Observe an animation showing growth of a continent.
http://www.classzone.com/books/earth_science/terc/content/visualizations/es0808/es0808page01.cfm?chapter_no=visualization

Jennifer Loomis, Exploring Earth


This visualization shows the growth of a continent through geologic time. The animation shows a terrane carried by a subducting plate being fused to the edge of a continent.

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Part of the Cutting Edge collection. The NAGT/DLESE On the Cutting Edge project helps geoscience faculty stay up-to-date with both geoscience research and teaching methods.

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Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Tectonics
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Animations/Video, Images/Illustrations
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12)
Topics: Solid Earth:Structural Geology, Tectonics