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Recent Homework Questions About Earth

6th grade
in my workbook it says why do you think earth looks like a blue and white marble from space ? the reason why is because there coler blind PLEASE HELP !!!!
Tuesday, September 1, 2009 by brittany

physics
what is the apparent angle the diameterof the moon subtends as seen from the earth in radians. average moon earth distance3.84*10e8 radius of the moon 1.74*10e6
Monday, August 31, 2009 by jakkila

Graphic Design
5. Which of the following statements regarding the Gestalt movement is true? A. Context has a great impact on reality. B. Expressive colors replaced traditional earth tones. C. Abstract art was born. D. Reality is given more precedence than perception. 6.
Monday, August 31, 2009 by Magic

Physics
1. What is the weight of a 24kg mass on Mars if its surface gravitaional field = 3.5N/KG? a) 235.2 N b) 84 N c) 24 kg d) 6.86 kg 2. A space shuttle is placed in a circular orbit around the Earth. It then thrusts its engine and moves to a new orbit, as shown below. Which ...
Monday, August 31, 2009 by Alfred

Physics
A very important experiment was carried out at the end of the 1800’s involving testing for the speed of the earth through the ether. (a) State the name of this experiment (b) Describe why the light beams are perpendicular to each other at one stage of the experiment. (c...
Monday, August 31, 2009 by Alfred

Physics
A student spins a 1.2kg rock around above her head horizontally in an experiment which aims to model how satellites orbit the earth. The student counts 3 orbits per second when the string produces an orbit radius of 35cm. (a) Calculate the centripetal force acting on the rock...
Monday, August 31, 2009 by Alfred

pre calc
an earth satellite in circular orbit 1250 kilometers high makes one complete revolution evry 90 min. What is it linear speed? use 6400 kilometers for the radius of the earth.
Sunday, August 30, 2009 by gab

earth science
COMPARE A HYPOTHESIS WITHA THEORY
Friday, August 28, 2009 by mohammad

Geography
Need help with these 2- 15. The six climate regions into which geographers have divided the earth are defined mainly by a. latitude and elevation b. temperature and precipitation c. atmospheric pressure d. location and landforms I'm not sure but I think it might be B or D ...
Tuesday, August 25, 2009 by mysterychicken

Geography
Can someone please help me with these questions? 7. Similar climates, vegetations, or landforms can be used to divide the earth into ________ a. political regions b. formal regions c. functional regions d. census regions I'm stuck on this one 10. The climate of Mount ...
Tuesday, August 25, 2009 by mysterychicken

Bio 100
I am researching a few animals for a scientific taxonomy and earth's biodiversity paper, and I am having trouble with one area... I chose the nine-banded armadillo and I need to answer this question....To what order does the mamal species you selected belong? Describe why ...
Monday, August 24, 2009 by Punkie

Bio 100
I am researching a few animals for a scientific taxonomy and earth's biodiversity paper, and I am having trouble with one area... I chose the nine-banded armadillo and I need to answer this question....To what order does the mamal species you selected belong? Describe why ...
Monday, August 24, 2009 by Punkie

physics
An earth satellite moves in a circular orbit with an orbital speed of 6200m/s. a) find the time of one revolution. b) find the radial acceleration of the satellite in its orbit.
Saturday, August 22, 2009 by colleen

math
The upper Angel Falls, the highest waterfall on Earth, is 750m higher than Niagara Falls. If each of the falls were 7m lower, the upper Angel Falls would be 16 times as high as Niagara Falls. How high is each waterfall? Use a chart.
Wednesday, August 19, 2009 by jessica

physics
As the earth rotates through one revolution, a person standing on the equator traces out a circular path whose radius is equal to the radius of the earth (6.38 106 m). What is the average speed of this person in meters per second?
Wednesday, August 19, 2009 by Anonymous

physics
take a satalite going around the earth... what allows us to say net force (radial) = Fg = Fr = ma were the Fg is the force of gravity exerted on the satalite were Fr is radial force and ma is the mass and acceleration of the satalite ok I understand newtons second law but what...
Monday, August 17, 2009 by physics

