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Earth and Space Jeopardy
Science Jeopardy A Lithosphere B Hydrosphere C Atmosphere 100 100 100 200 200 200 300 300 300 400 400 400 500 500 500 Final Jeopardy D and Beyond E Contamination
A-100 • ANSWER: These two layers make up the lithosphere. • QUESTION: What are the crust and the top of the upper mantle?
A-200 • ANSWER: This dark component of the soil is necessary to provide the nutrients for plant life. • QUESTION: What is humus?
A-300 • ANSWER: This characteristic of the soil determines its buffering capacity. • QUESTION: What is texture of the soil?
A-400 • ANSWER: This is the reason that to explore northern Québec, Mr. Marchant takes a plane between the months of September and May but takes a helicopter during the rest of the year. • QUESTION: What is the permafrost in Northern Quebec?
A-500 • ANSWER: Fluorite is a type of mineral that can be colourless, white, yellow, blue, green, purple, red or brown. Its streak is colourless or very slightly tinted. Some varieties are used to make optical instruments. • QUESTION: What is an allochromatic mineral?
B-100 • ANSWER: The frozen portion of Earth’s waters. • QUESTION: What is the cryosphere?
B-200 • ANSWER: Five forms of water in the hydrosphere • QUESTION: What are oceans, seas, rivers, lakes, ground water, pack ice and glaciers
B-300 • ANSWER: Created by their natural boundaries, formed by the crests of nearby mountains, hills or other high ground • QUESTION: What are watersheds or catchment areas?
B-400 • ANSWER: 4 o. C • QUESTION: What is the average temperature at the bottom of the ocean?
B-500 • ANSWER: Cold water sinks while warm water rises creating a circular pattern that moves water all over the world. This same phenomenon can be seen in air patterns. • QUESTION: What is convection?
C-100 • ANSWER: Composed of 78% N 2 and 21% O 2 • QUESTION: What is the air?
C-200 • ANSWER: The deviation of the winds to the right in the Northern Hemisphere. • QUESTION: What is the Coriolis Effect?
C-300 • ANSWER: A large expanse of air that is moving in from Jamaica. The weather network says to get your umbrella out. • QUESTION: What is a warm front?
C-400 • ANSWER: This gas is a result of many different agricultural processes. It’s effect is 21 times greater than that of CO 2 • QUESTION: What is methane?
C-500 • ANSWER: The name of the three circulation cells in the Northern Hemisphere • QUESTION: What are the Hadley, Ferrel and Polar cells?
D-100 • ANSWER: On October 23, 2007, the space shuttle Discovery blasted off from the Kennedy Space Center, in Florida, to deliver equipment to the International Space Station. The had to fly through these 5 layers. • QUESTION: What are the Troposphere, stratosphere, mesosphere, thermosphere and exosphere
D-200 • ANSWER: Results from the nuclear fusion of hydrogen into helium. • QUESTION: What is solar radiation?
D-300 • ANSWER: This is the difference in water levels at high and low tides. • QUESTION: What is the tidal range?
D-400 • ANSWER: Caused by the combined gravitational force of the sun and moon • QUESTION: What are spring tides?
D-500 • ANSWER: solar radiation contains all the waves in the EM spectrum but only these waves reach the Earth. • QUESTION: What are infrared rays, ultraviolet rays and visible light.
E-100 • ANSWER: Acid rain is a serious environmental problem brought on by the reaction of these gases and water. • QUESTION: What are sulphur dioxide and nitrogen oxides?
E-200 • ANSWER: The reason why oil floats on water and is dangerous to the wild life • QUESTION: What is a hydrocarbon
E-300 • ANSWER: These chemical are responsible for the thinning of the ozone layer. • QUESTION: What are CFCs (chloroflurocarbons)?
E-400 • ANSWER: These form when the sun’s rays hit nitrogen oxides and combine with other pollutants to form smog. • QUESTION: What is tropospheric ozone?
E-500 • ANSWER: Thermal pollution can have this effect. • QUESTION: What is decreases oxygen solubility?
FINAL JEOPARDY You are taking your younger cousin to the lake, however when you arrive you see that there is a sign saying no swimming because of green algae. Can you explain to your cousin why you can’t go swimming and the consequences to the wild life in the lake?