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### Kenneth vannessa

1. 1. Kenneth Carrillo & Vannessa Gonzales
2. 2.  Plates of the Earth make up the lithosphere.  A theory that explains the shift in plates and the direction in which they move.  Shift between 2cm to 10 cm a year
3. 3.  Help us understand the movement the Earth’s crust has made over many years.  The plates of the Earth include seven large pieces.  The African, South American, North American, Eurasian, Australian, Antarctic, and Pacific plates  There are also smaller plates that exist.
4. 4.  The point at which two plates meet is called a plate boundary.  There are three different types of boundaries:  Convergent Plate Boundary  Divergent Plate Boundary  Transform Plate Boundary
5. 5.  Divergent boundaries: plates move apart from each other.  Convergent boundaries: plates shift into each other.  Transform boundaries: plates move past each other laterally.
6. 6.  Plate tectonics shift the lithosphere in different directions.  Also earthquakes, eruptions of volcanoes, and tsunamis have taken place.  These dangerous disasters have killed thousands of people and animals.  Homes and belongings are also destroyed.
7. 7.  Knowledge scientists have of plate tectonics:  Size  Shape  Distribution of continents, mountain ranges, and ocean basins  Moving Earth plates create volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, and tsunamis.
8. 8.  Plate tectonics are a natural process that cannot be prevented or stopped.  We can only try to be prepared for the disasters that may come along with moving plates.  GPS (Global Positioning System) can track the movement of Earth plates.  Continue scientific study and monitoring
9. 9. San Andreas Fault 1906 Earthquake 1883 Krakatau Volcanic Eruption San Andreas Fault 1906 Earthquake 1976 Tangshan, China Earthquake
10. 10. Mountain Ranges built by plate collisions Rockies in North America Alps in Europe