GLG 150 WEEK 3 Land Feature Paper and Presentation

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GLG 150 WEEK 3 Land Feature Paper and Presentation

GLG 150 WEEK 3 Land Feature Paper and Presentation

Resources: WileyPLUS® GeoDiscoveries®

Prepare a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper in which you describe how the region your team selected in Week One was formed according to the theory of plate tectonics. Include the following:

  • Explain the theory of plate tectonics.
  • Identify factors that influence the location and intensity of earthquakes and volcanoes for the region you have chosen.
  • Describe the main movement within the plate tectonics theory that shaped the form and composition of your selected region. Include regional features such as mountains, rivers, lakes, oceans, and deserts.
  • Discuss the various geological events that occurred in your selected region.
  • Describe the various types of rocks that these geological events formed.
  • Examine the relationship between the characteristics of these rocks and the geological events.
  • Discuss the importance and economic value of these rocks in your selected region.

Cite at least two other sources in addition to your text.

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

Prepare a 15- to 20-minute presentation accompanied by 10 to 15 Microsoft® PowerPoint®slides that illustrate your Plate Tectonics Paper.

  • For Local Campus students, these are oral presentations accompanied by Microsoft®PowerPoint® presentations.
  • For Online and Directed Study students, these are Microsoft® PowerPoint®presentations with speaker notes.

Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.

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GLG 150 WEEK 3 Land Feature Paper and Presentation