physics
"The actual value of computed g, assuming no drag, also varies somewhat over the earth's surface due to the earth's spin (which causes a latitude-dependent centrifugal force to get subtracted), lack of a perfect spherical shape of the earth, and the proximity of ...
Thursday, August 13, 2009 by physics

physics
Hi i'm doing that lab were you attach a weight to a tape which is also through a timer that puts marks on the tape at a given time interval ok I'm asked why is gravity different than on Earth? I don't rember the physics answer behind it I remeber Fg = G((m1 m1)/r^2...
Thursday, August 13, 2009 by physics

Physics
The diameter of the Moon is 3480km. What is the volume of the Moon? How many Moons would be needed to create a volume equal to the Earth? How do you find the volume of the Moon from just the diameter? Also, does anybody know how to figure out the volume of the Earth?
Tuesday, August 11, 2009 by Phillip

Physics
The Earth is surrounded by an electric field on its surface that points toward the center of the Earth with an average magnitude of 150 N/C. If there is an electron that is released in vacuum at the Earth’s surface, what will the acceleration due to the Earth’s ...
Monday, August 10, 2009 by Sammy

Physics
GPS can be used to determine positions with great accuracy. The system works by determining the distance between the observer and each of the several satellites orbiting Earth. If one of the satellites is at a distance of 20,000 km from you, what percent accuracy in the ...
Monday, August 10, 2009 by Zack

Physics
The Earth is surrounded by an electric field on its surface that points toward the center of the Earth with an average magnitude of 150 N/C. If there is an electron that is released in vacuum at the Earth’s surface, what will the acceleration due to the Earth’s ...
Monday, August 10, 2009 by Victor

check geo
places located in high latitudes have: a)the coldest climates on earth B)the same weather as places in other latitiudes. i choose a. places the atmosphere: A)create tides B)has no effect on heat gain or loss C)allows heat to escape quickly in order to cool the planet D)keeps ...
Saturday, August 8, 2009 by henry

check geo.
what are ice ages? A)periods of time glaciers receded to cover only the poles. B)eras during which earths orbit kept the planet far from the sun. C)periods of time when glaciers covered much of the earth. D)times when human and animal life thrived in high latitudes. .I chose ...
Saturday, August 8, 2009 by henry

check geo.
what are ice ages? A)periods of time glaciers receded to cover only the poles. B)eras during which earths orbit kept the planet far from the sun. C)periods of time when glaciers covered much of the earth. D)times when human and animal life thrived in high latitudes. .I chose ...
Saturday, August 8, 2009 by henry

Physics (Astronomy)
Hi, what keeps objects in orbit, for example, preventing the moon from crashing into the earth under the force of gravity? I have read that it speeds up as it gets closer to earth but I don't understand why. Can someone help me? Thanks.
Sunday, August 2, 2009 by Josh

English
I have this assignment that is due tonight and I need some help with it and these are the direction. The first stage of the journey begins in the Ordinary World. You anticipate the entire journey without knowing where it will take you. Draft the series of events and plot to ...
Monday, July 27, 2009 by Anonymous

calculus
Carbon-14 is a radioactive substance produced in the Earth's atmosphere and then absorbed by plants and animals on the surface of the earth. It has a half-life (the time it takes for half the amount of a sample to decay) of approximately 5730 years. Using this known piece ...
Friday, July 24, 2009 by j

Science
Summarize the hydrologic cycle, and how important this cycle is to earth.
Monday, July 20, 2009 by mike

english
Which of the following is not characteristic of the suras in the Koran? a. They are lyrical passages. b. They are written in rhymed Arabic verse. c. They emphasize the mercy of Allah. d. They emphasize the richness of life of earth. i think the answer should be D. am i right?
Sunday, July 19, 2009 by bindiya farswani

english
The lines "Some for the Glories of This World; and some/Sigh for the Prophet's Paradise ot come" in rubá'i #13 mean a. some people believe that heaven is to be found on earth b. somepeople seek God in this world while others believe God is in heaven c...
Sunday, July 5, 2009 by y912f

