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This slide show allows for interactive review of material taught in the four areas of Earth Science.

This slide show allows for interactive review of material taught in the four areas of Earth Science.

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  • 1. Virginia Earth ScienceInteractive SOL Review
    All subjects
    By Rebecca Brindley
  • 2. Metric System
    Click picture to read and answer questions about the metric system.
  • 3. Triple Beam Balance
    Click to learn about balances and how to read them. Make sure to practice.
  • 4. Reading a Graduated Cylinder
    Click the picture to learn how to read graduated cylinders.
    Click to get a copy of a worksheet for more practice.
  • 5. Density = Mass (g) / Volume (cm3or ml)
    Click on the picture to practice calculating densities of different objects using water displacement..
    Click here to complete following lab with worksheet.
  • 6. Contour Maps
    Read About It
    Click to learn how to read a contour (topographic) map.
    Practice
    Click each line to practice reading contour (topographic) maps.
    Rule of V’s
    Determining Point Elevations
    Labeling Contours
    Depression Contours
    Gradients
    More Labeling Contours
  • 7. Drawing Isopleths
    Isopleth: a line of equal value
    Click the image below to learn how to perform a contour analysis.
    Before After
  • 8. Rocks and Minerals
    Read About Rocks
    Click to read about and answer questions on rocks.
    Read About Minerals
    Click to read about minerals.
    Click to read about physical properties of minerals.
  • 9. Plate Tectonics
    Click on picture to read and learn about plate tectonics.
  • 10. Volcanoes
    Click picture to learn about different types of volcanoes.
  • 11. Volcano Quick Reference Guide
  • 12. Earthquakes
    Click picture to read and learn about earthquakes.
    Click to print out a worksheet to go with the lab.
  • 13. Seismic Waves
    Click picture to view p-wave and s-wave motions.
  • 14. How a Seismic Graph Works
    Click picture to see how a seismic graph functions.
  • 15. Types of Faults
    Click the picture to see different types of faults.
  • 16. Groundwater and the Water Cycle
    Click to learn about groundwater.
    Click the picture to learn about the Water Cycle
  • 17. Weathering and Erosion
    Click picture to read and learn about Mechanical/Physical and Chemical Weathering
  • 18. Oceanography
    This is an introduction to oceanography. Measuring the depths of the oceans, ocean floor features and Surface Ocean Currents
    Print out the following worksheets:
    Activity Worksheet 1
    Activity Worksheet 2
    Click here to go to the lab.
    Make sure you read the directions and information on the screen.
    For Exercise 2 you will not use Figure 13.9 on p. 365, instead you will use the picture on the next slide.
    For Exercise 3 (the surface ocean currents map) you will not use Figure 15.3 on page 413 instead you will use the map on the next slide or click here.
  • 19. Seafloor Features
  • 20. Global Ocean Currents
  • 21. Upwelling
    Click picture to read and learn about upwelling.
  • 22. Moon Phases
    Print out the following worksheet:
    Activity worksheet
    Click here to go to the lab
    Take notes as you read.
    Different Moon Phases create different tides as well as cause different eclipses.
  • 23. Spring and Neap Tides
  • 24. Solar Eclipse
    Moon phase: New
    Moon’s umbra (shadow) hits Earth’s surface and makes it look like the moon covers the sun
    Look at picture below
    Part of Sun seen: Corona
    Look at Corona using polarized lenses (or eyes will be severely damaged).
    Look at picture below
  • 25. Lunar Eclipse
    Moon phase: Full
    Moon passes into Earth’s umbra (shadow)
    Look at picture below
    Part of Moon seen: All of the Moon  has a reddish color
    Look at picture below
  • 26. Layers of the Atmosphere
    Click the picture to read and learn about the layers of our atmosphere. Use the green arrows on the screen that will appear to advance slides.
  • 27. The Atmosphere
    Click for Composition of the Atmosphere.
    Click for Variable Gases of Atmosphere.
    Click for Early Atmosphere.
