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Grade 3 Rocks
Soil is
  1. dirt and rocks
  2. a mixture of tiny rock particles, minerals, and decayed plant and animal materials.
  3. ground
Grade 3 Rocks
What kind of soil is most likely found in the desert?
  1. dark, damp soil
  2. dry, sandy soil
  3. sticky, red soil
  4. think, muddy soil
Grade 3 Oceanography and Hydrology
Earth's surface is made up of about 70% water.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 3 Geomorphology
Gravity can pull rocks and soil rapidly down a hill slide causing a(n)
  1. tsunami
  2. earthquake
  3. landslide
  4. volcano
Grade 3 Environmental Science
A nonrenewable resource is                .
  1. sun
  2. coal
  3. trees
Grade 3 Rocks
Which is the top layer of soil?
  1. topsoil
  2. subsoil
  3. bedrock
  4. humus
Grade 3 Environmental Science
The main energy source for the Earth is                .
  1. rivers
  2. the Sun
  3. the Moon
  4. volcanoes
Grade 3 Environmental Science
What kind of resources CAN be replaced during a human lifetime?
  1. Natural Resource
  2. Nonrenewable Resources
  3. Reusable Resource
  4. Renewable Resource
Grade 3 Environmental Science
What is power from the Sun called?
  1. hot power
  2. cold power
  3. lunar power
  4. solar power
Grade 3 Geomorphology
What is the red hot liquid that flows on the outside of a volcano?
  1. lava
  2. plasma
  3. magma
Grade 3 Environmental Science
What is an example of how you can conserve water at your house?
  1. Wash the car outside
  2. Play with the water hose to stay cool
  3. Take quick showers
  4. Filling up the bath tub to wash the dog
Grade 3 Environmental Science
Turning off the lights when you leave a room doesn't help reduce resources.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 3 Environmental Science
Reusable resources are resources that can be used again and again.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 3 Atmosphere
Which of the following statements is a prediction about the weather?
  1. It is beautiful outside
  2. It was cloudy yesterday
  3. It is going to rain today
  4. I wish it would snow
Grade 3 Historical Geology
Which is one thing scientists learn from fossils?
  1. how rocks form
  2. what sediments are
  3. what animals are like today
  4. about once-living things that no longer exist
Grade 3 Environmental Science
Renewable resources are resources that
  1. can be used again and again
  2. cannot be replaced
  3. can be replaced with a lifetime
  4. will not exist again
Grade 3 Rocks
Which of these layers of soil has the most humus?
  1. topsoil
  2. subsoil
  3. bedrock
  4. clay
Grade 3 Atmosphere
Which word better fits the sentence?

Rain falls from                .
  1. wind
  2. clouds
Grade 3 Environmental Science
Carpooling, riding your bike, or walking are ways to use fewer resources than riding in a car on your own.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 3 Atmosphere
Which word better matches the sentence?

I use a thermometer to measure how hot or cold the atmosphere is.
  1. forecast
  2. temperature
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