# Homework Help: Science: Earth

## Recent Homework Questions About Earth

physics
On the Apollo 14 mission to the moon, astronaut Alan Shepard hit a golf ball with a golf club improvised from a tool. The free-fall acceleration on the moon is 1/6 of its value on earth. Suppose he hit the ball with a speed of 25 m/s at an angle 24 ∘ above the horizontal...

astronomy
The Keck telescope on Mauna Kea has an angular resolution on Earth of half an arcsecond. How far away (in meters) could you read ("resolve the letters of") a book with 3 mm square type, using the Keck telescope on Earth?

Physics
A ship sets sail from Rotterdam, The Netherlands, heading due north at 5.00 m/s relative to the water. The local ocean current is 1.54 m/s in a direction 40° north of east. What is the velocity of the ship relative to the earth?

A seagull flies at a velocity of 7.00 m/s straight into the wind. (a) If it takes the bird 17.0 min to travel 6.00 km relative to the earth, what is the velocity of the wind? (b) If the bird turns around and flies with the wind, how long will he take to return 6.00 km?

Physics
A car travels due east with a speed of 40.0 km/h. Raindrops are falling at a constant speed vertically with respect to the Earth. The traces of the rain on the side windows of the car make an angle of 54.0° with the vertical. Find the velocity of the rain with respect to the ...

physics
every year the earth travels on its orbit about the sun. What is earth average speed in m/s, taken that the average orbital radius in 93,200,000 miles

Science
Three major branches of earth science: Meteorology Geology Oceanography

physics
NASA launches a satellite into orbit at a height above the surface of the Earth equal to the Earth's mean radius. The mass of the satellite is 550 kg. (Assume the Earth's mass is 5.97 1024 kg and its radius is 6.38 106 m.) (a) How long does it take the satellite to go around ...

physics
realation between earth gravity and moon gravity

physics
the gravitational force on an object on the surface of the earth is F , what's the gravitational force on the satelite when at height R/20, where R is the radius of the Earth ?

algebra
please review the questions and table and check my answers. tank you tutors. table planets' orbital velocity planet orbital velocity (mi/s) mercury 29.74 venus 21.76 earth 18.5 mars 14.99 jupiter 8.12 saturn 6.02 uranus 4.23 solve. show your work. express the answer in ...

history
1. The Inca's huge empire was located in which mountain chain? (1 point) A. Rocky Mountains B. Alps C. Andes----- D. Amazons 2. The Incan people believed their emperor was related to whom? (1 point) A. Cuzco B. Quipo C. the god of Earth D. the sun­god----- 3. All of the ...

earth science
Stellar evolution is the life cycle of a star. A cycle suggests that upon death of a star, another star is born. How is this possible? Stars never really die. The death is a black dwarf star. This type of death triggers the birth of a new star. The death is a red giant. This ...

Science
Find the gravitational acceleration if a spaceship at a distance equal to double of earth's radius from the centre of the earth (g on earth is 9.8 m/s)

astronomy
If you drop a feather and a steel hammer at the same moment, they should hit the ground at the same instant. Why doesn’t this work on Earth, and why does it work on the Moon? Will it work on Phobos, a moon of Mars?

Physics
the weight of the body on the surface of earth is 392N what will be the weight of this body in another body whose mass is double of earth mass and radius is fourth multiple of earth radius?

English
Will someone assist me in answering the first question below? Once I figure out an answer for the first question, I should be able to answer the other two. "Hobbits are an unobtrusive but very ancient people, more numerous formerly than they are today; for they love peace and ...

physics
Light from the Sun reaches Earth in 8.3 min. The speed of light is 3.00 x 10^8 m/s. How far is Earth from the Sun?

math/science
The total surface area of Earth is about 1.97 × 10^8 square miles. The surface area of land on Earth is about 5.73 × 10^7 square miles. Find the ratio of surface area of land to that of the entire planet.

