Planet Earth

Holt Text Book Chapter 17

Read Section 17.1  Earth's Interior and Plate Tectonics p. 558

Read Section 17.2 Earthquakes and Volcanoes p. 567

Read Section 17.3 Minerals and Rocks p. 576

Map of the plates with the labels

Map of the plates - practice with this one without labels

Plate Tectonics powerpoint used in class- in order to view the animations you need to dowload the file from this link

Earthquakes powerpoint used in class

Jan 11, 2009 earthquake in Eureka, CA.  Link to local coverage

Jan 12, 2009 earthquake in Haiti  Link to CNN

 Link to plate tectonics powerpoint

Another good powerpoint