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Glossary of Earth Science-Introduction

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Scientific conclusions are subject to __________.
change
air surrounding the earth
atmosphere
study of observable facts or events
science
Greek word for earth
geo
pursuit of wisdom by means other than observation
philosophy
a blanket statement of denial, lying outside the realm of science
universal negative
Greek word for water
hudor(hydro)
the celestial sphere
space
four elements that comprise the study of earth science
space (celestial sphere)
atmosphere
lithosphere
hydrosphere
water that covers about three-fourths of the earth
hydrosphere
study of earthquakes
seismology
Science cannot make __________ judgments.
value
etymology of the word "philosophy"
Greek words philos (loving) and sophos (wisdom)
etymology of the word "science"
from the Latin word sciens, "to know"
solid part of the earth
lithosphere
literal meaning of "atmosphere"
"vapor sphere, or ball," from the Greek words atmos and sphaira
meaning of "litho"
from the Greek word lithos, meaning "stone"
Science cannot judge medical procedures as being __________ right or wrong.
morally
Anything that can't be __________ lies outside the realm of science.
observed

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