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Plate Tectonics

Plate Tectonics

Author: Kimberly Ahokas
  • Describe the catalysts and consequences of continental drift.
  • Identify the three types of tectonic boundaries and the landforms they create

The earth is constantly moving.  How did we go from the super continent Pangaea to the 7 continents?  How does plate tectonics affect where people live?

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The Pangaea Pop-up by Michael Molina

Source: Lesson by Michael Molina, animation by TED-Ed.

Tectonics of the Planet Earth