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This website from PBS provides information about the plate tectonics, the theory that the Earth's outer layer is made up of plates, which have moved throughout time.  The four types of plate boundaries are described and illustrated with animations.  The first page of plate tectonics also provides a plate tectonics activity and information about related people and discoveries.
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Access Rights: Free access
Restriction: © 1998
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Keywords: Earth, crust, mantle, paleontology, plate tectonics
Record Creator: Metadata instance created May 28, 2008 by Ann Deml
Record Updated: Mar 03, 2010 by Lyle Barbato
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AIP Format
(Public Broadcasting Service, Alexandria, 1998), WWW Document, (http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aso/tryit/tectonics/intro.html).
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Intro to Plate Tectonic Theory, (Public Broadcasting Service, Alexandria, 1998), <http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aso/tryit/tectonics/intro.html>.
APA Format
Intro to Plate Tectonic Theory. (1998). Retrieved October 20, 2014, from Public Broadcasting Service: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aso/tryit/tectonics/intro.html
Chicago Format
Public Broadcasting Service. Intro to Plate Tectonic Theory. Alexandria: Public Broadcasting Service, 1998. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aso/tryit/tectonics/intro.html (accessed 20 October 2014).
MLA Format
Intro to Plate Tectonic Theory. Alexandria: Public Broadcasting Service, 1998. 20 Oct. 2014 <http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aso/tryit/tectonics/intro.html>.
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