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Grade 4 Rocks
All rocks Earth's surface can weather and become sediments.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 4 Environmental Science
Coal is a naturally forming rock. It formed millions of years ago from the remains of plants. Coal is mined from Earth, then burned for energy.

Which sentence from the passage describes how people change Earth's surface?
  1. Coal is a naturally forming rock.
  2. It formed millions of years ago from the remains of plants and animals.
  3. Coal is mined from Earth, then burned for energy.
Grade 4 Earth's Layers
The core is the very center of Earth.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 4 Rocks
Cooled lava on Earth's surface turns into
  1. magma.
  2. sedimentary rock.
  3. metamorphic rock.
  4. igneous rock.
Grade 4 Volcanoes
Molten rock is called        lava        after it reaches Earth's surface.
Grade 4 Earth's Layers
What layer of Earth do we live on?
  1. core
  2. crust
  3. mantle
  4. atmosphere
Grade 4 Earth's Layers
What is the outermost layer of Earth?
  1. inner core
  2. outer core
  3. mantle
  4. crust
Grade 4 Environmental Science
Which is an example of how people change the shape of the land?
  1. A space rock hits the Earth's surface.
  2. A train tunnel cuts through a mountain.
  3. A tree root cracks road pavement in the winter.
Grade 4 Atmosphere
A weather instrument consisting of a camera attached to a device orbiting in space high above Earth, that takes pictures of clouds here on Earth, would be a(n)                  .
  1. barometer
  2. anemometer
  3. radar
  4. weather satellite
Grade 4 Rocks
Igneous rocks can form                   Earth's surface.
  1. on
  2. below
  3. both on and below
Grade 4 Earth's Layers
Earth's crust is divided into                .
  1. plates
  2. faults
  3. epicenters
Grade 4 Earth's Layers
Earth's layers are
  1. ice, gas, and rock.
  2. gas.
  3. crust, mantle, outer core, and inner core.
  4. ice.
Grade 4 Earth's Layers
Write the letter that represents each layer of Earth on lines.

Layers Of The Earth

     B      Mantle

     D      Inner Core

     A      Crust

     C      Outer Core
Grade 4 Rocks
Igneous rocks can form on the earth's surface.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 4 Historical Geology
Fossils can be
  1. shells.
  2. bones.
  3. footprints.
  4. all of the above.
Grade 4 Rocks
Igneous rocks form only above the Earth's surface.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 4 Tectonics
A long narrow crack in Earth's crust is called a
  1. mountain.
  2. plate.
  3. fault.
  4. continental slope.
Grade 4 Earth's Layers
The solid, rocky outer shell of Earth.
  1. crust
  2. canyon
  3. island
Grade 4 Geomorphology
The process of moving pieces of soil or rock by mechanisms including gravity, wind, water, ice plants or animals its called
  1. deposition.
  2. erosion.
  3. landslide.
  4. weathering.
Grade 4 Atmosphere
What layer of the atmosphere is closest to Earth's surface?
  1. troposphere
  2. thermosphere
  3. mesosphere
  4. stratosphere
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