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smallest part of a compound with properties of that compound (atoms held together by covalent bonding)
the hypothesis that stated the Earth's continents were once combined in one large super continent
movement of plates caused by uplift at ridge systems pushing plates toward subduction zones
huge pieces of the Earth's crust and rigid upper mantle that fit together and cover the Earth's surface
What is the name given to the process that causes warm liquids or gases to rises and cooler liquids and gas to sink?
Fossils or Rock types
List 1 of the 4 pieces of evidence to support the continental drift hypothesis?
colder, lower, softer, or gets deeper
List 3 things that happen to the sea floor rock as you move away from a spreading center.
There are 2 plates in the Earth's interior, where are they and why are they significant?
moment magnitude scale
an earthquake measurement scale that combines the energy released, size of the fault, the amount of movement that occurs and stiffness of the rock
the type of seismic waves that squeezes and push rock in the direction the waves are traveling
an earthquake scale that uses a numerical rating system that measures the energy of the largest seismic wave
an earthquake scale that measures the intensity of an earthquake based on damage and other effects
a section of an active fault zone that has not experienced a significant earthquake over a large period of time
Where was the largest Earthquake ever recorded in North America?
What was the size of it?
shows the results of an experiment are a result of the conditions of the experiment being tested
the study of the Earth, the processes that change it, and the history of the planet and its life form since its origin
what can be broken down into 5 major areas of study, astronomy, geology, meteorology, oceanography, and environmental science?
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