Assignment: Too Much Stress Exploration
Part 1: Under pressure, rocks may bend or break, resulting in some interesting landforms. Some rocks may crumble and fold. Other forces may raise folded rocks into mountains and highlands. Review what you’ve learned about folding and faulting by defining the following terms in thorough, complete sentences using your own words.
Part 2: Use the images on-screen to complete the activity and identify the forces involved in each image of stressed rock.
6. Forces used for folded rock near Palmdale, CA:
7. Forces used for the strike-slip fault in Iran:
8. Forces used for the normal fault in British Columbia, Canada:
9. Forces used for the reverse fault in Shoshone, CA: