5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Transform Boundary
- Geologic Time Scale
- Absolute Dating
- Geologic Change
- a When two plates slide past each other. They cause earthquakes.
- b When rocks are broken down into smaller pieces through actions by wind, water, roots, and animals.
- c Determining the actual age in years of an object ("Exact").
- d A timeline of earth's history. It correlates the existence of life on Earth with geological events, such as mass extinctions.
- e Changes in earth's land, such as mountains, volcanoes, and earthquakes.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Determining the age of an object in relation to other objects ("Estimate").
- The era of the Geologic Time Scale when life first appeared in the oceans. It came after Precambrian Time.
- When two continental plates move towards each other. They cause mountains.
- The era of the Geologic Time Scale when the dinosaurs both appeared and became extinct.
- The scientist who proposed the theory of Continental Drift.
5 True/False questions
Natural Selection → Any inherited trait that gives an organism an advantage in its environment.
Mechanical Weathering → The process by which the chemical make-up of a rock changes.
Precambrian Time → The thickest layer of the Earth. It is where convection currents happen.
Continental Drift Theory → When two continental plates move towards each other. They cause mountains.
Divergent Boundary → When two continental plates move towards each other. They cause mountains.