Your SlideShare is downloading. ×
Introduction to earth processes
Introduction to earth processes
Introduction to earth processes
Introduction to earth processes
Introduction to earth processes
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Thanks for flagging this SlideShare!

Oops! An error has occurred.

×
Saving this for later? Get the SlideShare app to save on your phone or tablet. Read anywhere, anytime – even offline.
Text the download link to your phone
Standard text messaging rates apply

Introduction to earth processes

239

Published on

0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
239
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
0
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
3
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

Report content
Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
No notes for slide

Transcript

  • 1. Introduction to Earth Processes
    8SCIENCE: Mon. April 4, 2011
  • 2.
  • 3. What are Earth Processes?
    Forces within the earth
    How earthquakes and volcanoes are related to movements inside the earth
    Both release great amounts of energy that can have effects on the Earth’s surface
    Both can have devastating effects
    Most recently in seen in Japan
  • 4. Earthquakes
    Rocks move and break along surfaces called faults
    Vibrations caused by rocks breaking along faults
    Usually results from plates (large pieces of the Earth) that are moving under, over or past each other
  • 5. Volcanoes
    Opening in Earth’s surface
    Can form a mountain when layers of ash and lava build up
    Are found where plates (large pieces of the Earth) are moving apart or together or at hot spots
    Most of Earth’s volcanoes are not active

×