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Study Guide Exam 2 Monday/Wednesday: April 14 th   Tuesday/Thursday: April 15 th Volcanoes (30%): Chapter 8: questions 1, 7, 11, 12, 14;  Chapter 9: questions 2, 6-11.  Mt. Rainier and Mt. Pinatubo worksheets Water molecule (page 42) Volcanic hazards: name and understand how they form and what type of damage they  cause Precursors to a volcanic eruption: What are they? Why and how do they occur? How do  scientists use these precursors to predict a volcanic eruption? Monitoring methods: similar to precursors. Scientists responsibilities Government’s responsibilities Public’s responsibilities Mt Rainier: potential hazards Mt. Pinatubo: methods used to predict eruption; specific damage to local population;  specific hazards Geologic time (10%) Catastrophism versus uniformitarianism Relative dating methods o Law of horizontality o Law of superposition o Law of cross-cutting Absolute dating methods o Carbon 14 dating: organic material 1
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o Potassium/Argon dating: igneous rocks
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