How Do Convection Currents Form?

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Convection currents form when the hot magma rises and the cool magma falls. This happens as the liquid moves in circular patterns. Convection currents occur in the mantle.
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Convection currents are formed when the fluid in a container heats up and the dense fluid falls to the bottom of the container and the less dense fluid rises to the top. This forms a circular motion.
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