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Victoria Argento

Victoria Argento

DeSales University
Earth Science

Earth Science teacher | Verified Expert

I hold a degree in Earth Science from DeSales University. With a passion for understanding our planet's complexities, I'm dedicated to sharing my knowledge with students. Whether it's geology, meteorology, or environmental science, I strive to make learning engaging and accessible. Let's explore the wonders of Earth together!

Questions

  • What factors are used to classify climate in the Köppen climate classification system?
  • How can the government force or incentivize large companies to reduce air pollution?
  • How is lava produced at a mid-ocean ridge?
  • Why do hurricanes form over warm water?
  • How does density change as depth increases within the earth?
  • Which of earth's motions is responsible for day/night and how does day occur on one hemisphere and night on another?
  • What are the layers of the sun's interior from inner layer to outer layer?
  • What is noise pollution and how does it affect us?
  • What is the longest subdivision in geologic time?
  • What can form if rain falls through a layer of freezing air near the ground?
  • What is the % of ocean water compared to land?
  • What gas makes up 21% of the atmosphere?
  • What was the magnitude of the strongest earthquake ever recorded in the USA?
  • How could you easily distinguish a black and white gneiss from a similar-colored granite?
  • How are granite and rhyolite the same, and how do they differ?
  • What is the chain of events that may have occurred if a meteorite collided with Earth, causing the extinction of many plants and animals?
  • Why are CFC's still harming the ozone layer if they are no longer used?
  • What is the name of the highest active volcano in the world?
  • How many years of the history of Earth do geologists study?
  • How do plants help transfer water from one part of the water cycle to another?