Investigating Plate Tectonics by Greg Young

By Greg Young

During this adventurous identify, readers study all approximately plate tectonics! a short historical past of Alfred Wegener's thought of continental flow introduces readers to the improvement of plate tectonics and the way it helped shape the Earth we all know at the present time. via colourful photographs, precious charts and graphs, and easy-to-read textual content, readers will detect such interesting themes as magnetic pole reversal, divergent and convergent plate barriers, the ocean-continental department, and the San Andreas Fault. a charming lab task is featured to inspire little ones to extra discover geology!

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