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Earth Systems Quarter 3 Credit Recovery

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Reference textbook: Glencoe Earth Science (2008) + Ecology Module (2005 or 009) Pre-Assessment 3 English versions 1 Spanish version Answer keys Modules 12 Assignments 3 Labs 1 Answer Key document that includes all assignments and labs Final Assessment 3 English versions Answer keys Materials List For lab work. Most materials are re-useable, but there are a few consumable items that will need replacing.

newspapers or old magazines, scissors, large paper, glue stick 2 pieces of black construction paper, 2 shoe boxes, 2 thermometers, plastic wrap, masking tape, source of sunlight or lamp rectangular cookie sheet with rim, 3 sticks modeling clay, marker, newspaper, blue and red construction paper, bendy drinking straws, about 2 cups (400 ml) of blue colored water, chalk, hole punch, ruler

Name

Earth Systems Quarter 3

Assignment #1

13 Points

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Figure 1
Cold air

Study Guide

Weather Patterns
Figure 2
Warm air Warm air Indianapolis, IN

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Cold air Columbus, OH

Topeka, KS

Kansas City, KS

Directions: Use the diagrams to answer the following questions. 1. What kinds of clouds form along the front in Figure 1? 2. What kind of precipitation might come from these clouds? 3. What kind of clouds form along the front in Figure 2? 4. What kind of precipitation might come from these clouds? 5. Figure 1 represents a ____________________________________________. 6. Figure 2 represents a ____________________________________________. 7. What will happen to the temperature in Columbus, Ohio, when the front passes?

8. Compare the temperatures in Topeka and Kansas City, Kansas. Companies, Inc . Cop yrigh © Glencoe/McGra wt Hill, a division of Th McGra we Hill

9. Fill in the chart about the elements of thunderstorms.
Element of Thunderstorms Caused by

a. heavy rain

b. strong winds

c. lightning

d. thunder

e. tornado

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Name

Earth Systems

Quarter 3

Assignment #2

10 Points

3

Study Guide

Weather Forecasts

Chapter

16
A

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D

L
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C

21B 15

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Directions: Use the weather map and Weather Map Symbols Reference Handbook to answer the following questions. 1. Which station has the lowest pressure? 2. How would you describe the wind at Station B?

3. Which station is recording the highest wind speed?
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4. Which station has the highest pressure?

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5. What kind of front is south of Station A?

6. Which station has the most cloud cover?

7. How might the temperature change at station C over the next few hours? Why?

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Directions: Answer the following questions on the lines provided. 8. What is the difference between an isobar and an isotherm? 9. On a weather map for county A, the isobars are far apart. On a map for county B, about 100 miles away, the isobars are close together. Which map shows high winds? How can you tell?

Weather

Name

Earth Systems

Quarter 3

Assignment #3

19 Points
Chapter 17

What is climate?
Directions: Answer the question below.
1. Define climate and explain how climate differs from weather.

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Directions: Explain how each of the following factors affects the climate of the surrounding area. 2. Large bodies of water: 3. Ocean currents:

4. Mountains:

5. Rain shadows: a. Windward side of mountain:
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b. Leeward side of mountain:

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6. Cities:

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Directions: List the five factors used to determine climate. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11.

Climate

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Name Climate

Earth Systems Quarter 3

Assignment #4

16 Points

2

Study Guide

Climate Types

Chapter

17

Directions: Complete the following sentences using the correct terms. 1. The type of plants found in a region depends on the region's...
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