Chemistry (Check)
Q: Name the group that has a general electron configuration of ns^2 and provide an example of an atom with this general configuration. A: Alkaline Earth Metals and Beryllium [He] 2s^2 Q: Name the group that has a general electron configuration of ns^2np^6 and provide an ...

Physics
how are the fundamental laws and principles of physics related to the complexity that we see in nature? 2) How do the laws of physics apply to other sciences such ad biology, chemistry, and earth science? Give a specific example to show the connection - is it because there ...

PHYSICS
An object weighs 480 N on earth. What would its weight be on a planet whose mass is twice the mass and ratio of the earth?

PHYSICS
An object weighs 480 N on earth. what would its weight be on a planet whose mass is twice the mass and half the ratio of the earth?

maths
Two places on the same meridian have latitudes 10 degree south and 53 degree north. What is their distance apart measured along the meridian?(radius of the earth R=6400km,pi=22/7)

Gabriele enters an east-w straight bike path at the 3.0-km mark and rides w at a constant speed of 8.0 m/s. At the same time, Xena rides east from the1.0-km mark at a constant speed of 6.0 m/s. 1. Write function x(t) that describe the position of Gabriele as a function of time...

Physics Using hydrostatic equilbrium)
3. A model of Earth’s interior: Look up the radius and mass of the Earth. Radius is 6,371 km Mass is 5.974 x 10^24 kg Calculate its average density. p_e = (5.974 x 10^24 kg)/ (4/3)pi r^3 = (5.974 x 10^24 kg)/ (4/3)pi (6371)^3 = 5.54 g/cm^3 Using this Imagine a planet of the ...

Physics ( using earth to find pressure of planet y
3. A model of Earth’s interior: Look up the radius and mass of the Earth. Radius is 6,371 km Mass is 5.974 x 10^24 kg Calculate its average density. p_e = (5.974 x 10^24 kg)/ (4/3)pi r^3 = (5.974 x 10^24 kg)/ (4/3)pi (6371)^3 = 5.54 g/cm^3 Imagine a planet of the same radius...

Physics- Relativity
A lighthouse sweeps its beam of light around in a circle once every 7.2 s. To an observer in a spaceship moving away from Earth, the beam of light completes one full circle every 9 s. What is the speed of the spaceship relative to Earth

math
How big is the sun compared to earth.

Physics
Two trains approach each other on parallel tracks. Each has a speed of 20.0 km/hr with respect to the earth. If they are initially 18.0 km apart, how long (in seconds) will it be before they pass each other?

Physics
The weight of an astronaut plus his space suit on the Moon is only 270 N. A. How much do they weigh on Earth, in Newtons, assuming the acceleration due to gravity on the moon is 1.67m/s^2= 1584is this right? B. What is the mass of the astronaut and his space suit on the moon ...

science
A boy runs a 100meter distance race in 20seconds as measured by an observer on earth.how long does it take according to an observer in space ship moving with speed of 0.98c for the boy to complete the run? What is the length of the track according to the moving observer?

physics(relativity)
A boy runs a 100m distance in 20s as measured by an observer on earth.how long does it take according to an observer in space ship moving with speed of 0.98c for the boy to complete the run? What is the length of the track according to the moving observer

Science
1. Why do scientists use models of natural systems? (1 point) Scientists use models of natural systems because these systems are often too large, too small, or too complex to study directly.*** Scientists use models of natural systems because they like to use art in science. ...

science
1. Why do scientists use models of natural systems? (1 point) Scientists use models of natural systems because these systems are often too large, too small, or too complex to study directly. Scientists use models of natural systems because they like to use art in science. ...

science
1. Why do scientists use models of natural systems? (1 point) Scientists use models of natural systems because these systems are often too large, too small, or too complex to study directly. Scientists use models of natural systems because they like to use art in science. ...

physics
1.will hall voltage be same for conductor and semiconductor in hall effect experiment? 2.can hall effect experiment be used for determining earth's magnetic field? 3.what is the importance of hall experiment? 4. can we use intrinsic semiconductor for hall experiment?

