The Dynamic Planet: Earth Processes 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Read chapter 8: The Dynamic Planet Read Chapter 9: Earthquakes & Volcanoes Complete the questions below Complete the lab on earthquakes & Volcanoes Extra Credit: o complete the on-line questions for this unit. o YOU MUST follow my instructions- nothing else will work. Complete the exercise and email it to me at firstname.lastname@example.org. o My address goes on the instructor line and YOUR name in the area for your name (duh!). o All responses have to be received by midnight the day before the date of the regularly scheduled unit exam. o You can complete the multiple choice, t/f, thinking spatially, short answer and critical thinking exercises. o Website: http://wps.prenhall.com/esm_christopherson_elementalgeo_4/ Select the chapter ( 8 or 9 for this unit) Chapter 8: the Dynamic Planet Define: lithosphere, asthenosphere, crust, moho, isostasy, isostatic rebound, mineral, rock, intrusive, extrusive, pluton, batholith, limestone, travertine, Pangaea, pigafetta basin, panthalassa, hotspots, sea mounts 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. What is the potential effect when the Earth’s magnetic field does not have polarity? What is the difference in the composition of continental crust and oceanic crust? What is the function of the tectonic cycle? What exogenic processes create sedimentary rocks? How does lithifaction create sedimentary rocks? What causes the formation of coal? What kind of conditions were necessary to create the coal that exists today? 7. Diagram a divergent boundary, convergent boundary, and a transform boundary 8. What is the difference between endogenic and exogenic systems? 9. What proof is there of plate movement and hot spot activity? Site examples of each!! Chapter 9: Earthquakes & Volcanoes Define: Terranes, folding, faulting, anticline, syncline, fault zones, horst, graben, strike-slip faults, thrust faults, reverse fault, orogeny 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. What are the crustal orders of relief- list! What are the 6 topographic regions? What are the 3 categories of continental crust? What are the 3 types of crustal stress? What and where are the Earth’s alpine systems? What is the difference in the Mercalli scale and the Richter Scale? Where can volcanic activity occur? The Dynamic Planet: Earth Processes 8. What are the periods of orogenic development- list!?