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Where is most freshwater on Earth found? lakes and rivers oceans and seas underground ice caps and glaciers How does algal growth caused by agricultural waste kill marine organisms? by blocking sunlight and depleting oxygen by increasing oxygen levels in the water by ...

physics
rank the average gravitational force from greatest to least between (a) sun and mars (b)sun and moon (c) sun and earth include an explanation PLEASE!!!!

biology - natural selection
Which of these is the foundation for relative dating? A. Earth is very old. B. Deeper rock strata are older. C. Radioisotopes decay at a constant rate. D. Organisms can be closely related to each other.

science
Suppose the moon rotated on it axis just as quickly as Earth. Would you still always see the same side of the moon from Earth? *PLEASE HELP ME WITH THIS QUESTION*

Physics
The sun outputs 1380 W/m^2 of energy at the earth's surface. A small rectangular las has the following dimensions: 1km wide, 1.4km long, and 300m deep A) Calculate the thermal energy added to the lake if exposed to 12h of direct sunlight. B) calculate the increase in ...

science
Suppose the moon rotated on it axis just as quickly as Earth. Would you still always see the same side of the moon from Earth? *PLEASE HELP ME WITH THIS QUESTION* Answer this Question

science/planets
Q: What two things does Earth have in common with the outer planets called gas giants? A: A)relative temperatures above freezing B)moons and magnetic field C)fairly long days and short nights D)volcanic activity and geysers

Science help.....
Explain why Earth and other planets were not solid when they formed during the beginning of the Precambrian, approximately 4,600 million years ago (MYA). What was this particular time period called, and why is this time period not really considered a partof Earth’s ...

physics
We release an object of mass M at zero speed at a distance of 2*10^6 Km from the center of the earth. What is the speed at which the object hits the earth? G=6.67*10^-11; g= 9.8 m/s; M=5.97*10^24; r=6.3781*10^6 Suppose the mass of the object is M= 500 kg. What is the kinetic ...

Physics
The shuttle must perform the de-orbit burn to change its orbit so that the perigee, the point in the orbit closest to Earth, is inside of Earth's atmosphere. De-orbit maneuvers are done to lower the perigee of the orbit to 60 miles (or less). An altitude of 60 miles is ...

Physics
The shuttle must perform the de-orbit burn to change its orbit so that the perigee, the point in the orbit closest to Earth, is inside of Earth's atmosphere. De-orbit maneuvers are done to lower the perigee of the orbit to 60 miles (or less). An altitude of 60 miles is ...

Physics
A proposed space station includes living quarters in a circular ring 46.5 m in diameter. At what angular speed should the ring rotate so the occupants feel that they have the same weight as they do on Earth?

help please English
If this be error and upon me proved/ I nevered writ, nor no man ever loved." What is the impact of these concluding lines from shakespeare's sonnet 116? 1. They underscore the fact that everyone makes mistakes 2. They underscore the fat that shakespeare is a writer 3.They ...

help please English
If this be error and upon me proved/ I nevered writ, nor no man ever loved." What is the impact of these concluding lines from shakespeare's sonnet 116? 1. They underscore the fact that everyone makes mistakes 2. They underscore the fat that shakespeare is a writer 3.They ...

English
9. Read these line, from The Passionate Shepherd to his love. "The country swains shall dance and sing/For they delight each May morning.?If these delights thy mind may move,/Then live with me, and be my love." What sort of life is the shepherd offering the numph? 1.Turbulent ...

Physics 11 Forces Unit
I'm not sure if my answers are correct. Your help will be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advanced! 1. two very large cruise ships each have a mass of 415000 tonnes. If they were docked side by side, 1.0m apart, their centres would be 60m apart. What is the force of ...

3-D Coordinates Polar coordinates Precalculus Trig
The U.S.S. Lollipop is on assignment in the Atlantic Ocean. It travels from a longitude of 70 degrees west to 20 degrees west, along the latitude of 40 degrees north. How far does it travel? (Assume that the radius of the Earth is 6,400 km.) Erm I don't know how to solve this...

science
Earth's atmosphere,oceans, and continents began to form during the first several hundred million years a) Precambrian time b) the Paleozoic era c) the Mesozoic era d) the Cenozoic era

Marketing
Create a pitch to a potential green-product advertiser stating the benefits of advertising in Mother Earth News.

