Video lecture on divergent plate boundaries in the ocean. Includes information about the mid-ocean ridge, sea-floor spreading, and evidence of sea-floor spreading.
An animation that shows how the lithosphere thins as plates move away from each other. New oceanic lithosphere is created when basalt magma from the mantle is forced up into fractures in the crust. The submarine mid-ocean ridges form the longest mountain ranges in the world.
Quiz on divergent plate boundaries in the ocean, which include mid-ocean ridge and sea-floor spreading.
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Connect your daily life experiences with specific points in a reading using a Double Entry Diary.
Introduce deep sea organisms through clip from Aliens of the Deep. Students are asked to look at the food web and design a submarine.
Iceland's location on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge and above a hotspot produces a lot of heat. This heat plus water makes geothermal energy that provides most of Iceland's power.
Hydrothermal vents are found at spreading ridges where cold seawater comes into contact with hot magma. The vents have amazing mineral chimneys and strange life forms that are dependent on chemosynthesis for nutrients.
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