GAME NAME:

THE MAKEUP OF THE EARTH

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Explanation

LANDFORMS

LAND. F.

VOLCANOES

VOL.

EARTHQUAKES

EARTH.

WILDCARD

WILD

EROSION

EROSION

MINERALS

MINERAL

CLUE 1

ROW VALUE
200 POINTS


Response 1

A SHAPE OF THE LAND.

LANDFORM

A MOUNTAIN FORMED BY

HARDENED LAVA WITH AN

OPENING THROUGH WHICH

LAVA AND OTHER MATERIALS

COME OUT.

VOLCANO

A CRACK IN THE EARTH'S

CRUST ALONG WHICH ROCKS

MOVE.

FAULT

THE BREAKING AND CHANGING

OF ROCKS

WEATHERING

A PILE OF SAND FORMED BY

THE WIND.

DUNE

THE WAY A MINERAL

REFLECTS LIGHT (SHINY).

LUSTER

CLUE 2

ROW VALUE
400 POINTS


Response 2

TALL LAND MASS WITH STEEP

SIDES

MOUNTAIN

A "SLEEPING" VOLCANO

DORMANT

THE SHAKING OF THE GROUND

CAUSED BY ROCK MOVEMENT

ALONG A FAULT.

EARTHQUAKE

NAME THREE THINGS THAT

CAUSE WEATHERING.

WATER, ICE AND

TREES.

THE THREE THINGS THAT

CAUSE EROSION.

WATER, ICE, AND WIND

AN EXAMPLE OF A MINERAL

WITH A LOT OF LUSTER.

GOLD

CLUE 3

ROW VALUE
600 POINTS


Response 3

FLAT LAND.

PLAIN

WHEN A VOLCANO ERUPTS

WITH SUCH FORCE THAT PART

OF THE VOLCANIC MOUNTAIN

MAY BE BLOWN TO PIECES.

VIOLENT ERUPTION

IN 1994, THIS CITY WAS HIT BY

AN EARTHQUAKE THAT

DAMAGED MANY HOMES.

LOS ANGELES

DIAMONDS ARE SUCH A HARD

MINERAL, THEY COULD CUT

THROUGH THIS.

GLASS

THE MOVING OF WEATHERING

ROCKS AND SOILS.

EROSION

NON-LIVING, SOLID MATTER

FROM THE EARTH.

MINERAL

CLUE 4

ROW VALUE
800 POINTS


Response 4

HIGH FLAT LAND WITH STEEP

SIDES.

PLATEAU

A VOLCANO THAT HAS A

CONSTANT FLOW OF LAVA

THROUGH ITS VENTS.

ACTIVE VOLCANO

THIS IS WHAT THEY BUILD

BUILDINGS ON NOW TO

PREVENT DAMAGE DURING AN

EARTHQUAKE.

USE PLATFORMS

WEAK SPOTS OR CRACKS ON

THE SIDE OF A VOLCANO.

VENTS

HOW DOES PLANTING TREES

ON A HILL PREVENT EROSION?

THE ROOTS OF THE

TREES ABSORB THE

THE THREE GROUPS TO

DESCRIBE MINERALS.

LUSTER, COLOR, AND

HARDNESS

CLUE 5

ROW VALUE
1000 POINTS


Response 5

NAME FOUR TYPES OF

LANDFORMS FOUND ON

EARTH.

ANSWERS WILL VARY

MAGMA THAT FLOWS ONTO

THE EARTH'S SURFACE.

LAVA

THIS ROCKET-SHAPED

BUILDING IN SAN FRANCISCO

WAS BUILT TO WITHSTAND AN

EARTHQUAKE.

TRANS-AMERICA

BUILDING

MOUNT RUSHMORE IS MADE

OF WHAT TYPE OF ROCK.

IGNEOUS OR GRANITE

HOW DOES PLANTING GRASS

INBETWEEN CROPS HELP

PREVENT EROSION?

THE GRASS SOAKS UP

THE WATER SO IT DOES

THE HARDEST MINERAL.

DIAMOND

 CATEGORY:   

ROCKS  

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 CLUE:   

THIS SEDIMENTARY ROCKTURNS INTO THISMETAMORPHIC ROCK. (BOTHROCKS MUST BE NAMED)   

 Response:   

LIMESTONE TURNS INTOMARBLE

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 GAME NAME:

THE MAKEUP OF THE EARTH

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Explanation

ROCKS

ROCKS

SOIL

SOIL

NATURAL RESOURCES

NAT. RES.

EXAMPLES OF ROCKS

EXAM.

ROCKS

CONSERVING NATURAL

RESOURCES

CONSERV

NR

WILDCARD

WILD

CLUE 1

ROW VALUE
400 POINTS


Response 1

ROCKS MADE FROM MAGMA

THAT COOLS BELOW THE

EARTH'S SURFACE.

