Geology Unit: Mapping Locations of Earthquakes and Volcanoes
Mapping Locations of Earthquakes and Volcanoes Activity
Investigation – Mapping Location Data
In this activity, students use the science and engineering practice of analyzing and interpreting data as they map the locations of significant earthquakes and major volcanoes around the world. They look for patterns in the distribution of earthquakes and volcanoes as a first step in discovering that Earth’s surface is broken into plates.
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