Chapter 14 1) The Chinle Formation was responsible for the spectacular scenery of the Painted Desert and Petrified Forest. 2) A possible cause for the eastward migration of igneous activity in the Cordilleran region during the Cretaceous was a change from
3 March 2016
Ch. 6 Homework
1. What country in the Middle East has the lowest area but the largest estimated population
density? Which country has the lowest population density?
Bahrain. Western Sahara.
2. List two of the three mos
18 January 2016
Ch. 2 Homework
1. What are the four spheres that make up the habitable environment on Earth?
Lithosphere, Hydrosphere, Atmosphere, Biosphere.
2. What is plate tectonics and what are three of the main consequences of
Study Guide for Chapter 1 Quiz
Be familiar with the six essential elements of geography
What is geography as a whole most concerned with? What are its two major branches?
Definition of region
Be familiar with the various types of regions
Be familiar with
8 February 2016
Ch. 4 Homework
1. Which country has the highest annual rate of natural increase? What three countries have
-0.5% annual rate of natural increase?
Kosovo has the highest annual rate of natural increase at 1.4%. Bulga
25 January 2016
Ch. 3 Homework
1. What were the Agricultural and Industrial Revolutions? Describe one way each
revolution initiated important changes in human-earth relationships?
The Agricultural Revolution started when nomads beg
15 February 2016
Ch. 5 Homework
1. Which country is the largest in terms of area? The smallest?
Russia is the largest. Armenia is the smallet.
2. Which country has the highest annual rate of natural increase? Which has the lowest?
30 March 2016
Ch. 7 Homework
1. What country has the highest population density and has an urban population of 100%?
2. Which two countries have the highest estimated population?
China and India.
3. Which country has the
27 April 2016
Ch. 11 Homework
3. Canada, U.S., Greenland.
4. Toronto and Miami.
5. China, India, and Philippines.
6. D. All of the above
7. C. Mayan
8. B. Denmark
9. D. All of the above
10. B. Environmentalist
12 January 2016
Syllabus Quiz for Intro into Geography
1. When are my office hours?
Only by appointment.
2. How much is each part of the discussion worth?
Both parts are worth 10 points each, totaling out to 20 points altogether.
CH1short term events- volcanoes (Mt. St. Helens may18,1980/Mt. Vesuvius, italy), floods, earthquakes. More subtle-climate changes, imperceptible events= crustal
warping(shoreline retreat and advance, weight of ice will cause continent to go down ), subsid
Chapter 9 The crust-forming processes that yielded Archaen granite-gneiss complexes and greenstone belts continued into the Proterozoic but at a considerably reduced rate. Paleoproterozoic collisions between Archean cratons formed larger cratons that serv
S umma ry
Scientists view Earth as a system of interconnected components that interact and affect each other. The principal subsystems of Earth are the atmosphere, hydrosphere, biosphere, lithosphere, mantle, and core. Earth is considered a dyn
Chapter 9 1) One type of Proterozoic rock that indicates some free oxygen was present in t he atmosphere is a. Continental red beds 2) A large landmass composed mostly of Greenland and North America that evolved during the Proterozoic is called a. Laurent
1) The change in frequency of a sound wave caused by movement of its source relative to an observer is known as the a. Doppler effect 2) The premise that a present-day processes have operated throughout geologic time is the prin
13 January 2016
Ch. 1 Homework
1. How is geography best characterized?
The study of the Earth as home to human kind.
2. What are the six essential elements of geography, as defined by the National Geographic
Society? What are the f