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PLATE TECTONICS THEORY OF PLATE TECTONICS

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					    PLATE TECTONICS
THEORY OF PLATE TECTONICS
  LISTFOUR FEATURES CAUSED BY PLATE
  TECTONICS
  DEFINE:
    CONVERGE

    DIVERGE

    TRANSFORM

    PLATE

    PLATE TECTONICS
    LITHOSPHERE

    ASTHENOSPHERE

    CONVECTION CURRENT
           PLATE TECTONICS
       THEORY OF PLATE TECTONICS
COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING OUTLINE ON
   THE THEORY OF PLATE TECTONICS.
   I. A NEW THEORY
  A.     IN THE 1960’S, A NEW THEORY CALLED _________ WAS DEVELOPED.
  B.     EARTH’S __________ AND PART OF THE _______ ARE BROKEN IN
         SECTIONS CALLED ________, THAT MOVE SLOWLY.
  II. DETAILS ABOUT THE THEORY
  A.     THE LAYER OF EARTH THAT IS BROKEN INTO SECTIONS IS CALLED
         THE ___________________.
  B.     THE _______________ IS THE PLASTICLIKE LAYER BELOW THE
         _______________.
  C.     THE RIGID PLATES MOVE OVER THE _____________________.
            PLATE TECTONICS
        THEORY OF PLATE TECTONICS
COMPARE AND CONTRAST THE DIFFERENT
   PLATE BOUNDARIES BY DEFINING THEM
   SIDE BY SIDE. DRAW THE PLATES OF THE
   WORLD. IDENTIFY PLATE MOTION BY
   USING ARROWS.

     DIVERGENT     CONVERGENT       TRANSFORM




                           DRAW THE PLATE OF THE WORLD.
                           IDENTIFY PLATE MOTION BY USING
                           ARROWS
                    PLATE TECTONICS
                    THEORY OF PLATE TECTONICS


ORGANIZE INFORMATION TO
  DESCRIBE FEATURES CAUSED BY
  PLATE TECTONICS. FILL IN THE
  CHART BELOW.


     FEATURE         DESCRIPTION
     RIFT VALLEY


     FOLDED AND
     FAULTED
     MOUNTAINS

     STRIKE- SLIP
     FAULTS

				
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