Earthquakes   Nhyeisha &Verenice  Core.1 Mrs. Collazo science
<ul><li>A strike –slip fault is a type of fault were rocks on either side move past each other sideways   </li></ul>Strike...
Shearing <ul><li>Stress that pushes a mass of rock in opposite directions </li></ul>
Compression  <ul><li>Compression squeezes rock and make it fold that causes syncline which is a downward fold in rock caus...
What’s Stress <ul><li>Stress is a force that happens when rock changes its shape or volume </li></ul>
Plateau’s <ul><li>A plateau is a large area of flat land </li></ul>
Tension <ul><li>Stress that stretches rock so it became thinner. </li></ul>
Hanging wall <ul><li>Hanging wall is something that helps the upper part of a fault. </li></ul>
Reverse fault  <ul><li>A reversed fault is when the rock of the crust is pushed together  </li></ul>
Normal fault <ul><li>A normal fault is when the hanging wall slides downward which is caused by tension </li></ul>
Foot wall <ul><li>The block of rock that forms the lower half of a fault </li></ul>
Web sites <ul><li>www.uh.edu/~jbutler/physical/earthquakes1.gif </li></ul><ul><li>www.wcsgabon.org/Bateke/PlateauBateke.JP...
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  1. 1. Earthquakes Nhyeisha &Verenice Core.1 Mrs. Collazo science
  2. 2. <ul><li>A strike –slip fault is a type of fault were rocks on either side move past each other sideways </li></ul>Strike –Slip Fault
  3. 3. Shearing <ul><li>Stress that pushes a mass of rock in opposite directions </li></ul>
  4. 4. Compression <ul><li>Compression squeezes rock and make it fold that causes syncline which is a downward fold in rock caused by compression </li></ul>
  5. 5. What’s Stress <ul><li>Stress is a force that happens when rock changes its shape or volume </li></ul>
  6. 6. Plateau’s <ul><li>A plateau is a large area of flat land </li></ul>
  7. 7. Tension <ul><li>Stress that stretches rock so it became thinner. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Hanging wall <ul><li>Hanging wall is something that helps the upper part of a fault. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Reverse fault <ul><li>A reversed fault is when the rock of the crust is pushed together </li></ul>
  10. 10. Normal fault <ul><li>A normal fault is when the hanging wall slides downward which is caused by tension </li></ul>
  11. 11. Foot wall <ul><li>The block of rock that forms the lower half of a fault </li></ul>
  12. 12. Web sites <ul><li>www.uh.edu/~jbutler/physical/earthquakes1.gif </li></ul><ul><li>www.wcsgabon.org/Bateke/PlateauBateke.JPG </li></ul><ul><li>facweb.bhc.edu/.../Geol101/study/structur.htm </li></ul><ul><li>www.indiana.edu/~g103/G103/week9/wk9.html </li></ul><ul><li>www.bdrg.esci.keele.ac.uk/.../norm_stress_ex.GIF </li></ul><ul><li>www.cert-la.com/images/07-04_Earthquakes.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>www.devils-punchbowl.com/pages/geologyfaults.html </li></ul><ul><li>facweb.bhc.edu/.../Geol101/study/structur.htm </li></ul><ul><li>www.aero.polimi.it/.../CompressionBlock.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>www.seismo.unr.edu/ep/nvguide/images/sbg1b.gif </li></ul><ul><li>www.boiseschools.org/schools/north/hunicke/VO </li></ul>
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