6th Grade Science Semester Exam Study Guide 4. Mercury (p.690

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6th Grade Science Semester Exam Study Guide
4. Mercury (p.690)
10.
Saturn
15.
Great Red Spot (p.702)
16.
Jupiter (p.690)
17.
A planet exploded after being hit by a meteor,
Jupiter’s gravity pulled the pieces apart or never allowed
them to come together as a planet. (p.712-713)
24.
Comet (p.710-711)
31.
Asteroid belt (p.712-713)
32.
It rotates on its side. It’s “tipped over.” (p.705)
33.
Meteor (p.711-712)
35.
The sun and all the things that travel around it,
comets, asteroids, meteoroids, stars (p.729-733)
36.
Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn,
Uranus, Neptune (p.690)
37.
Geocentric-Earth centered; everything revolves
around the Earth, including the sun. Heliocentric-Sun
centered; everything travels around the sun. We believe
in Heliocentric. (p.690-691)
38.
The idea that the universe started with a giant
explosion. (p.742-745)
39.
Venus (p.697)
40.
A group of stars, gasses, and dust held together by
gravity. (p.740)
41.
Our solar system is located on one of it’s arms.
(p.740)
42.
Luna
43.
As it approaches the Sun, it begins to melt. Solar
winds cause the tail to point away from the sun as it
orbits. (p.710-711)
44.
They have a high density, hard surface, close to the
sun, small in size. (p.690-701)
45.
They are in space and form from old broken up
comets. (p.711-712)
23.
The entire surface is lit up or reflects the sun. (p.667)
28.
The moon moves directly between the sun and the
earth casting a shadow on earth. (p.670)
34.
Revolution
1. Liquid/gas
2. Water
3. Tides
6. Energy (p.524)
9. The distance between wave crests or lengths (p.628-629)
11.
Youngest/newest (p.276-286, 544)
12.
Water vapor from volcanic eruptions that condensed
and fell as rain in collected basins.
13.
Sodium and chloride (p.62)
14.
In a circle (p.524)
20.
The lowest part of the wave (p.524)
29.
The horizontal distance between crests (p.524)
7. Troposphere, stratosphere, mesosphere, thermosphere,
exosphere (p.428-430)
8. Coriolis effect/earth’s rotation (p.440)
22.
It can lead to skin cancer (p.432)
25.
Cold air mass/warm air mass (p.463-464)
26.
Warm, less dense air rises and cool, more dense air
sinks. (p.439-443)
27.
Radiation (p.628-629)
46.
**See picture**
5. A. similar fossil evidence B. continental (puzzle-like) fit
C. Matching glacier grooves on different continents D.
rock/mountain clues
18.
*Divergent:
Rift valley, mid-ocean ridges, volcanic mountains
Mid-Ocean Ridge
*Convergent:
Trench, volcanic mountains, non-volcanic mountians
Himalaya Mountains, Andes Mountains
*Transform:
Faults, &
earthquakes
San Andres Fault in California (p.282-287)
19.
The more dense oceanic crust dives beneath the less
dense continental crust into the mantle (p.282, 545)
21.
Data from seismic waves
30.
Focus/epicenter (p.304-308)
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