The egg drop lab was completed by taping straws together with duct tape and zip ties. The highest
distance the egg did crack from was 15 feet. The hypothesis for the project is If the egg survives the 20foot drop due to the protection provided, then the p
June 10, 2016
1. Herbivory is a type of predation (True or False; 1 pt)
2. A) What is the Red Queen hypothesis? Describe it, in your own words.
There is a never ending cycle between living things. It is a cycle that is between predator
Questions for the Final
Fill in the Blanks:
1) Mass movements occur when the pull of gravity is greater than the forces
2) Sinkholes are common where the rock bel
Lab Exam Notes
Plates move away from one another at the axis of underwater mountain ranges or Mid ocean
Ridges. Results in sea floor spreading.
Two plates move towards each other and the oceanic lithosphere subje
Chapter Twelve Notes
Compare numerical age and relative age.
Numerical Age: the age of a feature given in years
Relative Age: the age of one feature with respect to another.
The Principle of Uniformitarianism
Chapter 5- 8 Notes
What is the apprx. content of a granite?
is a fine-grained igneous rock rich in silica
Type of igneous rock rarely found as lavas
The classification of igneous rock is dependent on texture and _.
Chapter 3 thru 4 Notes
When was the theory of plate tectonics developed?
Type of boundaries found at the Pacific "Ring of Fire"
convergent plate boundaries
An example of a convergent plate boundary
New oceanic crust is creat
One and Two Notes
the study of how organisms influence and are influenced by Earth'senvironment
Current Population of Earth
Methane Gas is a _
Energy reserves are
materials that have already been discovered
A force producing or tending to produce deformation in a body; measured as the force divided by
the area over which the force is applied
Refers to the deformation resulting from the stress, or to the change in the dimen
Groundwater infiltration will be influenced by all of the following factors EXCEPT the
frequency of deep-focus earthquakes.
The zone where the pore spaces in rocks, sediment, or soil contain both air and water is known as
all of the following EXCEPT
Plate Tectonics Notes
Continental drift theory
Before the adventof plate tectonics, some people believed that the present-daycontinents were
the fragmented pieces of preexisting larger landmasses ("supercontinents") known as Pangea
Test Two Notes
What type of diagram shows the geological features In a vertical slice through part of the crust.
Geological cross section
The dip of a unit represents the
angle at which the bed inclines from the horizontal
Which of the following types
Quiz Four Notes
A graded stream is no longer moving sediment?
A one-hundred year flood could happen two years in a row?
A rocket launched to the north from the equator would appear to deflect to the
A well-sorted gravel is likely t
Drifting Continents and Spreading Seas
Continental Drift and Sea Floor Spreading
a mixture of mud,
sand, pebble, and
Glacial features much more
Easily explained when the
Continents are a
Cosmology and the
Birth of Earth
Where do we come from?
Where do we fit in the Universe?
Why are we here?
5000 stadia = 7.2 change in noon angle
Earth to be 252,000
(Egyptian) stadia or 39,630
km in circumference 1%
Journey to the Center of the Earth
The Van Allen Belts
The solar wind is deflected by the magnetosphere.
Near the Earth, the stronger magnetic field forms the Van
Allen belts, which arrest deadly solar & cosmic radiation.
Earth: Portrait of a Planet, 3r