Cycles such as the ___(A)__, ___(B)___, and ___(C)___ help to renew the earth’s natural resources?
Nitrogen, Carbon, and Water Cycles Bonus: How do they do this? 200
Which type of earth material is most likely to hold the most water? AB CD
C Sand holds the most water because it absorbs it the most due to its tiny makeup 300
The Sun would be classified as what type of resource? A)Renewable B)Non-renewable C)Inexhaustible
400 C) Inexhaustible
Which of the following statements about the rock layers is true? A)The layer of shale is older than the layer of granite. B)The layer of granite was formed after the layer of sandstone. C)The layer of sandstone is the newest forming layer. D) Shale is the oldest layer. Sandstone Shale Conglomerate Granite
500 Sandstone Shale Conglomerate Granite C) The layer of granite was formed after the layer of sandstone.
Which of the following is the quickest change to land? A) C) B)D)
100 A) Earthquake
What is happening in this picture?
Deposition of Sediments 200
What slow change effect on the land is taking place:
Erosion (Beach erosion) The breaking down and carrying of rock. 300
What is happening in this picture? What are some things that could be done to prevent it?
400 Soil Erosion Planting plants; building hills to slow the process; build levels
Which experiment would best show how different methods of plowing fields on a hill affect erosion? A) C) B) D)
500 C) Because there needs to be two different plowing fields to do the experiment as variables
Which of these would best model how the sun's energy warms the Earth? A) A pot of water boiling B) A heat lamp keeping food hot C) An oven baking bread D) A spoon getting hot when stirring soup
B) A heat lamp keeping food hot The sun radiates its rays in an open solar system from a distance 100
Which letter does Mercury, Venus, and Mars represent?
200 Q: Mercury R: Venus S: Mars
Fill in the missing blanks of the lunar cycle.
300 Full Moon Third Quarter First Quarter New Moon
About how long does it take Earth to make a complete rotation on its axis? A) One day B) One week C) One month D) One year
B)One Day Rotation: How the Earth completes a full 360; how it completely turns Revolution: How it completely goes around the sun 400
Why are we able to see the moon at night?
The reflection from the sun make the moon shine. 500
Which is the correct order to show how energy flows through this community? C) B) A)
100 C) The primary source of energy is the sun. The sun gives energy to the plants to make photosynthesis and herbivores eat the plants while carnivores eat the herbivores.
A beaker would most likely be used to find the __________ of a liquid. Hint: What measurement of matter?
Volume Fact: Volume determines the amount of space an object takes up. We could measure how much space the liquid takes up in milliliters. 200
Which liquid has a greater density? Liquid A Liquid B Liquid C
300 Liquid C Why? Because the matter is packed tighter together in Liquid C causing it to settle at the bottom
A B Which plant would most likely live in a cool, dry climate? Why?
A Because the thin dry leaves (needles) can survive the cold Bonus: What type of tree is this called? (300 points) 400
Which of the following is an example of a chemical change? AB CD Salt Sugar
500 A The fire is a chemical change because it produces something new – a gas
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