Sea Floor Spreading
Students examine sea floor spreading. Using Internet technology, students observe the symmetrical movement about the ridge crest. They observe two distinctly types of relative motion along transform faults.
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The Distance Between Us and Them: Sea Floor Spreading in the Atlantic Ocean
Students examine how geologists determine rates of sea floor spreading between two tectonic plates. They apply mathematical concepts such as the calculation and use of velocities and conversion from one set of units to another.
6th - 12th Science