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Homework Help: geology

Posted by sweetbev on Friday, April 27, 2012 at 9:25am.

Create a 12- to 15 slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation for your chosen geologic feature.

Address the following:

· Describe the various geologic events that have occurred in the region around your feature.

· Describe the geological features and various types of rocks that formed in the area, such as mountains, craters, canyons, volcanoes, fault lines, or folds.

· What is the most prevalent rock type of your feature? Describe the rock type’s mineral composition.

· How old is your geologic feature? Estimate the absolute age of the feature, and discuss methods used to determine the age.

· What geologic event created your feature? Discuss the process of plate tectonics related to the formation.

· Explain the significance of igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks in your region.

· Describe the types of weathering and erosion processes that have likely affected the physical appearance of your feature.

· Describe any significant water, ocean, desert, or glacial features associated with your region, and the process involved with creating one of them.

· Explain what resources are abundant in the region and the importance and economic value of these resources to the region.

· In conclusion, explain why you selected this geologic feature for your presentation.

· Include graphics.

· Include details in speaker notes.

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