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Plate tectonics

Author: Rebecca L Johnson
Publisher: Minneapolis : Twenty-First Century Books, ©2006.
Series: Great ideas of science.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes how scientists arrived at the theory of plate tectonics and presents an overview of what it teaches, discussing the formation of volcanoes, the movement of the continents, the cause of earthquakes, and other related subjects.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Literature
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rebecca L Johnson
ISBN: 0822530562 9780822530565
OCLC Number: 56356198
Description: 80 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: A perfectly puzzling fit --
From catastrophes to continental drift --
Alfred Wegener's controversial hypothesis --
Unlocking the ocean's secrets --
More evidence --
A theory takes shape.
Series Title: Great ideas of science.
Responsibility: by Rebecca L. Johnson.
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Describes how scientists arrived at the theory of plate tectonics and presents an overview of what it teaches, discussing the formation of volcanoes, the movement of the continents, the cause of earthquakes, and other related subjects.

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