Earth Science Introduction

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Introduction to Earth Science : 

Introduction to Earth Science Notes: Pages 3 - 5 ©Mark Place, 2009-2010 www.LearnEarthScience.com

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Scientific Instruments ruler graduated cylinder scale ruler stop watch

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Formulas density: percent error (deviation): rate of change:

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Accuracy What does it mean if you are asked to record your answer: a. to the nearest tenth b. to the nearest hundredth to the nearest thousandth one decimal place two decimal places three decimal places Example: 0.1 Example: 0.01 Example: 0.001

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Graphical Relationships Direct Relationship: As one variable increases, the other __________________. increases

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Graphical Relationships Examples

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Graphical Relationships Indirect Relationship: As one variable increases, the other __________________ decreases

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Graphical Relationships Examples

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Graphical Relationships Cyclic Relationship: As one variable increases, the other changes in a predictable pattern Events that are cyclic are also ___________________ predictable

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Graphical Relationships Examples

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Graphical Relationships No Relationship: As one variable increases, the other __________________ stays the same

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Graphical Relationships Examples

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Graphical Relationships in Words State in words the relationship between relief and the average rate of erosion as shown in the graph. As relief increases, the average rate of erosion increases

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Graphical Relationships in Words State in words the relationship between air temperature and relative humidity. As the air temperature increases, the relative humidity decreases

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