Earth Science Midterm Exam Notes
What to study:
Words in the lecture notes that are bold faced.
Figures from Tarbuck that are referred to by the lecture notes.
Here you have a list of key words to study for the Midterm Exam.
Plucking-As the glacier ice mo
Lab # 6Earth Science
Geologic Time and Paleontology
Purpose: In this lab we studied geological time scales in detail. We learned different features
such as organisms, geography, and weather of different eras and periods.
1 What Toys R us bankruptcy means for parents
-17 paragraphs , one or two sentences per paragraph
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What is the greatest threat to groundwater aquifers?
Which one of the following stress situations results in folding of flat-lying, sedimentary strata?
horizontally directed; compressive stresses
Isotopes of the
Lab 10Earth Science
A Visit to an Arkansas State Park*
Purpose: To learn about a state park while keeping a photo diary of events and
My family and I went to Mt.Magazine. It was a win/win for me because I needed a
Dq1: theory of relativity, theory of evolution, or plate tectonics theory are all good
examples of scientific theories
Another point here was to explain why 'oh, it's just a theory' is incorrect in regard to a
scientific theory: scientific theories are we
Lab #1Earth Science
A Virtual Visit to an Exhibit at the Smithsonian
National Air and Space Museum
January 20, 2015
Purpose: To be able to use the virtual tour of the Smithsonian National Air and Space
Museum to find relevant information to Ea
Lab # 4Earth Science
An Internet Study of Arkansas Earthquakes
Purpose: To study earthquakes in Arkansas as well as the New Madrid via the
Internet using many sites to learn new and interesting things.
This lab is to reinf
Lab # 2Earth Science
Mineral IdentificationPart I and Part II
Purpose: To enable a student to learn methods to use to identify the major
mineral groups and specific minerals using their properties.
1) Read the re
Lab # 9Earth Science
Purpose: To learn and study the causes and the effects of global warming and the
debates that are going on around them.
(Note: This lab is quite different from the preceding labs in that
Lab # 5Earth Science
Geological Time, Fossils, and Dating
Purpose: For the students to get a general study of the geological time scale, dating
techniques, and interpretation of fossil records.
This lab relates to the cur
Lab # 8Earth Science
Purpose: To write and keep a diary of the weather to check the accuracy of the
forecasts for a specific location.
One of the forecasting tools used by weathermen is the historical record for a given
Lab # 7Earth Science
Oceanography (and the Giant Squid!)
Purpose: We set out to learn about the marine organisms whose habitat is the ocean and the
features and processes that go on in the ocean and along the shoreline.
Lab # 3Earth Science
Rock IdentificationPart I and Part II
Purpose: The lab is to help the students learn about the rock cycle, help identify the major
rocks, learn their different properties and what processes form them.
Continental shields and stable platforms are part of the interior region known as a craton.
What is the source of the energy that powers the Earth system?
Which of the following energy sources is thought to dri
Earth Science - Final Exam Notes
The Final Exam contains 48 questions (multiple choice and short answer) counting for 210
points (10 points bonus.)
The exam is time limited 2 Hours.
It will cover the material from Chapters 1-24.