Mantle Convection Movies On-Line at Caltech
http://www.gps.caltech.edu/~gurnis/Movies/movies-more.html

California Institute of Technology Seismological Laboratory


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This Caltech website contains movies and animations about mantle convection, along with brief summaries of the science behind it. Topics covered include supercontinents, superplumes, Australia, oceanic plates and faults, plate tectonic models, and stirring by mantle convection.

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Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Tectonics, Geophysics:Geodynamics, Geoscience:Geology:Structural Geology:Modeling Structural Processes
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Animations/Video
Special Interest: Visualization
Grade Level: High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14), College Upper (15-16)
Data Derived: Data Derived
Data Source: Synthetic/Model Data
Topics: Solid Earth
Theme: Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:Plate Tectonics, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Geophysics, Structural Geology