SCIENCE!
i was not taught in my science class any of this, probably a review over 6th grade science, because i learned these in 6th grade.(im in 7th grade now) identifying Errors read the following paragraph and then answer the questions. andrew arrived at school and went directly to ...

biology
why is carbon so abundant in living things when oxygen is the most abundant element on earth

Science
do radioactive elements occur naturally on earth

Trigonometry
Two planes are flying at the height of 10-km. They are going at the same speed, and both traveling due north. If the planes are 3,000 km apart as measured along the surface of the earth, what angle do the lines from the planes make to the center of the Earth make?

ss
what are latitude and longitude? lines of __________ and lines __________ cross one another. they form a ____________ around the earth. lines of latitude lines of latitude are also called___________ they circle the earth parallel to the_______ they measure north and south of ...

Algebra
suppose a pendulum use to show the rotation of the earth has a period of approximately 16.9 seconds. What is the length using formula T=2pi sq root L/32

Selamola secondary
What is micro-organism that is regarded as non-living thing and its found only on Earth

PHYSICS
A hypothetical planet has a mass 1.49 times that of Earth, but the same radius. What is g near its surface?

Physics
A spaceship is on a straight-line path between the Earth and the Moon. At what distance from (the centre of) Earth is the net gravitational pull on the probe from the Earth and the moon zero? Mass of Earth = 6×10^24 kg. Mass of Moon = 7×10^22 kg. The distance from the Earth ...

Electrical principles
a. What current is flowing in a 2.0m length of wire in the Earth's field of 55μT if it experiences a force of 10mN? b. A 2 wire cable is suppling 100 A to a DC motor. Each wire has a 2 mm insulation layer and there is also a 2 mm separate insulation layer between the 2 ...

Physics
What is the speed of a geosynchronous satellite on Earth?

Science
Having trouble with the independent and dependent variable in an if then statement. "If root growth is related to gravity, then roots will always turn toward the earth regardless of a seed's orientation."

Physics
A spaceship is on a straight-line path between the Earth and the Moon. At what distance from Earth is the net gravitational pull on the probe from the Earth and the moon zero? Mass of Earth = 6×10^24 kg. Mass of Moon = 7×10^22 kg. Can someone please confirm if my answer of ...

physics
light from the sun travels 1.5x10km to reach the earth .how long does it journey take in minutes?

Physics
Just reposting. A spaceship is on a straight-line path between the Earth and the Moon. At what distance from Earth is the net gravitational pull on the probe from the Earth and the moon zero? Mass of Earth = 6×10^24 kg. Mass of Moon = 7×10^22 kg. The distance from the sun to...

Physics
If a man weighs 900 N on the earth, what would he weigh on jupiter, where acceleration due to gravity is 25.9 m/s^2?

Physics
A spaceship is on a straight-line path between the Earth and the Moon. At what distance from Earth is the net gravitational pull on the probe from the Earth and the moon zero? Mass of Earth = 6×10^24 kg. Mass of Moon = 7×10^22 kg. The distance from the sun to the moon is 150...

science
How are moon observations from space different from moon observations made on Earth? I think there is no deifference.

Science
Minerals make up most of the rocks on Earth's surface. What are three changes that can cause minerals to form by metamorphism? pressure, temperature, melting temperature, melting, physical makeup temperature, pressure, chemical makeup pressure, physical makeup, melting I ...

maths
The Weight of an object varies inversely as the square of its distance from the centre of the earth.the weight of a spacecraft is observed to be only a quater of its weight on earth.How far is the spacecraft from the surface of the earth? [take radius of the earth to be 6400km ]

science
Florida was once part of Gondwana, which was a supercontinent that later divided into Africa and South America. Which statement best describes this process? Africa and South America go through cycles of dividing and colliding. The continents have been moving throughout Earth's...

