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science test-4th grade-plate tectonics
convergent boundary
divergent boundary
transform boundary
volcano
where 2 plates come together and crash into each other
where two plates move apart or away from each other
where 2 plates meet and slide past each other; this is where…
an opening in the Earth's crust where lava flows out; the flo…
convergent boundary
where 2 plates come together and crash into each other
divergent boundary
where two plates move apart or away from each other
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4th grade plate tectonics
theory of plate tectonics
theory
plate
tectonics
this theory explains why earthquakes and mountains are formed
a __________________ is formed when scientists examine and te…
a huge section of the earth's crust
a Greek word meaning builder or carpenter
theory of plate tectonics
this theory explains why earthquakes and mountains are formed
theory
a __________________ is formed when scientists examine and te…
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science test-4th grade-plate tectonics
Pangaea
convergent boundary
divergent boundary
transform boundary
the supercontinent that existed 250 million years ago
where 2 plates come together and crash into each other
where two plates move apart or away from each other
where 2 plates meet and slide past each other; this is where…
Pangaea
the supercontinent that existed 250 million years ago
convergent boundary
where 2 plates come together and crash into each other
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Plate Tectonics 6th Grade Science
Pangaea
Continental Drift
mid-ocean ridge
fossil
Supercontinent; a single landmass that broke apart 200 millio…
Wegener's hypothesis that the continents slowly move across E…
An undersea mountain chain where new ocean floor is produced;…
Preserved remains or traces of living things; keys to Earth's…
Pangaea
Supercontinent; a single landmass that broke apart 200 millio…
Continental Drift
Wegener's hypothesis that the continents slowly move across E…
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6th Grade Science - Plate Tectonics
Tectonic Plates
North American Plate
Eurasian Plate
African Plate
Huge pieces of lithosphere that slowly move on the asthenosph…
A tectonic plate division of the lithosphere that includes th…
A tectonic plate division of the lithosphere, including most…
A tectonic plate division of the lithosphere that includes th…
Tectonic Plates
Huge pieces of lithosphere that slowly move on the asthenosph…
North American Plate
A tectonic plate division of the lithosphere that includes th…
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6th Grade Science - Plate Tectonics
Tectonic Plates
North American Plate
Eurasian Plate
African Plate
Huge pieces of lithosphere that slowly move on the asthenosph…
A tectonic plate division of the lithosphere that includes th…
A tectonic plate division of the lithosphere, including most…
A tectonic plate division of the lithosphere that includes th…
Tectonic Plates
Huge pieces of lithosphere that slowly move on the asthenosph…
North American Plate
A tectonic plate division of the lithosphere that includes th…
Science 8th Grade: Plate Tectonics
Divergent Boundary
Convergent Boundary
Transform Boundary
Subduction
The boundary between two tectonic plates that are moving away…
A plate boundary where two plates move toward each other.
A plate boundary where two plates move past each other in opp…
The process that occurs when one tectonic plate moves under a…
Divergent Boundary
The boundary between two tectonic plates that are moving away…
Convergent Boundary
A plate boundary where two plates move toward each other.
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8th Grade Science Chapter 17 Plate Tectonics
Continental drift
Pangaea
Magnetometer
Magnetic reversal
Wegener's hypothesis that Earth's continents were joined as a…
Ancient landmass made up of all the continents that began to…
Device used to map the ocean floor that detects small changes…
When Earth's magnetic field changes polarity between normal a…
Continental drift
Wegener's hypothesis that Earth's continents were joined as a…
Pangaea
Ancient landmass made up of all the continents that began to…
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6th grade Science Plate Tectonics
Continental drift
Alfred Wegman
Land features, fossils, and climate
Conflict with religious philosophies d…
The hypothesis that the continents were all joined together i…
The meteorologist who proposed the theory in 1912 that all co…
3 pieces of evidence that support CONTINENTAL DRIFT THEORY
Why Wegman's theory of continental drift was not accepted.