Physics
Mutiple choice: A car travelling at 10 m/s accelerates at 3 m/s^2. Its new velocity is A.) 12 m/s B.) 22m/s C.) 17 m/s D.) Can not be determined. Which of the following is not acceleration? A.) rate of change of speed in a particular direction B.) rate of change of motion in a...

English
9. Read these line, from The Passionate Shepherd to his love. "The country swains shall dance and sing/For they delight each May morning.?If these delights thy mind may move,/Then live with me, and be my love." What sort of life is the shepherd offering the numph? 1.Turbulent ...

Science
One light year is about 9 trillion kilometers. Arcturus is a star that is 37 light years from Earth. If you are about 11 years old now, how old will you be when light that is leaving Arcturus today reached Earth? How far, in kilometers, will it have traveled? please explain ...

Intro to Marketing
My instructor wan me to Create a pitch to a potential green-product advertiser stating the benefits of advertising in Mother Earth News.

Introduction To Marketing
Create a pitch to a potential green-product advertiser stating the benefits of advertising in Mother Earth News.

Quick science question
In the newspaper one day, you read that the highest tides of the season are expected in the next month. What can you infer about the positions of the Sun, Earth, and the Moon? What phase of the Moon will probably be visible?

science
what are some ways Earth is protected by its atmosphere?

Help Science!!! :( need help
Is earth an inner planet or outer planet???

Science help, Ms.Sue
1. After a rock layer is eroded, which additional event must occur to create an unconformity, or a gap in the geologic record? an earthquake or motion along a fault new deposits of sediment must build up on the eroded area folding of sedimentary rock layers a volcanic eruption...

Science help,plz:)
Okay, these are my last questions of the day.... 1. After a rock layer is eroded, which additional event must occur to create an unconformity, or a gap in the geologic record? an earthquake or motion along a fault new deposits of sediment must build up on the eroded area ...

science
Which of the following best supports the idea that the melting of glaciers in Antarctica is a global environmental threat? A. The melting of glaciers can cause sea levels on Earth to fall. B. The melting of glaciers can change ecosystems in Antarctica. C. The melting of ...

Science-bobpursley/Ms.Sue
1. A trilobite is considered an index fossil because this organism existed during a limited period in Earth's history. That means that any fossil located in a layer of rock beneath a layer containing trilobite fossils is ____________ than a trilobite. 2. According to this ...

Astronomy help
I have already solve the problems in many time, but still cannot get the correct answer, can someone kindly help me to solve the problem, please? 1. Suppose the Moon is at a (center-to-center) distance D from Earth. Find an exact expression for the magnitude of the tidal force...

science
I really need help with science and this is the questin reason for blank because earth is titled 23 1/2 from a line perpendicular to it's orbit,the legth of daylight varies and because of the angle at which the sun's energy strikes a given location through the year.

Check my Science questions?
1. Why is it rare for the soft parts of an organism to become a fossil? The soft parts take a long time to decay. The soft parts can be eaten by other animals. The soft parts cannot be buried in sediment. The soft parts form petrified fossils. 2. Which of the following terms ...

physics
An airplane with a speed of 46.4 m/s is climbing upward at an angle of 44° counterclockwise from the positive x axis. When the plane's altitude is 700 m the pilot releases a package. (a) Calculate the distance along the ground, measured from a point directly beneath the point...

earth
3. What can scientists learn from the rate at which radioactive elements decay?

Science help,Anyone?
1. Why is it rare for the soft parts of an organism to become a fossil? The soft parts take a long time to decay. The soft parts can be eaten by other animals. The soft parts cannot be buried in sediment. The soft parts form petrified fossils. 2. Which of the following terms ...

Science help,please...
1. Why is it rare for the soft parts of an organism to become a fossil? The soft parts take a long time to decay. The soft parts can be eaten by other animals. The soft parts cannot be buried in sediment. The soft parts form petrified fossils. 2. Which of the following terms ...

science
which of the following will make it harder in the future to develop sustainable methods for humans using resources? A. there will be fewer renewable resources B.more humans will populate the earth C.biodiversity naturally reduces over time D.more humans will recycle materials

Astronomy
1. Consider an asteroid of radius 2 km and density 2,500 kg/m^3 impacting the Earth. When it collides with the surface its kinetic energy is, to a large extent, dumped into the environment, some as heat vaporizing rock and some as mechanical energy throwing rock to great ...

Astronomy
The volume of a ball is given in terms of its radius by V=(4*pi/3)*R^3. Use this to find the average density of Nursat, i.e. the mass per unit volume. Use Earth'€™s mass in kg from the Table of Constants to express your answer in kg/m3.

