Changing Earth Test Study Guide and Materials know the following concepts:

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Changing Earth Test
Friday, December 4th
Study Guide and Materials
For your test on “Changing Earth”, you should
know the following concepts:
 4 layers of the Earth: Be able to label the and describe each layer
(including Convection Currents).
 Tectonic plate movements: Be able to name, describe, and draw an
“arrow diagram” for each of the 4 different types.
 Effects of plate movements: Be able to describe the different changes to
Earth’s surface that occur (ie: landforms, earthquakes)
 Continental Drift Theory and Pangea
 Tremors, Earthquakes, and Tsunamis: Be able to describe what they are
and the damage they cause, depending on where they occur.
 Volcanoes: Be able to name the 3 types of volcanoes, and list
characteristics of each.
Words To Know:
(**Be able to explain each in your own words – do not memorize.)
Crust
Mantle
Inner Core
Outer Core
Convection Currents
Fault
Earthquakes
Tremors
Tsunami
Magma
Lava
Cinder Cone
Composite
Shield
Volcano
Study Materials:
Focus on the following items, which should all be
in your Science notebook or in your study folder:
 “Earth Cutaway” showing layers of the Earth, and chart
showing characteristics of the layers.
 “Convection Currents”
 “Evidence of Pangea” map with key
 “Tectonic Plates” diagram page (showing arrow diagrams)
 Earthquake Vocabulary (small sheet)
 Volcano Diagram
 “Types of Volcanoes”: 3 types and characteristics of each
 “How Earth’s Surface Has Changed – Continental Drift” with
questions
 “Shake, Rattle, and Roll” reading with the 2-page fill-in the
blank
 “Tsunamis” with one fill-in-the blank page
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