A student put sedimentary rocks in pile 1, igneous in pile 2, and metamorphic in pile 3. Which of the following would belong in pile 2? a.marble, gneiss, and schist b.Basalt, obsidian, and pumice c.Sandstone, conglomerate, and shale d.Granite, slate, and mudstone
A water truck keeps the soil wet at a construction site. Why? a.to keep the soil from blowing away b.To keep the workers cool c.To help new plants grow when they are planted d.It looks better when it is wet.
Which observation indicates that soil erosion is happening? a.The soil is deep and grows grass on top b.The soil has deep gullies c.A forest of pine trees grows on the soil d.The soil is made of small living and nonliving parts
A home has a sloping backyard. The family puts in retaining walls made of large boulders part way down the hill. Why? a.They look nice b.They keep soil in place c.To improve the view d.Because all the cool people do it!
Which of the following is an example of weathering of rock? a.Rocks rolling down a hill b.Wind carrying sand particles c.Glaciers carrying boulders far away from a mountain d.Rocks being broken apart by roots of a tree
Rocky dug up some soil, put it is a cup, and weighed it. He put it in a warm place with no cover. Two weeks later he weighed it again. It weighed less than before. Why? a.The cup had changed shape b.There were more living things c.The soil was warmer d.Water had evaporated
For a science fair project, a student grew plants in wet paper towels, wet gravel, wet cotton balls, and wet soil. Which question would be the best title for this project. a.Do roots or stems grow longer? b.Can plants grow without sunlight? c.How strong are roots and stems? d.Can plants grow without soil?
A student wanted to read about the differences between rocks and minerals. Which part of a science textbook would help the student locate the page numbers of these topics? a.The index b.The glossary c.The title page d.The copyright page