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Deserts are cold during the night and hot during the day. True or false?

True. 

100

Rainforests are only characterized by the amount of rain. 

False, it also depends on the frequency. 

100

The ice covering the surface of Antartica is at least _____ thick. 

1 mile. 

100

These storms have to last for at least 3 hours and have winds that are going at least 35 mph.

What are blizzards?

100

The lithosphere is made up of these two layers. 

What is the crust and upper solid mantle?

200

Name three of the four types of deserts. 

hot and dry deserts, semi-arid deserts, coastal deserts, and cold deserts

200

It's estimated that the tropical rain forest is home to 3-5 million species. 

False, it's 3-50 million.

200

Antartica is the driest continent. T/F?

True. 

200

These storms cannot originate/start up outside of the tropics/subtropics. 

What is a hurricane? 

200

The acronym "STEM" stands for the following words.

What is Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math?

300

Deserts receive less than how many inches of rain per year?

10 in. 

300

Tropical rainforest organisms have to hibernate throughout the year. T/F.

False

300

How many permanent residents does Antartica have? 

None. 

300

Hurricanes need the following three "ingredients."

80ºF water, calm/steady wind, and rotation. 

300

Some islands float, true or false?

False.

400
What fraction of the earth does the desert biome cover? 

1/5th

400

What are the two types of rainforests? 

tropical & temperate

400

Which of poles has 0 land mass, the North or South? 

The north. 
400

Tsunami waves increase in size and increase in speed as they approach shore. True or false? 

False, they increase in size and decrease in speed on their way to shore. 

400

This type of landform commonly forms due to acidic rain water.

What are caves? 

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