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ConcepTest: Raisin-Rock Analogy part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:ConcepTests:Examples
Grapes dried slowly in a warm oven are converted to raisins. This could be seen as an analog for the formation of a. igneous rock b. metamorphic rock c. sedimentary rock.

ConcepTest: Dried Fruit-Rock Analogy part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:ConcepTests:Examples
Dried (dehydrated) fruit is made by evaporating water under warm temperatures causing the texture of the fruit to change. This could be seen as an analog for the formation of a. igneous rock b. metamorphic rock c. ...

ConcepTest: Jello-Rock Analogy part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:ConcepTests:Examples
Jello begins as a liquid mixture of boiling water and flavored gelatin. After it cools it forms a solid (but wobbly) material. This could be seen as an analog for the formation of a. igneous rock b. metamorphic ...

ConcepTest: Glass-Rock Analogy part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:ConcepTests:Examples
Glass is made by melting silica-rich sand. The molten glass is then formed into shapes as it cools. Glass making could be seen as an analog for the formation of a. igneous rock b. metamorphic rock c. sedimentary ...

ConcepTest: Egg-Rock Analogy part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:ConcepTests:Examples
Cooking an egg could be seen as an analog for the formation of a. igneous rock b. metamorphic rock c. sedimentary rock.

ConcepTest: Rock Cycle Temperature Profile #6 part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:ConcepTests:Examples
The graph below illustrates how the temperature changed with time for part of the rock cycle. Which of the following is best represented by the graph? a. magma forms a plutonic igneous rock that is then uplifted b. ...

ConcepTest: Tidal Ranges 2 part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:ConcepTests:Examples
If the moon were larger: a. Tidal ranges would be larger b. Tidal ranges would be smaller c. There would no change in tidal ranges.

ConcepTest: Where Waves Break 2 part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:ConcepTests:Examples
At which location would the waves break further from the beach? a. A b. B

ConcepTest: Longshore Current part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:ConcepTests:Examples
Three hotels are located near each other along a popular beach. Hotel 2 decides to build a groin (out into the long shore current). Which of the other hotels is most likely to sue to stop the construction? a. Hotel ...

ConcepTest: Relative Time Diagram #3 part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:ConcepTests:Examples
Match the features in the relative time diagram below with the events described in the short sentence. Assume all rocks are sedimentary unless otherwise indicated. Which unit is composed of granite and older than ...


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