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Earth's Changing Surface: Changing Earth From Within Science Objects have been retired and replaced with Interactive E-books
Exploring the Evolution of Plate Tectonics Journal Article
Lab: Observing the Effect Caused by Plate Movements Web Page
plate tectonics

This Windows to the Universe interactive webpage connects students to the study and understanding of plate tectonics, the main force that shapes our planets surface. Topics: plate tectonics, lithosphere, subduction zones, faults, ridges.

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Plate Tectonics Interactive E-book
Plate Tectonics: Diverging, Converging, and Transform Boundaries

This activity allows learners to explore the meaning of plate tectonics, to distinguish the different layers of the Earth, to model the effects caused by plate movements, to explore the reasons for earthquakes and volcanoes, and to discovering how converging plates can create volcanoes. Topics include: converging, crust, diverging, inner core, mantle, outer core, and plate tectonics.

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