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There will also be a quiz or test on Friday.

5th Grade: (6th graders, please scroll down for 6th grade assignment.)

Dates given are the due dates. You are welcome to do the assignment well in advance.

Jan 13 – Jan 31    The next test has 10 questions.

  1. What is a natural resource. Give some examples.
  2. What is a renewable resource? A nonrenewable resource? How do they differ?
  3. What are the two types of solar energy? Explain how we use each.
  4. What is geothermal energy? Why don’t we use geothermal energy in Florida?
  5. How can we use the energy of the wind?
  6. What is a fuel? Give examples.
  7. How do we get electricity? Draw a diagram to enhance your answer.
  8. What is pollution? How can we reduce/cleanup the pollution we make.
  9. What is conservation? Give some examples of environmental conservation?
  10. Explain the 3 ‘R’s’ of conservation. Give examples of reducing, reusing, and recycling.

You will research and answer these questions in advance. Turn in your answers electronically (email or sharing on google). Google slides will probably be your best way to answer the questions. Your completed slides are due Dec 13,  but you will not be able to use them on the test. The slides will count for half the test. Your answers should have many images/pictures as examples. The questions refer to the material in Topic 5, pages 180 – 223 in your book. You should read those pages.

6th Grade:

Quiz or Test on Fridays

Dates given are the due dates. You are welcome to do the assignment well in advance.

Jan 13 – Jan 24    The test has 6 questions.

  1. 1) The Earth is a system made of many parts (spheres). Describe 5 major spheres (parts) of the Earth system.
  2. 2) When working correctly the Earth can maintain a healthy balance by getting feedback from its many parts. Explain how the Earth system gets feedback. Give some examples.
  3. 3) What are the destructive and constructive forces in the geosphere? Give examples.4) How are dunes, deltas, and barrier islands similar? How are they different?5) The biosphere and the hydrosphere interact within the water cycle. Explain how they interact during evaporation. Explain how they interact during precipitation. How do they interact with groundwater?

    6) What is the general relationship between temperature and depth in the ocean? What is the general relationship between pressure and depth in the ocean?

You may research and answer these questions in advance. Turn in your answers electronically (email or sharing on google). Google slides will probably be your best way to answer the questions. Your completed slides will count as half of your test. Your answers should have many images/pictures as examples. The questions refer to the material found in Topic 5 in your books. You should read those pages.