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Planetary cooling can happen because of ____.

Volcanic eruptions

100

Many scientists think coral is dying due to____.

global warming

100

How does the angle of incoming sunlight explain why temperatures tend to be cooler as one moves from the equator toward either pole?

the suns energy is spread out over a larger area not allowing it to warm as much

100

How do some animals adapt behaviorally to a dry climate?

don't move during the day, obtain moisture from what they eat, hide under rocks

100

The process in which animals enter an inactive state to survive hot and dry weather

estivation

200
El Nino causes____.

Ocean temperatures to increase of the coast of Peru 

200

An animal that hibernates____.


reduces its activity in cold weather


200

What is the relationship between deforestation and global warming?

trees recycle carbon, less trees means less carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere 
200

Study the chart, then come up with three ideas for reducing carbon dioxide emissions.

electric cars, recycle, biking (e.t.c.)

200

What are minerals that are highly prized for their rarity and beauty?

gems

300

One cause of ____ may be  deforestation.

The greenhouse effect causes____.

global warming

earth to warm enough to support life

300

All are examples of behavioral adaptation except____.

geological records indicate____.

deforestation

earth was warmer at times

300

what effect do large bodies of water have on climate?

warmer in winter warmer in summer
300

 

300

The two climactic events that occur in the Pacific Ocean and in the atmosphere

El Nino, La Nina

400

If there is 24 consecutive hours of night, then ____.

Moderate temperatures are characteristics of____.

A major influence on climate is____.

it is winter near the north pole

the temperate zones

large bodies of water

400

Climate is determined by averaging____ over a long period of time.

The climate classification system is based on studies of____.

Opposite extremes of day and night temperatures are associated with____.

weather

temperatures and precipitation

deserts

400

What might cause global warming?

burning fossil fuels, deforestation, excess carbon dioxide

400

How many years ago did global warming start?

500

When gas, coal, and oil are burned,____ is released into the atmosphere

Very few species can adapt to_____.

Seasons are caused by____

carbon dioxide

extreme cold, as is found in polar regions

the tilt of earths axis with respect to the sun

500
With regards to the ice ages____.

changes in the shape of Earth's orbit around the Sun____.

Carbon dioxide can be reduced by____.

we are now in an inter glacial interval

might have caused some of the ice ages

planting trees

500

Why would you expect the climate of a large city to be similar to that of the area surrounding it? Why would you expect it to be different?

it would have the same climate because it is at the same latitude, the city stays warm overnight because of the insulation of the city
500

What kind of igneous rocks are formed on the surface of earth

extrusive igneous rocks
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