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Plate Tectonics Gizmo
Terms in this set (12)
a boundary between plates that are moving toward each other.
the rocky outer layer of Earth.
a boundary between plates that are moving away from each other.
shaking and vibration of Earth's surface.
the rigid upper layer of the Earth.
the layer of Earth between the crust and the core
a rigid section of Earth's crust that moves very slowly.
the movement of plates that make up the surface of Earth.
a convergent boundary where one plate is sliding beneath another.
a boundary between plates that are sliding past one another.
an opening in Earth's crust from which lava, gas, and ash erupt.
The name of the single landmass that broke apart 200 million years ago and gave rise to today's continents
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