Friday, 7 March 2014

Science Quiz Thursday March 13

Here is the science quiz outline and study guide for those of who will be starting to studying this weekend.

Science Test Outline

The Earth’s Crust


  1.  Layers of the Earth – label diagram, thickest? Thinnest?
  2. Continental Drift / Alfred Wegener – 3 types of evidence
  3. The Theory of Plate Tectonics
  4. Role of technology in development of plate tectonics
  5. Vocabulary – ring of fire, magnitude, fault line, Richter scale, epicenter, pyroclastic flow
  6. Mountain formation – fold, dome and fault block
  7. Types of volcanoes – cinder cone, shield, composite
  8. Mid-ocean ridge – be able to explain the diagram
  9. What causes an earthquake?

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