Chapter 8 Study Guide
1. An earthquake is the shaking of the ground caused by the sudden release of energy, usually from
faulting but can also result from volcanism and (man-made) explosions.
2. The elastic rebound theory explains that if something is ben
Chapter 1-Study Guide
1. In general, geology is the scientific study of the earth, planets and moon. Physical
geology is the scientific study of rocks, minerals, and internal and surface processes.
2. To form a theory, scientists use an orde