The purpose of this assignment is to visibly illustrate the velocity of plate motion using a familiar location (the Hawaiian Island Chain) which has been formed over the past 50 Million Years by a stationary hot spot. You will need a calculator to complete this exercise.
This lab exercise should be completed using the free download version of Google Earth Pro, not Google Earth for Chrome. To download Google Earth Pro, go to the following website and select to Download Google Earth Pro on Desktop: Link (Links to an external site.)
Open and install Google Earth Pro.
Once you have Google Earth Pro installed on your computer, open the following Google Earth file: GVPWorldVolcanoes.kml
Complete the lab exercise found in attached files.