Earth Science Vocabulary 2 - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

kiaria
earth science vocabulary 2 n.
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
Earth Science Vocabulary 2 PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
Earth Science Vocabulary 2

play fullscreen
1 / 27
Download Presentation
Earth Science Vocabulary 2
90 Views
Download Presentation

Earth Science Vocabulary 2

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript

  1. Earth ScienceVocabulary 2 5th GradeMs. Shiver

  2. A long, narrow island that forms along the coast

  3. Barrier Island

  4. The plowing of crop rows across hillsides to prevent erosion

  5. Contour plowing

  6. A barrier constructed to contain the flow of water or to keep out the sea

  7. levee

  8. A current that moves parallel to the shore

  9. Longshore current

  10. System of drains that prevents flooding during heavy rainstorms

  11. Storm drain management

  12. A ridge of sediment and rock left behind when a glacier melts

  13. moraine

  14. The study of vibrations caused by rocks moving and breaking along faults

  15. seismology

  16. The placement of additional sand on beaches to protect them from erosion

  17. Beach nourishment

  18. A structure built across a river to control its flow

  19. dam

  20. The planting of crops on terraces built into steep hillsides to prevent erosion

  21. terracing

  22. A structure built at right angles to the beach to control beach erosion

  23. groin

  24. A huge sheet of slowly moving ice

  25. glacier

  26. A long, oval shaped mound of soil and rock formed from glacial deposits

  27. drumlin