Geology: Plate Tectonics Animations

University of California Berkeley Museum of Paleontology

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Plate tectonic animations for a broad range of time periods are provided on this site. These animations depict continental configurations through time and supply several links to additional information about each time period. Links to detailed discussions about plate tectonics are provided.

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Subject: Geoscience:Geology
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Animations/Video, Maps, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12), Middle (6-8)
Focus on the Cretaceous: Paleogeography, TectonicsKeywords: Pangaea, Continental drift, Orogenesis, Convection, Sea floor spreading, Geomagnetic anomalies