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Plate tectonics

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Plate tectonics is a scientific theory describing the large-scale motion of Earth's lithosphere. The theoretical model builds on the concept of continental drift ...

What is Plate Tectonics? | Plate Tectonics - Live Science

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Mar 21, 2016 ... From the deepest ocean trench to the tallest mountain, plate tectonics explains the features and movement of Earth's surface in the present and ...

Earth Floor: Plate Tectonics - NASA Classroom of the Future

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

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Plate Tectonics - Geology For Kids - By KidsGeo.com

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Plate Tectonics. Using modern equipment, scientists known as oceanographers have been able to measure and map out the ocean floor. What these scientists ...

Earth's Continental Plates - ZoomSchool.com - Enchanted Learning

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All About Plate Tectonics: Earth's Plates and Continental Drift. The Earth's rocky outer crust solidified billions of years ago, soon after the Earth formed. This crust  ...

Plate Tectonics - BrainPOP

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In this educational animated movie about Science learn about Pangea, tectonics, crusts, mantle, volcanoes, earthquakes, mountains, fault lines, disasters, and ...

Plate Tectonic Theory: Plates and Interplate Relationships

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Plate tectonics is the theory that the outer rigid layer of the earth (the lithosphere) is divided into a couple of dozen "plates" that move around across the earth's ...

Plate Tectonics - Crust, Lithosphere, Mantle - PhET

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Explore how plates move on the surface of the earth. Change temperature, composition, and thickness of plates. Discover how to create new mountains, ...

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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.

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

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Plate Tectonics. It is now uniformly agreed that the crustal plates of the Earth are in horizontal motion. This is called continental drift colloquially, and plate ...