of Earth Science |Northeastern
TO EARTH SCIENCE
By the end
today’s class, you should be able to do the
List the common elements that should appear on any map,
and explain how to use and/or interpret them.
* Explain how to use Earth's grid system (latitude and longitude),
including knowing the difference between north (+) and south (-)
latitude, east (+) and west (-) longitude, use of degrees, minutes, and
seconds, where zero latitude and zero longitude are, and what the
highest latitudes and longitudes are. (See p. 684-5 in your
* Define earthquake.
* Tell how earthquakes are measured using seismographs.
* Explain what is expected of you in Homework
#4, due one week from
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March 5, 2007.