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Plate Tectonics

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1.  Who is known as the 'Father of Plate Tectonics'?
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2.  What was Alfred Wegener's field of expertise?
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3.  The name of the supercontinent proposed by Alfred Wegener was:
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4.  What evidence did Alfred Wegener have for his belief in Continental Drift?
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5.  Why aren't there any major earthquakes in this part of the country?
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6.  What force is responsible for the movement of continental plates?
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7.  When a piece of continental crust and a piece of oceanic crust come together, what will happen?
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8.  What type of boundary is at the Mid-Ocean Ridge?
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9.  The pacific plate has LOTS of tectonic activity around the edges of it.  This area of seismic activity is called:
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10.  The youngest crust on the planet is found:
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11.  What type of rock makes up the ocean floor?
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12.  What happens at a convergent boundary?
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13.  What theory did Harry Hess propose?
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14.  Movement of the plates can cause:
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15.  For a holiday gift, your science teacher would appreciate:
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