River System, Erosion And Deposition Review

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River System, Erosion And Deposition Review

  1. 1. River System, Erosion and Deposition Review Game<br />
  2. 2. Question slide goes up<br />Group collaboration time (Be careful, you don’t want the group next to you to hear you)<br />Group response written on the board, face down<br />On signal, all groups hold up answer boards<br />Die is rolled<br />Answer slide is shown<br />If winning group is correct, points are added<br />All other groups receive $50 if they answered correctly<br />The rules…<br />
  3. 3. What is the name for the rills, gullies, and streams that feed into a river?<br />$150<br />
  4. 4. tributaries<br />
  5. 5. What are three names for the land area that provides water to a river system?<br />$300<br />
  6. 6. watershed, river basin, drainage basin<br />
  7. 7. The wearing away or breaking down of rocks and sediment by mechanical or chemical means is _______________.<br />$150<br />
  8. 8. weathering<br />
  9. 9. Oxidation, hydrolysis, and carbonic acids are examples of __________________.<br />$200<br />
  10. 10. chemical weathering<br />
  11. 11. Photo Bonus<br />Every group that answers correctly will get the points!<br />
  12. 12. What type of chemical weathering is this an example of?<br />$500<br />
  13. 13. oxidation<br />
  14. 14. The laying down or settling of weathered rock and sediment is __________________.<br />$150<br />
  15. 15. deposition<br />
  16. 16. Where do earthquakes and volcanoes usually occur?<br />$500<br />
  17. 17. at plate boundaries<br />
  18. 18. What are the five agents of erosion and deposition?<br />$250<br />
  19. 19. wind, water, waves, glaciers, and gravity<br />
  20. 20. What is the crust and the upper, rigid part of the mantle called?<br />$200<br />
  21. 21. lithosphere<br />
  22. 22. What is the transportation of weathered rock and sediment called?<br />$150<br />
  23. 23. erosion<br />
  24. 24. Rapid Fire!<br />Your group will receive credit for each correct answer. Time is short, though…<br />
  25. 25. What occurs at convergent plate boundaries (both continental and oceanic)?<br />$100<br />
  26. 26. folded mountains, subduction zone, deep-ocean trenches, island arcs of volcanoes, most destructive earthquakes, Mariana, compression stress<br />
  27. 27. What agent of erosion and deposition is responsible for the formation of beaches, sand dunes, sand bars?<br />$150<br />
  28. 28. waves<br />
  29. 29. A ___________ forms when a river weathers and erodes its way through cliffs or mountains.<br />$300<br />
  30. 30. canyon<br />
  31. 31. Earth’s layer that is made of solid nickel and iron? <br />$150<br />
  32. 32. inner core<br />
  33. 33. The layer of Earth responsible for Earth’s magnetic field ______________<br />$150<br />
  34. 34. inner core<br />
  35. 35. Photo Bonus!<br />
  36. 36. What agent caused <br />this erosion <br />and deposition?<br />$300<br />
  37. 37. gravity<br />
  38. 38. What agent of erosion and deposition was responsible for the Dust Bowl in the 1930s?<br />$150<br />
  39. 39. wind<br />
  40. 40. What are two synonyms for gravity erosion? You must have both…<br />$200<br />
  41. 41. mass movement and mass wasting<br />
  42. 42. Rapid Fire!<br />Your group will receive credit for each correct answer. Time is short, though…<br />
  43. 43. What are examples of mass wasting?<br />$100 each<br />
  44. 44. slump, creep, lahar, landslide, mudflow, earthflow<br />
  45. 45. What is the land area that has a higher elevation and separates two adjacent river basins?<br />$150<br />
  46. 46. divide<br />
  47. 47. What soil horizon is rich in humus? <br />$150<br />
  48. 48. topsoil<br />
  49. 49. Photo bonus!<br />
  50. 50. What type of <br />mechanical <br />weathering <br />provides <br />evidence of glacial <br />erosion?<br />$250<br />
  51. 51. abrasion<br />
  52. 52. The formation at the mouth of a river that is created when the river deposits its load ________________<br />$300<br />
  53. 53. delta<br />
  54. 54. What type of chemical weathering creates caverns?<br />$300<br />
  55. 55. carbonic acid (or dissolution)<br />
  56. 56. The point at which an earthquake occurs and energy is released?<br />$200<br />
  57. 57. focus<br />
  58. 58. Rapid Fire!<br />
  59. 59. What occurs at divergent plate boundaries (both oceanic and continental)?<br />$100 each<br />
  60. 60. seafloor spreading, mid-ocean ridge, rift valley, Mid-Atlantic Ridge, Great Rift Valley in Africa, tension stress<br />
  61. 61. The term that describes all surface water that flows in a river basin _______________<br />$300<br />
  62. 62. runoff<br />
  63. 63. What are the three types of seismic waves? You must name all three…<br />$300<br />
  64. 64. P-waves (pressure), S-waves (shearing), and Surface waves<br />
  65. 65. Name the five main soil horizons in order, beginning at the surface. Give the letter and the title of each horizon.<br />$500<br />
  66. 66. O–OrganicA-TopsoilB-SubsoilC-Partially weathered bedrock R-Bedrock<br />
  67. 67. What happens to the density, pressure, and temperature of Earth as depth increases?<br />$200<br />
  68. 68. all increase<br />
  69. 69. What weathering agent can be cause both mechanical and chemical weathering?<br />$200<br />
  70. 70. biological: plants and animals<br />
  71. 71. What layer of the mantle has convection currents and is responsible for plate movement?<br />$150<br />
  72. 72. asthenosphere<br />
  73. 73. What 3 types of evidence support Wegener’s theory of continental drift? Types, not specifics…<br />$300<br />
  74. 74. fossil, geologic, and climate<br />

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