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Earth Sci 743

7th Grade Earth Science Colorado Standards

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What is the location underground where energy is released by an earthquake called? focus
What are two hazards related to volcanic eruptions? gas, lava, earthquakes, ash, tephra, bombs, cinders,
Give two similarities of earthquakes and volcanoes. earth moves, destruction, plate movement
If an epicenter of an earthquake is closer to Springfield than Chicago, which town will feel the quake more? Springfield
Which earthquake rating scale describes the damage done to determine severity? Mercalli
San Andreas Fault is what kind of fault? Strike Slip
During a Strike Slip fault, what kind of stress has caused the fault? shearing
If compression stress is applied to rock, what will the landform look like? rock is pushed together, bulging
Which type of stress on rock on rock pulls it apart and makes it thinner in the middle? tension
During which type of fault, does the hanging wall slide down the footwall? Normal
During which type of fault does the hanging wall crawl up the footwall? Reverse
Name three types of heat transfer. conduction, convection, radiation
What are the three types of waves that radiate out from the focus of an earthquake? p-waves, s-waves, surface waves
What causes the Earth's crust to move? heat
What state is the inner core of the earth? solid
Created by: caron.kosters