What planet do you live on? <ul><li>Mars </li></ul><ul><li>Earth </li></ul><ul><li>Jupiter </li></ul><ul><li>You’re not al...
Earth is thought to be how old? <ul><li>1-5 million years </li></ul><ul><li>10-20 million years </li></ul><ul><li>100-200 ...
Earth moves very fast.  About how fast are we spinning? <ul><li>200 mph </li></ul><ul><li>500 mph </li></ul><ul><li>1000 m...
We orbit the sun at a speed of ___? <ul><li>20,000 mph </li></ul><ul><li>67,000 mph </li></ul><ul><li>10,000 mph </li></ul...
The highest temperature ever recorded on Earth was…? <ul><li>136 º F </li></ul><ul><li>146º F </li></ul><ul><li>201º F </l...
The coldest temperature ever recorded on Earth was…? <ul><li>-100 º F </li></ul><ul><li>-126º F </li></ul><ul><li>-139º F ...
78% of Earth’s atmosphere is made up of what gas? <ul><li>Oxygen </li></ul><ul><li>Carbon </li></ul><ul><li>Helium </li></...
Earth’s ozone layer is how thick? <ul><li>3 millimeters </li></ul><ul><li>3 inches </li></ul><ul><li>3 feet </li></ul><ul>...
Less than ____% of Earth’s water is freshwater. <ul><li>5 </li></ul><ul><li>3 </li></ul><ul><li>2 </li></ul><ul><li>1 </li...
Earth spins on an imaginary line called the…? <ul><li>Equator </li></ul><ul><li>Prime meridian </li></ul><ul><li>Axis </li...
<ul><li>Earth turns. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>It turns on an _______________. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>_______ are the end ...
Earth is tilted on its axis ____ degrees? <ul><li>0 </li></ul><ul><li>23.5 </li></ul><ul><li>44.5 </li></ul><ul><li>90 </l...
Earth’s tilted axis and orbit cause seasons <ul><li>The __________keeps earth moving in a constant pattern. </li></ul><ul>...
Summer begins in what month? <ul><li>May </li></ul><ul><li>June </li></ul><ul><li>July  </li></ul><ul><li>August </li></ul>
Seasonal Patterns – Summer Solstice <ul><li>June Solstice –_____________leans toward the sun and is in the sunlight. </li>...
When it is Fall in the northern hemisphere, what season is it in the southern hemisphere? <ul><li>Spring </li></ul><ul><li...
Seasonal Patterns – Fall Equinox <ul><li>Sun shines _______on Northern and Southern Hemispheres. </li></ul><ul><li>Marks t...
During the winter the North Pole has what? <ul><li>Full darkness </li></ul><ul><li>Full sunlight </li></ul><ul><li>Rain </...
Seasonal Patterns – Winter Solstice <ul><li>________ seems to lean away from the sun and is in ______________. </li></ul><...
In the Spring, the sunlight is…? <ul><li>Focused on the southern hemisphere </li></ul><ul><li>Focused on the northern hemi...
Seasonal Patterns – Spring (vernal) Equinox <ul><li>________ of each hemisphere is lit, and the sunlight is centered on th...
 
There are places on Earth where the sun never sets. <ul><li>True </li></ul><ul><li>False </li></ul>
Length of Day <ul><li>As you near one of the poles, summer daylight may last ____________. </li></ul><ul><li>Very close to...
