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Plate Tectonic Movement Visualizations
This collection provides a wide array of visual resources and supporting material about plate tectonic movements. Visualizations include simple animations, GIS-based animated maps, paleogeographic maps and globes, and numerous illustrations and photos. This collection is not exhaustive but does represent some of the best sources for teaching. Resources can be incorporated into lectures, labs, or other activities.
Intended for grade levels:
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
  • Graduate / Professional
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Illustration - scientific
    • Map
    • Photograph
    • Video
    • Visualization - scientific
  • Text:
    • Abstract / Summary
  • Services:
    • Clearinghouse
Subject:
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geologic time
    • Structural geology
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
The reuse and dissemination of the material on this site for educational, noncommercial purposes is allowed as long as attribution is retained. To this end, the material on this site is offered under a Creative Commons license, the terms of which are defined at: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/1.0/
DLESE Catalog ID: SERC-NAGT-000-000-000-754
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Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Editor: Dr Jeff P Crabaugh
University of Wyoming and Carleton College, Science Education Resource Center