WebQuest

 
2. What scientist first described Pangaea and what was his evidence?   http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aso/databank/entries/bowege.html
 
3. Why do the plates of the earth move? (click on the picture in the upper left corner of the screen)  http://www.absorblearning.com/media/item.action?quick=12p
 
 
5. Give an example of a place in the world where you can find each of the types of plate boundaries (give one example of each type of plate boundary).  http://geology.com/plate-tectonics.shtml
 
6. What happens at a subduction zone (explain in your own words), what geological feature might you find at a subduction zone? (click on the picture in the upper left corner of the screen)  http://www.absorblearning.com/media/item.action?quick=12s
 
7. As divergent plates move apart what two things happen? (watch both animations)  http://www.learner.org/interactives/dynamicearth/slip3.html
 
8. The San Andreas Fault (near the California coast) is the most studied transform boundaries on earth. Between what two plates is it located?   http://www.worldatlas.com/aatlas/infopage/tectonic.htm
 
9. Even though plate boundaries cause devastating natural disasters like earthquakes, volcanoes, and tsunamis, what benefits do they have? Give at least two examples.  (look for the answer in the first paragraph)  http://pubs.usgs.gov/gip/dynamic/tectonics.html
 
10. What plates make up the ring of fire? include all six plates. http://vulcan.wr.usgs.gov/Glossary/PlateTectonics/Maps/map_plate_tectonics_world.html
 
 
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