Explain how plate tectonics accounts for the features and processes (sea floor spreading, mid-ocean ridges, subduction zones, earthquakes and volcanoes, mountain ranges) that occur on or near the Earth’s surface.
In this section, you will learn about the effects of tectonic forces on the Earth's crust. Make sure to watch the notes screencast on deforming the Earth's crust before completing any of the activities.
Watch this screencast on deforming Earth's crust. Make sure to take notes while watching. Write down any questions you may have on your note sheet.
Use this note sheet to take notes while watching the deforming Earth's crust screencast.
Use this link to complete the online investigation: http://www.classzone.com/books/earth_science/terc/content/investigations/es1106/es1106page01.cfm?chapter_no=investigation
Watch this video about the Hawaiian Islands formation by Sal Khan. Use the notes sheet to take notes while watching this video. Write down any questions you may have on your note sheet.
Use this note sheet to take notes while watching the Khan Academy video on Hawaiian Islands formation.
Answer the questions about deforming Earth's crust in your constructed response questions packet.