Musical Plates

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Student Worksheet Activity 4 Student Worksheet: How do Volcanoes fit in the picture?

You will need to use the world map that you have previously plotted the earthquakes. Your teacher will tell you to record your answers in your 'Musical Plates' journal/notebook OR on this printable worksheet.
  1. Take out the world map that on which you previously plotted the earthquakes.
  2. Look at recent volcanic activity and add the locations of at least 5 active volcanoes to your map.
  3. From your map, can you determine whether or not volcanoes have anything to do with the plate boundaries?

  4. Do earthquakes and volcanoes often appear in the same locations?  Support your answer with an example from the map (e.g. the Etna volcano is located ...).

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