Water Cycle
The Earth
Climate & Weather
Water
Micellaneous
100

Which step of the water cycle has tiny droplets of water vapor rise to the atmosphere?

evaporation

100

What are the three layers of the Earth?

 crust, core, mantle

100

 What are the long narrow band of volcanoes in the Pacific Ocean called?

Ring of Fire

100

What is water in the Earth’s crust called?

ground water

100

Name the 7 continents

North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, Antarctica

200

Which step of the water cycle has rain, hail, snow replenish the Earth’s water sources?

Precipitation

200

What is the imaginary line called that runs from pole to pole on which the Earth rotates?

axis

200

Name 2 forces that cause weathering

ice, wind, water

200

Name all 5 oceans

Pacific, Atlantic, Indian, Southern, Arctic

200

 What is the force that is changing the Earth the most today?

humans

300

True or False It is inexpensive for salt water to be made into drinkable water.

False

300

 What two gases make up most of the Earth’s atmosphere?

Nitrogen and Oxygen

300

Name two of the Climate Zones

Tropical, Desert, Humid Temperate, Cold Temperate, Polar, High Mountain

300

Does the Earth have more fresh water or more salt water?

salt water

300

What is the source of all energy on Earth?

The sun

400

Which step of the water cycle has water vapor transform into a denser liquid or solid state?

condensation

400

What is it called on June 21st when it is the beginning of summer and the North Pole is tilted toward the sun?

Summer Solstice

400

In Global Warming, the average what of the Earth increase?

temperature

400

 What is a long, narrow cut in the ground or on the ocean floor called?

trench

400

What causes earthquakes and volcanoes?

plate movement

500

True or False We have the same water particles on Earth today that we did 3,000 years ago.

True

500

 What is it called when day and night in both hemispheres are of equal length

Equinox

500

Name 2 large masses of ice and snow

glaciers, polar ice caps, ice sheets

500

About how deep is the Marianas Trench?

7 miles

500

 Which layer of the Earth’s surface includes the land on the Earth’s surface?

lithosphere

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