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Faces of Earth - Building the Planet

Prepare to witness the explosion that formed planet Earth, and travel back in time to explore the evolution of the Earth we know today. We'll see new technol...
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Shaping the Earth - Australian Museum

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What makes the Earth unique? Where does it fit in the Solar System and, ultimately, the universe? Take a look inside the Earth and find out what it is made from and how it is structured. Look at the processes that shape the Earth.
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Plate Tectonics

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Explore how plates move on the surface of the earth. Change temperature, composition, and thickness of plates. Discover how to create new mountains, volcanoes, or oceans!
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HowStuffWorks "Science"

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HowStuffWorks Science has explanations and colorful illustrations related to earth science, life science, and other wonders of the physical world.
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Look under 'Forces of Nature' for information.

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Earth 100 Million Years From Now

Earth's landmasses were not always what they are today. Continents formed as Earth's crustal plates shifted and collided over long periods of time. This vide...
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The Changing Earth: Melbourne Museum

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This site shows an interactive timeline of how earth looked in the past, how it looks today and how it might look in the future.

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The Earth 3D: Convection Currents and Tectonic Plates

This short animation is about how the mantle and the earths' crust shift in order to form mountain ranges and earthquakes Copyrighted to Glasklar & Mega Syst...
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Plates Moving Due to Convection in Mantle

Learn more: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=f8GK2oEN-uI Plates Moving Due to Convection in Mantle
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Faces of Earth - Shaping the Planet

Every minute of every day, the face of Earth changes - sometimes right before our eyes. Go inside tectonic events, watching earthquakes rumble, volcanoes exp...
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Features of Plate Tectonics

Discusses features of plate tectonics including convection currents, earth structure, spreading centres, rift valleys, oceanic ridges, subduction, plate inte...
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The Watchers: watching the world evolve and transform

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Plate tectonics  - by Isaac Frame

 

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Earth Layers, Plate Tectonics, Seismic and Volcanic Areas

Earth Layers, Plate Tectonics, Seismic and Volcanic Areas | Dynamic Earth | Scoop.it
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Our planet might seem fixed and rigid, but a closer look reveals that it is constantly shifting under our feet.
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Plate Tectonics -- Evidence of plate movement

Learn more: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=6EdsBabSZ4g Plate Tectonics -- Evidence of plate movement
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News and Information for Geology & Earth Science

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Geology and Earth Science current events, news, articles, dictionary, satellite images, career information, reference maps, and more.
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Pangea and into the future

Here is an animation showing how the continent of pangea looked 250 million years ago through to today and through to 400 million years in the future.
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The Early Earth and Plate Tectonics

The Earth is formed by accretion of spatial particulates and large masses and eventually formes an outer crust. Video follows with speculation of early plate...
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