Earth Processes & Geologic History


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What type of history studies the history of Earth and its processes?

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1. Which of the following is an example of an earth process that creates new material?

2. Which of the following Earth processes is capable of both destroying material and creating new material and landforms?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this worksheet and interactive quiz to dissect what you understand about geology and the history of Earth's processes. Quiz items include the discipline of history that studies these topics and how the planet creates new material.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz/worksheet will make sure that you can:

  • Identify how the Earth destroys and creates landforms
  • Recognize a process that is destructive on the planet
  • Determine why it is important to know about the past with regard to geology

Skills Practiced

  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as how the Earth creates and destroys new material
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding why geologists view the present day as essential for studying the past
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the geology and history of Earth processes

Additional Learning

Find out more about the Earth with the lesson called Earth Processes & Geologic History, which will adhere to the following study points:

  • Whether geologic processes have changed over the course of history
  • The focus, time period and location that concern this discipline of history
  • What 'lithified' means