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1

Matter exists in ____ states, what are they?

3
Solid
Liquid
Gas

2

True or false
Matter can go through a state change as a result of a temperature change, not a pressure change

False, it can be changed by temperature and pressure

3

What is the law of conservation of matter?

Matter cannot be created or destroyed only changed from one form to another

4

What are the four R's

Refuse (to consume)
Reduce
Reuse
Recycle

5

What are the four spheres in the biochemical cycle?

Hydrosphere
Atmosphere
Lithosphere
Ecosphere

6

Global climate change is caused by ...

a quick transfer of matter from the lithosphere to the atmosphere.
Carbon dioxide being released at a rapid rate.

7

What does the biochemical cycle look like?

Atmosphere
|
Ecosphere
(Producers & consumers)
/ \
Hydrosphere Lithosphere

8

True or false
Humans are speeding up the mobilization of matter transfer through the spheres

True

9

What are the 6 macronutrients of life

Carbon
Oxygen
Hydrogen
Sulfur
Phosphorous
Nitrogen

10

What is the haber process?

A chemical fixer of nitrogen to fertilizer, it is easily nutrified

11

NOx kill what atmospheric gas?

Ozone

12

What is matter?

It has mass and takes up space

13

What does BNF stand for

Biological nitrogen fixation