1.Explain how the temperature difference between the poles andthe equator drives the motion of the oceans and atmosphere. 2.Whatare the differences between ice caps and glaciers? 3.How do oceancurrents affect local climate? 4.Why do we call groundwater in mostareas a nonrenewable resource? 5.What is the Gulf Stream? 6.Whatcountries are directly affected by the path of the Gulf Stream?7.Find out what kind of rock is below the soil in your town. Howdid you find out this information? 8.Give an example of anecosystem near your home. Describe how energy flows through thisecosystem. 9.How many different trophic levels were represented inyour last meal? 10.What is the ozone layer? Where is it located?Why is it important to life on Earth? 11.What steps would have tobe taken to reduce the severity of the greenhouse effect? 12.Wheredo electric cars obtain their energy? Is it true they do notgenerate pollution because they have batteries?