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6th grade science
What two parts of the earth system is a paleontologist involved in? Thanks
Sunday, September 16, 2012 at 8:58pm

science
if a rock undergoes high temperatures and high pressures deep within Earth, what new type of rock will be foremed? Assume that the rock does not melt
Sunday, September 16, 2012 at 8:33pm

math
It is estimated that one third of one per cent of the Earth’s surface receives more energy from the sun than the total projected needs for the year 2014. Assuming the Earth’s surface to be 1.97 x 108 square miles. Find the area in acres.
Sunday, September 16, 2012 at 7:27pm

Physics
Suppose a brick has a mass of 4.50 kg. What is the brick's weight at the surface of the Earth
Sunday, September 16, 2012 at 1:07pm

Physics
Air molecules create an upward force that impacts the free fall of objects on the surface of the Earth, differing form the way an object would fall in vacuum. Question: What kind of objects should be used for experimentation if we want to limit the impact on our experimental ...
Sunday, September 16, 2012 at 9:08am

physics
The earth moves around the sun in a nearly circular orbit of radius 1.50 1011 m. During the three summer months (an elapsed time of 7.89 106 s), the earth moves one-fourth of the distance around the sun.
Sunday, September 16, 2012 at 4:11am

physics
The earth moves around the sun in a nearly circular orbit of radius 1.50 1011 m. During the three summer months (an elapsed time of 7.89 106 s), the earth moves one-fourth of the distance around the sun.
Sunday, September 16, 2012 at 4:10am

Physics
A 4.51-kg object is thrown vertically upward from the surface of Earth, where the acceleration due to gravity is g1 = 9.81 m/s2. The initial velocity is v1, and the object reaches a maximum height of y1. What is the maximum height, y2, if the object is thrown with a speed of ...
Saturday, September 15, 2012 at 4:40pm

physics
An airplane with a speed of 88.0 m/s is climbing upward at an angle of 72.1 ° with respect to the horizontal. When the plane's altitude is 779 m, the pilot releases a package. (a) Calculate the distance along the ground, measured from a point directly beneath the point...
Saturday, September 15, 2012 at 4:06pm

Physics
If a satellite is orbitting the earth 710km above the earths surface, and it's velocity is 7,406.8 meters/sec, what is it's cetripedal acceleration??
Friday, September 14, 2012 at 11:29pm

earth
waste produced by people along the east coast of the united states has been dumped into the atlantic ocean where it is distriuted y surface ocean currents, Which coastel area is most liekly to become polluted by this waste?
Friday, September 14, 2012 at 8:35pm

physical science
the acceleration of gravity on the surface of venus is 8.9 m/s2. would a ball thrown upward from venus return to the ground sooner or later than a ball thrown upward with the same speed on the earth?
Friday, September 14, 2012 at 7:37pm

chemistry
"The sun emits UV radiation that can have serious health consequences. In particular, so-called UVB radiation is mostly absorbed by the ozone layer in the upper atmosphere (altitudes of 10 - 50 km), but the part that reaches the earth can cause DNA mutations. The highest ...
Friday, September 14, 2012 at 11:09am

Chemistry
"The sun emits UV radiation that can have serious health consequences. In particular, so-called UVB radiation is mostly absorbed by the ozone layer in the upper atmosphere (altitudes of 10 - 50 km), but the part that reaches the earth can cause DNA mutations. The highest ...
Thursday, September 13, 2012 at 11:19pm

math
It is estimated that one third of one per cent of the Earth’s surface receives more energy from the sun than the total projected needs for the year 2014. Assuming the Earth’s surface to be 1.97 x 108 square miles. Find the area in acres.
Thursday, September 13, 2012 at 9:46pm

5th grade math
The moon is about 240.000 miles from Earth. What is this distance written as a whole number multiplied by the power of ten?
Thursday, September 13, 2012 at 9:11pm

earth science
The gently sloping shallow area that extends from the continental shore is the called the continental?
Thursday, September 13, 2012 at 11:20am

physics
On Planet Y, the value of g is 12 m/s/s. If the human weighs 685 N on this planet, then how much woud he weigh on earth?
Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at 9:00pm

chemistry
If the sun is 150,000,000 km away, how many minutes does it take light to travel from the sun to the earth? Assume light travels at a speed of 3.0x10^10 cm/sec
Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at 5:27pm

