EVPP 110 Lecture - Learning Guide 12 - Physical Environment - Plate Tectonics - Fall 2010

EVPP 110 Lecture - Learning Guide 12 - Physical Environment - Plate Tectonics - Fall 2010

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EVPP 110 Lecture Learning Guide #12 Fall 2010 Physical Environment: Plate tectonics What is a plate? What does a plate consist of? Are all plates the same thickness? What are the three types of plate boundaries? What is the movement of plates relative to one another at a divergent plate boundary? What are the two subcategories of divergent plate boundaries? What is a general and specific example of a feature produced at an oceanic-oceanic divergent plate boundary? What is a general and specific example of a feature produced at a continental-continental divergent plate boundary? What is the movement of plates relative to one another at a convergent plate boundary? What is subduction? What role does density play in subduction? Is oceanic crust more dense than continental crust?
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EVPP 110 Lecture - Learning Guide 12 - Physical Environment - Plate Tectonics - Fall 2010

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