Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Don't know
remaining cards
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

section 3 and 4 voca

Stack #150168

tectonic plates enormous moving pieces of he earths lithosphere
fault fracture in the earths surface
earthquake voilent movement of the earth
seismograph measures the size of the waves created b the eathquake
epicenter he point directly above the focus of the earthquake; middle
Richter scale determines he strength of the earthquake
tsuanmi underwater earthquakes; giant wave in the ocean
volcano magma, gases, water from the lower part of the crust the mantle collects in the underground chambers and pours out he cracks in the side of the volcono
lava magma that has reached the earths surface
ring of fire zone around the rim of the pacific ocean is the location of the vast majority of acive volcanoes
weathering physical and chemical processes that change the characteristics of rocks
sediment small pieces of rock
mechanical weathering procecss that breaks roks into smaller pieces
chemical weathering occurs when rock is changed into a new substance
erosion weathered materials are move by the action of wind, water, ice, or gravity
delta when a river enters the ocean the sediment is deposited in a fan- like formation
loess wind blown by silt and clay sediment that produces fertile soil
glacier large, long lasting mass of ice that moves because of gravity
glaciation changing of landforms
moraine rocks left behind by a glacier
humus textures of soil and the amount of organic materials
Created by: Deac