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Resource Key

Resource Level

We have graded each source in this Research Guide according to the following levels. 

Level 1

Brief, easy to read information which may be basic and use informal language. Newspaper articles are generally this level.

Level 2

Generally includes subject-specific language, provides additional reading and may provide additional background information.

Level 3

Typically, these will be longer in length, detailed and contain technical information.

Tectonic Plates

Tectonic Plates



Tectonics: Processes and Landforms

Earthquake and Active Volcano Distribution


How the Earth was made

Tectonic Plate Boundaries

The Tectonic Plates and Creating Landmasses

Plate Tectonics


Earthquakes - General Resources

general resources

Volcanoes - General Resources