Chapters 1-3 Test Notes

Chapters 1-3 Test Notes - 5. Valence Electrons 6. Ion...

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I. Plate Tectonics A. Where does the greatest amount of volcanism take place? 1. Divergent Boundaries II. Earth Layers A. Composition 1. III. General Questions A. Understand what happens with temperature and pressure. B. What is the difference between Oceanic and Continental Crust (i.e. density, age, composition, and thickness ) C. What is the driving mechanism behind plate tectonics? D. Know where oceanic crust is created. E. Know example of plate boundaries. F. Understand magnetic anomalies on sea floor (pole measurement). G. Transform Boundaries – Recognize that motion is not causing the offset.
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IV. Minerals A. Chemistry 1. Atomic Number 2. Mass 3. Structure 4. Types of Bonds
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Unformatted text preview: 5. Valence Electrons 6. Ion Substitution (and what allows it) B. Classification ( i.e. silicates and non-silicates) 1. Understand what polymorphs are. C. Know elemental distribution/abundance chart 1. Isotope 2. Cat ion 3. Anion D. Building block for silica V. Geological History A. Who proposed sea floor spreading B. Arch Bishop Usher C. Sir Charles Lyell D. Werner E. Alfred Quaker F. Hutton Father of Modern Geology G. Nick Stano VI. Miscellaneous Need-to-Knows A. Geological Time Scale (Draw Ten Times) B. Red Shift C. Solar Nebular Hypothesis 1. What does it attempt to address? D. Big Bang 1. What does it attempt to address?...
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Chapters 1-3 Test Notes - 5. Valence Electrons 6. Ion...

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