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Describe what happens to temperature and pressure as you go deeper into the Earth?
Temperature rises and Pressure increases
List the three types of heat transfer and briefly describe each.
Convection: Heat transfer through fluid. Radiation: Heat transfer through space. Conduction: Heat transfer through solids.
Draw a convection curent and briefly explain what is occuring
Density increase - drops - heats - density decreases - rises - cools
Why are convection currents so important?
They cause or drive wind, weather, ocean current, plate tectonics, and contenental drifts.
Name 3 pieces of evidence that supports his theory.
Similar rocks on multiple continents; Same fossils on multiple continents; Map looks like puzzle pieces
What is sea floor spreading?
Process by which new crust forming at the mid-ocean ridge pushes the sea floor outward
What is suduction IN YOUR OWN WORDS?
One plate that is more dense goes under another and back into another
Name two pieces of evidence that supports sea floor spreading.
Magnetic Strips; Rock Samples get older the further from the mid-ocean
Why does the book use a crack egg shell to describe the idea of plate tectonics?
the shell, like Earth's Lithosphere is full of cracks, each piece representing the plates
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