Discuss each question with your team. Be prepared to explain the reasoning behind your team's answers after the quiz.

  1. What are the three main states of matter found here on Earth?
    • Solid, liquid, and plasma
    • Metallic, gas, and liquid
    • Gas, liquid, and solid
    • Solid, plasma, and gas
  2. What is the name of the process by which a solid turns into a liquid?
    • Boiling
    • Freezing
    • Evaporation
    • Melting
  3. What is the name of the process by which a solid turns directly into a gas?
    • Dry ice
    • Sublimation
    • Deposition
    • Condensation
  4. In the image seen below, what direction were the derecho winds blowing?
    • North
    • East
    • South
    • West
Grain bins in Luther, Iowa leveled by the August 2020 derecho lay pointing to the upper right of the image.
Grain bins leveled by the August 2020 derecho in Luther, Iowa at the Heartland Co-Op grain elevator (Image credit: Daniel Acker/Getty Images)