Which of the following statements about tectonic plates is FALSE?
How does the example of a pot of boiling water compare to the magma in the Earth?
What magnetic readings are detected in stripes of the ocean floor closest to the crest of ocean ridges?
Which term is best described as the creation of new oceanic crust due to the upwelling of magma?
Which of the following major plates is located farthest south?
Which of the following theories asserts that earth's crust is broken up into plates?
What was the accepted theory about the Earth's continents during Wegener's time?
What fossils did Wegener NOT use to support his idea of continental drift?
What are tectonic plates?
As the leading edge of a tectonic plate is forced back into the mantle, a small convection current forms beneath it, pulling it downwards. This is known as what?
Which of the following statements BEST categorizes a transform boundary?
Why does oceanic crust slide below the continental crust in a convergent boundary to create ocean trenches?
Why is the inner core solid?
Which parts of the Earth are contained in the lithosphere?
What happens to strips of the ocean floor going out from oceanic ridges?
Upon studying oceanic ridges, they discovered they were actually _____.
How long after the Earth was formed did it take to achieve the state we recognize now?
Where in the Milky Way galaxy is our solar system located?
Where is most of Earth's water?
Which is NOT a reason that Earth continues to have liquid surface water?
How can both geological dating and radioactive dating be combined?
Which of these is most like the analogy of a lamp losing half of its brightness every so often?
What are the plates of the Earth's crust?
Why was seafloor spreading an important discovery?
Using an apple as a model of the earth, the peel, fruit, and core represent, in order:
Which of the following best defines the Mid-Ocean Ridge?
What separates the South American plate and the African plate?
What evidence did Wegener NOT use to support his idea of continental drift?
The process by which heat from the Earth's interior causes magma to rise and sink is known as what?
Which of the following can be formed by a convergent boundary?
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