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How old is the earth

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what is an open and closed system

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describe the scientiffic method

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what is huttons principal

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describe tectonic cycle

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define density

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describe plate tectonic theory

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how many major plates are there

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how many major plates are there in california

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know the three plate boundaries in california and their characteristics

how does the san adreas relate to the boundaries

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compare and contrast continental and oceanic crust

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wegners evidence used to support his hypothesis

why rejected

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what work of geologists over the years has supported wegners continental drift

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describe the wilson cycle

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what are spreading centers

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what are deep oceans trenches

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what are mid ocean ridges

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what are volcanic island arcs

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what are continental arcs

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