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04-IS5T1- Evaluate 1: Where are the Volcanoes and Earthquakes? Name Max Gannon Date 03-09-2020 Period 5 Evaluate 1: Where are the Volcanoes and Earthquakes? 1. Where on Earth do most volcanoes occur? Explain your answer. 60% of all volcanoes occur on tectonic plates 2. Where on Earth do most earthquakes occur? Explain your answer. Along the edge of the oceanic and continental plates 3. How do patterns in the locations of volcanoes and earthquakes provide evidence for the theory of plate tectonics? According to the theory of plate tectonics, Earth is an active planet. Its surface is composed of many plates that move and interact, constantly changing and reshaping Earth's outer layer. As the earth reshapes it creates Volcanoes and earthquakes 4. In your own words, describe the likely cause of historically active volcanoes in: a. The continental United States. Earthquake along the San Andreas fault line creating a volcano b. The Aleutian Islands and southern Alaska.
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Unformatted text preview: THe movement of tectonic plates under the ocean creates volcanoes near Alaska under the sea and above the sea c. The Hawaiian Islands. Movement of tectonic plates under the ocean creating volcanoes that spewed lava from under the water creating the islands 5. Based on your results from the Explore: a. Predict the five states that you feel are most likely to experience the next volcanic eruption. Explain each choice. Wyoming, California, Hawaii, Washington, and Ohio. They all have volcanoes that are overdue and explosion. b. How likely is a volcanic island to be found in the middle of Earth’s major oceans? Explain Very likely, that's how we got Hawai’i 6. If the moon does not have any active volcanoes or earthquakes, what can you infer about its crust and interior? The Moon's mantle is too cool to move easily so it has no convection and no active tectonic plate motions...
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