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EARTH SCIENCE

Platte Canyon High School
Bailey, Colorado

Earth Science Lessons

PLATE TECTONICS
UNIT XV

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OBJECTIVES

A. Describe and compare the theories of continental drift, sea-floor spreading, and plate
     tectonics.
B. Explain paleomagnetism
C. Describe convection and its relationship to sea-floor spreading
D. Discuss magnetic reversals and explain their use in demonstrating and dating plate
     movement.
E. Name and describe the different plate boundaries and their effect on surface features.

LESSONS

   
   
   
   
   
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