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Plate Tectonics And Convection Currents

Pupils observe the currents that occur through convection in water and relate them to the currents in molten rock in the Earth's mantle. They set up a convection current in a cake pan of water using a bag of ice on one end and an immersion heater on the other end.

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6th - 10th
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Lesson Plans
45 mins
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