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What is an island?
narrow strip of land between water, connecting two larger pieces of land
land surrounded by water on three sides
land surrounded by water on all sides
lower land between hills or mountains
A large flat land area with very few trees.
What is weather?
the temperature and precipitation in an area during one exact moment
the average weather in an area over a long period of time
What percent of Earth's surface is water?
About 30 %
About 3 %
About 70 %
The average weather in a region over a long period of time.
A large, unbroken mass of land
What percentage of the Earth's water is fresh water?
The innermost layer of the Earth composed of solid Iron which creates the magnetic field.
The layer of the Earth composed of melted liquid rock called magma which causes the continents to move.
The process of breaking up rocks on Earth's surface is known as what?
A fan-shaped landform created by sediment being deposited at the mouth of a river.
Area of level land, usually at low elevation and often covered with grasses
An area of flat or rolling land at a high elevation, about 300-3,000 feet high.
A large natural stream of water that runs through the land.
elevated land with sloping sides and rounded summit; generally smaller than a mountain
Part of a large body of water that extends into a shoreline, generally larger and more deeply indented than a bay
A part of a large body of water that extends into a shoreline, generally smaller than a gulf.
Deep and narrow valley with steep walls
Name this landform.
What is this?
The spinning of Earth on its axis. It causes day and night.
The movement of an object around another object. It happens every 365 days and causes the four seasons.
How long does it take the Earth to make one complete revolution?
It depends on which season it is.
What causes day and night?
The Earth's revolution.
The Earth's tilt on its axis.
The Earth's rotation.
Different amounts of light shining on Earth at different times of the year.
An intense, warm ocean current in the western North Atlantic Ocean is the
What is the effect of the Gulf Stream on the climate of Europe?
It makes it colder.
It has no effect.
It makes it warmer.
The Gulf Stream is not near Europe.