First Quarter Practice Modified Test
- 9-11APPF I can explain the intersection of my life style choices and societal impact on geologic systems.
- Explain the concept of peak oil. Look at the poster in the hall between Mr Thayer's and Mr. Frostad's room.
- What about the Sept 23rd warm-up surprised you the most?
- 9-11ES2A Provide a labeled diagram for each "I can". Remember your diagram should communicate your expert understanding!
- I can explain why the Earth is warmer near the equator and cooler near the poles due to the uneven heating of Earth by the Sun.
- I can explain and diagram how the Earth's orbit around the sun induces the seasons.
- 9-11ES2B I can explain the effects of topography on climate and climate patterns.
- Describe the movement of a parcel of air as it moves across the state from the Pacific ocean to Spokane. What is the relative moisture content, temperature and pressure of the parcel on its journey?
- 9-11ES2C I can describe the movement of carbon in the rock cycle.
- How are humans taking carbon from the rock cycle and adding it to the air?.
- 9-11ES2D I can describe the uses of two Earth materials and where they are found in WA state:
- 9-11PS2E I can explain the meaning of minerals' chemical formula. Example: chalcopyrite - CuFeS2
- 9-11PS2G I can show how the atoms in molecules are arranged before and after a reaction with sedimentary environment chemicals. Skip.
- 9-11PS2I I can explain the role of temperature and pressure in mineral and rock formation.
- What can you learn about the cooling history of an igneous rock based on the size of its crystals?
- 9-11SYSB I can explain the rock cycle system and its subsystems.
- Draw the rock cycle.
- Expand upon the sedimentary subsystem:
- Clastic rocks are made of rock and mineral fragments. List the three categories of those fragments in order from the largest to the smallest fragment sizes.
- Complete the table below for a sedimentary rock environment.
||Agents of transportation or precipitation
- Expand upon the igneous subsystem:
- An igneous rock forms from the cooling and ________ of liquid rock.
- Igneous rocks are classified by their _______ and by their ___________________.
- Diagram an igneous landscape. Be sure to label these features: batholith, granite, lava, magma, pumice, rhyolite, stratovolcano, vent
- The composition of igneous rocks can be determined by their ___.
- Identify the igneous rocks.
- 9-11SYSC I can model and explain the model of WA state as a collection of physiographic provinces.
- Describe a geologic event that occurred in the Columbia Basin.
- Describe the most recent significant geologic event that has occurred in the Puget Lowlands.