Earth Warm-Ups

Earth Warm-Ups. This resource contains 8 complete weeks (40 days) of Warm-Ups relating to Earth concepts. This download has a full size version of each Warm-Up (8.5 inch X 11 inch paper) AND an Interactive Notebook format. The notebook version will conserve paper. Check out the preview of this product to see photos of the notebook format. These Warm-Ups are TEKS aligned and include a variety of question formats including short answer, multiple choice, matching, and open ended. Warm-Ups are essential for every classroom. Use these Warm-Ups during the first 5 minutes of class to help reinforce key information and reteach difficult topics.
Earth Warm-Ups

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Included in this product are the following warm-ups: 

Continental Drift
-Key Vocabulary (Alfred Wegener, Continental Drift, Pangaea, Fossil, Convection Currents)
-T or F Evidence of Continental Drift
-Continental Drift examples
-Short response practice
-Multiple choice practice

Earth's Atmosphere
-Key Vocabulary (Atmosphere, Troposphere, Stratosphere, Mesosphere, Thermosphere, Ionosphere, Exosphere)
-Label the layers of the atmosphere
-True/False practice
-Matching key terms to definitions (ozone, altitude, air pressure, smog, pollutant)
-Multiple choice practice

Layers of the Earth
-Key Vocabulary (Crust, Mantle, Outer Core, Inner Core, Lithosphere, Asthenosphere)
-Label the layers of Earth
-True/False practice
-Fill in chart - layers, state of matter, composition
-Multiple choice practice

Plate Boundaries
-Key Vocabulary (Plate Boundary, Plates, Convergent, Divergent, Transform)
-Plate Boundary-Feature formed matching
-Plate Boundary chart with examples and direction of movement
-Analyzing plate boundary diagram
-Multiple choice practice

Properties of Minerals
-Key Vocabulary (Mineral, Mohs Scale, Geologist, Classify, Property)
-Properties of minerals matching
-T or F practice
-Analyzing Mohs scale of hardness
-Common uses of minerals
-Multiple choice practice

Rocks and the Rock Cycle
-Key Vocabulary (Rocks, Igneous, Sedimentary, Metamorphic, Rock Cycle)
-Types of rocks chart - formation and examples
-Venn Diagram - Intrusive and Extrusive Igneous
-Igneous, Sedimentary, Metamorphic sorting
-Create your own Rock Cycle illustration

Topographic Maps
-Key Vocabulary (Topographic Map, Contour Line, Contour Interval, Elevation, Depression)
-Analyzing topographic maps (contour interval, steepness, differences in elevation between two points, analyzing rivers and streams and direction of flow, etc.)
-T or F topographic map practice
-Multiple choice practice

Weathering and Erosion
-Key Vocabulary (Weathering, Erosion, Deposition, Abrasion, Sediment)
-Mechanical vs. Chemical Weathering Venn Diagram
-Weathering, Erosion, and Deposition categorizing practice
-Weathering and Erosion key vocabulary matching (mechanical weathering, chemical weathering, acid rain, alluvial fan, runoff, frost wedging)
-Multiple choice practice