seismically active is each of the 50 states?
(from the USGS NEIC)
Earthquakes, a scientific and physical phenomenon, affect our lives in many ways. In
this project, students use Real-Time earthquake and volcano data from the Internet to explore the relationship between earthquakes, plate tectonics,
Musical Plates is recommended for
upper elementary, middle school and high school students (ages 11-18).
- Use Real-Time data to solve a problem.
- Study the correlation between earthquakes and tectonic plates.
- Determine whether or not there is a relationship between volcanoes and plate boundaries.
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