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Introductionto the Earth

by: Ludie Ward DVM

Introductionto the Earth GEO SCI 100

Ludie Ward DVM
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This 1 page Study Guide was uploaded by Ludie Ward DVM on Tuesday October 27, 2015. The Study Guide belongs to GEO SCI 100 at University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee taught by Staff in Fall. Since its upload, it has received 21 views. For similar materials see /class/230302/geo-sci-100-university-of-wisconsin-milwaukee in Geoscience at University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee.


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Date Created: 10/27/15
Geo Sci 100 Lab Test 1 Study Guide SPRING 10 LAB 1 Scienti c Method General Science Refresher 1 Understand the Scienti c Method the order of its steps and how to use it 2 Understand how the Scienti c Method applies to mineral and rock identi cation 3 Understand how to compute the density of a solid LAB 2 Plate Tectonics and Earthquakes 1 Know what P and S waves are and the signi cance of different arrival times for each 2 Know how to read a seismogram and how to locate an earthquake epicenter 3 Understand where earthquakes typically occur 4 Know the three types of plate boundaries the depth of earthquakes associated with each boundary type and the relative location of major plates on the Earth LAB 3 Minerals 1 Know the mineral properties studied at each station in lab and the methods used to distinguish minerals by their properties esp cleavage hardness and luster 2 Mineral identi cation using charts or without charts for most common types 3 Know how to use Table 12 or a similar version of it LAB 4 Igneous Rocks Know how to recognize an intrusive igneous rock from an extrusive igneous rock Know how to differentiate between aphanitic phaneritic and porphyritic textures Understand the primary minerals of rocks described as felsic intermediate or ma c Igneous rock identi cation using charts or without charts for most common types Know how to use Table 17 or a similar version of it Elk WP LAB 5 Sedimenta Rocks Associate common sedimentary rocks to their respective sedimentary environment Associate grain sizes to the respective clastic sedimentary rocks Understand common sedimentary textures and sedimentary structures described in lab Sedimentary rock identi cation using charts or without charts for most common types Know how to use Table l 12 or a similar version of it Elk WP LAB 6 Metamorphic Rocks 1 Recognize primary minerals associated with metamorphic rocks and identify schists by their primary mineral 2 Identify and differentiate between foliated vs nonfoliated textures 3 Know the protolith of some common metamorphic rocks 4 Metamorphic rock identi cation using charts or without charts for most common types 5 Know how to use Table l 14 or a similar version of it


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