1. Weathering-breaks down rocks physically and chemically. Physical weathering-when
solid rock is fragmented by mechanical processes, such as freezing and thawing or
wedging by tree. Chemical weathering- minerals in a rock are chemically altered or
1. Stream- any body of water large or small that flows over the land surface. River- for the
major branches of a large stream system. Channel- at the bottom of the valley the trough
through which the water runs.
2. U-shaped valley is due to glacier moveme
TEST IV REVIEW
1. What is a stream? River? Channel?
2. What is the difference between a U-shaped and V-shaped valley?
3. What is a floodplain?
4. Describe the differences between meandering streams and braided streams.
5. What were some of the environment
TEST III REVIEW
These questions do not need to be submitted for the Gordon Rule assignment. They are
for your review only.
1. What is an earthquake?
2. What is stress? What is strain?
3. What is a seismic wave?
4. Describe the elastic rebound theory.
TEST II REVIEW
1. What is weathering? Physical weathering? Chemical weathering? Give an example
2. What is erosion? What are the three agents that cause erosions?
3. What is deposition?
4. What is a sedimentary basin?
5. What is a clastic particl
Name and describe at least seven sedimentary environments in the figure above. Label or give a
description of their location.
Numbering matches textbook
1. Lake which include inland bodies of fresh or saline water usually have small waters and
Test Review III
1. Earthquake- occurs when rocks under stress suddenly fall along a geologic fault
2. Stress- local force per unit area that causes rocks to deform. Strain- relative amount of
deformation, expressed as percentage of distortion
3. Seismic w
1. Weathering-breaks down rocks physically and chemically. Physical weathering-when solid rock
is fragmented by mechanical processes, such as freezing and thawing or wedging by tree.
Chemical weathering- minerals in a rock are chemically altered
1. The Grand Canyon is located in:
(a) New Mexico
2. The river that flows through the Grand Canyon is the:
3. The Grand Canyon at its widest
Part I. Briefly define the following in your own words. Do not write definitions straight from the
book. You do not have to use complete sentences.
1) Epicenter- geographic point on Earths surface directly above the focus
2) Focus- Point at which f
Part I. Identify the glacial features below:
B ground moraine
E (refers to dark line) medial moraine
F terminal moraine
Part II. Answer with complete sentences
Is the glacier advancing or retreating? Why?
Part I. Identify each of the drainage patterns. Which type would be found in
1. Top left: Dendritic drainage which would be found in Tampa.
2. Top right: Radial drainage
3. Bottom left: Rectangular drainage
Part II. Define the following: