How do tectonic plates move?

1. Radioactive decay heats up the mantle to very high temperatures.

2. The less dense material will rise.

3. This causes convection currents in the mantle.

4. This can move the tectonic plates along with the convection currents.

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How do tectonic plates move?

1. Radioactive decay heats up the mantle to very high temperatures.

2. The less dense material will rise.

3. This causes convection currents in the mantle.

4. This can move the tectonic plates along with the convection currents.

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