Astronomy
1. At opposition, Nursat(is observed to be in opposition every 374 days.) is observed to subtend an angular radius of 7.1523 arcseconds. Use this and the conversion factors in our Table of Constants to find the radius of Nursat in km. 2. Nursat has a moon, Sunaj, which is ...

Astronomy
A possible trajectory for sending a spacecraft to Mars is an elliptical orbit with Earth at its perihelion and Mars at its aphelion. The craft would be launched out of low-Earth orbit by a quick burst of rockets into solar orbit, and would then "coast'' until rockets fire ...

english
Read the paragraph below and complete the cause-and-effect chart. Erosion is a natural process. During the erosion process, soil and rocks are worn away by the elements. Most erosion results from a combination of several factors, including heat, cold, gases, water, wind, ...

math
A satellite's escape velocity is 6.mi./sec, the radius of the earth is 3960 mi, and the earth's gravitational constant (g) is 32.2 ft./sec^2. How far is the satellite from the surface of the earth?

math alegebra
A satellite's escape velocity is 6.mi./sec, the radius of the earth is 3960 mi, and the earth's gravitational constant (g) is 32.2 ft./sec^2. How far is the satellite from the surface of the earth?

meteogology
Does the equator receive perpendicular sun rays to the Earth's surface most of the 365 day year.

Physics
The gravitational acceleration on the surface of Mercury is 0.38 times that of Earth. Its radius is also about 0.38 times that of the Earth. What is the ratio of the density of Mars to that of Earth?

Astronomy
1. Imagine that the Earth¡¦s spin were to be reversed, so that the planet rotated about its axis from East to West, at the same rate at which it now rotates from West to East. If Earth¡¦s orbital motion about the Sun were unchanged, which of these describe the changes we ...

Astronomy
Star Right Ascension Declination Aldebaran 4h 36m 16¢X 31' Miaplacidus 9h 13m -69¢X 42' Deneb 20h 41m 45¢X 20' Regulus 10h 08m 12¢X 18' Hadar 14h 04m -60¢X 24' 1.If Aldebaran is crossing your local meridian, how long would you need to wait to see Regulus cross the ...

physics
A satellite of mass 225 kg is launched from a site on Earth's equator into an orbit at 200 km above the surface of Earth. (The mass of the Earth is 5.98 1024 kg, and the radius of the Earth is 6.38 103 km.) (a) Assuming a circular orbit, what is the orbital period of this ...

physics
Suppose a driver's car needs to travel 46.4 miles in 1.000 hour at a constant speed. If the tires of the car have a rolling radius of 28.4 cm, what will be the period of rotation of each tire? Suppose a moon of a planet in a distant solar system has an average orbital radius ...

earth
A satellite's escape velocity is 6.mi./sec, the radius of the earth is 3960 mi, and the earth's gravitational constant (g) is 32.2 ft./sec^2. How far is the satellite from the surface of the earth?

Science help (just 4 questions)
1. Which of the following is an example of an environmental pressure? (1 point) the air pressure in the atmosphere a lake that is gradually running out of water a fight between two members of the same species breeding between two members of the same species 2. Which of the ...

Physics
A400 N child is swing that is attached tow ropes 2m long , find the gravitational potential energy of the child-earth system relative to the red line level when ropes make an angle with the vertical .

physics
An obnoxious brat assigns his 0.0221-kilogram pet mouse Mickey the role of stunt mouse by stuffing him into a spring gun and shooting him up into the air at some angle. During the launch process the spring transfers 0.707 J of energy into the \'mouse Earth gravitational fields...

physics
An obnoxious brat assigns his 0.0221-kilogram pet mouse Mickey the role of stunt mouse by stuffing him into a spring gun and shooting him up into the air at some angle. During the launch process the spring transfers 0.707 J of energy into the \'mouse Earth gravitational fields...

Physics
How far from the center of the earth must a satellite be placed so that the acceleration due to gravity is half the value at the surface? (Hint: the diameter of the earth is 1.3x107 m.)

business law
*The below is a scenario in which I have to make an IRAC for (not sure if you know what that is) but read the scenario and see if "Faye" is able to leave legally without ramifications. You must also list the legal rules that apply to this scenario..(for example, if scenario ...

