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Study guide Ch.9 sci

a natural land shape or feature landform
The kinds of landforms in a certain place topography
A large thick sheet of ice glacier
A hill of sand, made and shaped by wind sand dune
How are canyons most likely formed? By water erotion
If you are hikeing up a sloping landform,how can you tell it's a moraine? If it is made up of rock ,sand, clay,and boulders
An area of new land at the mouth of a river,formed by sediments carried by the river delta
a large hole formed when the roof of a cave clapses sinkhole
where would you most likely find a delta at the mouth of a river
which is not a cause of weathering A river carries sediment downstream
how does moving water efect the earth's surface? movig water causes erotion
how does ice change the earth's surface? ice forms glaciers
How does erotion efect the earth's surface? leaves gullies or ditches in the ground.It can also cause slpoing shorelines and cliffs and the cliffs clapse from erosion
A shaking of the earth's ground caused by a sudden relese of energy of the earth's crust earthquake
a break in the earth's crust fault
a mountain made up of lava ash or other materials from eruptions that occur at an opening in the earth's crust volcano
molten rock beneath earth's surface magma
witch of earth's layers contains soft areas where plates float? mantle
what causes both earthquakes and volcanic eruptions? plate movement
how are chains of volcanoes like the Hawaiian formed? plates over a hot spot
What would make better model to shoe the prosses that causes an earthquake-two sponges rubbing against one another or a bowl of jiggling jello? Explain why! Two sponges because it shows what the plates do
what would make a better model to show an erupting volcano-a lit firecracker or a shaken can of soda?Explain why! a shaken can of soda because it shows how the volcano erupts and it shows how it builds up pressure
Discribe a cinder cone volcano tall with broad slopes and a short top.Narrow ,steep,and made up of ash,rock,and other solid material.
Discribe a shield volcano Short with gentle slopes and a wide top.It's lava flows easily.
Discribe a composit volcano very tall,broad slopes,wide top,steep, and made up of lava and ash.
Created by: Ryan.Smith@kiski