Department of Earth Science |Northeastern Illinois University

INTRODUCTION TO EARTH SCIENCE
ESCI 121
Fall 2006


Daily Objectives #2 
(August 31, 2006)                                                                        Dr. Sanders

By the end of today’s class, you should be able to do the following:

*  Locate the following places on a map of the world:  Japan, Hawaii, Los Angeles California, Yellowstone National Park, the India/Tibet border (northernmost), New Zealand, Iceland, the Red Sea, lake Tanganyika, the Aleutian Islands, Chile, Jakarta (Indonesia), the Azore Islands, and the Galapagos Islands.

*  Read world maps that illustrate various geologic features: hot spots, crustal thickness, depth of earthquake focus, locations of volcanoes, geographic features, and plate boundaries.  Download the handout we used (MSWord format) by clicking here.

*  Compile information from the maps to discern patterns.  Download the handout we used (MSWord format) by clicking here.

A web version of this exercise can be found here.

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