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In this lesson plan students will learn about the theory of plate tectonics and the geological history of Earth. They will investigate the region known as the Ring of Fire, where 75 percent of the active and dormant volcanoes of Earth are located. Students will review the theory of plate tectonics; use the Internet to research the Ring of Fire and answer questions about this region; view an animation ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Geology
 
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In this mathematical activity, students learn why a tectonically-active area of the globe is called "The Ring of Fire" by examining a data map differentiating shield volcanoes, cinder cones, and stratovolcanoes and calculating the percentage of active volcanoes that are contained within this region. The resource is part of the teacher's guide accompanying the video, NASA Why Files: The Case of the ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Map
Subject: Geology, Mathematics
 
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This world map shows the major plates and plate boundaries, including such notables as the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, the San Andreas Fault, and the Java and Aleutian Trenches. The Pacific Ring of Fire is shown, including the Cascade Range. The location of major volcanoes is also depicted. A feature of this site is a black and white version that can be printed out for greater clarity. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Map
Subject: Geology
 
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In this activity students familiarize themselves with some basic concepts of volcanology and investigate a portion of the Ring of Fire. They then research the answers to questions on the provided worksheet. As a result of this activity students will be able to describe the processes that produce the "Submarine Ring of Fire," explain the factors that contribute to explosive volcanic eruptions, identify ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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This site is part of the United States Geological Survey, Cascade Volcano Observatory web site. It provides general information about the theory of plate tectonics. It correlates specific landform types and physical processes with the types of plate boundaries where they occur. The explanation of each boundary type includes real world examples and links to United States Geological Survey web pages ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Tutorial, Map, Photograph, Visualization - scientific
Subject: Geology
 
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This site is part of GeoNet Internet Geography, a resource for pre-collegiate British geography students and their instructors. This page focuses on the structure of the Earth and the theory of plate tectonics, including continental drift, plate boundaries, the Ring of Fire, and mountains. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Ref. material, Ask an expert
Subject: Geology
 
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This site is part of GeoNet Internet Geography, a resource for pre-collegiate British geography students and their instructors. This page focuses on various aspects of volcanoes, including the main features of a volcano, types of volcanoes, the Ring of Fire, locations of volcanoes, volcanic flows, and case studies about specific volcanoes. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Case study, Illustration - scientific, Ref. material, Ask an expert
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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This page consists of two maps of the world, showing how earthquakes define the boundaries of tectonic plates. Volcanoes are also distributed at plate boundaries (the "Ring of Fire" in the Pacific) and at oceanic ridges. It is part of the U.S. Geological Survey's Cascades Volcano Observatory website, which features written material, images, maps, and links to related topics. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Map
Subject: Geophysics, Structural geology
 
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Part of Prentice Hall's Planet Diary, this computer activity covers volcanic activity. Students research the most recent volcanic activity and the locations and names of each volcano. They then find out which tectonic plates the volcanoes are located on or if they are hot spots, and if any are part of the Ring of Fire. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Computer activity
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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This page offers access to maps and graphics of earthquakes, active volcanoes and plate tectonics for the world, the Cascade Range , Juan de Fuca Ridge, Gorda Ridge and Axial Seamount in North America, South America, and Western Canada. The Ring of Fire is noted in some maps, and others offer data for the years 1994-1999. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Map, Visualization - scientific
Subject: Geology, Geophysics, Natural hazards
 
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