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Unformatted text preview: Ever-Changing Earth Name _____________________________ How the Earth Was Made Study Guide Learning Target(s): I can evaluate and describe geologic time I can describe how biotic and abiotic factors interact to change the geology of earth Directions: As you watch the film, answer the questions below. Each question is in order as you watch the film. There are two parts to the film. You will have time at the end of each part to catch up on questions. Each question is worth 2 points. PART I: 1) What did a geologist (James Hutton) find in Scotland that changed how we thought about geologic time? What story did it tell about earths history? _______________________________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________________ 2) During the beginning of earth, what (from outer space) formed earth? _______________________________________________________________________________________ 3) What inside of earth keeps the inside hot? How did geologist use this to determine the real age of earth? _______________________________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________________ 4) As the earth started to cool 4.4 billion years ago, what important substance started to form? Where did it come from?... name at least two sources scientists cite as the source of our water on planet earth today. _______________________________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________________ 5) 3.4 Billion years ago, what caused the continents to form? What type of rock were the new continents made of?...
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