Physics
A particle is projected from the surface of Earth with a speed equal to 2.4 times the escape speed. When it is very far from Earth, what is its speed? ?km/s

science
Amanda is holding a compass and notices that the north pole of the compass points toward the north pole of the Earth. She is confused because she knows from her science classes that the north poles of two magnets will repel each other. How can she explain this phenomenon? The ...

Physics
Find the gravitational force acting on the Sun by the Earth. Given: Mass of the Sun = 1.99 * 1030 kg Mass of the Earth = 5.98 * 1024 kg Radius of the Sun = 6.96 * 108 m Radius of the Earth = 6.37 * 106 m Distance between the Sun and the Earth = 1.50 * 1011 m G = 6.67 * 10–11...

English
We had to read Kennedy's Inaugural Speech: Vice President Johnson, Mr. Speaker, Mr. Chief Justice, President Eisenhower, Vice president Nixon, President Truman, Reverend Clergy, fellow citizens: We observe today not a victory of party but a celebration of freedom--symbolizing ...

geology
True or False: Sand dunes are one of the most stable features on the Earth's surface.

SCTD
Physics a satellite orbiting 3.22 times 10 to the 5th power meters above the surface of the earth get the mass of the satellite is 3.80 times 10 to the 4th kilograms what is the weight or gravitational force exerted on the satellite by the earth?

math
Find the weight of a 60 kg astronaut on earth?

Science
What are the reasons why human being is considered the most intelligent animal in the earth?

physics
show that the weight of an object on moon is one-sixth of its weight on the earth given mass of earth=5.98*10power24kg, radius of earth=6.37*10power6m. given mass of moon=7.36*10power22kg, radius of moon=1.74*10power6m.

Biology
The water cycle is best described by which of the following statements? Water in the atmosphere must be converted to another chemical before animals can use it. The water on earth changes forms as it moves from one reservoir to another.>----- My answer As water moves ...

Biology
Which of the following biomes covers the largest area of earth? tundra marine-----> My answer grassland forest

physics
Two satellites, A and B, are in different circular orbits about the earth. The orbital speed of satellite A is thirty-four times that of satellite B. Find the ratio (TA/TB) of the periods of the satellites. Thank you!

physics
A student of weight 810 N was sent to another planet called Nerdland. If Nerdland has a mass that is 4 X the mass of the earth and a radius that is 1/2 the radius of the earth, what would be the mass in kg of the student when on Nerdland? what would be the weight in N of the ...

science
Darren the astronaut traveled to Planet U-427, a planet that is as big as Earth but is half the mass of Earth. What can you say about Darren's weight in this planet?

science
Darren the astronaut traveled to Planet U-427, a planet that is as big as Earth but is half the mass of Earth. What can you say about Darren's weight in this planet?

Science
What is the atmosphere's role in the exchange of gases on Earth?

Earth Science
What is the atmosphere's role in the exchange of gases on Earth?

L.A.
2.the most likely reason the author includes lines 17-25 is to A:Show how the main one another. B:provide an explanation of the values and rules that existed during the time in which the play is set. C:inform the audience of Jack's secret identity before other characters fine...

Urgent - physics
Air molecules and dust particles in the atmosphere will scatter sunlight. From a consideration of the position of the sun, estimate the direction of incidence of the sun's rays on the atmosphere. In what direction will an observer on the earth's surface need to look if he is ...

collocation
1.Analyze the occurrences of collocation used in the below article Puffin Therapy The Atlantic puffin simply vanishes for months at a time. But when it returns to land, the fearless, clown-faced seabird is a sight that soothes the soul of many a bird-watcher. Here they come, ...

Geometry
Max is building a spherical model of earth. He is building his model using 2-inch long pieces of wood to construct the radius. The first time he tries to build the model, he uses 3 of the 2-inch pieces of wood end-to-end to make the radius of the model. A.) What is the volume ...

Science
how many of earth's atmospheres is on you at sea level?

Science
A 13.0 kg block of concrete rests on a 5 cm by 2 cm board. What is the acceleration of the block of concrete here on Earth?

