Bill Nye, the Science Guy: Plate Tectonics
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Bill Nye explains plate tectonics and the origination of its theory. The areas in which the tectonics spread apart is where volcanoes form. Conversely, the areas in which the tectonics come together is where mountains form.

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  1. What causes the plates to move?
  2. Besides Mountains and volcanoes what else may occur as a result of plate movement?

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    Evaluate evidence of the past and current movements of continental and oceanic crust and the theory ...

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