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Tectonic Plates, Earthquakes, and Volcanoes

Grades: 6-12
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According to theory of plate tectonics, Earth is an active planet — its surface is composed of many individual plates that move and interact, constantly ...

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©2006 WGBH Educational Foundation. All Rights Reserved.

Benchmarks for Science Literacy
NSTA National Science Education Standards


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©2006 WGBH Educational Foundation. All rights reserved. NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio, Smithsonian Institution, Global Change Research Project (GCRP), National Oceanic and Atmosphere Administration (NOAA), United States Geological Survey,National Science Foundation (NSF), Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), Dynamic Media Associates (DMA), New York Film and Animation Company, Silicon Graphics, Inc. (SGI), Hughes STX Corporation.

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