Algebra
the space shuttle does one full orbit every 90 minutes and the earth is 25,000 miles around. What is the apparent speed of the space shuttle?

Language Arts
ALGERNON Bring me that cigarette case Mr. Worthing left in the smoking-room the last time he dined here. LANE Yes, sir. [LANE goes out.] JACK Do you mean to say you have had my cigarette case all this time? I wish to goodness you had let me know. I have been writing frantic ...

geography
WHY ARE WEDDINGS IN VILLAGES PLANNED IN SUMMERS?(WITH RELEVANCE TO THE EARTH'S REVOLUTION)

geography
why are weddings usually planned in summers in villages?(beacause of the earth's revolution).

Physics
Assume that Earth’s magnetic field is every- where perpendicular to the path of a proton and that Earth’s magnetic field has an inten- sity of 4.10 × 10−8 T. What speed would a proton need to achieve in order to circle Earth 1170.0 km above the magnetic equator? ...

Earth science
Hello! Does Jiskha have Earth Science tutors? If not, could someone direct me to a site where I could ask for help? My questions regard finding out specific heat capacity and heat of fusion and heat of vapourization of water. Thank you!

Chemistry
What is the mass of a 4 kg object, A. On the earth (g=-10 m/s/s) B. On the moon (g=-2 m/s/s)

here is a public debate between the three candidates for the U.S. Senate. During the debate, the topics of oil and energy are addressed. Each candidate expressed their view on the issue: Edgar Eisenhower: "We need to cut our dependence on foreign oil. Instead, let's use the ...

earth science
_____ currents assist in the transfer of energy from warmer climates to cooler climates

Biology
Based partially on his comparative studies of the fossils of woolly mammoths and the bones of modern-day elephants, Georges Cuvier proposed several new ideas about the history of life on earth. Which general statement can be made about this example? Through specific studies, ...

English
Read the sentence from "Zoos: Joys or Jails?" Which best describes the author? "Though zoos are meant to be a joy to viewers and teach lessons about our earth, the zoo jails its inhabitants and passes on faulty knowledge. The wild animals in our world are a wonder, and they ...

1) What evidence is there that the human species has been successful so far? Explain. 2) What environmental pressures in the past do you think were most important in shaping the human species as it exists today? 3) What environmental pressures exist now that you think may be ...

can u help and give me feedback please Literary Analysis of Song of Becoming. Song of Becoming by Fadwa Tuqan is talking about growing up. Becoming legends. It’s about what happens after growing up. It starts off with “…they are only boys who used to frolic and play...

english
i need help checking this paper can you please give me feedback Literary Analysis of Song of Becoming. Song of Becoming by Fadwa Tuqan is talking about growing up. Becoming legends. It’s about what happens after growing up. It starts off with “…they are only boys who ...

Science
1.A weatherman reports, “The storm waves are about 2 meters high and about 35 meters apart.” What properties of waves is the reporter describing? (1 point) A.frequency and wavelength B.wavelength and wave speed C.amplitude and wavelength D.amplitude and frequency 2. ...

English
1.Which of the following is used when political candidate highlights his or her experience in finance as the basis of a plan for economic recovery? A.Ethos B.Pathos C.Logo***** 2. Identify the sentence that most strongly relies on emotional language. A. It took a lot of work, ...

science (any tutor)
Very few fossils of jellyfish or their close relatives have been found. This makes it hard to trace the evolutionary history of jellyfish using the fossil record. What explains this? A. Jellyfish fossils are buried deep under the ocean floor, not in land areas where scientists...

algebra
The distance D , in miles to the horizon from an obsever's point of view over water or flat earth is given below , where H is the height of the point of view in feet . if a person whose eyes are 5ft above ground level is standing at the top of hill 45 ft above 'flat"earth, ...

Language Arts
I have 6 questions but the story "the importance of being earnest" Act 1, Sence 1 1.which sentence best reveals the theme of this passage? A: "more than half of modern culture depends on what one shouldn't read." B: "the truth is rarely pure and never simple."*** C: "you don't...

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