EDAY LESSON 3

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EDAY LESSON #3
USE THE INTERNET TO RESEARCH AND FIND THE ANSWERS TO THE
FOLLOWING QUESTIONS. PRINT OUT THE QUESTIONS AND ANSWER
THEM OR WRITE THE ANSWERS ON NOTEBOOK PAPER.
1.
Are Europe and North America drifting closer together or farther apart?
2. What is the largest body of water on Earth?
3. Mammoth Caves in Kentucky is the longest cave system in the world. How
long is it?
4. Which imaginary lines circle the earth below the equator?
A. tropic of cancer
b. tropic of Capricorn
5. How many times a day do high tides occur around the world?
6. There are about 9 million cubic miles of ice on Earth. Is most of it located
near:
a. the North Pole
b. the South Pole
7. If it is 2:00 pm in Eaton, Ohio, what time is it in Los Angeles, California?
8. Is the water in the ocean colder at the surface or 50 feet below the
surface?
9. Olympus Mons is a volcano almost three times as tall as Month Everest. Is it
found on
a. Earth
b. Mars
c. Venus
10. What percent of the world’s population live in the United States?
11. Which formation in a cave rise from the floor?
A. stalagmites
b. stalactites
12. When magma cools and hardens, what type of rock is formed?
13. Which is the deepest ocean?
A. Atlantic
b. Indian
c. Arctic
d. Pacific
14. What is the longest river on Earth?
15. Which of the following is classified as metamorphic rock?
A. basalt
b. marble
c. shale
16. How long does it take the light from the sun to reach us?
17. Which of the following is the oldest mountain range on Earth?
A. Rockies
b. Andes
c. Highlands
18. The moon’s diameter is ________ the size of Earth’s diameter.
A. 1/8
b. ¼
c. ½
19. Two times during the year, the sun is directly over the equator. Are the
times called:
a. Equinoxes
b. Solstices
20. Which of the following is the longest mountain range on Earth?
A. Andes
b. Rockies c. Great Dividing Range (Australia)
21. What percent of the people on Earth live north of the Equator?
A. 40%
b. 60%
c. 80%
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