the whole geologic time scale! (It can come back on the final!). If you know
that, you know the divisions of Mesozoic as well.
the break up of Pangea.
able to compare and state the differences between the climate of a
supercontinent, vs. a geography as it is today. Be sure, to know what kind of
sediments would result from the extremely arid climate of this time.
able to describe the tectonic activity, vs.sedimentation in different regions
should remember and be able to
characterize some of the sediments of the Mesozoic time, such as
sediments and evaporites of the Gulf coast region
something about the microplate tectonism. How did it influenced the growth of
the North American continent.
are the important mineral resources of the Mesozoic?