Divergent Plate Boundaries In The Oceans

Divergent Plate Boundaries In The Oceans

Plates move apart at a divergent plate boundary. This happens in the oceans at mid-ocean ridges. It happens on land in continental rift zones.

CK-12 (Middle School)

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

How do divergent plate boundaries change the geography of the Earth?
STANDARDS:
RST.1 - Analysis & Evidence, RST.4 - Key Terms

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2
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