SEDIMENTARY ROCKS and WEATHERING
Steps for making a sed. Rock
1) Clastic Sedimentary Rock- consists of cemented-together clasts ,solid fragments,
and grains broken off of preexisting rock
2) Biochemical Sedimentary Rock- consists of shells
3) Organic sedi
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iron pelletizing, brick, light weight aggregate and cement. It is produced in 40 states. Ball clay
is used in floor and wall tile. Bentonite is used for dri
1. How much in cash and cash equivalents did Starbucks have on FY 2013?
-Did cash increase or decrease from FY 2012? Increase
2. What were the company's total assets for FY 2013? $ 11,516,700,000
-For FY 20
1. Name the largest current asset and current liability for FY 2013.
Largest Current Asset- Cash and Cash equivalent
Largest Current Liability- Accrued litigation charge
2. Compute Starbucks current ratio for FY 2013 and FY 2012
From research and through watching the summary of the documentary Gasland I
have become thoroughly against fracking for natural gas. I learned that fracking
induces an abundance of chemicals into the ground, which harms the environment
and the people livi
Who proposed the theory of Continental Drift? What is the theory of
continental drift? List three lines of evidence that he used as evidence for
What two theories were combined to come up with the Theory of Plate
Tectonics? What does P
Chapter 15: Weathering, Soil and Unstable Slopes
1. Rocks at and near Earths surface are subjected to processes that break them apart and alter their components
a. Weathering can change the color, texture, composition or strength of the mate
Energy Day was held this year on a sunny Saturday in the 17 th of October in the year of our Pasta Lord 2015. It
was very interesting to see the different booths showcasing all of the fun ways Energy Companies are squeezing
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Weathering and Erosion
A. Weathering=Rocks are broken down into sediments- by Physical or Chemical
B. Erosion= the movement of rocky material and sediment by wind, water and ice
C. mass Wasting= downward movement of materials due to gravity
Review questions (use solely as a guide to possible questions on the test. This is not your
Chapter 16. Streams and flooding.
1. Which of the following is the most common cause of river and stream flooding?
a) the onset of cold weather
b) failure o
2.1: What do you suppose prompted Herodotus to coin the term delta for the area marked by branches
of the Nile? Hint: Draw an equilateral triangle that encloses all five branches of the Nile in Figure 2.1.
The term delta was given for the area due t
7.1: The nature of the boundary with bedrock serves to distinguish regolith from sediments. Describe
the difference in the boundaries between (A) bedrock and regolith, and (B) bedrock and sediments, in
Streams and Rivers
11.1: The flow of water emitted from a nozzle is faster that that emitted from the open end of a garden
hose. But why? Hint: See the lead-in to the above paragraph.
A nozzle increases the velocity of water flowing from a garden hose
Geologic Structures and Maps:
10.3: (A) What type of fold is illustrated in Figure 10.7A, an anticline or a syncline? Hint: Just look at the
vertical side nearest you. (B) How about the fold in Figure 10.7B?
10.4: To the right is
Geology 1303: Physical Geology [online]
Instructor: Dr. Joseph C. Hill
Office: LDB 314
Office Hours: 1-2 PM MW; 9 10 AM F; by appointment or anytime Im around and my
door is open (knock if it isnt, I stil
CHAPTER 3 Patterns in Nature: Minerals
1. Minerals utilized by humans as a source of metal are termed _.
a. metallic minerals
b. ore minerals
c. source minerals
2. Which of the following is NOT a mineral?
a. petroleum (oil), which i
1. Which of the following igneous rocks has a very coarse crystalline texture? (Points : 1)
2. Granite. (Points : 1)
is a phaneritic rock
is felsic in composition
logically could be found in a batholith
is the course