AP Biology
1.Oparin and Haldane hypothesized that the Earth's early atmosphere was strongly (2 points) acidic. oxidizing. reducing. ~~ ionic. 2.The most significant outcome of the Miller and Urey experiments was that they (2 points) synthesized living cells from nonliving matter. ...
Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at 4:06pm

physics
Find the magnitude and relative direction (e.g., NE, NW, SE, SW) of the velocity of an airplane relative to the earth, if the velocity of the airplane relative to the air is 165 km/hr. south to north and the wind velocity is 65 km/hr. at an 50o angle from east to west.
Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 10:14pm

Physics
If a person can jump a maximum horizontal distance (by using a 45° projection angle) of 2.35 m on Earth, what would be his maximum range on the Moon, where the free-fall acceleration is g/6 and g = 9.80 m/s2? b) (b) Repeat for Mars, where the acceleration due to gravity is...
Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 8:28pm

earth science
A swimmer completed the 1,500 meter freestyle in 625 seconds. What was his average speed?
Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 5:45pm

English
I have to analyze John F. Kennedy's inaugural address. I need to find the thesis, preview statement (forecasting or signposting), because statement (why the audience might be interested in listening), transitions, a restatement of thesis, and a clincher. Here is the text ...
Monday, September 10, 2012 at 6:36pm

Biology 1
Briefly describe the basic characterisitics that all living things on Earth have in common.
Monday, September 10, 2012 at 6:07pm

Precalculus
Find the distance along an arc on the surface of the earth that subtends a central angle of 1 minute. (1 minute = 1/60 degree) This is a nautical mile. Note that the radius of the Earth is 3960 miles and there are 1760 yards in a mile. Express your answer in both miles and yards.
Monday, September 10, 2012 at 5:18pm

geography
Will you check my answers for me? 1. How many states are part of the contiguous United States? 48 states 2. Is the Tropic of Cancer north or south of the equator? North of the Equator 3. What are the names of the Earth's continents? North America, South America, Antarctica...
Monday, September 10, 2012 at 5:14pm

electric engineering
An aircraft has a wing span of 56 m. It is flying horizontally at a speed of 900 km/hr and the vertical component of earth’s magnetic field is 0.4 m Wb/m2. Calculate the P.D between the wing tips of the air craft
Monday, September 10, 2012 at 2:50pm

Chemistry
What does the reaction of alkaline earth metals with water tell you? Thanks in advance.
Sunday, September 9, 2012 at 3:03pm

Physics
What is the speed of the rocket when it is 350 above the surface of the earth? A rocket starts from rest and moves upward from the surface of the earth. For the first 10 of its motion, the vertical acceleration of the rocket is given by a(y)=2.9, where the -direction y+ is ...
Sunday, September 9, 2012 at 12:39pm

physics
a boy throws a stone straight upward with an initial speed of 15 m/s on the surface of the earth. what maximum height above the starting point will the stone reach before falling back down?
Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 10:58am

earth science
What are 10 facts about hurricane Isaac?
Friday, September 7, 2012 at 7:02pm

world geography
Where on Earth? which of the 12 northern eurasian cities will be the home of your company's newest restaurant? hint: use information from an atlas and al almanac to eliminate all but one city
Friday, September 7, 2012 at 12:11am

earth
how long will it take Uranium-238 for there to ne 25% of the original radioactive period to be left? i need this question answered ASAP!!!!!(:
Thursday, September 6, 2012 at 9:05am

earth
The weight (V) of an object on Venus varies directly as its weight (E) on Earth. A person weighing 120 lb on Earth would weigh 106 lb on Venus. How much would a person weighing 180 lb on Earth weigh on Venus?
Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at 2:50pm

Math
A year on Mars is 686 Earth Days. (1) Which is longer, a year on Mars or a year on Earth? (2)By how many weeks is it longer? Submit two answers. Please explain how you got the answers. My 1st answer was Mars the 2nd answer I 82 1/2 weeks. Please help
Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at 10:59am

math
A year on Mars is 686 Earth Days. (1) Whicch is longer, a year on Mars or a year on Earth. (2) By how many weeks is it longer? Please explain how you got the answer. My answer was 82 1/2 weeks longers
Tuesday, September 4, 2012 at 9:33pm

