convection currents in earths outer core produce the magnetic field
the type of fault that accommodates horizontal movements between plates is a
What specific type of plate boundary is commonly found in conjunction with midocean ridges, a
1. Earthquakes, landslides, and volcanic eruptions that occur beneath the sea may
generate a large sea wave called a tsunami
2. How might humans cause earthquakes?
a. explosions may compress the Earths surface
b. Building reservoirs may cause flexing and
Chapter 6 Connect
the existence of a potentially dangerous situation or event is known as a hazard,
whereas the likelihood and magnitude of its impact on society is known as its
Which of the following are erupted by volcanoes?
Chapter 4 Connect Notes
What do images show?
o the atoms in a water molecule are covalently bonded
o graphic representations of the water molecule
o the polarity of a water molecule with respect to its O and H ends
factors contribute to waters
Chapter 7 Connect
As boulders are moved downstream and weathering breaks them into smaller clasts, they
first become cobbles, then pebbles, and finally sand or smaller particles
A formation is defined as a rock unit that is distinct and laterally traceabl
Chapter 5 Connect
the grain size of coarse-grained igneous rocks is larger than 1 millimeter.
More commonly, this grain size is described as being large enough to see
Temperature and pressure increase with depth into the Earth
Rocks of the contine
Influences of Geology
Geology influences where we live
ex.) slopes too steep, volcanic eruptions, types of soil, fault lines
What controls the distribution of resources?
-observe the locations of the iron mines vs. copper mines
-exposed due to
Geology Extra Credit
April 26, 2012
Use of fossil fuels increases relentlessly, and with it the atmospheric concentration of
green house gasses
Rise in temperature enough to wipe out most of the worlds tropical coral reefs & good
portion of mountain g
Unit 4 Study Guide Geology
o What is a community?
o What are the six types of interactions among community members that we discussed in class
(three of them are types of symbiosis). What is symbiosis?
o What is the defini
Match the mineral with its use in society:
o clays- may be used for its physical properties;
this mineral is used to produce brick, cement,
o gypsum- may be used for its physical properties;
sheetrock and plaster products are made from