4th Grade-earth And Beyond Unit

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4th Grade-earth And Beyond Unit

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the difference between rocks and minerals?  
  • 2. 
    ____________ is hardened tree sap.
  • 3. 
    Which statement about rocks is not true?
    • A. 

      All rocks are made of minerals.

    • B. 

      Rocks come in different shapes, colors, and sizes.

    • C. 

      A rock is always made up of just one kind of mineral.

  • 4. 
    Soil begins to form when _____________________ is broken apart into small rock pieces and minerals.
  • 5. 
    The size of pore spaces and how they are connected affect ____________________, or how easily water can pass through a porous material.
    • A. 

      Soil profile

    • B. 

      Permeability

    • C. 

      Humus

  • 6. 
    The top layer of soil, or _______________, is rich in humus and minerals.
    • A. 

      Topsoil

    • B. 

      Subsoil

    • C. 

      Bedrock

  • 7. 
    A layer of soil differing from the layers above and below it is called a _____________.
    • A. 

      Pore spaces

    • B. 

      Horizon

    • C. 

      Soil profile

  • 8. 
    Soil contains leftover plant and animal matter called ____________.
  • 9. 
    The release of stored energy in Earth's outer layer causes movements or vibrations  are called _______________.
    • A. 

      Fault

    • B. 

      Seismic waves

    • C. 

      Earthquakes

  • 10. 
    The layer of rock lying below the crust is called _______________.
    • A. 

      Outer layer

    • B. 

      Mantle

    • C. 

      Fault

  • 11. 
    Something that is formed or shaped in a mold is called ___________.
  • 12. 
     Letter C represents which layer of soil?
    • A. 

      Subsoil

    • B. 

      Broken-down bedrock

    • C. 

      Bedrock

  • 13. 
     Letter A represents which layer of soil?
    • A. 

      Subsoil

    • B. 

      Topsoil

    • C. 

      Bedrock

  • 14. 
     Layer O represents which layer of soil?
    • A. 

      Broken down bedrock

    • B. 

      Subsoil

    • C. 

      Topsoil

  • 15. 
    Letter B represents which layer of soil?  
    • A. 

      Broken down bedrock

    • B. 

      Bedrock

    • C. 

      Subsoil

  • 16. 
     Letter A represents which part of the earth's structure?
    • A. 

      Outer core

    • B. 

      Mantle

    • C. 

      Crust

  • 17. 
     Letter B represents which part of the earth's structure?
    • A. 

      Inner core

    • B. 

      Outer core

    • C. 

      Mantle

  • 18. 
    Letter C represents the outer core of the earth's structure. True or False.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Letter D represents the mantle. True or False.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Which type of soil was not one that we used to experiment with?
    • A. 

      Humus

    • B. 

      Salt

    • C. 

      Clay

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