Geology 15 Exam 1 Info

Covers Ch. 1, 2, 3, & 5

  1. What is Environmental Geology?
    Presentation and video clips on 2nd day of term
         satellites, Grand Canyon artificial flooding, 
         Tacoma Narrows Bridge, etc.
    Geography Assignment
  2. Basic Rock Types
    Igneous, Sedimentary, Metamorphic
  3. Formation of the Earth
  4. Plate Tectonics
    Types of Plate Edges
         Earthquakes and Volcanoes
         Benioff Zones
         Risk Ranking
  5. Volcanoes
    Types and Plate Tectonics
         Recent 2001 Worldwide Activity
         Famous Volcanoes; locations
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