english
Which of the following is not characteristic of the suras in the Koran? a. they are lyrical passages b. they are written in rhymed Arabic verse c. they emphasize the mercy of Allah d. they emphasize the richness of life on earth D
Sunday, July 5, 2009 by y912f

just a ?
Do you think that it is even possible that we could live in a sustainable way at this point? In other words,even if our population growth decreased and each member of society was willing to contribute to sustainable living and protecting the environment, could the earth still ...
Saturday, July 4, 2009 by devon

science
Would you say,as a whole,we who live on the earth,are living sustainable or unstainable lifestyles.Why? Also in what ways might we be wasting our natural capital?
Tuesday, June 30, 2009 by devon

science
Say you have a million dollars that you can invest into a bank account for 10% interest each year. how much money will you have each year to live off of? If you use more than amount,what happens to your original capital? What happens to your sustainability? Relate this to our ...
Tuesday, June 30, 2009 by devon

earth
please write an essay about earth and its environment. please mention a suitable site
Friday, June 26, 2009 by ramesh reddy

geometry
You have looked at it two times before. There are 30 questions worth 30 points. Part 1 Multiple Choice: Select the best answer from the choices provided. (Each question is worth one point) 1. Determine how many wheels are turning clockwise. 1 2 none 2. Determine how many ...
Tuesday, June 23, 2009 by joe

physics
the speed of a car can be measured in s^-1 m right... it could be said that a speed of a car the velocity was 15 s^-1 m which is perfectly acceptable... by definition 15 s^-1 m can also be written as 15 Hz m just by definition... what on earth does that mean??? is velocity not...
Saturday, June 20, 2009 by Physics

SCIENCE (correct I hope)
Summarize the hydrologic cycle. How important is this cycle to Earth? The hydrologic cycle is a circulation of water from the oceans to the atmosphere and land, and back to the oceans. The hydrologic cycle starts with evaporation of water which comes from the oceans. The air ...
Friday, June 19, 2009 by scooby91320002

science
1) what is the mass of 10 cc of water? 2) why does a block of wood float on water? 3)how and why can density by used to identify an unknown substance? 4) describe the relationship between density, water, an d things that float please help me just need these answers to study ...
Wednesday, June 17, 2009 by matt

chemistry
A bird is flying around the world at a rate of 26.4 ft/sec. How many days will it take to complete its journey? (circumference of earth = 25,000 miles)
Tuesday, June 16, 2009 by Anonymous

physics
Find the period of revolution of an artificial planet if the semi-major axis of the planet’s elliptic orbit is greater than that of the Earth’s orbit by 24 x 10^6 km. It is given that the semi-major axis of earth orbit round the sum is 1.5 x 10^8 km.
Tuesday, June 16, 2009 by Sandhya

Science
Approximately what percentage of the estimated age of Earth does the Cenozoic Era represent and how do you know? look at pg. 9 in Earth Science Reference Tables? a. 1.4% b. 5.0% c. 11.9% d. 65.0%
Monday, June 15, 2009 by Angie

Physics
how many kilometers would you have to go above the surface of the earth for your weight to decrease to half of what it was at the surface? I know that the mass of earth is 5.97 x 10^24 kg do i have to convert it to km ??
Monday, June 15, 2009 by Sarah

French
You are on vacation in Paris, describe each attraction you visited. Can someone please check my work? Eiffel Tower The queue to get up the Tower was enormous, but, after an ice cream, I decided to go up. After 30 minutes of waiting in line, I managed to catch the lift. At the ...
Sunday, June 14, 2009 by Larry

earth science
Which one of the following objects will have the greatest force of gravity to the Earth at its surface . A large book B. A house C. A human being D. An average-size car i don't get it??
Saturday, June 13, 2009 by me

AP Physics
Using what's only in chapter one The Nature of Science Models, Theories, and Laws Measurement and Uncertainty; Significant Figuers Units, Standards, and SI System Converting Units Order of Magnitude: Rapid Estimating Dimensions and Dimensional Analysis How am I suppose to ...
Wednesday, June 10, 2009 by AP Physics

