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Ch 11: Prentice Hall Earth Science Chapter 11: Mountain Building

About This Chapter

The Mountain Building chapter of this Prentice Hall Earth Science Textbook Companion Course helps students learn essential earth science lessons of mountain building. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Mountain Building textbook chapter.

How it works:

  • Identify the lessons in Prentice Hall Earth Science Mountain Building chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons within this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the mountain building topics you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Students will learn:

  • Causes and types of rock deformation
  • Types and causes of geological folds
  • Causes and types of geological faults
  • Types of mountains
  • Mountain formation

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5 Lessons in Chapter 11: Prentice Hall Earth Science Chapter 11: Mountain Building
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Rock Deformation: Causes and Types

1. Rock Deformation: Causes and Types

In this video lesson, you will learn about how rock can be deformed from stress and the effect this has on the rock. You will identify different types of deformation based on the composition of the rock as well as external stress factors.

Geological Folds: Definition, Causes & Types

2. Geological Folds: Definition, Causes & Types

Under the right conditions and over millions of years, rock can be deformed so that it is folded into a different shape. In this video lesson, you will identify different types of folds as well as what causes them to occur in rock.

Geological Faults: Definition, Causes & Types

3. Geological Faults: Definition, Causes & Types

In this video lesson, you will identify different faults and the types of stress that cause them. You will also see examples of the effects these faults have on the landscape.

The Processes of Mountain Building

4. The Processes of Mountain Building

In this video lesson, you will learn about the process of mountain building. You will identify different ways that mountains form, as well as the different types of mountains that result from this process.

Mountain: Definition, Formation, Characteristics & Examples

5. Mountain: Definition, Formation, Characteristics & Examples

This lesson will explain how a mountain is defined, how mountains are formed, and their characteristics, as well as discuss some of the most famous or significant mountains. A short quiz will follow.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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