Physica Science
Describe the movement of the Earth based upon the perceived change in positions of the stars

physics
On Earth a baseball player can hit a ball 120 m by giving it an initial angle of 45° to the horizontal. Take the acceleration due to gravity as g=10 ms^-2 Suppose the batter repeats this exercise in a space 'habitat' that has the form of a circular cylinder of radius R = 10 ...

Science
Three light beams encounter a medium. One light ray is reflected, while the other two are absorbed. How can the medium be described? Transparent Translucent Opaque or Clear In satellite communication, does the satellite... Receive radio signals Prevent radio signals Send radio...

physics
Consider the earth following its nearly circular orbit (dashed curve) about the sun.(Figure 2) The earth has mass mearth=5.98×1024kg and the sun has mass msun=1.99×1030kg. They are separated, center to center, by r=93millionmiles=150millionkm.

poetry
Could you help me answer these questions using William Cullen Bryant's poem, "The Prairies?" Thank you so much! I've attached a link to the poem. The poem text is widely available online if you just google the title/author Here are the questions I am struggling with. I have ...

science
what physical components do the sun and earth have in common ? a) core and mantle b) core and atmosphere c) crust and atmosphere d) mantle and crust

physics, magnetism
A long thin copper wire has a mass of 100 grams / meter. If it is arranged near the surface of the earth pointing north in a 0.5 Tesla magnetic field pointing west, what current (in amps) is needed to levitate the rod (against gravity)?

Physical Science
What are the tallest and longest mountain chais on Earth? How were they formed?

Science-Ms.Sue
Suppose some natural disaster occurs and a species of finch is forced to relocate from its original island where it dined on cactus flowers to an adjacent island with many fewer cacti but an overabundance of orchids. What would be the immediate consequences to the species in ...

Science
Study the image of the fossil shown below. How might a scientist use this fossil to learn more about the history of life on Earth? connexus dot com/content/media/917517-4162013-72829-P​M-1012149111.jpg to compare structures in the fossil with homologous structures in ...

Science-Ms.Sue
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...

Physics
A pulley of mass mp , radius R , and moment of inertia about its center of mass Ic , is attached to the edge of a table. An inextensible string of negligible mass is wrapped around the pulley and attached on one end to block 1 that hangs over the edge of the table. The other ...

Physics
A man has a mass of 65kg on the Earth's surface. How far above the surface of the Earth would he have to go to "lose" 13% of his body weight?

physics
A spacecraft of mass is first brought into an orbit around the earth. The earth (together with the spacecraft) orbits the sun in a near circular orbit with radius ( is the mean distance between the earth and the sun; it is about 150 million km). (a) What is the speed (in m/s) ...

Science
Luis wanted to create a clay model of earth and the sun. To show how Earth rotates, Luis wants to use a toothpick to represent Earth's axis of rotation. Where should Luis place the toothpick? A. Horizontally through Earth in the direction Earth is traveling B. Vertically ...

mit
A spacecraft of mass m is first brought into an orbit around the earth. The earth (together with the spacecraft) orbits the sun in a near circular orbit with radius R (R is the mean distance between the earth and the sun; it is about 150 million km). (a) What is the speed v0 (...

Check my answers 6 ?s- Physics
What is a free body diagram? (Points : 1) a drawing of an object in free fall a diagram showing all the forces acting on an object but not its surroundings <-- a diagram showing the shape of an object and the forces that act on it a diagram of an object that is free to ...

Science (Physics)
Gravity on the surface of the moon is only 1 6 as strong as gravity on the Earth. What is the weight of a 30 kg object on the Earth? The acceleration of gravity is 10 m/s 2 . Answer in units of N What is the weight on the moon? Answer in units of N What is the mass on the ...

Physics - pendulum
A pendulum that on Earth has period 0.52 s is taken to the surface of a large asteroid, where it is measured to have period 1.7 s. What is the value of the gravitational acceleration on the surface of that asteroid?

PHYSICS
A wheel in the shape of a uniform disk of radius R and mass mp is mounted on a frictionless horizontal axis. The wheel has moment of inertia about the center of mass Icm=(1/2)mpR2 . A massless cord is wrapped around the wheel and one end of the cord is attached to an object of...

Math
There are about 7 billion people on Earth. Suppose that they all lined up and held hands, each person taking about 2 yards of space. a. How long a line would the people form? b. The circumference of the Earth is about 25,000 miles at the equator. How many times would the line ...

