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.
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
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