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What you will learn from this videoWhat you will learn
- The Earth's surface is cracked into large pieces called tectonic plates.
- Tectonic plates slowly move, creating mountains, islands and even re-arranging continents.
- Scientists can track the history of the plate movements by analyzing fossils and rock layers.
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