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This site, from the U.S. Geological Survey, provides an introduction to the motions of tectonic plates. Descriptions of each of the four types of plate boundaries are presented along with illustrations of the motions associated with each. The site also shows examples of each type of boundary, such as the San Andreas Fault in California.

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    Education Levels:

    • Grade 1
    • Grade 6
    • Grade 8
    • Grade 9

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    English

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