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  1. 1. What planet do you live on? <ul><li>Mars </li></ul><ul><li>Earth </li></ul><ul><li>Jupiter </li></ul><ul><li>You’re not allowed to say. </li></ul>
  2. 2. Earth is thought to be how old? <ul><li>1-5 million years </li></ul><ul><li>10-20 million years </li></ul><ul><li>100-200 million years </li></ul><ul><li>4.5-4.8 billion years </li></ul>
  3. 3. Earth moves very fast. About how fast are we spinning? <ul><li>200 mph </li></ul><ul><li>500 mph </li></ul><ul><li>1000 mph </li></ul><ul><li>2000 mph </li></ul>
  4. 4. We orbit the sun at a speed of ___? <ul><li>20,000 mph </li></ul><ul><li>67,000 mph </li></ul><ul><li>10,000 mph </li></ul><ul><li>47,000 mph </li></ul>
  5. 5. The highest temperature ever recorded on Earth was…? <ul><li>136 º F </li></ul><ul><li>146º F </li></ul><ul><li>201º F </li></ul><ul><li>189º F </li></ul>
  6. 6. The coldest temperature ever recorded on Earth was…? <ul><li>-100 º F </li></ul><ul><li>-126º F </li></ul><ul><li>-139º F </li></ul><ul><li>-145º F </li></ul>
  7. 7. 78% of Earth’s atmosphere is made up of what gas? <ul><li>Oxygen </li></ul><ul><li>Carbon </li></ul><ul><li>Helium </li></ul><ul><li>Nitrogen </li></ul>
  8. 8. Earth’s ozone layer is how thick? <ul><li>3 millimeters </li></ul><ul><li>3 inches </li></ul><ul><li>3 feet </li></ul><ul><li>3 miles </li></ul>
  9. 9. Less than ____% of Earth’s water is freshwater. <ul><li>5 </li></ul><ul><li>3 </li></ul><ul><li>2 </li></ul><ul><li>1 </li></ul>
  10. 10. Earth spins on an imaginary line called the…? <ul><li>Equator </li></ul><ul><li>Prime meridian </li></ul><ul><li>Axis </li></ul><ul><li>Latitude </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Earth turns. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>It turns on an _______________. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>_______ are the end of the axis. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The __________ is halfway. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rotations takes_______. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sun shines on_______. </li></ul></ul>EARTH’S ROTATION CAUSES DAY AND NIGHT Sunlight Axis Equator Imaginary axis Poles Equator 24 Hours one side only!
  12. 12. Earth is tilted on its axis ____ degrees? <ul><li>0 </li></ul><ul><li>23.5 </li></ul><ul><li>44.5 </li></ul><ul><li>90 </li></ul>
  13. 13. Earth’s tilted axis and orbit cause seasons <ul><li>The __________keeps earth moving in a constant pattern. </li></ul><ul><li>It takes __________for the Earth to have one revolution around the sun. </li></ul><ul><li>Earth’s axis is on a _____ angle from its orbit. </li></ul>Sun’s gravity 365 days 23.5 °
  14. 14. Summer begins in what month? <ul><li>May </li></ul><ul><li>June </li></ul><ul><li>July </li></ul><ul><li>August </li></ul>
  15. 15. Seasonal Patterns – Summer Solstice <ul><li>June Solstice –_____________leans toward the sun and is in the sunlight. </li></ul><ul><li>Marks the beginning of _______ in the _______ Hemisphere. </li></ul><ul><li>________Hemisphere has _________. </li></ul>North Pole Summer Northern Southern winter
  16. 16. When it is Fall in the northern hemisphere, what season is it in the southern hemisphere? <ul><li>Spring </li></ul><ul><li>Summer </li></ul><ul><li>Winter </li></ul><ul><li>Fall </li></ul>
  17. 17. Seasonal Patterns – Fall Equinox <ul><li>Sun shines _______on Northern and Southern Hemispheres. </li></ul><ul><li>Marks the beginning of ________ (September) in the _______ Hemisphere. </li></ul><ul><li>Beginning of _______ in the _________ Hemisphere. </li></ul>equally Autumn Northern Spring Southern
  18. 18. During the winter the North Pole has what? <ul><li>Full darkness </li></ul><ul><li>Full sunlight </li></ul><ul><li>Rain </li></ul><ul><li>Little elves that run around causing trouble </li></ul>
  19. 19. Seasonal Patterns – Winter Solstice <ul><li>________ seems to lean away from the sun and is in ______________. </li></ul><ul><li>_________ Hemisphere is in ________ (December) and the __________ Hemisphere is in __________. </li></ul>North Pole complete darkness Northern winter Southern Summer
  20. 20. In the Spring, the sunlight is…? <ul><li>Focused on the southern hemisphere </li></ul><ul><li>Focused on the northern hemisphere </li></ul><ul><li>Focused on the equator </li></ul><ul><li>Focused on the axis </li></ul>
  21. 21. Seasonal Patterns – Spring (vernal) Equinox <ul><li>________ of each hemisphere is lit, and the sunlight is centered on the ___________. </li></ul><ul><li>Marks the beginning of ________ in the __________ Hemisphere and _____ in the ___________. </li></ul>Half equator Spring Northern Fall Southern
  22. 23. There are places on Earth where the sun never sets. <ul><li>True </li></ul><ul><li>False </li></ul>
  23. 24. Length of Day <ul><li>As you near one of the poles, summer daylight may last ____________. </li></ul><ul><li>Very close to the poles the sun ______________ in the summer months. </li></ul><ul><li>The sun will set near the poles at an ___________ and not rise again for _____________! </li></ul><ul><li>Near the __________ the amount of sunlight and darkness is about_____________. </li></ul>20 hours does not set equinox 6 months equator 12 hours each

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