Earthquakes All about earthquakes By: Noe Mexicano and Thomas Gainey
Compression <ul><li>Stress that squeezes rock until it folds or breaks. </li></ul>
Normal Fault <ul><li>Normal fault is  </li></ul><ul><li>In a normal fault the hanging wall slips down relative to the foot...
Strike Slip Fault  <ul><li>Strike slip fault is Rock on either side  </li></ul><ul><li>Of a rock strike slip fault  </li><...
Reverse fault <ul><li>A reverse fault the hanging wall moves up relative to the foot wall. </li></ul>
Plateau  <ul><li>A plateau is a large area of flat land elavaeated high above sea level. </li></ul>
Syncline   <ul><li>A downward fold in a rock formed by compression In earth’s crust. </li></ul>
Stress <ul><li>Stress is a face that acts on rock to change it’s shape or volume </li></ul>
Tension   <ul><li>Tension pulls on the crust stretching rock so that it becomes thinner in the middle  </li></ul>
Shearing   <ul><li>Shearing- can cause masses of rock  </li></ul><ul><li>to slip. </li></ul>Click  here  to watch a earth ...
Anticline   <ul><li>A fold in rock that bends upward into an </li></ul><ul><li>Arch is an anticline. </li></ul>
Hanging wall  <ul><li>The block of rock that the upper half  </li></ul><ul><li>Of a fault.  </li></ul>
Recourses <ul><li>http://earthsci.org/education/teacher/basicgeol/deform/syncline.gif </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.readyge...
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  1. 1. Earthquakes All about earthquakes By: Noe Mexicano and Thomas Gainey
  2. 2. Compression <ul><li>Stress that squeezes rock until it folds or breaks. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Normal Fault <ul><li>Normal fault is </li></ul><ul><li>In a normal fault the hanging wall slips down relative to the foot wall </li></ul>
  4. 4. Strike Slip Fault <ul><li>Strike slip fault is Rock on either side </li></ul><ul><li>Of a rock strike slip fault </li></ul><ul><li>Slip past each other </li></ul>
  5. 5. Reverse fault <ul><li>A reverse fault the hanging wall moves up relative to the foot wall. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Plateau <ul><li>A plateau is a large area of flat land elavaeated high above sea level. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Syncline <ul><li>A downward fold in a rock formed by compression In earth’s crust. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Stress <ul><li>Stress is a face that acts on rock to change it’s shape or volume </li></ul>
  9. 9. Tension <ul><li>Tension pulls on the crust stretching rock so that it becomes thinner in the middle </li></ul>
  10. 10. Shearing <ul><li>Shearing- can cause masses of rock </li></ul><ul><li>to slip. </li></ul>Click here to watch a earth quake video
  11. 11. Anticline <ul><li>A fold in rock that bends upward into an </li></ul><ul><li>Arch is an anticline. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Hanging wall <ul><li>The block of rock that the upper half </li></ul><ul><li>Of a fault. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Recourses <ul><li>http://earthsci.org/education/teacher/basicgeol/deform/syncline.gif </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.readygenesee.com/images/earthquake.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.durangobill.com/AncestralRivers/AfricaLufira.jpg </li></ul>http://www.dukelabs.com/Abstracts%20and%20Papers/19Primer_files/image002.jpg http://www.disastervideo.net/earthquake-car.php
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