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Stevens Institute of Technology

Earthquakes and Plate Tectonics

Student Learning Objectives

As a result of this RWLO, the student will be able to:

  • Develop a hypothesis and prediction about the location of earthquake events

  • Identify patterns in collected data

  • Explain the relationship between earthquake locations and tectonic plates

  • Speculate on the causes of earthquakes


(NOTE: this RWLO is based on the Musical Plates Project)

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