VIRTUAL UNDERSTANDING EARTH

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Program Description

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This class will explore the theory of plate tectonics and how plates move around Earth's surface to create landforms. Students will learn to read topological maps and find out how geological events affect us. We will Investigate evolution, geologic time scales and mass extinctions. Through a case study, we will see how human activities change the natural world. Students will also learn how to prepare for geo-hazards such as earthquakes, volcanoes and tsunamis.

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