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ConcepTest: Oceans by South America #6

ConcepTest questions by David McConnell , David Steer , Walter Borowski, Jeffrey Dick, Annabelle Foos, Jeffrey Knott, Alvin Konigsberg, Michelle Malone, Heidi McGrew, Kathie Owens, and Stephen Van Horn

Question:

Examine the image of part of the South American continent and neighboring oceans. (Image courtesy the National Geophysical Data Center.)

Which sites are most likely to be located on oceanic crust?

a. A, B, C, & D
b. B, C, & D
c. C & D
d. A & C

Ocean South America

Student Responses:

No data yet. The correct response is c.

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Subject

Geoscience:Oceanography:Marine Geology and Geophysics, Geoscience:Geology:Tectonics, Geophysics

Resource Type

Activities:Classroom Activity:Short Activity:ConcepTests

Grade Level

College Lower (13-14):Introductory Level

Ready for Use

Ready to Use

Earth System Topics

Solid Earth:Plate Tectonics, Oceans:Ocean Basin Topography

Topics

Solid Earth:Tectonics, Ocean:Marine Geology and Geophysics

Theme

Teach the Earth:Teaching Environments:Intro Geoscience, Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:Plate Tectonics, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Geophysics, Oceanography