Geology relating to Earth--Inspirational Quote: "Hardships often prepare ordinary people for extr...

Reading Assignment 10-29-16 Frailley, Brianna

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Geology relating to Earth--Inspirational Quote: "Hardships often prepare ordinary people for extraordinary destiny..." C.S. Lewis by Mind Map: Geology relating to Earth--Inspirational Quote: "Hardships often prepare ordinary people for extraordinary destiny..." C.S. Lewis

1. UNIT THREE

1.1. Decoding the Earth Starting with history

1.1.1. Why is the Earth's history so important? The span of Earth's history and if we can use the past to determine the future. Student answers to the questions.

1.1.1.1. How the Earth's landscape has changed from day 1.

1.1.1.1.1. How the Earth is changing today?

1.2. Nature's best and Nature's worst

1.2.1. Powerful storms, earthquakes, tsunami's (all natural forces)

1.2.1.1. How they affect the Earth

1.2.1.1.1. How they have shaped the Earth

2. UNIT TWO

2.1. How things got to where they are.

2.1.1. How rocks got to where they are. Discuss plate tectonics

2.1.1.1. How geological features tell the past. How rocks can tell a story (relating to the movement of the continents).

2.1.1.1.1. How fossils can tell a story based on how far they have traveled.

3. UNIT ONE

3.1. Rock Cycle and Different types of rocks

3.1.1. Igneous and how theyre made

3.1.1.1. Metamorphic and how theyre made

3.1.1.1.1. Sedimentary and how they are made

4. UNIT FOUR

4.1. Final

4.1.1. Write a paper about your own beliefs on the rock cycle, plate tectonics and how they are similar along with how they are different. Back up your thoughts with credible sources.