Plate Boundaries

Earth and Space Systems

5.8  The student will investigate and understand that Earth constantly changes. Key ideas include

     b.) plate tectonics describe movement of the crust;

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Plate Boundaries

[chorus]

At the boundary there will be

earthquakes and volcanoes.

At the boundary there will be

earthquakes and volcanoes.

At the boundary there will be

earthquakes and volcanoes.

At the boundary there will be

earthquakes and volcanoes.

 

[verse]

Plate boundaries can move together.

When they move together it’s convergent.

Plate boundaries can move together

causing volcanoes to erupt and earthquakes.

 

Plate boundaries can move apart.

When they move apart it’s divergent.

Plate boundaries can move apart

to form submarine mountains, earthquakes and

cause volcanic eruptions.

 

Plate boundaries can slide past each other.

Sliding boundaries are called transform boundaries.

Plate boundaries can slide past each other

and their known to create earthquakes,

known to create earthquakes.

 

[chorus]

At the boundary there will be

earthquakes and volcanoes.

At the boundary there will be

earthquakes and volcanoes.

At the boundary there will be

earthquakes and volcanoes.

At the boundary there will be

earthquakes and volcanoes.

Plate Boundaries Sing-A-Long

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