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Plate Tectonics

Himalayan mountains

Continental Drift and Plate Tectonics

Learn about the Theories of Continental Drift and Plate Tectonics and discover what happens when plates collide!

Magnified image of a ringwoodite crystal

Ringwoodite and the Deep Water Cycle

The water in the oceans has travelled vast distances. It has even time spent deep below the surface of the Earth, trapped inside the mineral ringwoodite.

Earth seafloor crust

Plate Tectonics

The surface of the Earth is constantly moving, and earthquakes and volcanoes occur, because of plate tectonics.

Georgetown, Australia

How Did a Piece of Canada End Up in Australia?

Learn how geologists used radioactive dating to uncover geology shared by both Canada and Australia.