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 Tuesday, 01 July 2014
Tuesday, 01 July 2014 10:43:10 (Pacific Standard Time, UTC-08:00) ( 6th grade | animations | deep sea vents | earthquakes | Games | interactive | Moible Laptop Assignments | oceans | plate boundaries | plate tectonics | volcanoes )

First plate boundaries interactive, use to illustrate motion at boundary. Has a labeling the plates & identifying the motion of the plates at the boundaries "game"

http://www.learner.org/interactives/dynamicearth/plate.html

Second plate boundaries interactive .... Explore how plate boundaries effect your world ... use to fill in Examples of Events. THEN answer the two questions on your handout

http://www.amnh.org/ology/features/plates/?TB_iframe=true&height=500&width=750

Explore life along the Deep Sea Vents:

http://www.amnh.org/explore/ology/earth/?fid=29463

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 Monday, 01 October 2012
Monday, 01 October 2012 02:17:10 (Pacific Standard Time, UTC-08:00) ( plate tectonics | earthquakes )

IRIS recent earthquake map: www.iris.edu/dms/seismon.htm

You can click on the map to see a more specific area. 

 

USGS map of recent Earthquakes:    http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/map

Notice that above the map, you can adjust where the location (world, US, California...) by clicking on the locations.  On the left side of the screen, you can also change the data feed - that means you can click on the drop down menu and show earthquakes that are from the last 30 days instead of just the last 7 days.  If you scroll lower on the page, you can also change the magnitude of the earthquakes shown on the map.  Look at the California map, what does the line indicate that cuts through part of Califoria?  Describe where most of the earthquakes are located.

 

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 Sunday, 30 September 2012
Sunday, 30 September 2012 02:33:47 (Pacific Standard Time, UTC-08:00) ( 6th grade | earthquakes )

New Zeland's Awesome Forces Online Activity:tepapa.govt.nz/7_awesomeforces29062005v01.7/awesomeforces.html

Learn about the hazards in New Zeland from earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, and tsunamis.  Help a neighborhood get ready for "the big one" by retrofitting the virtual homes..  (Requires Flash, may not work on some computers)

 

Information on what to do during and after an earthquake: http://www.getthru.govt.nz/web/GetThru.nsf/web/BOWN-7GY5TP

 

 

 

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