The theory that Earth’s crust is broken into large pieces that move and interact is called
In which state is an earthquake most likely to occur?
Forces deep within the Earth's surface push rocks together and cause them to _________________ as shown in the diagram.
________ boundaries are places where plates move toward each other and collide.
One of the ways scientists know there is liquid inside the Earth is because
Skiiers often wear sunglasses while they are skiing because snow
Geologists believe that millions of years ago all of the continents were united into a single supercontinent, called
Which type of energy is transferred by vibrational waves?
As air is pumped from a vacuum jar, the sound level of a ringing bell will decrease until it can no longer be heard. This happens because air must be present in the jar in order for
As a longitudinal wave moves to the right through a medium, the molecules of the medium move
Which evidence best supports the idea that the landmasses on Earth were once connected?
Which present day feature of India resulted from it's collision with the Eurasian plate?
Which statement best describes the property of light waves causing a pencil to look bent in a beaker of water?
In this diagram, the light ray is being
The San Andreas Fault is the result of:
The type of plate boundary represented in the diagram below is an example of
Which type of electromagnetic energy has a shorter wavelength than ultraviolet waves?
Which type of electromagnetic energy has a longer wavelength than infrared light?
Tectonic plates interact at places called plate
Places where tectonic plates come together are called
Oceanic crust is made mostly of
At which tectonic plate boundary do plates slide horizontally past each other?
Which two processes could result in the formation of high mountains with well-rounded peaks?
Movement of Earth’s crust along plate boundaries produces:
Which Earth layer is the most dense?
Which Earth layer is the least dense?
Convection currents, which may be the driving force for the movement of lithospheric plates, are mostly found in Earth’s:
The primary cause of convection currents is believed to be the
Most of Earth’s major earthquakes are caused by
What property of this wave is represented by the letter "A"