Continental drift
The hypothesis that the continents were all joined together i…
Alfred Wegman
The meteorologist who proposed the theory in 1912 that all co…
Plate Tectonics Science 8th Grade
Crust
Lithosphere
Asthenosphere
Transform Boundary
The thin and solid outermost layer of the Earth above the man…
The solid, outer layer of the Earth that consists of the the…
The soft layer of the mantle on which the tectonic plates move
The boundary between tectonic plates that are sliding past ea…
Crust
The thin and solid outermost layer of the Earth above the man…
Lithosphere
The solid, outer layer of the Earth that consists of the the…
Plate Tectonics Science 8th Grade
Crust
Lithosphere
Asthenosphere
Transform Boundary
The thin and solid outermost layer of the Earth above the man…
The solid, outer layer of the Earth that consists of the the…
The soft layer of the mantle on which the tectonic plates move
The boundary between tectonic plates that are sliding past ea…
Crust
The thin and solid outermost layer of the Earth above the man…
Lithosphere
The solid, outer layer of the Earth that consists of the the…
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Science 8th Grade: Plate Tectonics
Divergent Boundary
Convergent Boundary
Transform Boundary
Subduction
The boundary between two tectonic plates that are moving away…
A plate boundary where two plates move toward each other.
A plate boundary where two plates move past each other in opp…
The process that occurs when one tectonic plate moves under a…
Divergent Boundary
The boundary between two tectonic plates that are moving away…
Convergent Boundary
A plate boundary where two plates move toward each other.
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Science 8th Grade: Plate Tectonics
Divergent Boundary
Convergent Boundary
Transform Boundary
Subduction
The boundary between two tectonic plates that are moving away…
A plate boundary where two plates move toward each other.
A plate boundary where two plates move past each other in opp…
The process that occurs when one tectonic plate moves under a…
Divergent Boundary
The boundary between two tectonic plates that are moving away…
Convergent Boundary
A plate boundary where two plates move toward each other.
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Science 8th Grade: Plate Tectonics
Divergent Boundary
Convergent Boundary
Transform Boundary
Subduction
The boundary between two tectonic plates that are moving away…
A plate boundary where two plates move toward each other.
A plate boundary where two plates move past each other in opp…
The process that occurs when one tectonic plate moves under a…
Divergent Boundary
The boundary between two tectonic plates that are moving away…
Convergent Boundary
A plate boundary where two plates move toward each other.
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8th Grade Science Plate Tectonics
Pangaea
Convection Currents
Convergent Boundaries
Divergent Boundaries
A large super-continent that began breaking apart.
Currents inside the mantle that are believed to cause the pla…
Plates are pushed together.
Plates are pulled apart.
Pangaea
A large super-continent that began breaking apart.
Convection Currents
Currents inside the mantle that are believed to cause the pla…
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6th grade science - plate tectonics
How did Earth's layers form?
What are Earth's main layers?
The core is Earth's densest region and…
Inner Core
Earth's layers formed as denser materials sank toward the cen…
The core, the mantle and the crust
Inner core and the outer core
a ball of hot, solid metals. It remains solid because of enor…
How did Earth's layers form?
Earth's layers formed as denser materials sank toward the cen…
What are Earth's main layers?
The core, the mantle and the crust
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8th Grade Science Plate Tectonics
Continental drift
Pangaea
Magnetometer
Magnetic reversal
Wegener's hypothesis that Earth's continents were joined as a…
Ancient landmass made up of all the continents that began to…
Device used to map the ocean floor that detects small changes…
When Earth's magnetic field changes polarity between normal a…
Continental drift
Wegener's hypothesis that Earth's continents were joined as a…
Pangaea
Ancient landmass made up of all the continents that began to…
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6th grade science - plate tectonics
How did Earth's layers form?
What are Earth's main layers?
The core is Earth's densest region and…
Inner Core
Earth's layers formed as denser materials sank toward the cen…
The core, the mantle and the crust
Inner core and the outer core
a ball of hot, solid metals. It remains solid because of enor…
How did Earth's layers form?
Earth's layers formed as denser materials sank toward the cen…
What are Earth's main layers?
