Busy. Please wait.
Log in with Clever

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever

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.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See 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.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't Know
Remaining cards (0)
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

Lesson 6 and 7 Vocab

Earthquakes and Volcanoes

Earthquake Ground movements that occur when blocks occur when blocks of rock in earth move suddenly & release energy
Focus A place within earth along at fault at which the first motion of an earthquake occurs
Epicenter Directly above the Earth´s Surface
Tectonic Plate Boundary 2 or more tectonic plates meet
Fault A break in Earth's crust along which blocks of rocks move.
Deformation The process by which rock becomes deformed and changes shape due to stress.
Elastic Rebound The return of rock to its original shape after elastic deformation
Volcano Is any place where gas, ash, or melted rock come out the ground.
Magma Melted rock that is less dance than solid rock rock, so it rises toward the surface
Lava Is magma that has reached Earth's Surface
Vent Lava clouds of ash can erupt from erupt from a vent or opening of a volcano
Tectonic Place Are giant sections of lithosphere on Earth's Surface
Hot Spot Is a location where a column of extremely hot mantle rock, called a "mantle plume", rises through the atmosphere
Created by: wavvy.k_.
Popular Earth Science sets




Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!
"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards