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    FINAL EXAM

    STUDY GUIDE EARTH SCIENCE

    (Complete the following questions and earn extra 100 on exam)

     

    1.        4 Branches of Science

    2.        Layers of the atmosphere

    3.        Ozone is a form of _____

    4.        Meander

    5.        Levee

    6.        Aquifer

    7.        Geyser

    8.        Path a river follows

    9.        What type of rock weathers most rapidly

    10.                    Humus

    11.                    Talus

    12.                    Desalination

    13.                    Evaporation

    14.                    Condensation

    15.                    Batholith, Laccolith, Dike, Sill

    16.                    Gemstones

    17.                    Recycling

    18.                    Carbonation

    19.                    Water expands by ____ % when frozen

    20.                    Mechanical vs. Chemical Weathering

    21.                    Phosphorescence

    22.                    Fluorescence

    23.                    Parent material for all rock

    24.                    How does sedimentary rock become

     Metamorphic?

    25.                    How to determine epicenter of earthquake

    26.                    Magnitude of an earthquake

    27.                    Where is magma located

    28.                    Where is Olympus Mons

    29.                    Some common Minerals

    30.                    2 most abundant elements in minerals

    31.                    Cleavage

    32.                    What Earthquake wave does the most damage

    33.                    # of sensing devices that make a seismograph

    34.                    Focus

    35.                    Epicenter

    36.                    Compression, Tension, Shearing

    37.                    Where Sea Floor spreading occurs

    38.                    Subduction Zone

    39.                    Convergent vs. Divergent Boundaries

    40.                    Spectroscope

    41.                    Red Shift vs. Blue Shift

    42.                    2 most abundant gases in atmosphere & %

    43.                    Where do seismic waves come from

    44.                    Panthalassa

    45.                    Pangaea (Wegener)

    46.                    Stalactite vs. Stalagmite

    47.                    Uniformatarianism

    48.                    Angular unconformity vs. Disconformity

    49.                    Dominant creature during Mesozoic

    50.                    What is Uranium-238 used for

    51.                    What is a trace fossil and an example

    52.                    Gastrolith

    53.                    Natural Selection

    54.                    Current geologic Era

    55.                    Eras, Periods, and Epochs

    56.                    How many billion yrs did the PreCambrian last

    57.                    What period ended with Dino extinction

    58.                    When did Dinos 1st appear

    59.                    How much can crustal plates move in a year

    60.                    3 major cloud types

    61.                    Most common form of solid precipitation

    62.                    Warm vs. Cold Front

    63.                    Barometer

    64.                    How is Oxygen added to the atmosphere

    65.                    Greenhouse Effect

    66.                    Conduction, Convection, Radiation

    67.                    Dew Point

    68.                    Doppler Effect

    69.                    How far is the sun from the Earth in minutes

    70.                    What is the brightest Magnitude Star (Why?)

    71.                    H-R diagram

    72.                    Main Sequence Stars

    73.                    Galaxy

    74.                    From what did the Solar System originate

    75.                    Planets and their order from sun

    76.                    Apogee vs. Perigee

    77.                    How long for the moon to revolve around Earth

    78.                    4 largest moons of Jupiter