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Rocks of Ages - Plate Tectonics Activity

Rocks of Ages - Plate Tectonics Activity
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This activity has students calculating the speed of a tectonic plate by measuring the distance between volcanic rocks of known ages on the islands of Hawaii. The activity can be used to show how hotspot volcanoes can provide evidence for plate movement.

The activity requires measuring with a ruler and simple mathematics. Students complete a table and draw conclusions.
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3 pages
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30 minutes
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