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Plate tectonics

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Plate tectonics is a scientific theory describing the large-scale motion of 7 large plates and the movements of a larger number of smaller plates of the Earth's ...

What is Plate Tectonics? | Plate Tectonics - Live Science

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Mar 21, 2016 ... Plate tectonics is the theory that Earth's outer shell is divided into several plates that glide over the mantle.

Understanding plate motions [This Dynamic Earth, USGS]

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Sep 15, 2014 ... Most movement occurs along narrow zones between plates where the results of plate-tectonic forces are most evident. There are four types of ...

Plate Tectonics, Tectonic Plates Information, Facts, News, Photos ...

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Get information, facts, photos, news, videos, and more about plate tectonics from National Geographic.

A Science Odyssey: You Try It: Plate Tectonics: Intro - PBS

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Plate tectonics is the theory that Earth's outer layer is made up of plates, which have moved throughout Earth's history. The theory explains the how and why ...

Plate tectonics | Define Plate tectonics at Dictionary.com

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Plate tectonics definition, a theory of global tectonics in which the lithosphere is divided into a number of crustal plates, each of which moves on the plastic ...

Plate Tectonics | Pacific Northwest Seismic Network

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Plate tectonics describes the motions of the 15 to 20 large rigid and brittle tectonic plates into which the Earth's outermost layer (called the "lithosphere") is ...

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Sep 3, 2010 ... From BBC documentary film "Earth The Power Of The Planet "
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A Science Odyssey: You Try It: Plate Tectonics - PBS

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A hands-on exercise about plate tectonics and earthquakes from PBS. Requires Shockwave plug-in.

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Plate tectonics is the study of how the Earth's plates are driven and shaped by geological forces that keep them in constant motion.
The outermost crust of the Earth is cracked into several large pieces called plates that average 50 miles thick. These plates float on a partially molten mantle beneath.
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Plate Tectonics

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Interesting animations of plate tectonics movement. Including gif, avi and mov formats.

Earth Floor: Plate Tectonics - Classroom of the Future

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Full and clear information about Plate Tectonics: Convergent Boundaries, Divergent Boundaries, Transform Boundaries.

plate tectonics | geology | Britannica.com

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Dec 2, 2015 ... The concept of plate tectonics was formulated in the 1960s. According to the theory, Earth has a rigid outer layer, known as the lithosphere, ...