How much are tickets to the Ark Encounter? One-day tickets are $48 for adults (ages 18-59), $38 for seniors (ages 60 and older), $25 for youths (ages 13 to 17) and $15 for children (ages 5 to 12). Children under age 5 are free. Did the Ark in Kentucky flood?Read More →

Divergent boundaries create new lithosphere. Earthquakes commonly occur and magma rises to the Earth’s surface from the mantle along these boundaries. … The sliding of the plates against each other causes slow-moving earthquakes, or slow slip events, which occur over a period of many weeks. How do divergent boundaries move?Read More →

biophysics degree is a good choice for students who want to prepare for graduate research related to biology, biochemistry, bioengineering, biophysics, computational biology, medical physics, molecular biology, neurobiology, and physiology, while the B.A. biophysics degree might be more appropriate for students who … Do biophysicists make good money? Biophysicists earnedRead More →

Page 1 METHODS USED TO IDENTIFYING. MINERALS. … CRYSTALS. One of the best ways to identify a mineral is by examining its crystal form (external shape). … CLEAVAGE AND FRACTURE. … COLOR. … The hardness of a mineral can be measured by its resistance to scratching or abrasion. … STREAK.Read More →

Uniformitarianism is the principle that we can infer long term trends from those we have observed over a short period. In its stronger sense it claims that processes operating in the present can account, by extrapolation over long periods, for the evolution of the earth and life. How is theRead More →

In a polarized light microscope, a polarizer intervenes between the light source and the sample. Thus, the polarized light source is converted into plane-polarized light before it hits the sample. … These two waves are called ordinary and extraordinary light rays. The waves pass through the specimen in different phases.Read More →

Geologists work in a variety of settings. These include: natural resource companies, environmental consulting companies, government agencies, non-profit organizations, and universities. Many geologists do field work at least part of the time. Others spend their time in laboratories, classrooms or offices. How do geologist study the history of Earth? ThereRead More →

5. A career in geology is well compensated, with a variety of different career paths and job titles. The main types of careers for geologists are in academia, working for the government (USGS), environmental consulting, oil and gas industry, or mining industry. … There is great employment growth for geologists.Read More →

Metamorphic rocks are broadly classified as foliated or non-foliated. Non-foliated metamorphic rocks do not have aligned mineral crystals. Non-foliated rocks form when pressure is uniform, or near the surface where pressure is very low. Who studies metamorphic rocks? Igneous, sedimentary, or in some cases, even metamorphic rocks can be alteredRead More →