5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- electric generator
- red supergiant
- second generation star
- a a star produced from supernovas of previous stars, as evidenced by presence of heavier elements.
- b a device that converts mechanical energy into electrical energy.
- c A river or stream flowing into a larger river or lake.
- d a large star that has cooled down, swollen, and turned red.
- e A procedure that is carried out under controlled conditions to discover, demonstrate, or test a fact, theory, or general truth.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- layered form of rock formed in shallow water by the trapping, binding and cementation of cyanobacteria, which show some of the most ancient records of life on Earth.
- a nonrenewable energy resource formed from the remains of organisms that lived long ago; examples include oil, coal, and natural gas.
- the number obtained by adding up the data for a given characteristic and dividing this sum by the number of individuals.
- the change of state from a liquid to a gas.
- The process by which nuclei of small atoms combine to form a new, more massive nucleus; the process releases energy.
5 True/False Questions
salinity → visible light that is radiated by the sun.
recharge zone → a region of space with an intense gravitational field when a large star dies.
conduction → transfer of heat through air or water currents.
volcanic gases → gases emitted include water vapor, carbon dioxide, and sulfur gases.
big burp → the time period when volcanic eruptions went on continuously, releasing gases such as water vapor, carbon dioxide, and sulfur, forming our early atmosphere.