Lab 12 Geology Across America
A. Geology of Yellowstone
Refer to the Geologic Map of Yellowstone National Park to answer the following questions.
1. In what state is most of Yellowstone National Park located?
Snowball Earth Video
NAME: Scott Bryson
1. What are the main criticisms (described at the beginning of the
documentary) leveled against the Snowball Earth theory? That the
tropics could not freeze to the proximity of the sun, and since the
tropics did not
Sarah Trees video quiz
What is the largest desert in the world?
What has aided the westward expansion of the desert around the country of Mauritania?
Overuse of water resources
A 40-year drought
Tornado Chaser video quiz
How fast can the winds in a tornado be?
Up to 150 miles per hour
Up to 300 miles per hour
Up to 450 miles per hour
Up to 500 miles per hour
Around how many tornados touch down in the United States every year?
Sinking England video quiz
Most of the money spent on the protection of the British coast goes towards _.
damming of rivers
beach nourishment projects
sea wall repair
Great Britain is a _ asset, due in part to a _ in sea-level.
Lightening video quiz
How many volts of electricity can a bolt of lightning deliver in less than a second?
How does lightning interact with the ground?
A discharge descends down from a cloud to the ground
El nino/La nina video quiz
Sea level is higher than normal when the water temperature is _, and lower than normal
when the water temperature is _.
El Nino waters travels from:
east to west
west to east
north to south
Cave scientist video quiz
What did the sinkhole indicate about underground caves?
that they are small
that they have stalactites and
that they had
that they are
What things have caused groundwater pollution from sinkho
Antarctic ice video quiz
The ice sheets of Antarctica are _ due to _.
disintegrating, excessive melting in the summer
growing, decreased river runoff in the summer
disintegrating, increased river runoff in the winter
growing, global cooling
Ice _ most sol