Physics
When astronomers find a redshifted celestial object, they say that the object is moving away from Earth. Can the redshift be interpreted as the Earth moving away from the celestial object?
Wednesday, June 10, 2009 by Izzy

Chemistry
Determine the potential (in V) of an electrochemical cell using a gold electrode and gold (III) [0.0243 M] solution in combination with a manganese/manganese (II) [0.00567 M] half cell How on earth would I do this question? I just know Au(3+) + 3e- = Au and E = 1.22 V
Wednesday, June 10, 2009 by Joe

physics
A 60 kg skier leaves the end of a ski-jump ramp with a velocity of 26 m/s directed 23° above the horizontal. Suppose that as a result of air drag the skier returns to the ground with a speed of 19 m/s, landing 8.3 m vertically below the end of the ramp. From the launch to ...
Tuesday, June 9, 2009 by mary

grammer
when arranging ideas for a research paper, what type of order are you using if you write a paper on the planets, starting with the pkanet closet to earth? a)chronological b)spartial c)impotance d)logical i picked a im i right. which is the introduction of a composition located...
Monday, June 8, 2009 by alley

earth/space science
How does length of the year change with distance from the sun?
Sunday, June 7, 2009 by nikcy

earth science
what is the greatest danger from volcanoes?? a. watery lava b. mud flows c. oxygen d. bulging of the earth's crust
Saturday, June 6, 2009 by matt

Earth Science
Is there a direct relationship between the eccentricity of its orbit and the distance a planet is from the sun?
Thursday, June 4, 2009 by Anonymous

language arts/earth science
hey people.. I'm preparing a speech for my language arts and earth science class (the speech is persuasive, about "why should we use geothermal energy"). so I was looking for some methods how to start my speech (introduction), how to end it, body language and ...
Wednesday, June 3, 2009 by emmi

Please help me think of a thesis statement
on how humans are destroying the earth.
Wednesday, June 3, 2009 by Jan

earth science
1. What observations show that the universe is expanding? 2. What can astronomers infer from the fact that other galaxies are moving away from ours? Please help! Thanks :)
Tuesday, June 2, 2009 by bunni

Math
The acceleration due to gravity is inversely proportional to the square of the distance from the centre of Earth. The acceleration due to gravity for a satellite orbiting 7000 km above the centre of Earth is 8.2 m/s^2. a) write a formula for this relationship. b) at what ...
Monday, June 1, 2009 by Halle

9th Grade Biology
Has plant life on earth evolved and have rose bushes always been around on earth?
Sunday, May 31, 2009 by Meghan

laws of motion
1Objects fall toward earth at a rate of 9.8 m/s^2 because of ______________ 2According to ________________________________ momentum lost equals momentum gained. 3The force keeping a ball on a string moving in a circle is _________________________. 4Anything that's thrown ...
Sunday, May 31, 2009 by Twilight lover

earth science
What evidence do astronomers use to detect black holes? please help and thank you :)
Sunday, May 31, 2009 by maya

Science
In the Earth Science Reference Tables (you can find them at google), on pg 11 on the bottom where there's the Earthquake Travel Time Graph, on the y-axis, what does each box equal? like for the x-axis, each box between 1 and 2, and 2 and 3 is 200 km, what what about the ...
Tuesday, May 26, 2009 by Angie

english
Homework help please i need to pass? in the play a midsummer night dream for the character Hermia i need help answering these question as if i were Hermia. (answer the questions like something Hermia would say) please really in depth answers please What does it mean to be a ...
Monday, May 25, 2009 by Bre

science
what are the layers of the earth's interior in order??? Please send asap I am making a science study guide for my huge exam!
Sunday, May 24, 2009 by giggles!!!

