Activities (things you must
a view to the Solar System
Enrich your geological vocabulary by reviewing and familiarizing yourself
with the terms on p. 64 of your textbook, and have a close look at figures
3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 3.7, 3.17, 3,19, 3.20, and 3.21 of your textbook. Also,
compare figures 3.5 and 3.6 of you text with the plate
tectonics map by the USGS
Reinforce your concept of the Earth's
interior plate tectonics and understanding of the plate tectonic theory
the history and development of this important theory in geology.
Relate the plate tectonic setting of the Yellowstone
Caldera and the Hawaii
Identify the boundaries of the
North American plate and the plates on the west
coast of the Americas.