Where do you find earthquakes and volcanoes? What makes them happen? How are mountains related to earthquakes and volcanoes?
What do you think happens when plates move away from each other? Do plates ever move toward each other? What would happen if two plates met? What might happen if plates slide past one another?
How does the rock of the Earth’s mantle move?
What would it be like if you really dug a hole through the Earth to China?
How is the global climate changing? Think about what you have learned about climate change. Do you think that the world’s climate is changing? If so, what do you think will happen in the future? What will the climate be like in 20, 50, or 100 years?
How has the climate changed during Earth’s 4.5 billion year history? (Remember the components of climate…)
What is the difference between weather and climate? Give an example, or two…
What do you think causes weather? Think about what you know about weather patterns and weather reports…
Why would you read or watch a weather report? How does it help you? What information does it give you?