HS-ESS2-3

Develop a model based on evidence of Earth's interior to describe the cycling of matter by thermal convection.

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  1. Earth

    El volcán de Santorini erupciona más cuando baja el nivel del mar

    Los datos que demuestran esta relación entre las erupciones de este volcán griego y el nivel del mar se remontan al menos a 360,000 años.

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  2. Earth

    Volcanic avalanches may be more destructive than previously thought

    Pressures within these pyroclastic flows may be as much as three times as high as observations had suggested.

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  3. Earth

    What can ‘silent earthquakes’ teach us about the next Big One?

    Earthquakes usually last seconds. But sometimes, they can last days, or even years. Here’s what scientists are learning about these “slow-slip events.”

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  4. Physics

    Scientists Say: Convection

    Convection is a process that transfers heat through the movement of liquid or gas.

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  5. Earth

    Greece’s Santorini volcano erupts more when the sea level drops

    Data showing this association go back at least 360,000 years.

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  6. Earth

    Fin whales could help scientists map what lies below the seafloor

    Fin-whale calls are loud enough to penetrate into Earth’s crust, offering scientists a new way to study the properties of the ocean floor.

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  7. Earth

    Rock rising from below the Atlantic may drive continents apart

    Molten rock rising from the deep mantle at the Mid-Atlantic Ridge may drive plate tectonics there more than had been expected.

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  8. Chemistry

    Extreme pressure? Diamonds can take it

    Diamond retains its structure even at extreme pressures, which could reveal how carbon behaves in the cores of some exoplanets.

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  9. Earth

    Explainer: What are aerosols?

    We may not see them, but tiny particles and droplets cloud the air, affecting its properties. Some may be pollutants, others all-natural products.

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