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Warm ups Week starting 9-12-11. Warm up 9-12-11 Decide if each statement is true. If not, CORRECT it. 1. The sky seems to turn because Earth stays still.

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1 Warm ups Week starting

2 Warm up 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.

3 Warm up Write and then answer the following questions. 1.What causes the changes in the amount of sunlight at a location during the year? 2.What causes day and night?

4 Warm up 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?

5 Warm up Think 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.

6 Warm up Draw 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.

7 Warm up Write and answer the following questions. 1. Why do planets look bright? 2. What are the two regions of the solar system?

8 Warm up Write then answer the following question. 1. After Earth formed, how did gases affect its surface? 2. Name the four terrestrial planets.

9 Warm up Write then answer the following question. 1. What surface features does Mercury have? 2. How long does it take Mercury to orbit and rotate?

10 Warm up Write then answer questions. REGULAR 1. How long does it take for Venus to rotate? 2. How long does it take Venus to orbit? MODIFIED 1. What is Venus’s average distance from the Sun? a. 0.5 AU b AU c. 1 AU d. 50 AU

11 Warm up Write then answer questions. REGULAR 1. What is the atmosphere of Mars like? 2. What features are identified in the image on page 91E? MODIFIED 1. How long does it take Mars to rotate? a. 24 minutes b. 1 hour c. 5 years d. 25 hours

12 Warm up Write then answer questions. REGULAR 1. What two gases make up the gas giants? 2. What causes Jupiter’s fast winds and stormy weather? MODIFIED 1. Jupiter is a world of ____ and ____. a. ice and snow b. fire and ice c. storms and clouds d. wind and rain

13 Warm up 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.

14 Warm up Read 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.

15 Warm up Match each feature with the type of process that may have produced it. Features 1. a round depression 2. a mountain made of lava 3. long mountains and valleys 4. dunes Terms a. tectonics b. volcanism c. weathering and erosion d. impact cratering

16 Warm up Write then answer questions REGULAR 1. What are Saturn’s rings made of? 2. List Saturn’s Orbit: Rotation: MODIFIED 1. What is Saturn’s most noticeable feature? a. Ring system b. Necklace system c. Round system d. Ice crystals

17 Warm up Write then answer questions REGULAR 1. Where is the asteroid belt located? 2. What is the difference between a meteor and a meteorite? MODIFIED 1. What is a small, solid, rocky body that orbits close to the Sun? a. Moon b. Planet c. Asteroid d. Pluto

18 Warm up Write then answer questions REGULAR 1. What layers are in the Sun’s interior? 2. What layers are in the Sun’s atmosphere? MODIFIED 1. The Sun consists mostly of _______ gas. a. Carbon b. Hydrogen c. Helium d. sulfur

19 Warm up Write then answer questions REGULAR 1. What are sunspots? 2. What are solar winds? MODIFIED 1. What is the transfer of energy from place to place by motion of heated gas or liquid? a. Fusion b. convection c. Corona

20 Warm up Write then answer questions REGULAR 1. What is the source of energy in the sun? 2. How does energy move from the Sun’s core to the photosphere? MODIFIED 1. Which layer do you usually see in photographs of the Sun? A. Convection zone B. Photosphere C. Chromosphere D. Corona

21 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?

22 Warm up Write then answer the question(s). Reading 9A-14A REGULAR 1. 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? MODIFIED 1. Do plants absorb or release carbon dioxide? A. Absorb B. Release C. Neither 2. Which one below belongs to the biosphere? A. Lake B. Oxygen C. snail

23 Warm up Write then answer the question(s). Reading 43A-48A REGULAR 1. List the four characteristics to be a mineral. –1. –2. –3. –4. 2. What 3 minerals combine to make the rock granite? 3. Define compound. MODIFIED 1. A mineral is a substance that forms a. from rocksc. in nature b. one elementd. in liquid 2. A crystal structure is characteristic of a. an elementc. magma b. a rockd. a mineral

24 Warm up Write then answer the question(s). Reading 43A-48A REGULAR 1. 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) MODIFIED 1. What is the most common group of minerals? A. Carbonates B. Silicates C. Oxides

25 Warm up Write then answer the question(s). Reading 50A-52A REGULAR 1. List the three main factors that cause minerals to vary in color. –1. –2. –3. 2. What is the name of the mineral pictured on pg. 51A? (Hint: It is the same mineral, because it has the same streak color.) MODIFIED 1. What are the two main types of luster? a. color and streak b. metallic and nonmetallic c. luster


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