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Plate Tectonics II: Plates, plate boundaries, and driving forces
The distribution of earthquakes and volcanoes around the world confirmed the theory of plate tectonics first proposed by Wegener. These phenomena also help categorize plate boundaries into three different types: convergent, divergent, and transform.
Intended for grade levels:
  • College (13-14)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Module / Unit
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geology
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For educational use per the terms and conditions described in the Visionlearning, Inc. terms of use statement found at
DLESE Catalog ID: VL-EAS-1.2
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: Anne Egger
Visionlearning, Inc.