Chapter 1 Warm Ups:

Warm up #1 (start on page 23 in book):

1. What are the four spheres of Earth and describe the spheres.

2. What is a hypothesis?

3. What is the difference between a theory and a law?


Warm up #2 (Start on page 11 in book):

1.  What is latitude and longitude lines?

2.  Compare and contrast latitude and longitude lines.

3.  Name the seven different types of maps.

4.  Write the advantage and disadvantage of each map.


Warm up #3 (Latitude / Longitude locations):

Use the following link and give the Latitude and Longitude locations for points A - O.

Link:  Latitude / Longitude with points


Chapter 2 Warm Ups:

Warm up #1:

  1. What is an element?
  2. What is an atom?
  3. Draw an atom and label the main parts.
  4. What is an energy level?

Warm up #2:

Answer the following for each of these elements:  Francium, Magnesium, Tin and Chlorine.

  1. Atomic number
  2. Mass number
  3. Symbol
  4. Number of Protons
  5. Number of Electrons
  6. Number of Neutrons
  7. Oxidation Number (Charge)
  8. Family Name
  9. Group Number
  10. Period Number
  11. Number of Valence Shell Electrons
  12. Energy Level
  13. Ion type

Chapter 3 Warm Ups:

Warm up #1:

1.  What are the three types of rocks?

2.  Name the different types of classification for each rock type.

3.  What is the rock cycle?


Warm up #2: Rock Cycle

1.  Draw the rock cycle and label every path.


Chapter 4:  Earth's Resources

Warm up #1:

1.  What is the difference between renewable and nonrenewable resources?
2.  What are fossil fuels?
3.  Name and describe 3 alternate energy sources.


Chapter 6:  Running Water & Groundwater

Warm up #1:

  1. Draw and label the water cycle. 

Warm up #2:

  1. What is a water table?
  2. What is the zone of saturation?
  3. What is karst topography?

Warm up #3:

  1. What is a watershed?
  2. What is a topographic map?
  3. What does the scale on a map tell you?

Chapter 9:  Plate Tectonics


Warm up #1:

  1. What is the Continental Drift Hypothesis?
  2. Who came up with the Continental Drift Hypothesis?
  3. What proof did he / she have to back up the Continental Drift Hypothesis?
  4. Draw the layers of the Earth:  Crust, Lithosphere, Asthenosphere, Mantle, Inner Core and Outer Core.

Chapter 12:  Geologic Time

Warm up #1 (page 336):

  1. What is uniformitarianism?
  2. Name and explain the four laws / principles in section 12.1.
  3. Name and describe the 3 unconformities.

Warm up #2 (page 342 ):

  1. Tell me all the different types of fossils.
  2. What are the two conditions that favor preservation of an organism as a fossil.
  3. What is natural selection?

Warm up #3 (page 353):

  1. Describe the divisions of the geologic time scale, using the terms eon, era, epoch and period.
  2. Describe the Precambrian time.
  3. Whose work became the foundation for the principle of uniformitarianism?  (Will have to look in another section)

Meteorology Warm Up (Chapter17 -21):


Warm up #1 (page 480):

  1. Draw, label and color all the layers of the atmosphere.
  2. What is the ozone and what  does it do?
  3. Wher eis the ozone layer located?


Warm up #2 (page 486):

1. What is the difference between reflection and scattering?

2. What is the greenhouse effect?

3. What are temperature controls and name them all.


Warm up #3 (page 532):

  1. What is air pressure?
  2. What is a barometer?
  3. Who made the barometer?

Astronomy Warm - Ups (Chapter 23 - 25):

Warm up #1 Chapter 23 (page 644):

  1. Draw the solar system with the planets, sun and asteroid belt in correct order.
  2. What is a terrestrial planet and name those planets.
  3. What is a Jovian planet and name those planets.
  4. Define the following:  Asteroid, Comet, Meteoroid, Meteor and Meteorite (Chapter 23 section 4).

Warm up #2 Chapter 24 (page 678):

  1. Draw and label a refracting telescope.
  2. Draw and label a reflecting telescope.
  3. Draw and label the parts of the sun.
  4. What is the process called that converts the suns energy from hydrogen to helium?


Warm up #3

  1. What does the H-R Diagram show (pg 704).
  2. Draw the H-R Diagram (pg 704).
  3. Draw the life cycle of a low-mass, high-mass and massive star (pg 710).


Chapter 22:  Origin of Modern Astronomy

Warm up #1 (page 614):

Take notes over the astronomers (9 of them) in 22.1 and make sure to tell what they did for astronomy.  If there is a law associated with the astronomer then make sure you put it in your notes.


Warm up #2 (page 622):

Video: The Earth, Moon and Sun System (Eclipses)

  1. Draw, label (sunlight, moon, umbra, penumbra and Earth) and color  both a solar and lunar eclipse.
  2. Compare and contrast perigee and apogee.
  3. What is the difference between a synodic month and a sidereal month?


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