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Earthquakes By: Sierra and Alexus
Stress <ul><li>A force that acts on rock to change it’s shape of volume </li></ul>
Types of Stress <ul><li>Tension  </li></ul><ul><li>Click here to  </li></ul><ul><li>hear </li></ul><ul><li>Shearing  Compr...
Faults  <ul><li>A fault is when a rock breaks </li></ul><ul><li>Most faults occur along plate boundary’s  </li></ul>
Click  Here  to Watch!!!
Normal Faults <ul><li>When an rock is pulled apart </li></ul><ul><li>Is also an angle </li></ul>
Reverse Fault <ul><li>When a rock is pushed together </li></ul>
Strike-Slip Fault <ul><li>Move past each other sideways </li></ul>
Hanging Wall <ul><li>The block of rock that lies above a fault </li></ul>
Foot Wall <ul><li>Is the block of rock that lies below a fault </li></ul>
Syncline <ul><li>A fold in a rock that bends downward to form a valley </li></ul>
Anticline <ul><li>A fold that bends upward to form a arch </li></ul>
Plateau <ul><li>Is a large area of flat land elevated high above sea level </li></ul>
Sierra and Alexus Give Thanks To These Sites!!!!! <ul><li>Library.thinkquest </li></ul><ul><li>Green.nationalgeographic.co...
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  1. 1. Earthquakes By: Sierra and Alexus
  2. 2. Stress <ul><li>A force that acts on rock to change it’s shape of volume </li></ul>
  3. 3. Types of Stress <ul><li>Tension </li></ul><ul><li>Click here to </li></ul><ul><li>hear </li></ul><ul><li>Shearing Compression </li></ul>
  4. 4. Faults <ul><li>A fault is when a rock breaks </li></ul><ul><li>Most faults occur along plate boundary’s </li></ul>
  5. 5. Click Here to Watch!!!
  6. 6. Normal Faults <ul><li>When an rock is pulled apart </li></ul><ul><li>Is also an angle </li></ul>
  7. 7. Reverse Fault <ul><li>When a rock is pushed together </li></ul>
  8. 8. Strike-Slip Fault <ul><li>Move past each other sideways </li></ul>
  9. 9. Hanging Wall <ul><li>The block of rock that lies above a fault </li></ul>
  10. 10. Foot Wall <ul><li>Is the block of rock that lies below a fault </li></ul>
  11. 11. Syncline <ul><li>A fold in a rock that bends downward to form a valley </li></ul>
  12. 12. Anticline <ul><li>A fold that bends upward to form a arch </li></ul>
  13. 13. Plateau <ul><li>Is a large area of flat land elevated high above sea level </li></ul>
  14. 14. Sierra and Alexus Give Thanks To These Sites!!!!! <ul><li>Library.thinkquest </li></ul><ul><li>Green.nationalgeographic.com </li></ul><ul><li>Geology.wcedu.pima… </li></ul><ul><li>Eagle.csd49.org </li></ul><ul><li>Images.google.com </li></ul><ul><li>Wilcherish.com </li></ul><ul><li>Wilderness.org </li></ul><ul><li>Cgrove417.org </li></ul><ul><li>Classzone.com </li></ul><ul><li>Homewood.k12.a… </li></ul><ul><li>Lgsweb.org </li></ul><ul><li>Classic.mountainzo… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>En .wikipedia.org/wiki/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cacegypt.org </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nees.cornell.e… </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fs.fed.us </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Geopubs.wr.usgs.go </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Indiana.edu </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cccrow.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tulane.edu </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Z.about.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Utpb.edu </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Manxgeology.com </li></ul></ul>
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