IGNEOUS ROCKS

LOOSE, LARGE GRAINS THAT

DOES NOT HOLD WATER WELL.

SAND

THIS NATURAL RESOURCE IS

USED TO MAKE PAPER AND

PENCILS.

TREES OR WOOD

MANY STATUES ARE MADE

FROM THIS TYPE OF

METAMORPHIC ROCK.

MARBLE

YOU CAN TURN DOWN THIS TO

REDUCE THE AMOUNT OF

NATURAL GAS OR OTHER

FUELS USED IN YOUR HOUSE.

HEAT

YOU WOULD PLANT PLANTS

AND FLOWERS IN THIS TYPE OF

SOIL.

TOPSOIL

CLUE 2

ROW VALUE
800 POINTS


Response 2

HOW MANY GROUPS OF

ROCKS ARE THERE?

THREE

SMOOTH, TIGHTLY PACKED

GRAINS THAT HOLD A LOT OF

WATER BUT IS HARD AND

ROOTS CANNOT SPREAD WELL

IN IT.

CLAY

GAS IS MADE FROM THIS

NATURAL RESOURCE.

PETROLEUM

SANDSTONE IS THIS TYPE OF

ROCK.

SEDIMENTARY

YOU COULD TRAVEL USING

THIS TO REDUCE THE AMOUNT

OF GASOLINE USED.

RIDE A BIKE OR WALK

WHAT FAMOUS NATIONAL

MONUMENT IS MADE OF AN

IGNEOUS ROCK?

MOUNT RUSHMORE

CLUE 3

ROW VALUE
1200 POINTS


Response 3

THE TYPE OF ROCKS MADE

FROM DIFFERENT PIECES OF

OTHER MATERIAL,

SEDIMENTARY ROCKS

DARK SOIL THAT IS RICH IN

NUTRIENTS, HOLDS WATER

WELL AND PLANTS GROW

WELL IN IT.

TOPSOIL

USEFUL THINGS THAT THE

EARTH PRODUCES.

NATURAL RESOURCE

GRANITE IS THIS TYPE OF

ROCK.

IGNEOUS

YOU COULD DO THIS TO

REDUCE THE NUMBER OF

TREES THAT ARE CUT DOWN.

RECYCLE PAPER

A NATURAL RESOURCE

FORMED WHEN TINY DEAD

ORGANISMS ARE BURIED IN

LAYERS OF SEDIMENT. AFTER

MANY YEARS OF HEAT AND

PRESSURE, THIS IS FORMED.

NATURAL GAS

CLUE 4

ROW VALUE
1600 POINTS


Response 4

ROCKS THAT ARE DEEP INSIDE

THE EARTH THAT CHANGE

INTO DIFFERENT KINDS OF

ROCKS.

METAMORPHIC ROCKS

THREE TYPES OF SOIL.

CLAY, SAND AND

TOPSOIL

NATURAL RESOURCE THAT IS

FORMED IN OCEAN BASINS.  OIL

WELLS ARE USED TO GET THIS

OUT OF THE EARTH.

PETROLEUM

LIMESTONE CHANGES INTO

THIS METAMORPHIC ROCK.

MARBLE

LIST THREE WAYS PEOPLE CAN

CONSERVE NATURAL

RESOURCES.

RIDE A BIKE, TURN

DOWN THE HEAT,

THREE DIFFERENT TYPES OF

VOLCANOES.

DORMANT, ACTIVE,

VIOLENT ERUPTIONS

CLUE 5

ROW VALUE
2000 POINTS


Response 5

THE THREE TYPES OF ROCKS.

IGNEOUS, METAMORPHIC

AND SEDIMENTARY

A ONCE LIVING MATTER THAT

HAS BEEN BROKEN DOWN BY

DECOMPOSERS.

HUMUS

NAME THREE NATURAL

RESOURCES.

TREES, PETROLEUM AND

NATURAL GAS.

ROCKS, SHELLS, SAND AND

OTHER MATERIALS MAKE UP

THIS TYPE OF ROCK.

SEDIMENTARY ROCKS

WHY IS IT IMPORTANT TO

CONSERVE NATURAL

RESOURCES?

SO THEY DO NOT RUN

OUT

THIS VOLCANO ERUPTED

VIOLENTLY IN WASHINGTON IN

1980.

MOUNT SAINT HELENS

 CATEGORY:   

ROCKS  

FINAL JEOPARDY!®  

 CLUE:   

THIS SEDIMENTARY ROCKTURNS INTO THISMETAMORPHIC ROCK. (BOTHROCKS MUST BE NAMED)   

 Response:   

LIMESTONE TURNS INTOMARBLE

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