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Plate Tectonics n.a. / n.a. plate tectonics, crust, mantle, core, plate, plate boundary, divergent plate boundary, convergent plate boundary, transform plate boundary, lithosphere, asthenosphere, earthquake, subduction zone
Convection in the Mantle 10:57 - 12:14 (01:17) / 1.1 MB "James Sadd", geologist, "plate tectonics", mechanism, theory, crust, mantle, lithosphere, plate, asthenosphere, heat, convection
Push and Pull of Plates 16:10 - 17:34 (01:24) / 0.7 MB "Gary Ernst", lithosphere, "plate tectonics", trench, "mid-oceanic ridge", modeling, asthenosphere, plate
Upper and Lower Mantle 18:18 - 19:53 (01:35) / 1.0 MB "Don L. Anderson", mantle, plate, subduction, "Pacific Ocean", earthquake, depth, seismic, convection, viscosity, "mid-oceanic ridge", basalt, lithosphere, "plate tectonics"
Hot Spots 21:20 - 22:09 (00:49) / 0.5 MB plate, "plate tectonics", convection, mantle, rock, lithosphere, "mantle plume", atmosphere, "hot spot", volcano
Mountain Building and the Growth of Continents 30 minutes / n.a. orogeny, mountain, continent, erosion, crust, mantle, uplift, subduction, sediment, "metamorphic rock", craton, collision, "sedimentary rock", "ocean basin", lithosphere, "igneous rock", accretion
Composition of the Continental Crust 05:05 - 05:53 (00:48) / 1.2 MB "granitic rock", greenstone, magma, crust, volcanism, lithosphere, sediment
Changes in the Lithosphere 05:53 - 06:41 (00:48) / 0.7 MB lithosphere, plate, "continental margin", "tectonic activity", convection, greenstone, protocontinent, mantle, "Jason Saleeby"
Orogeny at the Edge of Continents 09:29 - 10:36 (01:07) / 1.3 MB sediment, orogeny, lithosphere, continent, "convergent plate", pressure, subduction, volcano, "island arc", "continental margin", trench, uplift, heat, melting, "metamorphic rock", crust, "igneous rock", granite
Subduction and Accretion 13:27 - 14:37 (01:10) / 1.4 MB subduction, accretion, mountain, orogeny, lithosphere, India, Asia, "ocean basin", collision, "sedimentary rock", "metamorphic rock", "igneous rock", "convergent plate margin", Madagascar, Fiji
Terranes 15:08 - 16:02 (00:54) / 1.1 MB continent, seamount, "island arc", "Western North America", subduction, "Pacific Ocean", lithosphere, "exotic terrane", "suspect terrane", "accreted terrane", "fault zone", collision
Causes of Earthquakes 02:10 - 03:26 (01:16) / 1.7 MB "radioactive decay", heat, energy, plate, friction, lithosphere, earthquake, mountain, orogeny, uplift, erosion, river, water, flora, fauna
lithosphere, asthenosphere n.a. / n.a. lithosphere, asthenosphere, mantle
Convergent Plate Boundary Magma 14:51 - 16:24 (01:33) / 1.6 MB "convergent plate", andesite, diorite, magma, basalt, lithosphere, marine, sediment, serpentine, melting, crust, felsic, "Bowen's Reaction Series", "David Sigurdson"
Lava Lamp Model 20:12 - 20:52 (00:40) / 0.7 MB lithosphere, magma, density, plutonic, "igneous rock", intrusion, batholith, pluton, "James Sadd"
Value of Intrusive Igneous Processes 26:05 - 26:58 (00:53) / 1.2 MB "igneous rock", intrusion, mineral, lithosphere, ore, metal, gem, "tectonic activity", planet, magma, crystal, ocean, continent, mountain, "James Sadd"
Metamorphism 01:17 - 02:29 (01:12) / 1.3 MB "James Sadd", mountain, "plate tectonics", lithosphere, deformation, energy, orogeny, collision, crust, magma, fault, heat, pressure, metamorphism, mineral, composition, "radiometric age", atom, recrystallization, time
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