Science
If on earth you weigh 420 newtons, and the gravitational pull on the moon is 1/6 of what it is on earth. What would be your weight on the moon?? Please show work Thanks!! :)
Tuesday, September 4, 2012 at 8:46pm

physics
A red ball is thrown down with an initial speed of 1.2 m/s from a height of 25.0 meters above the ground. Then, 0.6 seconds after the red ball is thrown, a blue ball is thrown upward with an initial speed of 22.9 m/s, from a height of 0.8 meters above the ground. The force of ...
Monday, September 3, 2012 at 8:39pm

college
A blue ball is thrown upward with an initial speed of 19.8 m/s, from a height of 0.5 meters above the ground. 2.4 seconds after the blue ball is thrown, a red ball is thrown down with an initial speed of 7.9 m/s from a height of 22.5 meters above the ground. The force of ...
Monday, September 3, 2012 at 7:33pm

physics
if the radius of the earth is 6.37 times 10 to the third power in km, what is the speed in km/h resulting from the rotation of earth of a person standing on the equater. then, convert the answer to m/s.
Friday, August 31, 2012 at 3:08pm

Math
The earth is approximately a sphere. It's diameter is about 12730km. Water covers approximately 66% of the earths surface. How many square kilometers of land covers the earths?
Friday, August 31, 2012 at 1:36am

Physics
The sun is 1.40•10^11m away and light travels at 3.00•10^8m/s. Calculate how long it takes light from the sun to reach the earth. Express your answer in scientific notation.
Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 3:25pm

Physics
The sun is 1.40•10^11m away and light travels at 3.00•10^8m/s. Calculate how long it takes light from the sun to reach the earth. Express your answer in scientific notation.
Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 3:24pm

Physics
The sun is 1.40•10^11m away and light travels at 3.00•10^8m/s. Calculate how long it takes light from the sun to reach the earth. Express your answer in scientific notation.
Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 3:24pm

Physics
The sun is 1.40•10^11m away and light travels at 3.00•10^8m/s. Calculate how long it takes light from the sun to reach the earth. Express your answer in scientific notation.
Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 3:23pm

physics
A red ball is thrown down with an initial speed of 1.0 m/s from a height of 27.0 meters above the ground. Then, 0.6 seconds after the red ball is thrown, a blue ball is thrown upward with an initial speed of 24.5 m/s, from a height of 0.7 meters above the ground. The force of ...
Monday, August 27, 2012 at 8:38pm

physics
A helicopter is ascending vertically with a speed of 4.50 m/s. At a height of 195 m above the Earth, a package is dropped from a window. How much time does it take for the package to reach the ground? [Hint: The package's initial speed equals the helicopter's.]
Monday, August 27, 2012 at 8:01pm

physics
if an object weighs 6 kgs on earth, what will it's weight be on mars
Monday, August 27, 2012 at 1:39pm

earth
The radius of the Earth is approximately 6370 km. If one could dig down straight towards the center of the Earth, one would find that the outermost 2890 km (the crust and the mantle) has an average density of about 4.5 g/cm3. Farther down is the core. If the average density of...
Sunday, August 26, 2012 at 11:23pm

math
a building cast a shadow approximately 130 ft long on the street when the suns ray form an 82.9 degree angle with the earth. how tall is the building? 180-82.9-90= 7.1 degree tan 7.1 = x/130ft x= 16.19ft is this correct? thanks!
Sunday, August 26, 2012 at 10:42pm

world history
with the adoption of hristianity by constantine, the emperor a. stopped using images of pagan gods b. was no longer worshipped as a god c. ended pagan rituals and ceremonies d. was called God's deputy on earth
Sunday, August 26, 2012 at 4:01pm

Biology
1. Which of the following is the definition of ecology? the social movement with a goal to protect the environment the recycling of human-made materials to reduce waste going into landfills the study of interactions among organisms and between organisms and their environment ...
Friday, August 24, 2012 at 4:06pm

