|How Are Islands Formed?|
This lesson provides students with information about how islands are formed, including a basic knowledge of plate tectonics. Using the islands of Hawaii as an example, students learn about the earth processes that cause the formation of islands over time, including volcanoes and hot spots.
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Copyright 2001 National Geographic Society. All rights reserved.
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-003-964
This resource is referenced by 'National Geographic Xpeditions Atlas'
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