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Other

Description:

In this activity, learners work in teams to predict and outline the location of plate boundaries using the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Acoustic Monitoring Program's underwater earthquake data. Then, learners compare their estimates to the USGS's map of the plates and discuss.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
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  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Boundary zones,Continental drift,NSDL,Crust,Transform,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20110926122026141T,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-056,Earth Structure,Mathematics,General,Earthquakes,Divergent,Communicating Results,Core,Geologic Time,Social Sciences,Anthropology,Earth's History,Rocks and Minerals,Data Analysis,Pangea,General science,Informal Education,Middle School,Formulating Explanations,Data Representation,Gathering Data,Life Science,Natural history,Biological science,Impacts of Technology,Life Sciences,Mantle,Earth system science,Plate boundaries,Convergent,Engineering,High School,Science and society,Plate tectonics,Volcanoes and Plate Tectonics,Education,Technology,Geoscience

Language:

English

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