Abilities (what you learned):
At the end of this chapter you should be able
the relationship between continental drift, seafloor spreading, tectonics,
plate tectonics, hot spots, island arcs, magmatic arcs, and convection
cells in the mantle.
2.- Answer this
question: How do all those concepts relate to one another?
3.- Name and locate
on a geographic map the principal world lithospheric plates.
4.- Have a clear
distinction between lithosphere and asthenosphere including physical and
5.- Cite and explain
at least three lines of evidence for plate tectonics.
6.- Name the three
types of plate boundaries.
7.- Explain the
different processes that happen at each of the lithospheric plate boundary.
8.- Give examples
of each of the boundaries.
9.- Discuss the
potential environmental use of lithospheric plate dynamics in radioactive
waste disposal giving pros and cons.
the plate boundaries of the North American Continent.
the interrelationship between plate tectonics, earthquake occurrence and
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