What is Deformation? - Definition, Types & Process Video


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Which are the types of deformation described in the lesson?

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1. If an area is able to return to its original shape after experiencing stress, which type of deformation has been experienced?

2. Why is the Earth's crust more likely to experience ductile deformation toward the core?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Our primary focus with these materials will be on subjects having to do with deformation's classifications, what leads to faults, and rock folds.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz, we'll challenge you with concepts about:

  • Deformation types mentioned in the accompanying lesson
  • Areas that return to their original shape after stress
  • Ductile deformation's effect on Earth's crust
  • Different types of folds
  • Strain that leads to faults

Skills Practiced

  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of ductile deformation
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding classifications of deformation
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about folds and strains

Additional Learning

Stack onto your knowledge of the deformation process with our corresponding lesson by the title of What is Deformation? - Definition, Types & Process. Particularly, this lesson will cover:

  • The way deformation works
  • What affects deformation
  • Where different types of deformation take place