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    Geology Part 2

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    THE ROCKIN’ WORLD OF GEOLOGY, PART 2

    Recommended by university professors and teachers nationwide, The Standard Deviants are the perfect resource for academic success. With videos ranging from English Composition to Organic Chemistry, The Standard Deviants’ entertaining and enjoyable teaching style breaks down difficult subjects into a clear, step-by-step format.

    Recommended by university professors and teachers nationwide, The Standard Deviants are the perfect resource for academic success.  The Standard Deviants’ entertaining and enjoyable teaching style breaks down difficult subjects into a clear, step-by-step format. Besides learning the difference between igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks, this series provides information on plate tectonics, volcanoes, weathering and more!


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    • A comprehensive tutorial of challenging course concepts
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    • An approachable, off-beat format that builds understanding, confidence and retention

    A specialized academic team is created for each subject featuring:

    • Two to three professors (from the nation’s best universities including Georgetown, Yale and UVA)
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    EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW TO ACE GEOLOGY IS AT YOUR FINGERTIPS:
    metamorphic rocks
    causes of metamorphism
    types of metamorphism
    metamorphic foliation
    - slaty cleavage
    - schistosity
    - gneissosity
    - hornfels
    folds
    - anticlines
    - synclines
    fold anatomy
    - strike
    - dip
    - axial plane
    - axis
    plunging folds
    nonplunging folds
    eroded folds
    joints
    faults
    - normal
    - reverse
    dip-slip
    strike-slip
    oblique-slip
    fault anatomy
    orogeny
    earthquakes
    Elastic Rebound Theory
    focus
    epicenter
    seismic waves
    - body waves
    - surface waves
    Richter Magnitude Scale
    Modified Mercalli Scale
    the Earth’s interior:
    - inner core
    - outer core
    - mantle
    - asthenosphere
    - Mohoroviˇci´c Discontinuity
    Plate Tectonics
    Theory of Continental Drift
    Pangea
    sea-floor spreading
    plate boundaries
    river systems
    the hydrologic cycle
    runoff
    competence
    stream sediments
    deltas
    alluvial fans
    oxbow lakes
    drainage systems
    headward erosion
    stream piracy
    downcutting
    shoreline systems
    waves
    wave refraction
    longshore currents
    sand bars
    valley glaciers
    continental glaciers
    glacial erosion
    - striations
    - cirques
    - horns
    - aretes
    - hanging valleys

     

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