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1 Intro to Earth Science & Mapping

2 Name the four branches of Earth Science.

3 Astronomy, Meteorology, Geology, Oceanography

4 The item that is changed between groups in an experiment is known as the ……………………

5 Independent Variable

6 What is being measured as a result in the experiment is known as the ………………………………………

7 Dependent Variable

8 What is the base metric unit for length?

9 meter

10 Which is larger: kiloliter or milliliter?

11 Kiloliter 1 kiloliter = 1000 liters 1 liter = 1000 milliliters 1 kiloliter = 1,000,000 milliliters

12 What type of lines are used to measure distance north or south of the equator?

13 Latitude lines

14 Longitude lines measure distance east or west of the __________________________

15 Prime Meridian

16 What is the latitude of the North Pole?

17 90o N

18 What is the purpose of a LEGEND on a map?

19 To help you interpret all the symbols used on that map.

20 In order to travel from the equator to the South Pole, you would need to travel from ______ o _______ to ______ o _______

21 0o to 90o S

22 How are contour lines drawn to show a steep slope?

23 Close together

24 A contour line connects all points of __________________________

25 Equal elevation

26 Elevation is given as feet above ____________________

27 Sea level

28 Sea level is defined as the ____________________

29 Average between the high tide line and the low tide line.

30 How are depressions shown on a topographic map?

31 With hachures

32 What is the difference in elevation between two contour lines called?

33 Contour interval

34 Identify the Independent Variable: Bounty paper towels can absorb more water than any other brand.

35 Type of paper towels

36 When you buy a water bottle out of the machine at Green Hope, you get a bottle that holds 560 _____ of water

37 Milliliters (mL)

38 How many grams are in one kilogram?

39 1 kilogram = 1000 grams

40 If our highway speed limit signs were to switch to metric, the speed limit sign in front of GHHS would be given in ____________ per hour.

41 Kilometers (km)

42 The End J

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