Tectonic Plates

We used crackers and honey to show what can happen at a plate boundary.

A Constructive Plate Margin is when two plates move away from each other causing  gentle volcanic eruptions and a volcano can form.

A Conservative Plate Margin is when two plates slide and rub past each other and this causes very violet earthquakes.

A Destructive Plate Margin  is when oceanic and continental plates move together.  The oceanic plate is forced under the lighter continental plate.  This can trigger earthquakes and volcanoes.

Can you spot match the picture to the

tectonic plate movement?




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