Magnetic Evidence for Seafloor Spreading

Magnetic Evidence for Seafloor Spreading

Magnetic polarity reversals in seafloor basalts are evidence for the creation of new seafloor at mid-ocean ridges.

CK-12 (High School)

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

How do the magnetic patterns found on the seafloor reveal the ages of the seafloor's parts?
STANDARDS:
RST.2 - Main Ideas

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

1,2
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