Definition of Minerals- inorganic and naturally occurring substance, solid, homogenous chemical comp. Silicate vs. carbonate rocks/minerals- silicates- dominate Common minerals in the earth and crust (and percentages)- plagioclase feldspar and K feld
the work of Ice
Questions to meditate upon
while gazing at a Lava Lamp
How do glaciers form and move?
Why are glaciers so important to the
hydrologic cycle? Why are these so
important to the formation of sediment?
How is a glaci
On Thursday, September 22,2016, instead of going to African Studies class, the
class was to visit McClung Museum on campus to learn more about the natural history
and culture of Ancient Egypt. There were many things presented that I did not know
Exam #3 Study Guide
Be able to discuss the major groups of organisms present in each time period.
Be able to place the Hadean, Archean, Proterozoic, Phanerozoic, Paleozoic, Mesozoic, Cenozoic,
the Phanerozoic periods (Camb
Deserts and Eolian Processes
What are deserts and where do they
How are eolian processes similar to fluvial
processes? How are they different?
What are typical features of deserts?
What is desertification and why is this a
COMPILATION OF QUESTIONS FOR GEOLOGY!
AGE OF UNIVERSE: 13.8 BILLION YEARS OLD
AGE OF MILKY WAY: 13.2 BILLION YEARS OLD
AGE OF SOLAR SYSTEM: 4.6 BILLION YEARS OLD
How long is a light year? How long is an AU?
When did the earth form? Ma