Physical Geology Written Assignment
Course: Physical Geology Written Assignment 3 Answer each of the assignment questions as completely as possible. When you use material from your reading or viewing, be sure to cite it properly. Do not merely copy answers from your reading and viewing materials. Formulate answers in your own words, citing source materials where you feel it is appropriate (i.e., strengthens your answer). Your answer to each question should be at least one typed page (avoid one-sentence definitions). 1. Discuss measuring earthquake size and include the differences between intensity and magnitude. 2.Explain the evidence for the age of Earth and why the oldest expected rocks will probably never be found. 3. How have new discoveries changed our knowledge about the extinction of dinosaurs? 4. Define: atoms, protons, neutrons, electrons, ions, and isotopes. 5. Describe the present status of earthquake prediction.