Friday, January 9, 2009

Sea Floor Spreading/Plate Tectonics

All questions from sections 1.1-1.5 are due on Tuesday, January 13th.
Questions from sections 1.1 - 1.3 may be found on earlier posts.

Sea-Floor Spreading
  1. How does sea-floor spreading provide a way for continents to move?
  2. What is the evidence for sea-floor spreading?
  3. What happens at deep ocean trenches?
  4. What is the Mid-Atlantic Ridge?
Plate Tectonics
  1. What is the theory of plate tectonics?
  2. What are the three types of plate boundaries and what are their characteristics?

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