In which type of rock are fossils most likely to be found?. Igneous intrusive Igneous extrusive Sedimentary Metamorphic. C. Sedimentary. If visiting a recently erupted volcano, what type of rock samples would you find?. Clastic Sedimentary Nonfoliated Metamorphic
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Chemically formed Sedimentary
Dissolve the limestone
Changes it to granite
Changes the acidity of it
Causes buildup of more limestone
The movement of a glacier.
Granite on top; basalt underneath
Basalt on top; granite underneath
increases with depth
decreases with depth
Does not change with depth
Increases, then decreases
A.Outer Core, Inner Core, Mantle, Crust
B.Crust, Inner Core, Outer Core, Mantle
C.Crust, Mantle, Outer Core, Inner Core
D.Crust, Mantle, Inner Core, Outer Core
Becomes hard & forms rock.
Breaks down & becomes part of the soil
Turns black & becomes coal.
Becomes soft and forms clay.
Does not change seasons.
Keeps atmosphere full of moisture.
Is a determinant of major air movements.
Speeds up evaporation following precipitation.
The Jet Stream brings moisture from Gulf, Cold comes from the North & warm air is brought in by the Atlantic. These cause YOUR weather patterns!!!!!!
Distance of Sun from different parts of Earth
The angle sunshine strikes Earth
Material of Earth’s surface
Changes in amount of energy the sun puts out
2 tectonic plates crashing into each other
One tectonic plate being pushed under another
Two tectonic plates moving alongside each other
Two tectonic plates moving away from each other
Convergent Boundary: Collide=Mountains
Divergent Boundary: Diverge= Rifts
Transform Boundary: Move past each other= Earthquakes
A. North to South
B. South to North.
C. East to West
D. West to East
The Sun goes down on the East Coast first…
A. To retain water and soil
B. To increase Wind Erosion
C. To keep roots from spreading
D. Provides protection for animals
B. Ring of Fire in the Pacific Ocean?
Evaporation: liquid to vapor (boil/melt)
C. Rock begins to weather in the Pacific Ocean?
All continents were “born” at different times.
All continents were once a single landmass & have drifted apart
All continents were once 3 major landmasses
None of the above.
Evidence: Tropical Fossils found in ice
Mesasouraus found on two continents
Applachian Mountains match other mountains
Tropical fossils found in Andes Mountains
S. America/Africa coastline
45 mph/90 kmh
74 mph/119 kmh
100 mph/150 kmh
A tropical storm can not turn into a hurricane.
A Comets tail always: considered a hurricane?