2Warm up 9-12-11 Decide if each statement is true. If not, CORRECT it. 1. The sky seems to turn because Earth stays still.2. Mass is the force that keeps a satellite in orbit around an object in space.3. Earth is a satellite of the Sun.
3Warm up 9-13-11 Write and then answer the following questions. What causes the changes in the amount of sunlight at a location during the year?What causes day and night?
4Warm up 9-14-11 Write and answer the following questions. 1. How long does it take Earth to turn once on its axis?2. What is this motion called?3. How long does it take Earth to move once around the Sun?4. What is this motion called?
5Warm upThink about a time you have seen the Moon in the sky. Draw the Moon the way you have seen it. Add labels or sentences to help describe what you saw.
6Warm upDraw a diagram showing the orbit of Earth and the orbit of Earth’s Moon. Label the Sun, Earth, the Moon, Earth’s orbit, and the Moon’s orbit.
7Warm up 9-21-11 Write and answer the following questions. 1. Why do planets look bright?2. What are the two regions of the solar system?
8Warm up 9-22-11 Write then answer the following question. 1. After Earth formed, how did gases affect its surface?2. Name the four terrestrial planets.
9Warm up 9-23-11 Write then answer the following question. 1. What surface features does Mercury have?2. How long does it take Mercury to orbit and rotate?
10Warm up 9-26-11 Write then answer questions. MODIFIED1. What is Venus’s average distance from the Sun?a AUb AUc. 1 AUd. 50 AUREGULAR1. How long does it take for Venus to rotate?2. How long does it take Venus to orbit?
11Warm up 9-27-11 Write then answer questions. REGULAR1. What is the atmosphere of Mars like?2. What features are identified in the image on page 91E?MODIFIED1. How long does it take Mars to rotate?a. 24 minutesb. 1 hourc. 5 yearsd. 25 hours
12Warm up 9-28-11 Write then answer questions. REGULAR1. What two gases make up the gas giants?2. What causes Jupiter’s fast winds and stormy weather?MODIFIED1. Jupiter is a world of ____ and ____.a. ice and snowb. fire and icec. storms and cloudsd. wind and rain
13Warm up 9-29-11 Write then answer questions Draw a diagram of the inner solar system and the outer solar system. Use labels to show the planets and where the asteroid belt is located.
14Warm upRead the passage on page 111E and then answer the 4 questions. You do not have to write the questions just the letter that goes with the answer.
153. long mountains and valleys 4. dunes Terms a. tectonics b. volcanism Warm up Match each feature with the type of process that may have produced it.Features1. a round depression2. a mountain made of lava3. long mountains and valleys4. dunesTermsa. tectonicsb. volcanismc. weathering and erosiond. impact cratering
16Warm up 10-6-11 Write then answer questions REGULAR1. What are Saturn’s rings made of?2. List Saturn’sOrbit:Rotation:MODIFIED1. What is Saturn’s most noticeable feature?a. Ring systemb. Necklace systemc. Round systemd. Ice crystals
17Warm up 10-7-11 Write then answer questions REGULAR1. Where is the asteroid belt located?2. What is the difference between a meteor and a meteorite?MODIFIED1. What is a small, solid, rocky body that orbits close to the Sun?a. Moonb. Planetc. Asteroidd. Pluto
18Warm up 10-10-11 Write then answer questions REGULAR1. What layers are in the Sun’s interior?2. What layers are in the Sun’s atmosphere?MODIFIED1. The Sun consists mostly of _______ gas.a. Carbonb. Hydrogenc. Heliumd. sulfur
19Warm up 10-12-11 Write then answer questions REGULAR1. What are sunspots?2. What are solar winds?MODIFIED1. What is the transfer of energy from place to place by motion of heated gas or liquid?a. Fusionb. convectionc. Corona
20Warm up 10-14-11 Write then answer questions REGULAR1. What is the source of energy in the sun?2. How does energy move from the Sun’s core to the photosphere?MODIFIED1. Which layer do you usually see in photographs of the Sun?A. Convection zoneB. PhotosphereC. ChromosphereD. Corona
211. Are all the planets in our solar system like Earth? Warm up Answer yes or no to each question, and explain the reason for your answer.1. Are all the planets in our solar system like Earth?2. Do the oceans cover more of Earth than the continents?3. Is Earth’s atmosphere made up of just one gas?
22Warm up 10-19-11 Write then answer the question(s). Reading 9A-14A REGULAR1. What percentage of Earth’s fresh water is frozen?2. What are the four parts of Earth’s system?3. What impact do you have on the surface?MODIFIED1. Do plants absorb or release carbon dioxide?A. AbsorbB. ReleaseC. Neither2. Which one below belongs to the biosphere?A. LakeB. OxygenC. snail
23Warm up 10-24-11 Write then answer the question(s). Reading 43A-48A REGULAR1. List the four characteristics to be a mineral.184.108.40.206.2. What 3 minerals combine to make the rock granite?3. Define compound.MODIFIED1. A mineral is a substance that formsa. from rocks c. in natureb. one element d. in liquid2. A crystal structure is characteristic ofa. an element c. magmab. a rock d. a mineral
24Warm up 10-25-11 Write then answer the question(s). Reading 43A-48A REGULAR1. How are minerals different from rocks?2. What do all silicates contain?3. How much of Earth’s crust in made up of oxygen and silicon? (HINT: use graph pg. 48A)MODIFIED1. What is the most common group of minerals?A. CarbonatesB. SilicatesC. Oxides
25Warm up 10-26-11 Write then answer the question(s). Reading 50A-52A REGULAR1. List the three main factors that cause minerals to vary in color.220.127.116.11. What is the name of the mineral pictured on pg. 51A? (Hint: It is the same mineral, because it has the same streak color.)MODIFIED1. What are the two main types of luster?a. color and streakb. metallic and nonmetallicc. luster