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ConcepTest: Pacific Plate Motion
This Starting Point webpage describes a ConcepTest question that asks students to review a map of tectonic plates and predict which pair of locations is moving closer together as a result of plate tectonics. The website includes the question and references and topics covered by the question.
Intended for grade levels:
  • College (13-14)
  • Graduate / Professional
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Assessment / Evaluation
    • Guide for instructor
Subject:
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geology
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
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DLESE Catalog ID: SERC-STARTINGPOINT-000-000-000-331
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: Dr David McConnell
University of Akron, Department of Geology

Author: Dr David M. Steer
University of Akron, Department of Geology

Author: University of Akron ConcepTest Development Team
http://www.uakron.edu/colleges/artsci/depts/geology/index.php