Movement on Earth’s Surface

Close your eyes for 5 seconds. Did you feel the ground moving? Is it true that North America is moving further away from Europe?

Earth’s crust is constantly moving and transforming, but it is happening very, very slowly. In this section, you will learn about the horizontal AND vertical movement of Earth’s crust including the theory of continental drift, plate tectonics, and isostatic balance.

What you’ll learn:

  • How Earth’s crust is in constant motion.

Lesson Includes

  • 10 Sections