Jeopardy Earth/Space Systems/Cycles Force/Motion/ Matter Energy Scientific Investigation Life Processes & Living Systems Q $100 Q $200 Q $300 Q $400 Q $500 Q $100 Q $200 Q $300 Q $400 Q $500 Final Jeopardy
If the Earth moved farther away from the sun, which of these would probably happen? a – There would be no moon. b – There would be more solar eclipses. c – There would be colder weather. d – There would be more seasons.
The Chesapeake Bay is important to the larger ocean ecosystem because ___. a – it is the largest habitat for blue crabs in the United States b – it provides spawning grounds, nursery beds, and feeding grounds for many species of ocean creatures c- it serves as the winter home for tundra swans, Canada geese, and variety of other ducks d – some species of freshwater fish come down from the rivers to spawn in the bay
b – it provides spawning grounds, nursery beds, and feeding grounds for many species of ocean creatures
How is the Earth different from all of the other planets? a – It has a breathable atmosphere. b – It has a rocky surface. c – It is warmed by the sun. d – It rotates on its axis.
This picture shows a study that Isaac Newton made with a prism to produce a spectrum. Newton’s discovery led most directly to an understanding of the cause of _____. a – x-rays b – sunspots c – rainbows d - starlight
A high soprano singer can break a crystal glass if the glass resonates with her voice. In order to do this, the sound the singer makes has to be _____. a – speeded up before reaching the glass b – amplified before reaching the glass c – reflected off the glass d – able to vibrate the glass
A comb is rubbed with a piece of wool fabric and placed next to some scraps of paper. The paper moves toward the comb. The movement of the paper is caused by _____. a – chemical energy b – magnetic energy c – mechanical energy d – static electricity
Which tools would be needed to measure the size and the mass of a block of wood? a – a watch with a second hand and a ruler b – a graduated cylinder and a thermometer c – a ruler and a balance d – a thermometer and a meter stick
The larger the mass of a planet, the greater the pull of gravity on that planet’s surface. According to the information in the chart, which of these planets has a mass closest to the Earth’s mass? a – Mercury b – Venus c – Mars d - Jupiter
The black widow spider is common to Virginia’s ledges, rocks, and plants. Why are these spiders important to the balance in nature? a – They poison other animals. b – They are harmless to people. c – They eat humans. d – They help control some insects.
During certain stages of a butterfly’s life cycle, the butterfly helps plants by pollinating their flowers. At other stages, it hurts plants by eating their leaves. At what stage in the butterfly’s life cycle does it eat the most plant leaves? a – Stage 1 b – Stage 2 c – Stage 3 d – Stage 4