California Grade 5th Science Standard
Use the ilustration above to answer the questions below

What percent of the sun's energy is absorbed by the Earth's surface?

  5%
  50%
 
25%

What percent of the sun's energy is absorbed or reflected by clouds?

  50%
  25%
 
5%

What percent of the sun's energy is reflected by the Earth's surface?

  5%
  25%
 
50%

What percent of the sun's energy is absorbed or reflected by air?

  20%
  5%
 
50%

The Earth absorbs most of the sun's energy.

  True
  False
 
Not sure

Soil heats up faster than water.

  False
  Not sure
 
True

Water cools down _______ than soil.

  same rate
  slower
 
faster

Land (Earth's surface) absorbs the sun's energy more _____ than water.

  quickly
  slowly
 
at the same rate

When the sun goes down, the land releases heat _______ than bodies of water.

  faster
  slower
 
the same rate

when the sun goes down, bodies of water take a ________ time to cool off.

  equal amount
  shorter
 
longer