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Plate Tectonics Review

Plate Tectonics Review

Author: Janelle Wilson

Review of standards 17, 17a, 17b, and 17b3/b4 for reassessment.

If you plan to reassess any of the standards for the plate tectonics unit, please complete these activities.

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Basics of plate boundaries, crust interactions, and where earthquakes and volcanoes form at plate boundaries.

Hot Spot Volcanoes Review

A desription of how hot spot volcanoes can form far from the edges of plate boundaries.

Source: IRIS EPO via YouTube

Plate Interactions Simulator

Please visit this link and play the animations in order to see what happens when different types of crust interact.

Source: Colorado PhET