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End of the Year Assessment Review . 4 branches of Earth Systems . Astronomy Meterology Geology Oceanography . What is the order of objects in the universe according to their size? . Largest  Smallest Universe Galaxy Solar System Star Planet (ex: Earth) Moon Comet .

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4 branches of earth systems
4 branches of Earth Systems

  • Astronomy

  • Meterology

  • Geology

  • Oceanography


What is the order of objects in the universe according to their size
What is the order of objects in the universe according to their size?

  • Largest  Smallest

    • Universe

    • Galaxy

    • Solar System

    • Star

    • Planet (ex: Earth)

    • Moon

    • Comet



How many stars are in our solar system
How many stars are in our solar system?

  • 1 (our sun)


What are the 3 main types of rock classification
What are the 3 main types of rock classification?

  • Igneous

  • Sedimentary

  • Metamorphic


These rocks classifications are based on
These (rocks) classifications are based on……

  • How they were formed

    • Heat

    • Pressure

    • Cooling

    • Weathering

    • Erosion

    • Compaction

  • Think of the rock cycle we looked at


How do rocks help explain the earth s history
How do rocks help explain the Earth’s history?

  • Shows the changes in the Earth’s atmosphere and different events that occurred on the Earth

  • Fossil  explain what creatures were present on the Earth

  • Rock types showed that certain continents may have been together


3 layers of the earth
3 layers of the Earth

  • Outermost  Inner Layer

    • Crust

    • Mantle

    • Core


The 3 layers based upon
The 3 layers based upon…..

  • Composition

    • What they are made up of


5 layers of the earth
5 layers of the Earth

  • Outermost  Innermost

    • Lithosphere

    • Asthenosphere

    • Mesosphere

    • Outer Core

    • Inner Core


The 5 layers are based on their
The 5 layers are based on their…..

  • Physical characteristics



3 types of plate boundaries
3 types of plate boundaries

  • Transform

  • Divergent

  • Convergent


What are the physical features formed at each boundary
What are the physical features formed at each boundary?

  • Transform

    • faults

  • Divergent

    • Ridges

  • Convergent

    • Trenches

    • Mountains/Volcanoes


What are convection currents and what causes them
What are convection currents and what causes them?

  • They are the heating and cooling of material.

  • Caused by:

    • A heat source



What is the percentage of gases in the earth s atmosphere
What is the percentage of gases in the Earth’s atmosphere?

  • Nitrogen  78%

  • Oxygen  21 %

  • Other  about 1 %


What causes the moon to appear in different phases throughout the month
What causes the moon to appear in different phases throughout the month?

  • Position of the Earth & sun


What causes the seasons
What causes the seasons? throughout the month?

  • TILT of the Earth


Hurricanes vs tornadoes
Hurricanes vs. Tornadoes throughout the month?

Hurricanes

Tornadoes

Size: smaller area

Speed: Gusts: 65- over 200 mph

Duration: usually minutes

Intensity: hail & wind damage

  • Size: Larger area covered

  • Speed: Sustained: 74- over 155 mph

  • Duration: over days

  • Intensity: causes flooding & wind damage


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