Science seventh grde Inside Earth Section 1.5 Study Guide

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Science seventh grde Inside Earth Section 1.5 Study Guide
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  1. What type of a boundary would a mid-ocean ridge occur  Name one

    (Conveyor belt start)
    Divergent

    Aden Ridge
  2. What type of a boundary would a deep ocean trench occur at? Name one.
    Convergent

    Yap Trench
  3. Are the North American Plate and the Eurasian plate moving together or apart?
    Apart
  4. What is the theory of plate tectonics?
    The theory that Earth's plates are in constant, slow motion
  5. What type of boundary occurs where two plates slip past each other moving in opposite directions?
    Transform
  6. What type of boundary occurs when two plates collide?
    Convergent
  7. What type of boundary occurs when two plates pull apart?
    Divergent
  8. Where would a rift valley form?
    Divergent (pulls apart, land drops)
  9. What does a collision of two pieces of mountain crust form?
    A mountain range
  10. What is it called when one plate slides underneath another and goes into the earth's mantle?
    Subduction
  11. Why do the plates move?
    Convection currents in Earth's Asthenosphere
  12. Continental vs. continental?
    Mountain range (ANDES)
  13. oceanic vs. oceanic? 
    Deep-sea trench
  14. oceanic vs. continental?
    Oceanic is subducted, causing the continental to go up (HIMALAYAS)

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