Math (Trig/pre-calculus)
some stars are so far away that their position appear fixed as earth orbits the sun. other stars, however, appear over time to shift their positions relative to the background of "fixed" stars. suppose that the star shown below appears to shift through an arc of ...
Thursday, August 23, 2012 at 9:52pm

Calculus
The percentage of the moon's surface that is visible to a person standing on the Earth varies with the time since the moon was full. The moon passes through a full cycle in 28 days, from full moon to full moon. The maximum percentage of the moon's surface that is ...
Thursday, August 23, 2012 at 7:18pm

Science, Astrenomey
This is my theory, read well if you wish to know the truth: according to the big bang, there is a equal amount of anti-matter to the matter, BUT nearly all that matter is missing! In this theory there was NO anti-matter when the earth was made. anti-matter is made when ...
Thursday, August 23, 2012 at 9:45am

math
the force of gravity varies inversely as the square of the distance between the centers of the two masses. If an object weighs 500 pounds at a distance of 12,000 miles from the center of the earth, at what distance will the weight be 50 pounds
Sunday, August 19, 2012 at 2:13am

College Chemistry
The sun bombards the earth with about 1KJ m^-2s^-1. Calculate the maximum mass of pure ethanol that can be vaporized in 10 min from a beaker left in strong sunshine, assuming the surface area of the ethanol t be 50cm^2.
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 at 7:25pm

Chemistry
Strong sunshine bombards the earth with about 1 kJ.m-2.s-1 Calculate the maximum mass of pure ethanol that can be vaporized in 10. min from a beaker left in strong sunshine, assuming the surface area of the ethanol to be 50.cm 2 .
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 at 5:11pm

Physics
A canoe has a velocity of 0.400 southeast relative to the earth. The canoe is on a river that is flowing at 0.450 east relative to the earth.
Monday, August 13, 2012 at 11:38am

earth
A satellite has a mass of 5.98*10^24 kg.if this satellite is t be placed into a circular orbit 300km above the earths surface,what speed,period and radial acceleration must it have
Monday, August 13, 2012 at 2:52am

earth
A distant galaxy is simultaneously rotating and receding from the earth. As the drawing shows, the galactic center is receding from the earth at a relative speed of uG = 1.7 x 106 m/s
Tuesday, August 7, 2012 at 8:07pm

physics
Two pellets, each with a charge of 1.0 microcoulomb (1.0×10−6 ), are located 4.0 (4.0×10−2 ) apart.A)find the electric force between them B)What would be the mass of an object that would experience this same force in Earth's gravitational field?
Monday, August 6, 2012 at 3:04pm

english
please organize these into a paragraph ;astronaauts supposed to rest for eight hours, but too excited to rest ;astronauts easily hopped high because moon has less gravity than earth ;opened spaceship door 61/2 hours after landing ;brought back to earth some moon rocks and soil...
Sunday, August 5, 2012 at 8:43am

math
If a satellite completes an orbit 820 miles above the earth in 11 hours at a velocity of 22,000 mph, how long would it take a satellite to complete an orbit if it is at 1400 miles above the earth at a velocity of 36,000 mph? (Use 36,000 miles as the radius of the earth. )
Saturday, August 4, 2012 at 7:32pm

Physics
The intensity of sunlight at the the top of the Earth's atmosphere is about 1350 W/m2. (The intensity at the surface of the Earth is somewhat smaller due to absorption and reflection by the atmosphere.) What is the total power emitted by the Sun?
Tuesday, July 31, 2012 at 8:13pm

Earth Science
I need help with the following Lab due tonight, 7/30/12, as I feel completely lost and would appreciate the help. The lab goes as follows: Design an experiment that illustrates the determination of the density of a cylindrical object found in the Lab Kit. Prepare a dynamic ...
Monday, July 30, 2012 at 4:22pm

Earth science
of the three "local winds" types discussed in the text book, which do you think could be most easily harnessed for the generation of electricity by a huge wind farm?
Sunday, July 29, 2012 at 8:41pm

