In this lecture students will be challenged to:
1. examine and understand the relationship between continental drift and earthquakes.
2. learn and understand the various types of faults and seismic waves that develop as a result of earthquakes.
3. study and comprehend how earthquakes are detected and the various scales by which they are measured.
4. examine and understand the relationship between earthquakes and volcanoes and how and why volcanoes form.
5. recognize the conditions that determine where volcanoes form.
6. describe and explain the various types of volcanoes.
7. describe and explain the various materials given off by an erupting volcano.
8. appreciate the difficulty in categorizing volcanoes based on their activity or lack thereof.