the methods and approach used in the study of natural disasters.
|2.- Explain the holistic
approach to classify natural disasters.
the role of geology and the Earth Sciences in the prevention and mitigation
of natural disasters.
the origin of the Earth, including the main process and events through
whcih it evolve to its present conditions
the different major layers of the Earth.
the relationship between continental drift, seafloor spreading, tectonics,
plate tectonics, hot spots, island arcs, magmatic arcs, and convection
cells in the mantle.
|7.- Name and locate on a
geographic map the principal world lithospheric plates.
|8.- Have a clear distinction between lithosphere and asthenosphere
including physical and chemical properties.
|9.- Cite and explain at
least three lines of evidence for plate tectonics.
|10.- Name the three types
of plate boundaries.
|11.- Explain the different
processes that happen at each of the lithospheric plate boundary.
|12.- Give examples of each
of the boundaries.
|13.- Identify the plate
boundaries of the North American Plate
|14.- Explain the interrelationship
between plate tectonics, earthquake occurrence and volcanic activity.
|15.- Apply the scientific
method to The Plate Tectonic Theory.
|16.- Account for the processes
involved in the formation of earth's atmosphere and oceans.
|17.- Explain some fundamental
differences between the earth and other planets of the Solar System.
|18.- Discuss the chemically
differentiated earth and identify all its major compositional zones.