Questions to Answer: Describe the geocentric model of the universe that was held

Questions to Answer: Describe the geocentric model of the universe that was held by the early Greeks? Who compiled the Almagest and described how retrograde motion could fit into the geocentric model? What is the heliocentric model and what Polish astronomer developed this model in the 1500’s? Who developed three laws of planetary motion and… Continue reading Questions to Answer:
Describe the geocentric model of the universe that was held

What are the four main subdivisions (columns) of the geologic time scale?

Questions to Answer: Define “Catastrophism” and “Uniformitarianism”. Who developed the principle of uniformitarianism according to the Chapter 11 voice-over presentation? Distinguish between relative dating and numerical (absolute) dating of rock formations. List the three common types of radioactive decay as described in the Chapter 11 voice-over presentation. What are the four main subdivisions (columns) of… Continue reading What are the four main subdivisions (columns) of the geologic time scale?

List the three common types of radioactive decay as described in the chapter 11 voice-over presentation.

Questions to Answer: Define “Catastrophism” and “Uniformitarianism”. Who developed the principle of uniformitarianism according to the Chapter 11 voice-over presentation? Distinguish between relative dating and numerical (absolute) dating of rock formations. List the three common types of radioactive decay as described in the Chapter 11 voice-over presentation. What are the four main subdivisions (columns) of… Continue reading List the three common types of radioactive decay as described in the chapter 11 voice-over presentation.

Define the following terms: anticline, syncline, normal fault, reverse fault, strike slip fault and orogenesis.

Assignment 10 Mountain Building and Deformation Correct answers for all assignments will be those found in the voice-over presentations or textbook provided in this course. Questions to Answer: List the three types of deformation and brief definitions as provided in the Chapter 10 voice-over presentation. List and briefly describe three types of stress that deform… Continue reading Define the following terms: anticline, syncline, normal fault, reverse fault, strike slip fault and orogenesis.

What are the three primary factors that effect the viscosity/behavior of magma and thus the violence of a volcanic eruption?

Questions to Answer: What is viscosity as defined in the Chapter 9 voice-over presentation? What are the three primary factors that effect the viscosity/behavior of magma and thus the violence of a volcanic eruption? What three types of materials are associated with volcanic eruptions List and define each of the three major types of volcanoes… Continue reading What are the three primary factors that effect the viscosity/behavior of magma and thus the violence of a volcanic eruption?

What are the three primary factors that effect the viscosity/behavior of magma and thus the violence of a volcanic eruption?

Questions to Answer: What is viscosity as defined in the Chapter 9 voice-over presentation? What are the three primary factors that effect the viscosity/behavior of magma and thus the violence of a volcanic eruption? What three types of materials are associated with volcanic eruptions List and define each of the three major types of volcanoes… Continue reading What are the three primary factors that effect the viscosity/behavior of magma and thus the violence of a volcanic eruption?