PHYSICS HELP
A pulley of mass mp , radius R , and moment of inertia about its center of mass Ic , is attached to the edge of a table. An inextensible string of negligible mass is wrapped around the pulley and attached on one end to block 1 that hangs over the edge of the table. The other ...

Science (Physics)
On the moon, the acceleration due to gravity is only 1.6 m/s/s. If someone on earth can throw a baseball 24.2 m high, how high could she throw it on the moon?

Physics
Acceleration due to gravity on the moon's surface is 1/6th that on the earth . An object weight 900N on the earth . What does it weight on the moon ?

Earth space science, check answers?
A. 75 % B. 12.5% C. 25% D. 3.13% E. 9.38% 3. what percentage of land on the earths surface is inhospital lands? - B 4. what percentage of earths surface is covered by land? - C 5. what percentage of land on earth is usable, for living on, but not for agriculture/farming?-D 6. ...

Check my answers?
A. 75 % B. 12.5% C. 25% D. 3.13% E. 9.38% 3. what percentage of land on the earths surface is inhospital lands? - B 4. what percentage of earths surface is covered by land? - C 5. what percentage of land on earth is usable, for living on, but not for agriculture/farming?-D 6. ...

Earth space science
I need help with this. the map doesnt show anything and idk how to post the map on here... Match the cities A,B,C, and D with the weather description of the surface model (To the right of each letter) a. city A b. City B c. City C d. City D A. Pressure of 1015.1 and south east...

Physics Classical Mechanics
A satellite of mass m is orbiting the earth, mass M , in a circular orbit of radius ra . Unfortunately a piece of space debris left by a passing rocket lies directly in the satellite's path. The piece of debris has the same mass m as the satellite. The debris collides with the...

Physics Classical Mechanics`
A wheel in the shape of a uniform disk of radius R and mass mp is mounted on a frictionless horizontal axis. The wheel has moment of inertia about the center of mass Icm=(1/2)mpR2 . A massless cord is wrapped around the wheel and one end of the cord is attached to an object of...

Physics Classical Mechanics
A pulley of mass mp , radius R , and moment of inertia about its center of mass Ic , is attached to the edge of a table. An inextensible string of negligible mass is wrapped around the pulley and attached on one end to block 1 that hangs over the edge of the table. The other ...

PHYSICS HELP
A satellite of mass m is orbiting the earth, mass M , in a circular orbit of radius ra . Unfortunately a piece of space debris left by a passing rocket lies directly in the satellite's path. The piece of debris has the same mass m as the satellite. The debris collides with the...

PHYSICS
To monitor the breathing of a hospital patient, a thin belt is girded around the patient's chest. The belt is a 200-turn coil. When the patient inhales, the area encircled by the coil increases by 45.0 cm2. The magnitude of the Earth's magnetic field is 50.0 μT and makes ...

physics
A 19 turn circular coil of wire has diameter 1.09 m. It is placed with its axis along the direction of the Earth's magnetic field of 51.0 µT, and then in 0.195 s it is flipped 180°. An average emf of what magnitude is generated in the coil?

science
Why did the following change occur ? The snow that covered the ground all winter began to melt,temperature rose, and flowers started to bloom. a) days became shorter b) earth's tilt on its axis shifted. c) the sun's rays became more concentrated d) Earth completed one revolution

Circular motion Problem - moon completing an orbit
Given that sidereal month, the amount of time it takes the moon to complete one orbit, is 27.332 days. How far is the moon from the earth?

science
tides are caused by the force of inertia from the sun and moon acting on Earth. true or false

science
why can you never see the far side of the moon from Earth ? a) because earth is spinning too quickly b) because it cannot be seen during daylight hours c) because the moon rotates once on its axis in the same time that it takes to revolve around earth d) because the moon does ...

science
which of the following descriptions of the moon's surface is accurate? a) the moon's surface is wet and smooth b) the moon's surface is dry and irregular c) the moon's surface has mountains and oceans d) the moon's surface is exactly like Earth's surface

Physics please HELP
A meteor is approaching. Assume that the meteor started very far away from the earth and just grazes the earth. You may ignore all other forces except gravitational force between earth and meteor. Assume that mass of the meteor is much smaller than mass of the earth. With ...

science
What is the height (in miles) for a ( television satellite to be placed above the equator of Earth to rotate at the same speed as Earth and be able to relay pictures that have been beamed to it back to another place?

physical/earth science
what important nonmetal is in brilliant yellow acrylic paint that contains titanium dioxide

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