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Warm ups

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									         Warm ups

Week starting 9-12-11
                 Warm up
                 9-12-11
• Decide if each statement is true. If not,
  CORRECT it.

• 1. The sky seems to turn because Earth
  stays still.
• 2. Mass is the force that keeps a satellite
  in orbit around an object in space.
• 3. Earth is a satellite of the Sun.
                 Warm up
                 9-13-11
Write and then answer the following
   questions.

1. What causes the changes in the amount
   of sunlight at a location during the year?
2. What causes day and night?
                Warm up
                9-14-11
• Write and answer the following questions.

• 1. How long does it take Earth to turn
  once on its axis?
• 2. What is this motion called?
• 3. How long does it take Earth to move
  once around the Sun?
• 4. What is this motion called?
               Warm up
               9-15-11

• Think about a time you have seen the
  Moon in the sky. Draw the Moon the way
  you have seen it. Add labels or sentences
  to help describe what you saw.
                Warm up
                9-20-11
• Draw a diagram showing the orbit of Earth
  and the orbit of Earth’s Moon. Label the
  Sun, Earth, the Moon, Earth’s orbit, and
  the Moon’s orbit.
                Warm up
                9-21-11
• Write and answer the following questions.

• 1. Why do planets look bright?

• 2. What are the two regions of the solar
  system?
                Warm up
                9-22-11
• Write then answer the following question.

• 1. After Earth formed, how did gases
  affect its surface?

• 2. Name the four terrestrial planets.
                Warm up
                9-23-11
• Write then answer the following question.

• 1. What surface features does Mercury
  have?
• 2. How long does it take Mercury to orbit
  and rotate?
               Warm up 9-26-11
         Write then answer questions.
      • REGULAR                 • MODIFIED
• 1. How long does it    •   1. What is Venus’s
  take for Venus to          average distance
  rotate?                    from the Sun?
• 2. How long does it    •   a. 0.5 AU
  take Venus to orbit?   •   b. 0.72 AU
                         •   c. 1 AU
                         •   d. 50 AU
              Warm up 9-27-11
        Write then answer questions.

      • REGULAR                  • MODIFIED
• 1. What is the          •   1. How long does it
  atmosphere of Mars          take Mars to rotate?
  like?                   •   a. 24 minutes
                          •   b. 1 hour
• 2. What features        •   c. 5 years
  are identified in the
                          •   d. 25 hours
  image on page
  91E?
              Warm up 9-28-11
        Write then answer questions.

     • REGULAR                 • MODIFIED
• 1. What two gases      • 1. Jupiter is a world
  make up the gas          of ____ and ____.
  giants?
                         •   a.   ice and snow
• 2. What causes         •   b.   fire and ice
  Jupiter’s fast winds   •   c.   storms and clouds
  and stormy
                         •   d.   wind and rain
  weather?
       Warm up 9-29-11
  Write then answer questions
• Draw a diagram of the inner
  solar system and the outer solar
  system. Use labels to show the
  planets and where the asteroid
  belt is located.
        Warm up 10-3-11


• Read the passage on page
  111E and then answer the 4
  questions. You do not have to
  write the questions just the
  letter that goes with the answer.
                  Warm up 10-4-11
 Match each feature with the type of process that may
                  have produced it.

• Features               • Terms
• 1. a round             • a. tectonics
  depression             • b. volcanism
• 2. a mountain          • c. weathering and
  made of lava             erosion
• 3. long mountains      • d. impact cratering
  and valleys
• 4. dunes
                Warm up 10-6-11
           Write then answer questions
        • REGULAR                 • MODIFIED
• 1. What are Saturn’s    •   1. What is Saturn’s
  rings made of?              most noticeable
                              feature?
• 2. List Saturn’s        •   a. Ring system
• Orbit:                  •   b. Necklace system
• Rotation:               •   c. Round system
                          •   d. Ice crystals
               Warm up 10-7-11
          Write then answer questions
     • REGULAR                • MODIFIED
• 1. Where is the    •   1. What is a small,
  asteroid belt          solid, rocky body that
  located?               orbits close to the Sun?
                     •   a. Moon
• 2. What is the     •   b. Planet
  difference between •   c. Asteroid
  a meteor and a     •   d. Pluto
  meteorite?
               Warm up 10-10-11
          Write then answer questions
      • REGULAR                  • MODIFIED
• 1. What layers are in   •   1. The Sun consists
  the Sun’s interior?         mostly of _______
                              gas.
• 2. What layers are in   •   a. Carbon
  the Sun’s               •   b. Hydrogen
  atmosphere?             •   c. Helium
                          •   d. sulfur
              Warm up 10-12-11
         Write then answer questions
     • REGULAR                 • MODIFIED
• 1. What are         •   1. What is the
  sunspots?               transfer of energy
                          from place to place by
• 2. What are solar       motion of heated gas
  winds?                  or liquid?
                      •   a. Fusion
                      •   b. convection
                      •   c. Corona
                Warm up 10-14-11
           Write then answer questions
      • REGULAR                    • MODIFIED
• 1. What is the source   •   1. Which layer do you
  of energy in the sun?       usually see in
                              photographs of the Sun?
• 2. How does energy      •   A. Convection zone
  move from the Sun’s     •   B. Photosphere
  core to the             •   C. Chromosphere
  photosphere?            •   D. Corona
               Warm up 10-18-11
Answer yes or no to each question, and explain the
            reason for your answer.

• 1. Are all the planets in our solar system like
  Earth?
• 2. Do the oceans cover more of Earth than
  the continents?
• 3. Is Earth’s atmosphere made up of just
  one gas?
                Warm up 10-19-11
 Write then answer the question(s). Reading 9A-14A
         • REGULAR                           • MODIFIED

• 1. What percentage of Earth’s   • 1. Do plants absorb or release
  fresh water is frozen?             carbon dioxide?
• 2. What are the four parts of   • A. Absorb
  Earth’s system?                 • B. Release
• 3. What impact do you have on   • C. Neither
  the surface?                    2. Which one below belongs to the
                                     biosphere?
                                  • A. Lake
                                  • B. Oxygen
                                  • C. snail
                  Warm up 10-24-11
  Write then answer the question(s). Reading 43A-48A
            • REGULAR                              • MODIFIED
• 1. List the four characteristics to   • 1. A mineral is a substance that
  be a mineral.                           forms
    –   1.                              • a. from rocks        c. in nature
    –   2.                              • b. one element       d. in liquid
    –   3.
    –   4.
                                        • 2. A crystal structure is
• 2. What 3 minerals combine to           characteristic of
  make the rock granite?
                                        • a. an element         c. magma
• 3. Define compound.
                                        • b. a rock             d. a mineral
                  Warm up 10-25-11
  Write then answer the question(s). Reading 43A-48A
           • REGULAR                             • MODIFIED

• 1. How are minerals different from   • 1. What is the most common
  rocks?                                 group of minerals?
• 2. What do all silicates contain?
• 3. How much of Earth’s crust in      • A. Carbonates
  made up of oxygen and silicon?       • B. Silicates
  (HINT: use graph pg. 48A)            • C. Oxides
                  Warm up 10-26-11
  Write then answer the question(s). Reading 50A-52A
           • REGULAR                                • MODIFIED

• 1. List the three main factors that   • 1. What are the two main types of
  cause minerals to vary in color.        luster?
    – 1.
    – 2.                                • a. color and streak
    – 3.                                • b. metallic and nonmetallic
• 2. What is the name of the            • c. luster
  mineral pictured on pg. 51A?
  (Hint: It is the same mineral,
  because it has the same streak
  color.)

								
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