STUDENT LEARNER OUTCOMES

The student will be able to:
  1. Recognize the traits of rocks and minerals in hand specimens.
  2. Describe and discuss the formation of igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks.
  3. Explain Bowen's reaction series.
  4. Describe and discuss the basic principles of rock dating.
  5. Place in chronological order geologic events as seen in a cross-sectional diagram.
  6. Describe and discuss the theories of continental drift and plate tectonics.
  7. Describe and discuss the causes and effects of earthquakes.
  8. Explain the formation and effects of volcanoes.
  9. Identify the different types of igneous intrusions.
  10. Describe and discuss the processes of crustal deformation.
  11. Recognize the various structures formed by crustal deformation.
  12. Recognize the various structures formed by crustal deformation as they would be seen in surface outcrop.
  13. Describe and discuss the processes of weathering.
  14. Explain the processes of stream erosion and identify the features formed by them.
  15. Describe and discuss the processes of mass wasting.
  16. Describe and discuss the occurrence of ground water and the landforms created by it.
  17. Describe and discuss the processes of glacial erosion and the landforms created by glaciers.



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