Geoscience 190: Exam 2 Study Guide
THIS LIST IS A PRETTY DARN COMPREHENSIVE, BUT NOT A COMPLETE
LISTING OF THE CONCEPTS THAT WERE COVERED IN THIS PORTION OF
THE CLASS. IF YOU KNOW THESE WELL ENOUGH TO WRITE A PARAGRAPH
AND DRAW A DIAGRAM EXPLAINING THE CO
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LEAD AUTHORS: Wendy Annecke (South Africa), Kornelis Blok (Netherlands), David Bloom
(United States), Brenda Boardman (United Kingdom), Anton Eberhard (South Africa),
Jamuna Ramakrishna (India),
8807 H1 GENERAL PAPER Prelim Questions 2014
ACJC 2014 General Paper Prelim Paper 1
1. It is increasingly difficult to be ethical in todays world. How far is this true?
2. Obsession with profit should no longer be the driving force f
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H1 General Paper 8807 Exam Preparation Checklist 2015
Two Nights Before The Test
I have revised my content knowledge on the various topics that we have went through in
class and how these apply to the various perspectives:
There is no such thing as bad publicity. To
what extent is this true?
How far is it possible for one country to
forgive another for its past actions?
How effectively is public health promoted
and managed in you
1. 'Traditional marriage is an outdated concept.'
To what extent is this true of your society?
2. How far should firms be allowed to limit their
workers' rights when profits are at stake?
3. 'Gambling on sport undermine
Geos 190 - The Geology of Energy: an inquiry seminar
Dr. Peter Davis
Room: 142 Rieke Science Center
Ofce hours: M 11-12, W 11-1, Th 10-12
- Times may ch
REPORT # 2
1.) How do we know that the Earth is rotating about its own axis? (pgs. 14-15 will
help). You are encouraged to read further on about.com or Wikipedia or other
science based text for a more complete explanation.
Wind is caused by air flowing from high pressure areas to low pressure areas.
The Earths rotation prevents that flow from being direct, but deflects it side to side
(right in the Northern Hemisphere and left in the Southern)
Geology of Energy
Introduce class (20 min)
Activity (20 min)
Lecture (20 min)
Pacic Lutheran University
Dr. Peter Davis (Peter)
Office: Room: 142 Rieke
Big Picture Outline
Elements -> Minerals -> Rocks
Outside shape of the lithosphere
Composition of the Earth
are made of Minerals
that are made of Atoms
- How do mass, acceleration, force, work, and power relate?
- Could you calculate something using F=ma?
- How do we keep track of energy? (particularly mechanical in this class)
- What did the rollercoaster represent i
Basics of the atmosphere
How to calculate wind energy potential
How we capture that energy
Some details on current use
Energy in the Earth
of the Earth
Heat from core is slowly dissipating
- Solid inner core
- Liquid outer core
- Solid mantle (flows like
- Brittle thin shell
Heat released by:
- Advective volcanism
- Conductive through crust into spac
Incoming Solar Radiation (Insolation)
600 to 2,000 Btu/ft 2/day world-wide
1,100 to 1,900 Btu/ft 2/day in PNW
1,100 Btu/ft 2/day x 365 days/yr (Min) = 401,500 Btu/ft 2/yr
U.S. Coal consum
FINAL PAPER: REFLECTION
During this semester, of Geo-Science 190 I have learned a variety of things about
our world and todays resources especially over this past few weeks learning about
Alaska and its resources. In all honesty I am still a bit confused
REPORT # 5
It shows that the plates are being pushed together and brough together to
form ridges and cause earthquakes. That is why you see the large lithosphere plates
move relative to each other. One of the plates goes under
University of Hawaii at Hilo Hawaii Community College
behind the capitalist machine.
Consumers are well aware of the unfullling
nature of consumerism, but recognize that in our society
it is the only possible way to live. Th