2 RunoffThe process by which water flows over the surface of the ground. ** not a vocab word but should have been
3 True/FalsePrecipitation, evaporation and condensation are all important parts of the carbon cycle. False
4 Multiple Choice A puddle drying up on a sunny day is an example of TranspirationEvaporationCondensationPrecipitationAnswer: B
5 Multiple Choice What is a carbon sink? Something that adds carbon to the atmosphereSomething that removes carbon from the atmosphereSomething that adds carbon to the Earth’s curstSomething that removes carbon from the Earth’s crustAnswer: B
6 AdvectionThe horizontal movement of an air mass (heat, cold, humidity) **Not a vocab word but should have been
7 ATMOSPHEREThe outer layer of gases of a large body in space, such as a planet or star; the mixture of gases that surrounds the Earth; one of the four parts of the Earth system.
8 BIOSPHEREThe living portions of the planet. This is where all of the bugs, trees, and animals live.
9 The frozen regions of our planet. CRYOSPHEREThe frozen regions of our planet.
10 The act or process of burning. COMBUSTIONThe act or process of burning.
11 The process by which a gas changes into a liquid CONDENSATIONThe process by which a gas changes into a liquid
12 CARBON CYCLECarbon dioxide (CO2) and oxygen (O2) gases constantly circulate, or cycle, among plants, animals, and the atmosphere
13 Multiple ChoiceWater that collects beneath the surface of Earth is calledLake WaterPrecipitationGround WaterSpringsAnswer: C
14 A series of events or actions that repeat themselves regularly. CYCLEA series of events or actions that repeat themselves regularly.
15 NITROGEN CYCLEThe cycling of different forms of nitrogen (N) among the atmosphere, soil, and living organisms.
16 True/FalsePlants and animals play a role in the water and carbon cycles True
17 Multiple Choice Which of the following statements about water is true? Water is necessary for life to surviveWater exists in liquid form onlyWater in ice is a gasWater covers ¼ of Earth’s surfaceAnswer: A
18 True/FalseAnimals get the carbon they need by eating other organisms True
19 PHOTOSYNTHESISThe process that plants use to create glucose (energy). Water, sunlight, carbon dioxide (CO2), and chlorophyll are needed for this process to take place. This reaction takes place in chloroplasts.6H2O + 6CO > C6H12O6+ 6O2
20 PRECIPITATIONAll forms of water that fall to the ground or form on or near it, such as rain, snow, dew, and fog.
21 POLLUTIONThe introduction of harmful substances or products into an environment in various forms.
22 True/FalseThe burning of fossil fuels produces both air pollution and greenhouse gases. True
23 To put or pass through a cycle again. RecycleTo put or pass through a cycle again.
24 True/FalseFossil fuels are a form of water formed and stored inside Earth False
25 RespirationThe process of water vapor being released into the atmosphere by animals.
26 Multiple Choice How do animals add carbon dioxide to the atmosphere? Through breathingThrough evaporationThrough cellular respirationThrough transpirationAnswer: A
27 SmogA type of air pollution that occurs when sunlight causes fuels, fumes and other gases to react chemically.
28 The process by which water evaporates from the leaves of plants. TranspirationThe process by which water evaporates from the leaves of plants.
29 The continuous movement of water through the environment of Earth Water CycleThe continuous movement of water through the environment of Earth
30 DecayThe natural chemical change that causes the slow destruction of something
31 The process by which liquid water changes into water vapor. EvaporationThe process by which liquid water changes into water vapor.
32 Global WarmingAn increase in world temperatures caused by increased amounts of carbon dioxide around the Earth
33 The watery layer of the earth's surface; includes water vapor. HydrosphereThe watery layer of the earth's surface; includes water vapor.
34 The solid part of the earth consisting of the crust and outer mantle. LithosphereThe solid part of the earth consisting of the crust and outer mantle.
35 Decay of once living organisms Draw the Carbon CycleLabel 8 parts!Respiration (2)Photosynthesis (2)CombustionFossil FuelsDecay of once living organismsCO2 dissolves in water