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Landforms 5.7 and Scientific Investigation 5.1
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by Ms. Le Blanc
| 17 Questions
Note from the author:
Resources from VA Dept of Education and FCPS
1
1 pt
Read the experiment below. Identify the variables and constants.
2
1 pt
5th grade students wanted to find out which type of soil made plants grow the fastest. They used the same amount of water and sunlight and put them in the same pot. In this experiment, what is the independent variable?
A the amount of water used
B the amount of sunlight used
C the height of the plants
D the kind of soil used
3
1 pt
A student wanted to see if fertilizer helped plants grow taller. In his experiment, he gave fertilizer to one plant. He gave the same amount of water and sunlight to both plants. He measured the height in centimeters of each plant with a metric ruler every morning for a month. What is the dependent variable in this experiment?
A The time of day he measured the plants
B The amount each plant grew in centimeters
C The ruler he used to measure growth
D The amount of days in the experiment
4
1 pt
A student wanted to see if fertilizer helped plants grow taller. In his experiment, he gave fertilizer to one plant. He gave the same amount of water and sunlight to both plants. He measured the height in centimeters of each plant with a metric ruler every morning for a month. What is the dependent variable in this experiment?
A The time of day he measured the plants
B The amount each plant grew in centimeters
C The ruler he used to measure growth
D The amount of days in the experiment
5
1 pt
Which of these is the most accurate reading of the mass of the rock on the balance scale pictured?
A 33g
B 120.3g
C 123g
D 303g
6
1 pt
The tool above is used to measure--
A depth
B elapsed time
C mass of an object
D distance
The outlined content above was added from outside of Formative.
7
1 pt
Use the rock key above to classify the rock
A Sedimentary
B Igneous
C Metamorphic
8
1 pt
Use the rock key to classify the rock
A Sedimentary
B Igneous
C Metamorphic
9
1 pt
How are sedimentary rocks formed?
A heating
B pressure
C cementation
D compaction
10
1 pt
Draw how the Himalayan Mountain Range was formed. Include the name of the plate boundary.

11
1 pt
In which layer of the Earth would you find the highest temperatures?
12
1 pt
On August 23, 2011, an earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale occurred in Virginia. Which layer of the Earth was most involved in this earthquake?
Review Weathering and Erosion here
13
1 pt
The peaks of many mountains often appear to be very jagged with rough edges. This is most likely due to -
A weathering
B erosion
C deposition
D earthquakes
14
1 pt
You observe that there is a small dirt hill on your school grounds that erodes during heavy rains. The soil from the hill gets carried by the flowing rainwater and is deposited onto the blacktop.
What would be the best possible solution to stop this erosion and deposition of the soil?
15
1 pt
Which rock type is most likely to contain fossils?
A sedimentary
B igneous
C metamorphic
D deposition
16
1 pt
Fill in the missing parts of the rock cycle.
17
1 pt
Which topic do you want to review before the eCART and why?
(Light, Sound, Oceans, Landforms, Scientific Investigation)
I want to review ________ because ____________