2. Plate Patterns - Getting Ready

Getting Ready

  1. Make copies of the “World Earthquake Map” from the USGS/NPS website
  2. Make one copy of the Volcano List for each class, cutting them into strips with information about one volcano on each strip.
  3. Make a transparency version of the World Earthquake Map.
  4. Display the large map with earthquake data already plotted at the front of the classroom.
  5. Set out color dots and colored pencils.
  6. Print out reference sheets - Earth’s Tectonic Plates and Mid-Ocean Ridges Map.