Physics
Assume the Earth is a perfect sphere of radius 6,400 kilometers. Find the weight of a 75.0 kg person at the North pole. Find the weight of this same person at the equator. (You don't need to use Newton's Law of Gravitation but you do need to analyze the radial/...
Thursday, July 26, 2012 at 11:59am

math
The earth is approx. a sphere. Its diameter is about 12 730 km. Water covers approx. 66 percent of the earths surface. How many square kilometres of land covers the earth?
Tuesday, July 24, 2012 at 12:36pm

PHYSICS HELP!
IMAGINE- a building 6400km. high. On the ground floor, a person weighs 175lbs when he steps on a spring scale how much would the man weigh on the same scale if he were standing at the top floor? HINT: Note that 6400km is also the radius of the earth so that the top floor is ...
Tuesday, July 24, 2012 at 12:08pm

Math - Trigonometry
The Earth travels in a circular orbit around the Sun at 29.79 km/sec. If the radius of the orbit is 1.496 x 10^8 km, what is the angular velocity in radians/sec? (Round to three significant digits.)
Monday, July 23, 2012 at 10:43pm

PHYSICS!
IMAGINE- a building 6400km. high. On the ground floor, a person weighs 175lbs when he steps on a spring scale how much would the man weigh on the same scale if he were standing at the top floor? HINT: Note that 6400km is also the radius of the earth so that the top floor is ...
Monday, July 23, 2012 at 7:08pm

please help-- PHYSICS
IMAGINE- a building 6400km. high. On the ground floor, a person weighs 175lbs when he steps on a spring scale how much would the man weigh on the same scale if he were standing at the top floor? HINT: Note that 6400km is also the radius of the earth so that the top floor is ...
Monday, July 23, 2012 at 7:04pm

Math - Trigonometry
The Earth travels in a circular orbit around the Sun at 29.79 km/sec. If the radius of the orbit is 1.496  108 km, what is the angular velocity in radians/sec? (Round to three significant digits.)
Monday, July 23, 2012 at 6:44pm

PHYSICS HELP! PLEASE!
On the moon, the downward acceleration dur to gravity is only about one-sixth as large as it is on earth. if a 16 kg rock is put on a spring scale on the moon. What would the scale read? Give your answer in newtons.
Monday, July 23, 2012 at 12:53pm

Physic
The tidal interaction between the Earth and the Moon has caused:
Sunday, July 22, 2012 at 10:23pm

Physic
While surface conditions differ greatly, name the three ways that Venus and Earth are indeed sister planets.
Sunday, July 22, 2012 at 10:18pm

physics
when an object is 100m above the surface of earth. The earth's attraction for it is 10N. In order then the earth's attraction on the same object is only 5N. how far should be taken to object be away from surface of earth.
Sunday, July 22, 2012 at 3:48am

Physics
A spacecraft approaching the earth launches an exploration vehicle. After the launch, an observer on earth sees the spacecraft approaching at a speed of 0.74c and the exploration vehicle approaching at a speed of 0.98c. What is the speed of the exploration vehicle relative to ...
Friday, July 20, 2012 at 5:20pm

PHYSICS- please help
IMAGINE- a building 6400km. high. On the ground floor, a person weighs 175lbs when he steps on a spring scale how much would the man weigh on the same scale if he were standing at the top floor? HINT: Note that 6400km is also the radius of the earth so that the top floor is ...
Friday, July 20, 2012 at 4:03pm

Physics
IMAGINE- a building 6400km. high. On the ground floor, a person weighs 175lbs when he steps on a spring scale how much would the man weigh on the same scale if he were standing at the top floor? HINT: Note that 6400km is also the radius of the earth so that the top floor is ...
Thursday, July 19, 2012 at 7:12pm

Physics
A comet orbits the Sun with a period of 72.0 yr. (a) Find the semimajor axis of the orbit of the comet in astronomical units (1 AU is equal to the semimajor axis of the Earth's orbit). (b) If the comet is 0.60 AU from the Sun at perihelion, what is its maximum distance ...
Wednesday, July 18, 2012 at 11:49pm

