What Causes Plate Tectonics?

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The movement of continental plates under the earth's outer crust is what is known as plate tectonics. This movement in certain areas of the world causes earthquakes.
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Plate tectonics is caused by convection currents in the Earth's mantle, the hot rocky layer underneath the crust.
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At the center of the Earth is a radioactive core of molten iron. The energy produced in the core makes the majority of the substances underneath the surface molten metal and rock
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The region where tectonic plates move toward, apart or horizontally past one another.
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