What is the difference between a divergent and a convergent?
Divergence generally means two things are moving apart while convergence implies that two forces are moving together. Divergence indicates that two trends move further away from each other while convergence indicates how they move closer together.
What is the difference between a divergent boundary and a convergent boundary What happens to the rock at each boundary?
A divergent boundary occurs when two tectonic plates move away from each other. At convergent plate boundaries, oceanic crust is often forced down into the mantle where it begins to melt. Magma rises into and through the other plate, solidifying into granite, the rock that makes up the continents.