The core, the mantle and the crust
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Science 9th grade plate tectonics
plate tectonics
lithosphere
Asthenosphere
Diverging Boundary
A theory stating that the earth's surface is broken into plat…
A rigid layer made up of the uppermost part of the mantle and…
solid plastic layer beneath lithosphere; flows slowly
A plate boundary where two plates move away from each other
plate tectonics
A theory stating that the earth's surface is broken into plat…
lithosphere
A rigid layer made up of the uppermost part of the mantle and…
6th Grade Earth Science: Plate Tectonics
continental plate
continental drift
divergent boundary
oceanic plate
forms the continents and the areas of shallow seabed close to…
Wegner's hypothesis that all continents were once connected i…
a boundary between two plates that are moving apart
the part of Earth's lithosphere that surfaces in the ocean ba…
continental plate
forms the continents and the areas of shallow seabed close to…
continental drift
Wegner's hypothesis that all continents were once connected i…
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Science 8: Plate Tectonics
Pangaea
Sea-floor spreading
Plate Tectonics
Tectonic Plate
the super continent where all the continents were once all co…
when two oceanic plates pull apart, magma rises and new crust…
the theory that pieces of Earth's lithosphere are in constant…
a piece of the lithosphere that moves around on top of the as…
Pangaea
the super continent where all the continents were once all co…
Sea-floor spreading
when two oceanic plates pull apart, magma rises and new crust…
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Science Chapter 5 Plate Tectonics
seismic waves
pressure
crust
basalt
Vibrations that travel through the Earth carrying the energy…
Results from a force pressing on an area.
The layer of rock that forms Earth's outer skin.
Is a dark rock with a fine texture.
seismic waves
Vibrations that travel through the Earth carrying the energy…
pressure
Results from a force pressing on an area.
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6th Grade Science - Plate Tectonics
Seismic Waves
Pressure
Crust
Basalt
Waves that are produced during an earthquake
The result of a force pressing on an area
The layer of rock that forms earth's outer skin
Dark rock with a fine texture
Seismic Waves
Waves that are produced during an earthquake
Pressure
The result of a force pressing on an area
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6th Grade Science (Tectonic Plates)
Tectonic Plates
Divergent boundary
Convergent boundary
Transform boundary
pieces of the Earth's crust that move and fit together likes…
plates moving apart
plates moving together
plates sliding past each other
Tectonic Plates
pieces of the Earth's crust that move and fit together likes…
Divergent boundary
plates moving apart
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6th Grade Science Plate Tectonics Study Guide
mantal
crust
lithsphere
core
thick layer of Earth just below the crust
outermost solid layer of Earth; part we live on
Earth's crust and the upper part of the mantle
innermost layer of Earth
mantal
thick layer of Earth just below the crust
crust
outermost solid layer of Earth; part we live on
Plate Tectonics - 8th grade science
pangaea
Alfred Wegener
Plate tectonics
convergent
earth continents pieced together
German scientist theorized that Pangaea split apart and diffe…
Wegener's theories of plate movement
two plates pushing together
pangaea
earth continents pieced together
Alfred Wegener
German scientist theorized that Pangaea split apart and diffe…
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8th grade science Chapter 4: Plate Tectonics
crust
continental crust
oceanic crust
mantle
The outermost layer of the Earth, ranging from 5-100 km thick…
Composition similar to granite; average thickness of 30 km.
Composition similar to basalt; generally between 5-8 km thick…
Layer of the Earth between the crust and the core; extremely…
crust
The outermost layer of the Earth, ranging from 5-100 km thick…
continental crust
Composition similar to granite; average thickness of 30 km.
6th Grade Science - Vocabulary Plate Tectonics
plate tectonics
convection current
convergent plate boundary
divergent plate boundary
theory that Earth's surface is broken into large, rigid piece…
the movement of a fluid, caused by differences in temperature…
the boundary between two plates that move toward each other.
the boundary between two plates that move away from each other.
plate tectonics
theory that Earth's surface is broken into large, rigid piece…
convection current
the movement of a fluid, caused by differences in temperature…
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Sixth Grade Science - Plate Tectonics
Alfred Wegener
Pangaea
Continental Drift
Climate clues, fossil clues, and rock…
Nearly 100 years ago, __________, a German scientist, wanted…
A supercontinent that once included all of today's continents.
The theory of __________ suggests that the continents are in…
Evidence for continental drift comes from three types of clue…
Alfred Wegener
Nearly 100 years ago, __________, a German scientist, wanted…
Pangaea
A supercontinent that once included all of today's continents.
20 terms
6th Grade Science - Plate Tectonics
Tectonic Plates
North American Plate
Eurasian Plate
African Plate
Huge pieces of lithosphere that slowly move on the asthenosph…
A tectonic plate division of the lithosphere that includes th…
A tectonic plate division of the lithosphere, including most…
A tectonic plate division of the lithosphere that includes th…
Tectonic Plates
Huge pieces of lithosphere that slowly move on the asthenosph…
North American Plate
A tectonic plate division of the lithosphere that includes th…
6th grade science - plate tectonics
How did Earth's layers form?
