Some events on earth happen in the blink of an eye. A tornado can come and go in just a few minutes. A landslide can happen in seconds. Other earth events may take your entire lifetime, such as tectonic plates separating or rock eroding. What are some major earth events, and how long do they take?

Learning Objectives

2-ESS1-1. Use information from several sources to provide evidence that Earth events can occur quickly or slowly.

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