Discussion Question 1: Post your description and responses in the main forum under the DQ 1 thread. Due day 2. Review the Hot Spot animation at http://www.wiley.com/college/strahler/0471480533/animations/ch14_animations/hot_spot.html. Post your response to the following: Describe how plate tectonics is related to the formation of volcanoes. Which type of plate margin commonly forms volcanoes? Name one of the most popular volcanoes in the United States or the world. Review http://www.wiley.com/college/strahler/0471480533/animations/ch14_animations/walk_ring_fire.htm l or http://nationalatlas.gov/dynamic/dyn_volcano.html if you need assistance. Discuss whether the volcano is active and how it has affected the area.   Discussion Question 2: Post your description and responses in the main forum under the DQ 2 thread. Due day 4. Review the Volcanoes video at http://higheredbcs.wiley.com/legacy/college/murck/0471747270/geodiscoveries/ch06/Volcanoes.htm. Post your response to the following: What types of volcanic features are discussed? What caused these volcanic features? What do you think the future of the Hawaiian Islands is from the geologic point of view?

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