The Structure of Mountain Belts: The Swiss Alps

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动态地球:给教育工作者的课
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Plate Tectonics: Mountain Building
You will learn how convection causes solid rock to flow in the Earth’s mantle and how the movement of the Earth’s tectonic plates forms mountains. You will also learn how to identify and address common student misconceptions about plate tectonics.

Meet the Instructors

  • Edmond Mathez, Ph.D.
    Edmond Mathez, Ph.D.
    Curator and Professor
    Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences
  • Ro Kinzler, Ph.D.
    Ro Kinzler, Ph.D.
    Senior Director
    Science Education