Tuesday, April 28th: Tectonic Plates and Current Events

plate-boundaries-map

Overview of 4/28 Class:

  1. Completed output of pp 32 and 33 journal entry.
  2. Looked at maps of tectonic plates.
  3. Outlined/color coded three different plate boundaries on this map: plate_boundary_map1
  4. Compared plate directions on this map: plate_boundaries_map2
  5. Began to watch and discuss major events below.

MAJOR RECENT TECTONIC EVENTS

CHILEAN VOLCANO ERUPTION, Wednesday, April 22nd

NEPAL EARTHQUAKE– April 24th, 7.9 magnitude/4.5 after shock

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