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Restless Continents. Objective: Recognize and describe the evidence for plate movement.

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1 Restless Continents

2 Objective: Recognize and describe the evidence for plate movement.

3 Challenge Question List 4 pieces of evidence that helped prove Alfred Wegner’s theory for Continental Drift. Why was Wegner’s theory not accepted at first?

4 Challenge Question - Alt List 4 pieces of evidence that helped prove Alfred Wegner’s theory for Continental Drift.

5 Connection There are numerous diamond mines located on the southern tip of Africa. Where else might be a good place to look for diamond mines. Give support your answer. Hint

6 Vocabualry Alfred Wegner Continental drift Sea-floor spreading Magnetic reversal

7 Activities/Assignments Global Pattern of Earthquakes and Volcanoes Reconstructing Pangaea.doc


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