Science
Which star shown on the luminosity and temperature of stars graph in the Earth Science Reference Tables is currently at the Sun's final predicted stage of development, and how do you know? a. Polaris b. Procyon B c. Sirius d. Rigel
Sunday, May 24, 2009 by Angie

physics
a)The star ships Enterprise and Potemkin leave the Earth and travel in opposite directions each at 0.60c relative to an observer on Earth.In the Enterprise's frame of reference how fast is the Potemkin moving away? b) Through what voltage must you accelerate a proton so ...
Sunday, May 24, 2009 by Sandhya

Physical Science
Need help with these questions: 1.When a calcium atom forms an ion, it loses two electrons. What is the electrical charge of the calcium ion? A.-2 B.-1 C.+2 D.+1 2.Which particle builds a static electrical charge when it is transferred from one object to the other? A.proton B....
Friday, May 22, 2009 by mysterychicken

science -- urgent
can you pleaseee list all the things that Earth needs to provide us with life?? like energy, carbon, and so on.. THANKS A LOT!
Friday, May 22, 2009 by eska

Science - Weather
Describe what would happen to the temperature on Earth if the amount of energy reflected back to space a) increased to 80% b) decreased to 5%
Thursday, May 21, 2009 by Kate

earth science
if the planet is really small [compared to others, like Pluto], does that mean it has no gravity? like, would you fly on Pluto because it's gravitational pull isn't as strong?
Thursday, May 21, 2009 by lena

Spanish I, John
Where on earth ARE you with your answers? Also, what is the title of the textbook you have, the copyright, the author(s) etc. Often the publishers have help online for you, if you know that information. I am very interested in your answers and/or information, because, taking ...
Wednesday, May 20, 2009 by SraJMcGin

Geology
Suppose the shadow zone for P waves was located between 90° and 110°, rather than between 105° and 140°. What would this indicate about the size of the Earth’s core?
Wednesday, May 20, 2009 by Leigh

Physics
Let's say that the force of gravity on the equator of the Earth is 9.81 m/s^2 what is the magnitutde of gravity of something at 41.603221,-73.087749 ???? I'm guessing that 41.603221,-73.087749 is lattitude and longittude so I really have no idea what to do. The ...
Tuesday, May 19, 2009 by HELP ME!

eARTH sCIENCE
Do larger clouds increase or decrease global temperatures?
Tuesday, May 19, 2009 by I NEED HELP PLZ!!!

Science
How does Marie Curie help us understand the universe in which we live? Would this be correct?? With numerous experiments Marie confirmed Becquerel's observations that the electrical effects of uranium rays are constant, regardless of whether the uranium was solid or ...
Tuesday, May 19, 2009 by Sam

science .. urgent
what are some conditions on Earth that make it possible to live and survive?
Tuesday, May 19, 2009 by idk

science [planets/stars]
Hey.. Well, first things first.. I'm given an assignment from my Earth Science class. Right now we're doing a unit about planets and Earth and sun. My teacher told us to write a [maximum] 2 page essay, which is also supposed to be descriptive. In the essay, we have to ...
Tuesday, May 19, 2009 by xxxx

General Science
Water that's on the side of the earth facing the moon will? 1. retreat 2. rise 3. stay at the same level 4. fall
Tuesday, May 19, 2009 by Anonymous

Logarithmic Function
A spacecraft is approaching a space station that is orbiting Earth. When the craft is 1000 km from the space station, reverse thrusters must be applied to begin braking. The time, t, in hours, required to reach a distance, d, in km, from the space station while the thrusters ...
Sunday, May 17, 2009 by Jus

pre-calc
The stellar magnitude scale compares the brightness of stars using the equation m_2 - m_1 = log(b_1/b_2). where m_2 and m_1 are the apparent magnitude of the two stars being compared (how bright they appear in the sky) and B_2 and B_1 are their brightness (how much light they ...
Saturday, May 16, 2009 by Jus

earth science - urgent
What are the differences between asteroids and meteoroids? What are the similarities?
Friday, May 15, 2009 by lyama

Chemistry Help?
30, A: One atmospheric compound is responsible (after it has dissolved in water) for both the general acidity of normal rainwater and the acidity of much soil. What is this compound? 30, B: Is this compound put into the atmosphere solely by pollution? 30, C: Why doesn’t ...
Wednesday, May 13, 2009 by T. White

