Homework Module 5
July 29, 2017
Page # 40 Problem # 1
Why dont most of the gases in the Earths atmosphere contribute to the greenhouse effect?
Some of the gases that do not take part in greenhouse effect are nitrogen and oxygen and are th
Virtual Volcano Lab
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Log onto the Discovery Channels Virtual Volcano site
(http:/kids.discovery.com/games/buildplay/volcano-explorer) Not really just for
kids believe me
Go through the three links on the bottom right corner
are the 6 properties used to identify minerals
2. Briefly describe how you would test a mineral for each of these
Color: observable quality
Steak: draw the mineral against an unglazed porcelai
What characteristic distinguishes andesite from andesite porphyry?
Just from personal observation their colors are almost opposite or flip flopped.
The andesite has a grey background with wh
Lab #3 Questions
1. How do you determine the 3 classes of sedimentary rocks?
Classification is done by the size of the sediments that make up the rock.
Sedimentary rock identification is primarily based on composition
2. Why i
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Date: 07/18/17 Section#:97310
Weather The Physical Setting: Earth Science
INTRODUCTION: Define the following
Source Region an extensive region of the earths surface where large
masses of air having uniform temperature and humidity co
o Biological pump is the oceans biologically driven sequestration of carbon
from the atmosphere to deep sea water and sediment
o marine bloom or water bloom is a rapid
Questions on Metamorphic Rocks
1. Fabric refers to the way minerals in a rock are arranged.
2. Foliation is defined by the plane arrangement of minerals.
3. Directed pressure during metamorphism produces a foliation
4. If el
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The Climate of Venezuela
Climate is the average weather in a place over many years, while the weather can change
in just few hours, climate takes hundreds, thousands, even millions of years to ch
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Exam 2 Review
This is not intended to cover all topics that will be on the exam, nor will every topic on this list be on
the exam. It is merely a guide to be used to assist you study. Good luck!
Mammoth Cave National Park is located in Kentucky. This cave has amazing scientific
features that makes it a perfect site to visit. This cave is so massive that it is categorized as the
longest cave in the world. Caves and caverns are large underground ch
Changed form rocks
Produces fro preexisting
Other metamorphic rocks
Takes place where preexisting prock is subjected to temperature and pressures unlike those in
chich it formed
Degrees of met
1) Real life mass wasting. Watch the following:
Describe what happens. Is this really a mudslide (in title)? Why or why not?
-The sediment just gave away and took a huge chunk out of the side o
Define in your own words:
Strike-compass direction of a line formed by the intersection of a rock layers surface with a
Dip- Measured at right angles to the strike, is simply the amount of tiltingthe angle at rock