geological manifestations (e.g., earthquakes, volcanoes, mountain building) that occur at plate boundaries
Content of Science
Understand the structure of Earth, the solar system, and the universe, the interconnections among them, and the processes and interactions of Earth’s systems.
Examine the scientific theories of the origin, structure, energy, and evolution of Earth and its atmosphere, and their interconnections.
Energy in Earth’s System
Describe convection as the mechanism for moving heat energy from deep within Earth to the surface and discuss how this process results in plate tectonics, including: