Plate Tectonics

Is the ground shaking?

Do you feel that?

Oh, never mind. We live in Florida. We  got hurrucanes and thunderstorms galore, but no “earth shaking” events.

Why is that? It all starts with the Layers of the Earth, so….

Have a seat in the front row, and you’ll find out!

First, a truly “elementary” introduction to the Layers of the Earth:

Can you dig through the Earth?

WHY do we have layers? Such a good and clear video, watch it!!!!

What do you think the Earth’s Interior is?

Earth’s Layers, and more…much more. Great visuals in this one!!!!

Before Plate Tectonics, there was Alfred Wegener and Continental Drift:

Layers, and the ones on top move…this means you! Check this out:

The GREATEST EVER intro to Plate Tectonics:

So, why is it HOT underground and Mr. Kelvin….not Kevin.

Earth’s Plates : Past, Present, and in the Future….far in the future!!!!

How the Himalayas came to be…VERY cool and short animation!!!

And a “SPED UP” animation of the Himalayas forming.

How deep is Mariana Trench? (deepest part of all the Oceans)

OLD SCHOOL VID ALERT : How Mariana Trench Formed!!!!

VERY CLEAR video showing all the things that occur at Plate Boundaries…

(FOCUS on the words and visuals, the animations are AWESOME!)

Pangea (or Pangaea) Evidence, from KHAN ACADEMY = awesome!

A new Animated film called “PANGEA”,  is it about Plate Tectonics or a cute baby T-Rex? I guess we will find out soon…

Earth Layers Pt 1

Earth Layers Pt. 2


And, What about Khan Academy and Plate Tectonics???  “Evidence of Plate Tectonics”

DIVERGENT Boundaries!!!!

CONVERGENT Boundaries!!!!


So, HOW DID HAWAII GET HERE? (Hint, not from plates colliding, or separating

Faces of Earth – Assembling America

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