The World of Earth Science Introduction

  1. What is the creation mandate?
    This command includes the idea that people should fill the earth and study it to discover the best ways to use it.
  2. What are the two most important commandments?
    Thou shalt love the LORD thy God with all thy heart, and Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thy self.
  3. What can Earth science prevent?
    It can prevent hurt, and allow needs, such as fresh water.
  4. What does a believer in Christ need to act?
    To do exactly as to what Christ would have done in that situation.
  5. What is a world view?
    A world view is the overall perspective that we use to see and interpret the world.
  6. What is a presupposition?
    A presupposition is the idea that thing are not proven to be true but we believe in them anyway.
  7. What is a secular view point?
    A secular view point take the idea that there is no God, and there is no "in the beginning."
  8. What is a model?
    It is a general idea on how something works.
  9. What is a theory?
    A theory is an idea that is not proven to be true.
  10. What is a law?
    A law is an idea that is proven to be true.
  11. What is the big bang theory?
    The big bang theory is another idea in which the Earth formed with the gliding of two objects.
  12. What is the scientific process?
    The scientific process separates science from nearly all human activities.
  13. What are two keys scientist rely on in their work?
    The principle of cause and effect and the principle of uniformity.
  14. What is petrology?
    Identifying rocks and minerals determining their properties, and studying how they formed; a geological materials scientist.
  15. What is mineralogy?
    A part of petrology, focusing on identifying the chemicals in minerals that make up rocks, their crystal structure, and how they formed; a geological chemist.
  16. What is structural geology?
    Studying the arrangements of rocks, fractures, and faults within rocks and minerals, and history of their information.
  17. What is seismology?
    studying earthquakes, seismic waves, and the earth's interior.
  18. What is stratigraphy?
    classifying and identifying strata (layers of rocks); finding underground resources associated with certain rock strata.
  19. What is matter?
    Matter is anything that occupies space or mass.
  20. What is composition?
    It is what the mass is classified in by what it is made out of.
  21. What did humans discover after the earth was made?
    Pure substances.
  22. What is a pure substance?
    It is a type of object that has only one type of particle.
  23. What is a mixture?
    It is a object that has more than one type of particle.
  24. What are the states of matter?
    Solids, liquids, and gasses.
  25. What is a solid?
    It is an object that can be touched, and is not formed in any other properties.
  26. What is a liquid?
    It is a type of mixture that is in a liquid form.
  27. What is a gas?
    A gas is a type of mixture that is composed in the air.
  28. What is melting?
    Melting is the formation of a solid becoming a liquid.
  29. What is freezing?
    It is the formation of a liquid turning into a solid.
  30. What is condensation?
    It is liquid falling from the sky or any object.
  31. What is evaporation?
    Evaporation is the liquids turning into a gas form and rising into the sky.
  32. What is weight?
    It is how heavy an object is.
  33. What is volume?
    Volume is the amount of space inside an object.
Card Set
The World of Earth Science Introduction
The Introduction to BJU Earth Science