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Solutions for Chapter 6: Introduction to Atoms

Holt Science & Technology California: Student Edition Grade 8 Physical Science 2007 | 1st Edition | ISBN: 9780030426599 | Authors: RINEHART AND WINSTON HOLT

Full solutions for Holt Science & Technology California: Student Edition Grade 8 Physical Science 2007 | 1st Edition

ISBN: 9780030426599

Holt Science & Technology California: Student Edition Grade 8 Physical Science 2007 | 1st Edition | ISBN: 9780030426599 | Authors: RINEHART AND WINSTON HOLT

Solutions for Chapter 6: Introduction to Atoms

Solutions for Chapter 6
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Textbook: Holt Science & Technology California: Student Edition Grade 8 Physical Science 2007
Edition: 1
Author: RINEHART AND WINSTON HOLT
ISBN: 9780030426599

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Key Science Terms and definitions covered in this textbook
  • Active continental margin

    Usually narrow and consisting of highly deformed sediments. They occur where oceanic lithosphere is being subducted beneath the margin of a continent.

  • Beach nourishment

    The process by which large quantities of sand are added to the beach system to offset losses caused by wave erosion.

  • Biosphere

    The totality of life on Earth; the parts of the solid Earth, hydrosphere, and atmosphere in which living organisms can be found.

  • Carbonate group

    Mineral group whose members contain the carbonate ion and one or more kinds of positive ions. Calcite is a common example.

  • Cold front

    A front along which a cold air mass thrusts beneath a warmer air mass.

  • Cross-bedding

    Structure in which relatively thin layers are inclined at an angle to the main bedding. Formed by currents of wind or water.

  • Crystal settling

    During the crystallization of magma, the earlier-formed minerals are denser than the liquid portion and settle to the bottom of the magma chamber.

  • Ecliptic

    The yearly path of the Sun plotted against the background of stars.

  • Element

    A substance that cannot be decomposed into simpler substances by ordinary chemical or physical means.

  • Geosphere

    The solid Earth, the largest of Earth’s four major spheres.

  • Glacial trough

    A mountain valley that has been widened, deepened, and straightened by a glacier.

  • Metamorphism

    The changes in mineral composition and texture of a rock subjected to high temperature and pressure within Earth.

  • Monthly mean temperature

    The mean temperature for a month that is calculated by averaging the daily means.

  • Neutron star

    A star of extremely high density composed entirely of neutrons.

  • Oceanic zone

    The marine-life zone beyond the continental shelf.

  • Primary pollutants

    Those pollutants emitted directly from identifiable sources.

  • Psychrometer

    A device consisting of two thermometers (wet bulb and dry bulb) that is rapidly whirled and, with the use of tables, yields the relative humidity and dew point.

  • Solstice

    The time when the vertical rays of the

  • Spit

    An elongated ridge of sand that projects from the land into the mouth of an adjacent bay.

  • Wave period

    The time interval between the passage of successive crests at a stationary point.

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