Reading questions 5.1                                                               Name ____________________________________

Pgs 177-181 Sphere of spheres


1.      What is one of the reasons that there is life on Earth?

2.      How is the Earth like the dolls in figure 5-1?

3.      How does the size of the Earth compare to the other inner planets?

4.      What are the hemispheres?

5.      How much of the Earth is covered by water?

6.      What are the three major feature so the Earth?

7.      Where is there land not visible from space?

8.      What is the litho shphere?

9.      What does the prefix hydro- mean?

10.  What are the parts of the hydrosphere?

11.  How much of the water is salt water?

12.  How much of the water is available for drinking?

13.  What is the atmosphere?