Math
The weight W of an object varies inversely as the square of the distance d from the center of the earth. At sea level (3978 mi from the center of the earth), an astronaut weights is 110lb. Find her weight when she is 459 mi above the surface of the earth and the space craft is...
Tuesday, May 12, 2009 by Miranda

5th grade science
What is the continous movement of water between Earth's surface and the air?
Tuesday, May 12, 2009 by Jennifer

physical science
can volcanoes form anywhere on earth why or why not
Tuesday, May 12, 2009 by devon

earth science
Science fair help..about soil.. and UV rays..? my topic is how can natural or artificial UV (ultraviolet rays) affect the humus soil and also the grass growing in it? I took 5 plants and put it near the window and the other ones i put it near an artificial (plasma black light ...
Monday, May 11, 2009 by s

earth science
How did geologic events play a role in forming coal?
Monday, May 11, 2009 by A.W.

Earth Science
How tall in miles would a stack of 4.5 billion pennies be?
Monday, May 11, 2009 by Krystal

Earth Science
If a major hurricane can generate 1.25 x 10 to the 19th power calories of energy per day, and this energy comes from condensation, how many liters of water must condense each day to form hurricane clouds and precipitation?
Monday, May 11, 2009 by Krystal

space
1give the diameter of the earth 2how far is the earth from the sun 3describe what causes night and day
Sunday, May 10, 2009 by NICOLE (PLEASE HELP)!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Science
what is the earth's time system based on? I think it's time zones..
Saturday, May 9, 2009 by Angie

Science [Earth]
Can you please: 1. briefly explain the concept of radioactive decay and describe how it can be used to find the absolute age of rocks. 2. contrast relative age with absolute age and describe at least three methods of determining either. 3. compare advantages and disadvantages ...
Friday, May 8, 2009 by xxx

Physics
Hello recently I was asked to find the time it takes a satalite that is geocentric (that always stays above the same exact spot of the earth) so... I was given the radius of 61 earth radius or simply 3.89 E 6 m mass of earth what G equals and have to use Newtons law of ...
Thursday, May 7, 2009 by Physics

Physics
Astrotrain, a Decepicon triple changer, is traveling at a speed of .77c towards Earth, as seen by Blaster, who is on Earth inside Fortress Maximus. Astrotrain's computers tell him the icon rocket was fired at .35c. Determine the length of the ion rocket as seen by Blaster ...
Wednesday, May 6, 2009 by Anonymous

trig
Scientists believe that the average temperature at various places on Earth vary from cooler to warmer over thousands of years of gradual climate change. Suppose that at one place, the highest avg temp is 80 and the lowest is 60. Also suppose that the time it takes to go from ...
Monday, May 4, 2009 by DK

Physics
1. What evidence did ancient Greek astronomers have that Earth does NOT move? The answer is because of the lack of parallax, but then there's a follow-up question... 2. How do we knoew it DOES?
Sunday, May 3, 2009 by Sally

english
What do you think is the most peace place on earth? I think of my home, but I want some other ideas. Also, can you explain why you think it is a peace place? Any help will be apprecaited.
Sunday, May 3, 2009 by anonymous

Physics
I'm not exactly sure how to do this problem The Earth has a radius of 6.37E6 meters. Draw a picture and calculate: - The circumference of the Earth - The time for one rotation of the earth in seconds - The velocity of someone standing on the equator - The centripetal ...
Sunday, May 3, 2009 by Physics

Physics
I'm not exactly sure how to do this problem The Earth has a radius of 6.37E6 meters. Draw a picture and calculate: - The circumference of the Earth - The time for one rotation of the earth in seconds - The velocity of someone standing on the equator - The centripetal ...
Sunday, May 3, 2009 by Physics

Science
Help with these questions. 1. Describe a disadvantage of using a telescope positioned in space. 2. What advantage is there to doing laboratory experiments on the International Space Station rather than doing the same experiments on Earth? 3. Explain why it is unlikely that ...
Sunday, May 3, 2009 by John

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