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Plate tectonics is the unifying theory of Earth science and explains many of the major features of how our planet operates. It accounts for Earth's history including the distribution of life and past climate change.
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At BioInteractive, you can find award-winning multimedia resources, including apps, animations, videos, interactives, and virtual labs, to bring the excitement of scientific discovery into your classroom. In this section, you can find resources on the Earth and Environment.
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Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) has launched a Spanish version of its award-winning website BioInteractive, which offers multi-media resources for high school and undergraduate biology, anatomy and physiology, Earth science, and environmental science educators. The site represents more than...
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An early continental drift model proposed that mantle convection can produce continental movement and new plate formation.
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The breakup of a supercontinent into several smaller continents explains the distribution of fossil and geologic evidence.
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Reconstructing past continental plate movements reveals the island of Spitsbergen was tropical 500 million years ago.
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An early model of continental drift proposed that parts of continental plates can sink into the mantle, allowing for movement.
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