  • 28. Interactive Layers of Atmosphere
    Click picture to interact with different variables.
  • 29. Temperature Phenomena
    This lab is an introduction to the Sun's radiation and heating of the atmosphere, albedo, and daily mean temperature and daily range.
    Print out the following worksheet:
    Activity worksheet
    Click here to go to the lab
    Take notes as you read.
  • 30. Atmospheric Pressure
    Click picture to read about pressure.
  • 31. Coriolis Effect
    Click picture to read
  • 32. High and Low Pressure
    Anticyclones (H)
    Click picture to read about anticyclones
    Cyclones (L)
    Click picture to learn about cyclones
  • 33. Windbelts
  • 34. Sea Breezes vs. Land Breezes
    Sea Breeze
    Click picture to read about sea breezes.
    Land Breeze
    Click picture to read about land breezes.
  • 35. Air Masses and Fronts
    Click the picture to read and learn about air masses and fronts.
  • 36. Clouds and Precipitation
    Click to read and learn about clouds and precipitation.
  • 37. Mid-Latitude Cyclones
    Click picture to read and learn about Mid-Latitude Cyclones
  • 38. Hurricanes
    Click picture to read and learn about hurricanes.
  • 39. Severe Storms
    Tornadoes
    Click picture to read and learn about twisters.
    Thunderstorms
    Click picture to read and learn about t-storms.
  • 40. El Nino
    Click picture to read and learn about
  • 41. Station Models
    Read About It
    Click to read about station models.
    Practice
    Click on picture to decipher station models.
  • 42. Earth’s Axis of Rotation
    Quick Facts:
    • Axis of rotation is tilted 23.50
    • 43. The tiltis the reason for the seasons.
    • 44. It takes 24 hours to complete one rotation.
    • 45. Rotation direction is counterclockwise that is why the sun appears to rise in the east and set in the west.
  • SEASONS
    Quick Facts:
    Summer: (Summer Solstice)
    • June 21st
    • 46. First day of Summer
    • 47. Direct sun rays hit Tropic of Cancer (23.50 N)
    • 48. Longest day in N. Hemisphere
    • 49. No night above Arctic Circle (66.50 N)
    Fall/Autumn: (Autumnal Equinox)
    • Sept. 23rd
    • 50. First day of Fall
    • 51. Direct sun rays hit the equator
    • 52. 12 hours of daylight/12 hours of night
    Winter: (Winter Solstice)
    • December 21st
    • 53. First day of Winter
    • 54. Direct sun rays hit Tropic of Capricorn (23.50 S)
    • 55. Shortest day in N. Hemisphere
    • 56. No daylight above Arctic Circle (66.50 N)
    Spring: (Spring/Vernal Equinox)
    • March 21st
    • 57. First day of Spring
    • 58. Direct sun rays hit the equator
    • 59. 12 hours of daylight/12 hours of night
  • Earth’s Revolution
    Earth revolves around the sun every365.25 days.
    Earth revolves counterclockwise around the sun.
  • 60. Solar System
    Click to read and learn about the different planets.
    Inner Planets: Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars
    ASTEROID BELT
    Outer Planets: Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune
    Dwarf Planet: Pluto
  • 61. Asteroids
    Click picture to read and learn about asteroids.
  • 62. Comets
    Click picture to learn about comets.
  • 63. Meteoroid, Meteor, Meteorite
    Meteoroid:
    Sand to boulder sized particles in space.
    Meteor:
    Visible path left by meteoroid as it burns up in Earth’s atmosphere (a.k.a. a “shooting star”).
    Meteorite:
    Piece of meteoroid that didn’t burn up in atmosphere and struck Earth’s surface.
  • 64. Star Life Cycle
    Click on picture to learn about the life cycle of a star.
  • 65. 3 Types of Galaxies
    Spiral
    flat roating disk with stars, gas and dust with a center bulge with spiral arms.
    Our Galaxy  the Milky Way Galaxy
    Elliptical
    All bulge with no disk
    Irregulars
    No symmetric shape, no clear bulge or disk