Test 1 – Inquiry, Atmosphere & Water Cycle Review Questions
|What is the first step of the Scientific Method?||Asking a QUESTION|
|Katie noticed that bacteria growing on a plate did not grow next to mold that was growing on the same plate.
So she wrote: “The mold may be producing a substance that kills bacteria.” This statement is best described as an
|There are 200 gumballs in the machine. Is the above statement a Quantitative or Qualitative Observation||Quantitative|
|Carolina will lose the Championship this year.This statement will be best described as an inference or a prediction?||Prediction|
|What is the name of the variable the scientist changes or manipulates in an experiment?||Independent or Manipulated Variable|
|What is the name of the variable the scientist tries to keep the same in an experiment?||Control Variable|
|What is the name of the variable the scientist measures in an experiment?||Dependent or Responding Variable|
|An ornithologist (bird scientist) wants to determine if different temperatures affects how many times a bird chirps.
What is the independent variable in this experiment?
|An ornithologist (bird scientist) wants to determine if different temperatures affects how many times a bird chirps. What is the dependent variable in this experiment?||How many times the bird chirps|
|An ornithologist (bird scientist) wants to determine if different temperatures affects how many times a bird chirps. What is the control variable in this experiment?||Same bird|
|An astronaut entering the Earth's atmosphere from space will pass which layer first?||Exosphere|
|In which layer of the atmosphere would the Aurora form?||Thermosphere|
|Which layer of the atmosphere is responsible for meteors disintegrating?||Mesosphere|
|Which layer of the atmosphere is mainly responsible for protecting us from harmful UV radiations from the sun?||Stratosphere|
|Which layer of the atmosphere do we live in?||Troposphere|
|Which is the most common gas in the atmosphere?||Nitrogen|
|What is it called when heat is trapped by the earth's atmosphere due to pollution?||Greenhouse effect|
|What happens to pressure as we travel towards space?||It decreases|
|Why do mountain climbers carry oxygen tanks with them?||Less oxygen molecules so it is difficult to breath|
|Pilots fly to the stratosphere when there is a storm. Why do they do that?||To avoid the stormy weather occurring in the troposphere|
|Water from water bodies turn into water vapor and enter the atmosphere.
What is this process known as?
|Water enters the atmosphere from plants and animals. What is this process known as?||Transpiration|
|Water vapor cools into water droplets and forms clouds. What is this process known as?||Condensation|
|What type of condensation is it when water vapor cools into water droplets onto a cold surface?||Dew|
|What type of condensation is it when water vapor freezes onto a cold surface?||Frost|
|Frost is a type of condensation that happens due to a process known as ________________________________ ?||Crystallization|
|Water falling from clouds in various forms is known as ?||Precipitation|
|What determines the type of precipitation you will receive?||The TEMPERATURE of the troposphere|
|When water that falls down as precipitation reaches the earth, it always flows back to the ocean as ?||Run off|
|When you can see the run off flowing it is known as ____________________?||Surface water flow|
|When the run off seeps into the ground it is know as________________________?||Ground water flow|
|What symbol would you see on the door of a lab that uses live animals to conduct a behavior study?||Animal safety|
|What symbol would you see on the bottle of a chemical that can catch fire easily?||Flammable|
|What symbol would you see on the box of a specimen that contains a sample that can cause harm to you on contact?||Bio Hazard|
|What symbol would you see on a bottle of chemical that gives out strong odors?||Fume safety|