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 2: Describe the processes within Earth that result in plate motion and relate it to
changes in other Earth systems.
a. Identify the energy sources that cause material to move within Earth.
b. Model the movement of materials within Earth.
c. Model the movement and interaction of plates.
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