Blacktop #4: Crack in blacktop, Big
Hollow Road. The road is slanted
here, and the broken-up part may be
sliding downhill a little. Notice that
The US government, and most other governments of the world, provide support for scientists but not for
astrologers, palm readers, or telephone psychics. Why do governments support scientists?
ientists learn the Truth, and governments are always d
Which is not part of our modern view of geology?
A) The Earths lithosphere is broken into a few major plates plus a few smaller ones.
B) Lithospheric plates move mainly horizontally on the soft, deeper material.
C) Convection occurs below the lithosphe
National Parks are:
A) Regions containing key biological resources that have been set aside for the enjoyment of future generations.
B) Regions containing key geological resources that have been set aside for the enjoyment of the present
Which of the following is commonly expected near a textbook subduction zone (that is, near a subduction zone
that is so perfect and free of confusing complications that you would use it in a textbook to teach students)?
A) Slide-past (or transform, wit
A) Feed stratovolcanoes.
B) Feed basaltic volcanoes (composition similar to sea floor), unless the hot spot is altered in composition coming
through a continent, in which case the volcano may be more andesitic.
C) Feed volcanoes that are esp
Exercise #2: Geology is All Around You
Due Date: April 1, 2014
1. What does the population map on Page 133 reveal in parts of China,
Japan, N. Korea and S. Korea that we have not yet seen in the other
2. Using the Population Map on Page 133, identify
Due Date: April 17, 2014
1. Using the population map on Page 133 identify at least four major
population concentrations in S. & E. Asia:
India, Eastern China, Japan, Vietnam, Indonesion island of Java.
2. Using the Population Map on Page 13
Chapter 8 (The Dynamic Planet)
1. Recent History, through the Paleozoic Era goes back _ million years, making
up _% of Earths history? 542, 6.3
2. Explain the concept behind superposition:
states that rock and sediment always are arranged with the younges
Date: January 28-30, 2014
1. Why is the South American continent intensely urban?
Because the Andes and the Amazon rain forest render most of it either
inaccessible or unsuitable for farming.
2. Using the maps on Pages 56-57 and
Wilhelm Wundts Doctoral Students at Leipzig University
Hugo Muensterberg (1885)
Willy Hellpach (1900)
James Mc. Cattell (1896)
Walter Scott (1900)
Harry Wolfe (1896)
Ernst Duerr (1902)
Oswald Kuelpe (1886)
Charles Spearman (1905)
Archetypal very typical of a certain kind of person or thing.
Hydrogen Bonding- the bonding between water molecules
Ice (Solid): water expands as ice as it cools
Water (Liquid): unique on earth, key to life, hydrogen
+ oxygen. Can become vapor or ice
Water Vapor (Gas): ice-water-vapor (absorbs heat
Name: Fanny Torres
In-Class Assignment February 20, 2014
Pages 194-197: The Colorado River: A System Out of Balance
1. What conditions lead the Colorado River to be
identified as an Exotic Stream/
It is considered an exotic stream because
Name: Desiree Ayala-Perez_
Due Date: February 13, 2014
1. Be able to locate the following on Test #2: Russia, Ukraine, Poland, Belarus,
Estonia, Latvia. Lithuania, Czech Rep., Austria, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania,
Slovenia, Croatia, B