1.Â Â Â Â Assignment:
Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper in APA format
that distinguishes the types of plate margins and how they move.
Also, discuss why earthquakes are common along plate margins or
boundaries. A superb resource to aidÂ you in writing this
paper is The Dynamic Earth: A History of Plate
- Respond to the following in your paper:
oÂ Â Â When the Earth does quake and shake, how
does it move?
oÂ Â Â What are the events that cause the Earth to
quake and shake?
oÂ Â Â How are earthquakes measured? Â
oÂ Â Â Briefly describe the two types of body waves
an earthquake creates.
Provide an example, in your paper, of an area
that is prone to earthquakes. If you need assistance with locating
an area, review the Ring of Fire animation on the student Web
Review the following animations, located on
the student Web site, to assist in research for your paper:
- Divergent boundaries
- Convergent boundaries
- Transform fault boundaries
- Seismic waves
Include all four of the terms listed above in