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After reading pages 50-60, post an image and a summary of what occurs at each type of plate boundary, in the space below. To avoid plagiarism, cite the source of your images and make sure your summaries (captions) that go with your posted images are not too similar to the words used to describe similar images, written by other people. DO NOT SAVE WORD DOCUMENTS! Upload images that show up, when the page is opened. There are actually FIVE types of plate boundaries, so you should have 5 images and 5 captions (summaries). Here is the list of the plate boundaries: Divergent, Oceanic-Continental Convergent, Oceanic-Oceanic Convergent, Continental-Continental Convergent, Transform Fault.
1.Divergent plate boundaries: Hot material slowly evaporates from the mantleand when reaches platent's surface it cools down and forms oceanic crust.
2.Oceanic-Oceanic Convergent: Collision between two plates, cooler plate goes under the warmer plate.
3.Continental-Continental Convergent: Two continents collied, pile up and form rugged mountain range.
4.Transform plate: Two plates go through each other and fault separates them.
5.oceanic-continental convergent: Oceanic plate goes under the continental plate at subdivision.
Topic: Earth's Boundries
This image shows how the plate tectonics fit together and how they cover the Earth. It shows wher they belong and how they fit.
Posting kenny nissan
topic plate boundary
summary there found at the edge of the litospheric plate and there are 3 parts such as convergent, divergent, and conservative.
they each have different motions too.
Posting: Beata Surma
Summary: Plate Boundaries have to do with plate techtonics and plate movements. Plate boundaries are found close to the lithospheric plates. Divergent plate boundaries is when 2 plates push away from each other-this forms new crust, convergent boundaries are when one plate slides under the other and the crust is damaged. Tranform boundaries are whene 2 plates slide past one anther and the crust and plates are not damaged. The Convergent boundaries are yet again seperated into another 3 types known as the continent-ocean convergent, the ocean-ocean convergent and ten continent-continent convergent. The Continent-Ocean convergent occurs when an oceanic plate submerges and is pushed under a continetal plate. A continental-continental convergent result in mountains and lifted structures, this occurs when 2 continental plates push toward each other and cause the land to be uplifted-neihter plate really goes under the other they kind of mix in together. Lastly there is the oceanic-oceanic convergent which form trenches as a result of one oceanic plate sliding beneath another oceanic plate.
did you know that there are about 3 different types of plate boundaries? the 3 different types are:divergent[2 plates pull away from eachother], convergent[3 types-convergent-oceanic-oceanic, continental-continental, and lastly oceanic continental], and transform-fault boundaries[plates slide past eachother horizontally].
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Posting: Peter Aziz
Topic: Plate Boundary
Plate boundary is apart of the lithosphere. There are three different kinds of plate boundaries, for example convergent, divergent, and conservative. In the divergent boundary is the spreading of the center and what happens is that two plates start to drift away from another and as these plates move the more crust is formed. The convergent boundary is the opposite of the divergent, the plates on the convergent move towards one another and collide. They are responsible for
earthquakes and volcanoes. The transform fault boundary has to plates slide horizontally past each other. This is the production or the destruction of the lithosphere.
Michaela Laws (Below)
There are 5 plate boundaries one should know:
Divergent, Oceanic-Continental Convergent, Oceanic-Oceanic Convergent, Continental-Continental Convergent, and the Transform Fault. With Divergent boundaries, as plates pull apart, a new crust will be formed in the space filling the seperation. Convergent boundaries are very different; almost opposite. Oceanic-Continental Convergent is when the oceaning plate pushes against the continental plate and sinks under it into a form of trench beneath it. Oceaning-Oceaning Convergent and Continental-Continental Convergent boundaries are the same. With Transform Faults, however, the plate moved parallel to each other in a horizontal fashion past each other.
Posting by: Harshang Sheth
Topic: Plate Boundaries
Caption: Plate boundaries were first established by plotting the location of earthquakes. There are five types of boundaries.
