Erin Beutel

Geology and Environmental Geosciences

College of Charleston

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How Slab Dip Affects the Location of Volcanoes part of MARGINS Data in the Classroom:MARGINS Mini-Lessons
Students will plot the locations of earthquakes on the top of subducting slabs to determine slab dip and will then develop hypotheses regarding the relationship between slab dip, the depth of the slab, and volcanic activity on the surface.

Food Rheology; Folding Fun part of Cutting Edge:Structural Geology:Structure, Geophysics, and Tectonics 2012:Activities
In this activity students analyze the rheologic and structural properties of various foods (everything from pudding to white bread) and think about how they expect them to behave under lateral pressure and how they ...

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