Earth and Space Mastery Resources

Crust, Earthquakes and Volcanoes

Folding, Faulting and Tsunamis


Mastery Assignment


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Earth and Space Standard 3: Plate tectonics operating over geologic time has changed the patterns of land, sea, and mountains on Earth's surface.

As the basis for understanding this concept:

d. Students know why and how earthquakes occur and the scales used to measure their intensity and magnitude.

e. Students know there are two kinds of volcanoes: one kind with violent eruptions producing steep slopes and the other kind with voluminous lava flows producing gentle slopes.

f. Students know the explanation for the location and properties of volcanoes that are due to hot spots and the explanation for those that are due to subduction.


Last Updated: 01/19/2010

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