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                                    6th Grade
                                 Earth Science 

Unit 3: Plate Tectonics

1. List evidence Wegener gathered that supported his theory of Continental Drift.


  2. Explain how sea-floor spreading supports the theory of plate tectonics?


 3. Identify 3 types of boundary plates & what features are created as they move.


  4. Explain the Theory of Plate Tectonics.                                            


  5. Explain the relationship between lithospheric plate boundaries and      

     earthquakes & volcanoes


6. Identify the impact of volcanoes and faults on New Mexico geology. 

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