Physics
The force of gravity on the moon is said to be 1/6th of that on the earth .what would be the mass of 12kg weighed on the surface of the earth and moon
Wednesday, July 18, 2012 at 9:22am

astronomy
Which of the following is not a reason why winter is cold? The sunlight strikes the Earth at a glancing angle to the surface. ]There are fewer daylight hours in the winter. The nights are longer in the winter. The Earth is farther from the Sun in the winter.
Sunday, July 15, 2012 at 7:29pm

astronomy
You must show your work for full credit.) Calculate the circular speed of an object that orbits the Sun at a distance of 5.2 AU (1 AU = 1.5e+11 meters, the distance between the Earth and the Sun)
Sunday, July 15, 2012 at 7:27pm

Astronomu
1. There is a common misconception about why the Earth is cold in the winter and warm in the summer. Some believe that this is because the Earth, in its elliptical orbit, is closer to the Sun in the summer and farther away in the winter. The argument is that being closer to ...
Sunday, July 15, 2012 at 6:11pm

earth
if n the diameter of the earth is 19.7Mm , what is in cm
Saturday, July 14, 2012 at 7:50pm

Geometry
Earth has a radius of about 12,500 km. If the volume of the earth were to remain the same, but the shape of the earth was a cube, what would be the approximate length of one side of the cube? A.)12,500 km B.)15,240 km C.)20,150 km
Saturday, July 14, 2012 at 5:49pm

earth
You are standing on a planet with a radius 10,000kilometers. It's mass is 10^26 kg. What is the planet's escape velocity from where your standing? Ignore rotation of the planet.
Friday, July 13, 2012 at 1:02pm

physics
A cylinder with a radius of 15 km is built in space for use as a space station. This cylinder is rotating about its long axis to generate ‘artificial gravity’. When people walk on the inner surface of the spinning cylinder, the normal force between their feet and ...
Thursday, July 12, 2012 at 1:35pm

physics
A ball is released from a hot air balloon moving downward with a velocity of -10.0 meters/second and a height of 1,000 meters. How long did it take the ball to reach the surface of Earth? Given: g = -9.8 meters/second2.
Tuesday, July 10, 2012 at 8:41pm

College Physics
A charged cloud system produces an electric field in the air near Earth's surface. A particle of charge -2.1 x 10-9 C is acted on by a downward electrostatic force of 4.3 x 10-6 N when placed in this field. (a) What is the magnitude of the electric field? (b) What is the ...
Sunday, July 8, 2012 at 9:37pm

Physics
You are explaining why astronauts feel weightless while orbiting in the space shuttle. Your friends respond that they thought gravity was just a lot weaker up there. Convince them and yourself that it isn't so by calculating the acceleration of gravity 248 km above the ...
Sunday, July 8, 2012 at 7:39pm

Physics
Suppose the space shuttle is in orbit 430 km from the Earth's surface, and circles the Earth about once every 93.2 minutes. Find the centripetal acceleration of the space shuttle in its orbit. Express your answer in terms of g, the gravitational acceleration at the Earth&#...
Sunday, July 8, 2012 at 6:08pm

Physics
Calculate the velocity of a satellite moving in a stable circular orbit about the Earth at a height of 2600 km.
Sunday, July 8, 2012 at 5:54pm

Science
According to science, the fastest speed posssible for anything is the speed of light. The speed of light is about 186,000 mies per second. That means taht in one minute, lighttravels 11,160,000 miles. The star nearest Earth is the Sun. It's about 93,000,000 miles from ...
Sunday, July 8, 2012 at 4:37pm

Earth Science
Which of the following does NOT occur at a subduction zone? A. The leading edges of both plates are bent downward. B. Oceanic crust is pushed down into the mantle. C. One oceanic plate moves into another oceanic plate. D. One continental plate moves into an oceanic plate.
Friday, July 6, 2012 at 4:09pm

English
What is the meaning of "Once you have flown, you will walk the earth with your eyes turned skywards, for there you have been, and there you long to return."?
Friday, July 6, 2012 at 11:59am

physical science
The acceleration of gravity on the surface of Venus is 8.9 m/s2. Would a ball thrown upward on Venus return to the ground sooner or later than a ball thrown upward with the same speed on the earth?
Thursday, July 5, 2012 at 10:52pm

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