Google Earth and Activity at Tectonic Plate Boundaries In Google

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     Google Earth and Activity at Tectonic Plate Boundaries
In Google Earth, go to your Layers section. Under Gallery, check Earthquakes
and Volcanoes.


   1. Draw the symbol for earthquake on Google Earth


   2. Draw the symbol for a volcano on Google Earth


   3. How do I know what the magnitude is of an earthquake on Google
      Earth?


   4. Which part of the United States seems to have the most
      earthquake/volcanic activity? Why?


Earthquakes

Name of earthquake:
Location (country and/or state):
Magnitude:
Date quake occurred:
Source of Information:

Answer in a complete sentence: Why would the earthquake have occurred in this
location? Use what we have discussed and learned in your complete answer.

Name of earthquake:
Location (country and/or state):
Magnitude:
Date quake occurred:
Source of Information:

Answer in a complete sentence: Why would the earthquake have occurred in this
location? Use what we have discussed and learned in your complete answer.


              **Pick 1 earthquake that occurred in the ocean.**

Name of earthquake:
Location (country and/or state):
Name:                                                                              Date:


Magnitude:
Date quake occurred:

Answer in a complete sentence (You may need to use your browser for help): What
happens when there is an earthquake on the seafloor?


Volcanoes

Name of volcano:
Location (country):
Type of Volcano:
Source of Information:

Description of activity:



Answer in a complete sentence: Why would the volcano have occurred in
thislocation? Use what we have discussed and learned in your complete answer.



Name of volcano:
Location (country):
Type of Volcano:
Source of Information:

Description of activity:



    Answer in a complete sentence: Why would the volcano have occurred in this
     location? Use what we have discussed and learned in your complete answer.

1. What is happening in the middle of the ocean floor where you see the “lines”?



2. What is happening where oceanic crust and continental crust meet?



3. Why do the earthquakes and/or volcanoes happen at the edge of land where two
plates meet?

				
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