How magnetic reversals on the seafloor provide evidence for seafloor spreading.
In this video, Bill Nye explains how seafloor spreading was discovered and the role seafloor spreading played in the development of the theory of plate tectonics.
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Students will look at the potential of human magnetoreception, look up their local magnetic declination, and brainstorm the cause of the magnetic pole shift.
Find out what happens when the magnetic field reverses and if we're about to have one.
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Presentation of the role of paleomagnetism, the study of the magnetic record in rocks, in the evolution of plate tectonic theory.
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