Correct Response      Continue


THERE'S NO PLACE LIKE HOME


CLIMATE AIR WATER LAND LIFE ON EARTH
100
What is the greenhouse effect?
This effect is is responsible for Earth's maintaining its heat at night, but too much of this effect can cause the temperature of the Earth to rise.
100
What is the atmosphere?
This thin layer of gases surrounds the Earth.
100
What is polar ​i​ce?

This area of frozen water ​reflects radiant energy back into space so it is not absorbed on our planet.
100
What is drought?

​ ​Higher air temperatures can cause more evaporation of moisture from the soil. If this becomes extreme, it can cause this.
100
What are coral reefs?
This colorful home for fish is dying because of warming oceans.
200
What is climate?
General weather conditions over a long period of time.
200
What is radiation?
This form of thermal energy transfer can bounce off of the Earth's surface and go back into space.
200
What​ is​ ​sea level?
Scientists predict that this will rise t​hree to six feet​​​ or more in coming decades.​
200
What is limestone?
This kind of rock in Florida's aquifer is too porous to keep out the ocean's salt water.
200
What are trees?
These tallest living organisms can utilize CO2 and produce oxygen.
300
What is weather?
Temporary and local conditions in an area (sunny, rainy, windy, for example).
300
What is water vapor (or humidity)?
This evaporated gas forms faster from warmer oceans, and can cause superstorms and floods.
300
What is expand?
Ocean water does this as it gets warmer.
300
What are fossil fuels?
Coal, oil and gas are also known as these ancient sources of chemical energy.
300
Who is Mahatma Ghandi?
This leader in India said, "Live simply that others may simply live".
400
What are superstorms?
Extreme hurricanes, tornadoes, and typhoons.
400
What is the sun?
Its surface is about 10,000 degrees Farenheit
400
What are coastal regions (or coastline)?
Higher tides are a problem for people who live along this part of their county?
400
What are fires?
Extreme drought can increase the likelihood of these in our forests?
400
What are polar bears?
These large mammals are heading toward extinction because of melting ice.
500
What is a drought?
A prolonged period of hot, dry weather.
500
​ What is CO2?
​This gas is released into the atmosphere by cars and power plants that burn coal, oil, natural gas or biomass for energy.

500
What is fresh water?
Rising sea levels means that this kind of water may be contaminated by salt water.
500
What is extinct?
Warming land temperatures are causing many species to become this.
500
What are humans?
The only life form that can change climate change?




Climate JEOPARDY Challenge

Press F11 for full screen mode




Edit | Download / Play Offline | Share