Divergent boundary: These boundaries are constructive margins where two plates move apart, and creat new seafloor.
Convergent boundary: These boundaries are destructive margins where rwoo plates move together, that results in oceanic lithosphere possibly collides two continental blocks to create a mountain system.
Transform fault boundary: These boundaries are conservative margins where two plates grind each other without the producing lithosphere.
Oceanic convergent boundary: These boundaries have different layers of the ocean.
Continental convergent boundary: These boundaries have different layers of the continent.
Post by Nikko Andriotis
Divergent boundary- the rising convection current below lifts the lithosphere producing a mid-ocean ridge
Oceanic-Continental Convergent-When an oceanic plate pushes into and subducts under a continental plate, the overriding continental plate is lifted up and a mountain range is created
Oceanic-Continental Converging Plates
Oceanic- Oceanic Convergent- When two oceanic plates converge one is usually subducted under the other and in the process a deep oceanic trench is formed
Oceanic-Oceanic Converging Plates
Continental- Continental Convergent- When two continents meet head-on, neither is subducted because the continental rocks are relatively light and, like two colliding icebergs, resist downward motion
Continental-Continental Converging Plates
Transform Fault Boundaries- Most transform faults are found on the ocean floor. They commonly offset active spreading ridges, producing zig-zag plate margins, and are generally defined by shallow earthquakes
Posted by Jasmin Markicic
At divergent boundaries new crust is created as two or more plates pull away from each other. Oceans are formed and grow wider where plates diverge or pull apart.
Here crust is destroyed and recycled back into the interior of the Earth as one plate dives under another.
When an oceanic plate pushes into and gets together under a continental plate, the overriding continental plate is lifted up and a mountain range is created.
When two oceanic plates converge one is usually sub ducted under the other and in the process a deep oceanic trench is formed.
When two continents meet head-on, neither is sub ducted because the continental rocks are relatively light and, like two colliding icebergs, resist downward motion. Instead, the crust tends to buckle and be pushed upward or sideways
Transform-Fault Boundaries are where two plates are sliding horizontally past one another. These are also known as transform boundaries or more commonly as faults.
Post by: Evan Lopez
Continental-Continental: Two Continets collide into each other creating fold mountain as the earth is pushed upwards or sidways.
divergent boundaries: Where plates are spreading apart and new crust is created from magma rising out of the mantle.
Oceanic-Continental Convergence: Oceanic crust sinks when collided again continental crust due to the density of the oceanic crust
Oceanic-Oceanic Convergence: Two oceanic plates meet one goes under the other making a deep ocean trench and magma rises up forming new volcanoes.
Transform-Fault Boundarie: Two plates Slide against each other instead of hitting each other on the ocean floor.
Posting By: Jackie Mazariegos
Caption: Above is a picture of plate boundaries that are located in different parts of the country.
Posted by: Abiola adun
Divergent- the plats move apart and new materia comes up and forms new seafloor.
Convergent- plats move togerther and either form mountains or on platyed is pushed back under the mantle
Transform fault- the plates slide past eachother and nothing happens.
Jessica Cholewa: below is my posted stuff....
( to the left is the link that i used to get this picture.....)
there is obviously 5 types of plate boundaries. these 5 types of plate boundaries are Divergent, Oceanic-Continental Convergent, Oceanic-Oceanic Convergent, Continental-Continental Convergent, and Transform Fault. the divergent boundary is where 2 plates move apart and the mantle moves upward which creates a brand new sea-floor. the transform fault happens to go through the lithospere and th motion of the 2 moving plates.the oceanic-continental convergent is between the ocean and continent in which these layers overlap[one being the footwall and the other being the hangging wall]. continental-continental convergent is where the plates move together either varticallly of horizontally being slid past eachother or colliding. oceanic-oceanic convergent is where the sea-floor's plate boundaries move and create oceanic-ridges, tranches, and more all because of plate boundaries and their movements. also any type of boundary movement can create a volcano or mountain. deformed rock layers can be a result of either one of the 5 boundaries.
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