Provides a visual display of recent earthquake activity on a 3D globe or 2D flat map of the world. View earthquake magnitudes, focus depths, and times. Also displays recently active volcanoes.
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You will Learn:
the latitude, longitude, magnitude, depth, and time of recent earthquakes
the name and location of recently active volcanoes
the relationship between earthquakes, volcanoes, and plate boundaries
earthquake data that is obtained from a USGS data feed and is updated every 5 minutes (requires an internet connection)
controls that set the time range (up to a week) and magnitude range of quakes displayed
a selection of maps that show physiographic features, continents, or countries
a list of nearby earthquakes at the same location as the one being viewed
a map control to view major earthquake locations since 1900
iPhone or iPad, iOS 9.3 or later
Correlates to Next Generation Science Standards for Earth Science:
ESS2.B: Plate Tectonics and Large-Scale System Interactions
Supports Common Core Literacy in Science Standards:
Focus on Earthquakes
Plate Tectonics Visual Glossary and Atlas
The Theory of Plate Tectonics