region_directions - Geology 112 Plate tectonic essay and...

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Geology 112 Plate tectonic essay and oral presentations Due date:  February 17 th (MW class) or 16 th (TTH class) Assignment: Groups of 2 students will choose a region to complete the assignment. Each region contains a distinct tectonic setting responsible for the earthquakes and/ or volcanic activity of the region. The research will also address the types of hazards and impact human population has on the risk. Group work: Each group is responsible for presenting information regarding the assigned region. This information will be presented to other class members as an oral report. You may follow the format found on page 2 of the directions. Individual work: An individually written essay answering the following question:  Explain how the regional tectonic setting influences the type of volcanism and earthquakes. Include several specific events that support this statement . The 2-3 page essay should be submitted to turnitin.com before class. A hard copy should be submitted to the instructor  within the first 10 minutes of class on either  February 17 th (MW class) or 16 th (TTH class) . Five points will  be deducted for each day the essay is late.  Information to cover in essay: 1. Location: 2. Population: 3. General economic standing:  4. The tectonic setting is:
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