1st MP Quarterly 6th Science

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1st MP Quarterly 6th Science
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  1. What do contour lines show?
    they are lines that connect equal elevations
  2. What is a key?
    They are symbols on a topographic map.
  3. What does latitude show?
    NORTH-SOUTH distance of the equator
  4. What does longitude show?
    EAST-WEST distance of the prime meridian
  5. What landform has high elevation and a flat surface?
    plateau
  6. The difference in elevation between the highest and lowest parts of an area is called ______.
    RELIEF
  7. This kind of map shows elevation, relief and landforms.  
    Topographic
  8. A mixture of metals is called an _____.
    ALLOY
  9. An economically useful mineral is _____.
    ORE
  10. What is LUSTER?
    how a mineral reflects light
  11. The color of the powder of a mineral is called _____.
    STREAK
  12. A ROCK is made up of _______ and other ___.
    minerals and materials
  13. How does a topographic map differ from a road map?
    CONTOUR LINES
  14. How does GPS work?
    system of satellites
  15. What determines Earth's topography?
    LANDFORMS
  16. What does a map scale (1:25,000) represent?
    1 cm on a map represents 25,000 cm on Earth
  17. Describe how minerals form?
    Crystallization or evaporation
  18. How does slow cooling of magma affect the size of mineral crystals?
    Large crystals form
  19. What characteristics must a substance have to be considered a mineral?  (there are 5)
    • naturally occurring
    • inorganic
    • solid 
    • crystal structure
    • definite chemical composition
  20. What is the hardest known mineral?
    DIAMOND
  21. What is the softest known mineral?
    TALC
  22. How can you identify a ROCK?
    • classified by origin
    • coarse grained - grains large and easy to see
    • fine grained or glassy
  23. What happens to SEDIMENTARY rocks? (EDCC)
    • erosion
    • deposition
    • compaction
    • cementation

    over time coral turns to limestone
  24. IGNEOUS rocks are made out of _______?
    magma or lava
  25. What are some characteristics of IGNEOUS rocks?
    texture -  determined by size, shape and pattern of grains

    • extrusive
    • intrusive
    • porphyritic - large crystals scatter on background of smaller crystals
  26. Metamorphic rocks are formed under _____ and _____.
    Heat and Pressure
  27. Two types of metamorphic rocks are _____ and ____.
    foliated and non foliated
  28. Learn ROCK CYCLE on PAGE 115
  29. KNOW TOPOGRAPHIC SYMBOLS AND WHAT THEY MEAN  PG.  55-57
  30. PRACTICE READING MOHS HARDNESS SCALE PG. 70

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