Historical Geology 102
Plate Tectonics


Below are outlines for the video Birth of a Theory and Plate Dynamics. These videos are part of the Earth Revealed series. These videos are not availible from the public libraries in the Quad Cities Area. The outline provided below is simply a list of the major topics covered in the video and is not intended to be a substitute for viewing the video.

Birth of a Theory

Alfred Wegener's Theory of Continental Drift
Deep Sea Studies
Sea Floor Spreading
Paleomagnetism
Transform Faults
Plate Tectonics Theory

Plate Dynamics

Divergent Boundaries
Convergent Boundaries
Transform Boundaries
Driving Forces of Plate Tectonics
Hot Spots - Mantle Plumes

Plate Tectonics

Check the following site for more information on Plate Tectonics
This Dynamic Earth: The Story of Plate Tectonics