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what is the earth made up of?
crust, outer core, inner core and mantle
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describe the continental plate and the oceanic plate
the continental crust is thicker and less dense and the oceanic crust is thinner and more dense.
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name the four types of plate margins
destructive, constructive, conservative and collision.
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describe the destructive plate boundary.
two plates moving towards each other. the oceanic plate is denser so it is forced down into the mantle. the pressure causes a volcano.
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describe the constructive plate boundary.
two margins are moving away from each other and magma rises from the mantle to fill the cam and causes volcanos and it cools to create a new crust.
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describe the conservative boundary.
two plates are moving sideways past each other or are moving in the same direction but at different speeds. earthquakes happen sometimes.
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describe the continental plate and the oceanic plate

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the continental crust is thicker and less dense and the oceanic crust is thinner and more dense.

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name the four types of plate margins

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describe the destructive plate boundary.

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describe the constructive plate boundary.

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