Water Cycle
Resources
Weather
Rocks, Fossils, and Weathering
Other
100
Name one part of the water cycle.
evaporation, condensation, precipitation
100
What is one example of a renewable resource?
water, solar energy, wind power, geothermal energy, hydropower, nuclear energy
100
Name one type of severe weather.
eathquake, thunderstorm, blizzard, tornado, hurricane
100
Name one category of rock.
igneous, sedimentary, metamorphic
100
What force do people feel when two plates jerk into a new position?
earthquake
200
What is left behind when ocean water evaporates?
Salt
200
True or false? Fossil fuels are renewable?
False
200
A column of wind lifted up on one end by upward winds and pressed down on the other end by downward winds describes which type of severe weather?
Tornado
200
True or false? Rocks always take the same path in the rock cycle.
False
200
Why is solar energy used only in a limited way?
It is not available at all times.
300
What percentage of Earth's fresh water is not frozen?
30%
300
List three types of fossil fuels.
coal, oil, and natural gas
300
Which type of clouds are found at high altitudes?
Cirrus
300
A scientist studying climates finds a fossil of a fish in the dessert. What can the scientist learn from this fossil?
The desert probably had a wet climate at one time.
300
What are three benefits of using solar energy?
renewable, does not cause pollution, saves money
400
During which part of the water cycle does dew form?
condensation
400
What is the definition of a renewable resource?
Any resource that can or will be replenished naturally overtime.
400
True or false? Earthquakes are always destructive?
False
400
Name of three categories of rock.
Igneous, Sedimentary, Metamorphic
400
Which weather instrument is used to measure wind speed?
anemometer
500
What causes precipitation at fronts?
rising warm air
500
Name a renewable energy source and provide two advantages and disadvantages.
500
Put the following cloud types in order from lowest altitude to highest altitude: cumulus, stratus, cirrus.
Stratus, cumulus, cirrus
500
What is the definition of the rock cycle?
A slow process during which rocks change from one type to another.
500
What is the difference between chemical weathering and physical weathering?
Chemical weathering changes the materials by chemical processes while physical weathering breaks rock into smaller pieces by gravity, ice, plant roots, or other forces.
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