Standard 3: Students will understand that gravity, density, and convection move Earth’s plates and this movement causes the plates to impact other Earth systems.

Objective 1: Explain the evidence that supports the theory of plate tectonics.
a. Define and describe the location of the major plates and plate boundaries.
b. Compare the movement and results of movement along convergent, divergent, and transform plate boundaries.
c. Relate the location of earthquakes and volcanoes to plate boundaries.
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