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Matching Worksheet
Description

What sphere is petroleum in? The geosphere
How many barrels of petroleum does the world use in a day? 20 million barrels
Long term or short term: Petroleum creates air polltion Long term
Long term or short term: Drilling for petroleum cretes noise disturbance Short term
Long term or short term: oil spills destroy habitats and the grassland Long term
Long term or short term: Drilling for petroleum gives us fuel/energy Short term
Long term or short term: The earth is running out of oil Long term
Long term or short term: Petroleum strips the land of it vegetation Short term
Long term or short term: Drilling for petroleum increases the earth's erosion Short term
Long term or short term: Drilling for petroleum causes pollitede oceans or other water sources Long term
- The biosphere
- 15.5 million barrels
- 10,000 barrels
- The lithosphere

Spheres of Earth Crossword

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Crossword
Description

Derived from the Greek word GEO which means ground, the Earth's solid body. Geosphere
"Water Sphere" includes all of the rivers, lakes, and oceans of Earth. Hydrosphere
("Air Sphere") is the envelope of air that surrounds the whole Earth. Atmosphere
("rock sphere") the ground you are standing on and the whole crust of Earth's surface. Lithosphere
("life sphere") includes all living things: plants, animals, even your friends! Biosphere
Processes that move matter and energy from one sphere to another are called________ _________. SphereInteractions
Lithosphere is also known as the sphere of _________. land
Hydrosphere is also known as the sphere of _________. water
Atmosphere is also known as the sphere of _________. air
Biosphere is also known as the sphere of _________. life
Examples of the Hydrosphere include Oceans, lakes, rivers, groundwater, polar ice caps, rain, and _____. snow
Examples of the Geosphere include continents, ocean floor, mountains, _______, dust, sand asphalt, and bricks. rocks
Examples of the atmosphere include oxygen, nitrogen, water vapor, wind, and ______. ozone
Examples of the Biosphere include Plants, animals, insects, and _________. microbes

Earth's Spheres Word Search

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Earth's Spheres Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Contains all of Earth's liquid water hydrosphere
Contains all of Earth's frozen water cryosphere
All of the nonliving things, living things, and processes that make up the planet Earth earth system
a mixture of gases that surrounds a planet, moon, or other celestial body atmosphere
The part of Earth where life exists biosphere
The net flow of energy into and out of a system energy budget
The mostly solid, rocky part of Earth Geosphere
The outermost layer of the Geosphere crust
The layer of the Geosphere that is very hot, slow flowing, solid rock mantle
The central part of Earth core

Earth's Layers Word Search

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Description

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CONVECTION
CORE
CRUST
DENSITY
GEOSPHERE
GRAVITY
LITHOSPHERE
MAGNETOSPHERE
MANTLE
PLATE TECTONICS
RIDGE PUSH
SLAB PULL
SPHERE
SUBDUCTION

Intro to Earth System Crossword

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Crossword
Description

the branch of science dealing with the physical constitution of the earth and its atmosphere. earth science
any of the almost spherical concentric regions of matter that make up the earth and its atmosphere, as the lithosphere and hydrosphere. geosphere
all the waters on the earth's surface hydrosphere
the envelope of gases surrounding the earth or another planet atmosphere
he regions of the surface, atmosphere, and hydrosphere of the earth biosphere
the branch of science that deals with the physical and biological properties and phenomena of the sea. oceanograhy
is defined as a branch of biology focused on the study of the relationships of the natural world environmental science
the science that deals with the earth's physical structure and substance, its history, and the processes that act on it. geology
the branch of science concerned with the processes and phenomena meteorology
the branch of science that deals with celestial objects, space, and the physical universe as a whole astronomy

Earth Systems Word Search

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Word Search
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rain
erosion
earth
life
convection
oceans
photosynthesis
habitat
animals
plants
nitrogen
weather
water
phosphorus
crust
oxygen
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clouds
carbon
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cryosphere
biosphere
geosphere
hydrosphere
atmosphere

Earth systems Crossword

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Crossword
Description

Hottest part of the earth Crust
What is the layer under the crust called Mantle
What part of the earth is mainly iron or nickel Core
Below the ________is the asthenosphere Lithosphere
Above the _______ is the lithosphere Asthenosphere
A solid layer of mantle rock below the athenosphere Mesosphere
A organized group of objects that interact System
A blanket of gases that surrounds the earth surface Atmosphere
All earths water except when in gaseous form make up the _____ Hydrosphere
what is the most solid part of earth called Geosphere
Composed of forms of life Biosphere
Community of organisms and environment that organisms inhabit what Ecosystem
Largest population that an environment can support at any given time Carrying capacity
Many organisms eat more than just one species Food web

Earth Systems Word Search

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Word Search
Description

Asthenosphere
Atmosphere
Biosphere
Carryingcapacity
Core
Crust
Ecosystem
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Geosphere
Hydrosphere
Lithosphere
Mantle
Mesosphere
System

Earth's Structure Crossword

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Crossword
Description

dense metallic center of Earth core
brittle, rocky outer layer of Earth crust
mass per unit volume density
Earth's entire solid body geosphere
force that every object exerts on all other objects gravity
plastic layer within the mantle asthenosphere
landform with low relief and high elevation plateau
outer part of Earth's magnetic field magnetosphere
ball-shaped, all points equidistant from the center sphere
rigid layer consisting of crust and uppermost mantle lithosphere
thick middle layer in the solid part of Earth mantle
topographic feature formed by processes that shape Earth's surface landform
landform with high relief and high elevation mountain
landform with low relief and low elevation plain

Earth's Spheres Word Search

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Description

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