Mountains, Earthquakes and volcanoes
Fresh and Salt Water
Weathering and Erosion
Earth's Spheres and natural disasters
matter, particles, chemical and physical changes
100

Where do most earthquakes occur?

Along fault lines

100

Name at least 5 locations where water can be found on earth

ocean, glacier, under ground, rivers, lakes, streams, in the air

100

The wearing away of land is called

weathering
100

Name the four spheres of the earth.

geosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere, biosphere

100

What is all matter made of?

particles too small to see

200

Mountain chains (ranges) are located where?

Inside continents where tectonic plates come together.

200

Most of earth’s freshwater is found in...

glaciers
200
The carrying away of land is called...

erosion

200

There is nothing alive in the geosphere. True or false

true. Only rocks, soil, dirt, sand, etc.
200

How do you know if a chemical change has happened?

a new substance is formed, a color change, a gas is released, it cannot be reversed

300

Most volcanoes are located where?

Where land and ocean tectonic plates come together (Ring of Fire).

300

What percentage of the earth's water is salt water?

97-98%

300

Which of the following is NOT an example of gravity erosion?

  1. Landslides

  2. Wind storm

  3. Glaciers

  4. Avalanches

Wind storm

300

Give an example of how the hydrosphere could interact with the other spheres.

possible: beach erosion

300

What is an example of a chemical change in a kitchen?

baking cookies, cake, brownies, cooking, etc. 

400

What are some properties of matter?

Conductivity, magnetism, color, solubility, hardness, shine.
400

What are the organisms called that eat dead and decaying plant matter?

decomposers

400

Name at least 3 different types of erosion.

wind, water, gravity.

400
How can we prepare for a volcanic eruption?

build houses that can withstand heat, have a warning system in place.

400

What is the process plants go through to make their own food?

photosynthesis

500

Where does energy in ecosystems come from?

the sun

500

Give an example of a consumer

several possible answers

500

How does the wind cause erosion?

It blows sand and soil to another location. 

500

Name one Natural disaster and how it can impact humans.

many possible answers
500

What does a plant need to grow?

water, soil, sunlight, air

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