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SCIENCE CH.5 PACKET QUESTIONS FROM TUESDAY
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True or False: Lakes and rivers are part of the Geosphere.
True or False: Models help scientists gather information about how systems interact.
True or False: A climate change analyst uses probes and measurement tools to predict future changes in earth.
True or False: The Biosphere contains all of the nonliving things on earth.
True or False: the hydrosphere covers about 70% of Earth's surface.
Which of earth's systems interact with each other?
They all do
Name 1 thing that is NOT part of Earth's Geosphere.
What is 1 way the Biosphere interacts with the atmosphere?
Plants release oxygen into the air
The __________________ includes all the gasses around Earth
How does the hydrosphere interact with the geosphere?
Water might erode rocks or mountains
What is the name of the thin layer of solid rock that makes up the outermost part of earth?
Name one thing that is NOT caused by the shifting of tectonic plates.
The middle layer of earth, which contains layers of solid rock and a layer of almost melted rock is called the ____________________.
What is the name of the theory that explains how forces deep within earth can cause ocean floors to spread and continents to move?
What is another name for an underwater mountain range?
Ecosystems can be changed by natural events or by human actions. What is an example of a natural event?
a volcano erupting
The nutrient-rich layer, or horizon, of soil at the earth's surface is called ________________________.
The landmass pangaea broke apart over time until the world looked as it does today. This is because of______________________.
What is an example of a process that can slowly change the surface of Earth?
How are the Earth's crust, earthquakes, and fault lines related?
When the fault lines collide in the crust, it causes earthquakes.
True or False: desalination is the process of removing salt from salt water to make it safe for living things to use.
True or False: Runoff is precipitation that flows across land or falls into streams and rivers.
True or False: An aquifer is an underground layer of rock or soil that allows ground water to pass through.
True or False: The boundary where a river feeds into the ocean is called a pond.
True or False: Farmers get water to their crops by irrigation.
Why is it important for humans to conserve fresh water?
Earths water supply is shrinking
Why is it important to clean, conserve and protect water?
Water is a limited resource.
What is one way canyons form?
Erosion from flowing water forms canyons.
Describe how clouds from.
Water vapor in the atmosphere condenses around tiny particles of dust.
Why is an estuary an important ecosystem for wildlife?
Many animals live there to be safe from big ocean animals.
Rain, sleet, snow and hail are forms of _________________.
In which layer of earth's atmosphere does weather occur?
Where does the water go when water evaporates from a puddle on the street?
It rises into the atmosphere.
The ____________________ zone is the ocean ecosystem where the ocean meets the shore and the water level often changes.
What is the ionosphere?
The layer of the atmosphere farthest from earth's surface.
How does evaporation lead to precipitation?
The water evaporates into clouds then later comes down as precipitation.
True or False: Acid rain can be caused by burning fuels that mix with water in the clouds.
True or False: Mining removes parts of the Earth, which can permanently change Earth's appearance and physical makeup.
True or False: Non-renewable resources include natural gas, sunlight, and wind.
False. Natural gas, oil, and coal.
True or False: Fossil fuels are an example of renewable resources.
True or False: polluted water can harm living things.
What will happen if lake water becomes polluted by humans?
Animals in the lake will die.
Which process helps make polluted water drinkable?
Which type of pollution can make it difficult for people to breathe?
What is NOT an alternative fuel source for vehicles?
Explain two ways in which you can use conservation to help the environment.
You can use less water and use solar energy like solar panels.
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