# Earth Patterns, Cycles, and Change Grade 3 SOL-3.8 Created by; Kim Smith.

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Earth Patterns, Cycles, and Change Grade 3 SOL-3.8 Created by; Kim Smith

What is a CYCLE? A.A scattered pattern B.A repeated pattern C.A loose pattern

What is a SEQUENCE? A.A series of events that occur out of order. B.A series of events that occur once a week. C.A series of events that occur in a natural order.

Day and night are caused by the ____ of the Earth. A.Pattern B.Rotation C.Spin

How long does it take the Earth to complete one rotation ? A.12 hours B.20 hours C.24 hours

The part of the Earth facing the sun has_____. A.Night B.Winter C.Daylight

The part of the Earth facing AWAY from the sun has___. A.Daylight B.Winter C.Night

How long does it take Earth to REVOLVE around the sun ? A.12 days B.Three months C.365 days

What happened as the Earth is revolving ? A.The trees spin B.The seasons change C.The Earth gets hot

The Earth is TILTED on it’s ____. A.Equator B.Imaginary line C.Axis

The seasonal changes take place because the Earth is either _____ toward the sun or away from the sun. A.Rotated B.Tilted C.Spun

If the Earth is tilted toward the sun what type of seasons do we have? A.Winter, fall B.Summer, spring

The CYCLE of PHASES of the moon occurs as the moon makes one revolution around the ______. A.Sun B.Moon C.Earth

The shapes of the _____ follow a pattern. A.Sun B.Earth C.Moon

The tides follow PATTERNS too. A.True B.False

How many high tides do we have in 24 hours ? A.4 B.2 C.3

How many low tides do we have in 24 hours ? A.2 B.4 C.6

What causes the tides ? A.The gravitational attraction between the Earth and the Moon. B.The magnetic pull of the Moon on the water.

Plants and Animals have life ____. A.Circles B.Cycles C.Times

Frogs begin as ____. A.Tadpoles B.Pupas C.Eggs

____ come after the egg in the frog life cycle. A.Tadpoles B.Butterflies C.Blossoms

In a plant life cycle what grows first? A.Seedling B.Fruit C.Seed

What does a new plant form that continues the plant cycle ? A.Roots B.Stem C.Seeds

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