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Name the differences between continental plates and oceanic plates.
Continental plate is ticker and less dense. Oceanic plate is thinner and more dense,
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Name the type of plate margin where two plates are moving together towards each other,
destructive plate margin
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What is an ocean trench?
very deep sections of the ocean floor where the oceanic plate goes down
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Name the type of plate margin where two plates are moving sideways against each other.
consertive plate margins
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How are fold mountains formed?
they are formed when tectonic plates collide the sedimentary rock are forced upwards to form fold mountins. they are also found at destructive margins
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Give one way that humans use fold mountain areas.
farming: animals graze, grow crops
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What type of volcano is made up of layers of ash and lava?
composite volcanoes
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What type of volcano is formed when the lava is runny?
shield volcano
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Things that scientist look for before a volcano erupts are....
smell of gas and tiney eath quakes and bolges in the land where mama has built up
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Where do supervolcanoes form?
destructive plate margins or over parts of the mantle that are really hot
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Give one way a supervolcano eruption is different from a volcanic eruption.
it has a diffrent size scale or global destruction than a regular volcano but with the same lave and ash combination.
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Give one predicted effect of a supervolcano eruption.
there are going to be a huge number of death and evreything in its path will be destroyed
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