Earth space science vocabulary words chapter 1

The name of the group of sciences that deal with Earth and its neighbors in space is called…
Earth Science
All the water on Earth makes up the…..
Hydrosphere
A word that means “study of earth” is…..
Geology
A distance measured in degrees north or south of the equator is called……
Latitude
A distance measured in degrees east or west of the prime meridian is called…..
Longitude
What tells you the difference in elevation between two adjacent lines on a topographic map?
Contour Interval
Lying beneath both the atmosphere and the ocean is the…..
Geosphere
What can be any size group of interacting parts that make a complex whole?
System
An untested scientific explanation is called a….
Hypotheses
The gaseous envelope surrounding Earth is called the….
Atmosphere
This represents Earth’s three-dimensional surface in two dimensions….
Topographic Map
The elevation on a topographic map is shown using…..
Contour Lines
Includes all life on earth…
Biosphere
The study of the atmosphere and the processes that produce weather and climate is…..
Meteorology
The study of the universe is……
Astronomy