Ch 40: Geology Basics

About This Chapter

Take a look at basic geology by studying the lessons in this chapter. Whether you're taking a class and need an extra reference, are preparing for an exam or simply have a passion for studying rocks and landforms, these lessons can help.

Geology Basics - Chapter Summary

This chapter on basic geology will take you through the forces that build up and break down rocks and landforms. You will see how a landform diagram can help you build a timeline of geologic events, and examine how rocks are formed and changed over time through the rock cycle.

These brief, yet interesting and informative lessons make studying easy and fun. You can work at your own pace and convenience, check your progress using the lesson quizzes and chapter test, and stay organized using the Dashboard. Easy access to our highly qualified instructors and subject matter experts ensures answers to your questions, so help is only a mouse-click away.

The lessons cover the following topics:

  • Changes in landforms due to soil erosion and deposition
  • Purpose and use of a landform diagram
  • Internal forces: earthquakes and volcanoes
  • Rocks and the rock cycle

Chapter Practice Exam
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