What are Earth's main layers?
The core is Earth's densest region and…
Inner Core
Earth's layers formed as denser materials sank toward the cen…
The core, the mantle and the crust
Inner core and the outer core
a ball of hot, solid metals. It remains solid because of enor…
How did Earth's layers form?
Earth's layers formed as denser materials sank toward the cen…
What are Earth's main layers?
The core, the mantle and the crust
10 terms
Plate Tectonics- Science 8th Grade
tectonic plate
Pangaea
convection current
hot spot
slabs of broken lithosphere
the land on Earth before it separated into continents
a circulation pattern in which material is heated and rises i…
an area where a column of hot material rises from deep within…
tectonic plate
slabs of broken lithosphere
Pangaea
the land on Earth before it separated into continents
Science plate tectonics grade 6
The result of plate movement can be se…
The magnetic pattern of ocean floor ro…
The driving forces of tectonic plates…
Crust is neither destroyed nor formed…
Plate boundary
A mirror image
Mantle
Transform
The result of plate movement can be se…
Plate boundary
The magnetic pattern of ocean floor ro…
A mirror image
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8th Grade Science Plate Tectonics
deep ocean trenches
mid-ocean ridge
convection current
asthenosphere
a deep valley along the ocean floor through which oceanic cru…
the undersea mountain chain where new ocean floor is produced…
the movement of a fluid, caused by differences in temperature…
the soft layer of the mantle on which the lithosphere floats
deep ocean trenches
a deep valley along the ocean floor through which oceanic cru…
mid-ocean ridge
the undersea mountain chain where new ocean floor is produced…
19 terms
Earth Science - Plate Tectonics
Plate Tectonics
Alfred Wegener
Pangea
Crust
The theory that the earth is broken into plates and are in mo…
Proposed the continental drift theory in the 1900s
term for the super continent which contained all the plates t…
The thin and solid outermost layer of the Earth above the man…
Plate Tectonics
The theory that the earth is broken into plates and are in mo…
Alfred Wegener
Proposed the continental drift theory in the 1900s
Earth Science Plate Tectonics
crust
lithosphere
mantle
outer core
The thin and solid outermost layer of the Earth above the man…
The solid part of the earth consisting of the crust and outer…
The layer of the earth between the crust and the core.
The liquid metal layer deep inside earth.
crust
The thin and solid outermost layer of the Earth above the man…
lithosphere
The solid part of the earth consisting of the crust and outer…
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8th Grade Science Plate Tectonics
deep ocean trenches
mid-ocean ridge
convection current
asthenosphere
a deep valley along the ocean floor through which oceanic cru…
the undersea mountain chain where new ocean floor is produced…
the movement of a fluid, caused by differences in temperature…
the soft layer of the mantle on which the lithosphere floats
deep ocean trenches
a deep valley along the ocean floor through which oceanic cru…
mid-ocean ridge
the undersea mountain chain where new ocean floor is produced…
19 terms
Earth Science - Plate Tectonics
Plate Tectonics
Alfred Wegener
Pangea
Crust
The theory that the earth is broken into plates and are in mo…
Proposed the continental drift theory in the 1900s
term for the super continent which contained all the plates t…
The thin and solid outermost layer of the Earth above the man…
Plate Tectonics
The theory that the earth is broken into plates and are in mo…
Alfred Wegener
Proposed the continental drift theory in the 1900s
12 terms
8th grade science-plate tectonics
Collision boundary
Convergent boundary
Crust
Divergent boundary
When two continental plates collide together
The boundary between tech tonic plates that are colliding
The thin and solid outermost layer of the earth above the man…
The boundary between techtonic plates that are moving away fr…
Collision boundary
When two continental plates collide together
Convergent boundary
The boundary between tech tonic plates that are colliding
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8th grade science, chapter 7. Plate tectonics
Reverse fault
Normal fault
Foot wall A. Hanging wall B
Pangaea
Large land mass 200 million years ago
Reverse fault
Normal fault
20 terms
6th Grade Science - Plate Tectonics
Tectonic Plates
North American Plate
Eurasian Plate
African Plate
Huge pieces of lithosphere that slowly move on the asthenosph…
A tectonic plate division of the lithosphere that includes th…
A tectonic plate division of the lithosphere, including most…
A tectonic plate division of the lithosphere that includes th…
Tectonic Plates
Huge pieces of lithosphere that slowly move on the asthenosph…
North American Plate
A tectonic plate division of the lithosphere that includes th…
6th Grade Science - Plate Tectonics
tectonic plate
Pangaea
continental drift
geologist
top layer of the Earth that floats on top of the mantle
supercontinent; Greek meaning "all earth"
idea that states that all the continents were once together,…
scientist who studies the rocks, the Earth, etc.
