Flashcards in Finals SG Sem. 1 Deck (43):
What substance commonly contains fossils
The main purpose of science is...
To create models of how the universe works
To find weight, you would use what instrument?
Where would subduction occur?
Convergent boundaries (moving toward each other)
What is the first law of thermodynamics?
Energy in the universe is constant
Fossils that supposedly show organisms in the process of evolution are called what
What is the name of the study of fossils
Most secular and young-earth scientists agree on the plate tectonics theory, but they disagree on what?
When it happened
What would be the bottom layer of a diluvial geologic column?
The creation event
What is the flow of thermal energy from a hot place to a cold place?
What is the "ability to do work" defined as?
There is geologic evidence that supports the theory that...
The Flood may have begun with a meteorite hitting the earth
Boiling is a form of...
What kind of scientist studies sediments in the ocean?
What does a good inference require?
What can always be found in the nucleus of an atom?
What is the highest number for longitude?
What does an object's weight depend on?
Gravity and mass
To have kinetic energy an object must be...
Experiments at the Large Hadron Collider are attempting to show what?
How the universe started according to secular beliefs
Detailed fossils would most likely be found in...
What force is significant in producing an avalanche?
Why are controlled experiments preferred?
They allow only one factor to vary
What earthquake magnitude scale do geologists make earthquake reports with?
What instrument both detects and records earthquakes is called...
Smaller earthquakes that result from major earthquakes are called what?
Most important science evidence against the natural origin of petroleum
The differences of the chemical composition of petroleum and artificial petroleum
Most fossils are what type of organisms?
Creationists and evolutionists often
disagree on the interpretation of evidence based on worldview
The forces involved in forming coal would be what?
What do geologists use to estimate the age of a rock?
By definition, what is a force?
a push or a pull
Radiometric dating does not include...
tree-ring counting method
In which process does petrified wood form?
A fault most secular geologists think can explain how older fossils were placed above younger
Scientists who study rock layers are in what career field?
An example of a chemical change would be...
Lightning hitting a tree and catching it on fire, turning it to ash
Where would you be at point 0 latitude?
A field force would be
What is the horizontal direction of a fault?
Most of the electrical power plants in the U.S. use this type of fuel
Liters, cubic inches, quarts, and millimeters are measures of...