards

Geologic Time Flashcards

Scientists estimate that the Earth is 4.5 billion years old! How do they know that? And how do they know what has happened to the Earth since then? Use these flashcards to review how scientists study the history of Earth and its inhabitants.

Characteristics of Matter Flashcards

Characteristics of Matter Flashcards

All matter is made up of tiny building blocks called atoms. Use these flashcards to review the basics of matter and atoms, including how atoms are used in nuclear reactions to make large amounts of energy.

Earth's Structure & Resources Flashcards

Earth's Structure & Resources Flashcards

These flashcards will review the Earth's structure and its natural resources. Use them to help you describe the four spheres of the Earth, the layers of the geosphere, and different types of energy resources.

Plate Tectonics & Earthquakes Flashcards

Plate Tectonics & Earthquakes Flashcards

The Earth's crust is divided into pieces called tectonic plates. Use these flashcards to improve your understanding of tectonic plate movement as well as the consequences of this movement.

Rocks & Minerals Flashcards

Rocks & Minerals Flashcards

This flashcard set will help you review the properties of rocks and minerals. This includes how they are different from one another, how they are classified, and how they are formed.

Igneous Rocks Flashcards

Igneous Rocks Flashcards

What is an igneous rock, what is it made of, and how does it form? Use these flashcards to review your knowledge of igneous rocks, one of the three types of rocks found on the Earth.

Volcanic Landform Flashcards

Volcanic Landform Flashcards

These flashcards will help you review volcanoes. This set includes the basic types of volcanoes, the formation of volcanic landforms, and the types of materials ejected from erupting volcanoes.

Weathering & Erosion Flashcards

Weathering & Erosion Flashcards

The Earth's surface is constantly being changed thanks to the actions of weathering and erosion. Use these flashcards to review the two basic weathering processes and the factors affecting soil structure and erosion.

Sedimentary Rock Flashcards

Sedimentary Rock Flashcards

Sandstone. Coal. Rock salt. What do these things have in common? They are all types of sedimentary rock. Use these flashcards to learn more about how sedimentary rocks are formed and classified.

Metamorphic Rock Flashcards

Metamorphic Rock Flashcards

What are metamorphic rocks and how are they formed? What makes them different from other kinds of rocks found on Earth? Use these flashcards to review the characteristics of metamorphic rocks.

Earth's Water Flashcards

Earth's Water Flashcards

Water, water, everywhere! These flashcards will help you review the different places water is found and stored on Earth. They will also review how water cycles and how it affects the land it flows over and through.

Glaciers Flashcards

Glaciers Flashcards

This set of flashcards will help you review the basics of glaciers. They will discuss what they are made of, how they move, and what effects they have on the land they move over.

Ocean Flashcards

Ocean Flashcards

Did you know that 97% of the Earth's water is found in oceans? Use these flashcards to review more interesting facts about oceans, including their properties, the properties of the crust underneath them, and the types of forces that act on them.

Atmosphere of the Earth Flashcards

Atmosphere of the Earth Flashcards

What is the atmosphere and what is it made of? What effect does the atmosphere have on Earth? Use these flashcards to review your knowledge of Earth's atmosphere.

Weather & Natural Disasters Flashcards

Weather & Natural Disasters Flashcards

Most people have experienced many thunderstorms during their life. But have you experienced a tsunami? Or a hurricane? These flashcards will review ordinary weather events that occur across the globe and natural disasters common to coastlines.

Vocabulary List for Earth Science 101

17. Vocabulary List for Earth Science 101

This is a vocabulary list for Earth Science 101. These terms & concepts will be covered on the final exam for credit-recommendation. Use this asset as a guide to prepare for the final exam.

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