tectonic plate
top layer of the Earth that floats on top of the mantle
Pangaea
supercontinent; Greek meaning "all earth"
Grade 7 Science: Plate Tectonics
Plate Tectonics
Fault lines
Magma
Outer core
The idea that the earth is comprised of various moving plates…
The line where two tectonic plates meet. Earthquakes happen h…
A very hot liquid found in the mantle and inner core of the e…
The layer of the earth that appears after the mantle and befo…
Plate Tectonics
The idea that the earth is comprised of various moving plates…
Fault lines
The line where two tectonic plates meet. Earthquakes happen h…
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6th Grade Science Chapter 10 Plate Tectonics
continental drift
Pangaea
seafloor spreading
plate tectonics
the hypothesis that continents have moved slowly to their cur…
a large land mass that was once the only land mass on Earth b…
theory that hot, less dense material below the Earth's crust…
theory that the Earth's crust and part of the upper mantle ar…
continental drift
the hypothesis that continents have moved slowly to their cur…
Pangaea
a large land mass that was once the only land mass on Earth b…
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6th grade Science Plate Tectonics Vocabulary
crust
continental crust
mantle
lithosphere
the layer of rock that forms earths outer surface
rock that floats high on the mantle that makes up the contine…
the layer of hot solid material between earths crust and core
a ridged layer made up of the uppermost part of the mantle cr…
crust
the layer of rock that forms earths outer surface
continental crust
rock that floats high on the mantle that makes up the contine…
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Plate Tectonics 7th grade science
crust
mantle
inner core
outer core
the layer of rock that forms Earth's outer surface
the layer of hot, solid material between Earth's crust and core
a dense sphere of solid iron and nickel at the center of Earth
a layer of molten iron and nickel that surrounds the inner co…
crust
the layer of rock that forms Earth's outer surface
mantle
the layer of hot, solid material between Earth's crust and core
52 terms
6th Grade Science - Plate Tectonics
Name the 3 layers of the Earth:
Composition of the Earth:
CRUST:
The CRUST is how thick?
1. CRUST... 2. MANTLE... 3. CORE
The lightest materials make up the outermost layer, and the d…
Outermost layer of the Earth
5-100 km thick
Name the 3 layers of the Earth:
1. CRUST... 2. MANTLE... 3. CORE
Composition of the Earth:
The lightest materials make up the outermost layer, and the d…
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Grade 7 Science- Chapter 7: Plate Tectonics
crust
mantle
core
lithosphere
the thin and solid outermost layer of the Earth above the man…
the layer of rock between the Earth's crust and core
the central part of the Earth below the mantle
the solid, outer layer of the Earth that consists of the crus…
crust
the thin and solid outermost layer of the Earth above the man…
mantle
the layer of rock between the Earth's crust and core
8 terms
Earth Science 8th Grade: Plate Tectonics
Pangaea
Sea-floor spreading
Convergent boundary
Plate tectonics
Earth continents joined in a single large land mass (245 mill…
A process where molten rock from inside the earth rises throu…
Boundary where plates move towards each other
A theory that explains the large scale movement of earths lit…
Pangaea
Earth continents joined in a single large land mass (245 mill…
Sea-floor spreading
A process where molten rock from inside the earth rises throu…
plate tectonics 6 Science
sea floor spreading
subduction
convergent boundary
theory of plate tectonics
process by which magma adds new oceanic crust to the ocean fl…
oceanic crust being pushed down into the mantle beneath a sec…
place where two plates come together
theory stating that pieces of the Earth's lithosphere are in…
sea floor spreading
process by which magma adds new oceanic crust to the ocean fl…
subduction
oceanic crust being pushed down into the mantle beneath a sec…
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