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ConcepTest: Relative Time Diagram #2

ConcepTest questions by David McConnell, David Steer, Walter Borowski, Jeffrey Dick, Annabelle Foos, Jeffrey Knott, Alvin Konigsberg, Michelle Malone, Heidi McGrew, Kathie Owens, and Stephen Van Horn

Question:

Match the features in the relative time diagram below with the events described in the short sentences. Assume all rocks are sedimentary unless otherwise indicated.

Which unit was formed before A but after E?


Cross Section 3

a. C
b. E
c. G
d. F
e. D

Student Responses:

No data yet. The correct response is c.

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References and Notes:


Subject

Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology

Resource Type

Activities:Classroom Activity:Short Activity:ConcepTests

Grade Level

College Lower (13-14):Introductory Level

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Earth System Topics

Time/Earth History, Solid Earth:Earth Materials:Rocks

Topics

Time/Earth History, Solid Earth:Petrology