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Objective: Recognize and describe the evidence for plate movement.
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?
Challenge Question - AltList 4 pieces of evidence that helped prove Alfred Wegner’s theory for Continental Drift.
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
Vocabualry Alfred Wegner Continental drift Sea-floor spreadingMagnetic reversal
Activities/AssignmentsReconstructing Pangaea.doc DRW Global Pattern of Earthquakes and Volcanoes
Objective 5 October 2012 Describe the theory of continental drift.
Plate Tectonic Theory……. Why Alfred Wegener thought of it……
Plate Tectonics Test Study Guide Mary George King Core 1 ScienceMrs.Bannister.
Continental Drift: Theory that states that the continents have drifted from one location to another over time Wegener’s support to his hypothesis:
Restless Continents. Wegener’s Theory of Continental Drift Alfred Wegener looked at the continents as a puzzle. He came up with the theory of “Continental.
Plate Tectonics. Outline Pangaea Continental Drift Mid-ocean ridges and seafloor spreading Magnetic patterns on the seafloor Plate tectonics:
Plate Tectonics and Continental Drift. Continental drift Many of the continents appear like puzzle pieces that fit together Many of the continents appear.
CONTINENTAL DRIFT AND PLATE TECTONICS. DEFINE-CHAPTER 9 Continental drift subduction Trenches Plates.
Restless Continents continental drift: the hypothesis by Alfred Wegener that states that the continents once formed a single landmass, broke up, and drifted.
Plate Tectonics. What is the Theory of Continental Drift?
128Plate Tectonic Theorist 127 Starter Plate Tectonic Theorist 12/18/2012 Application/ connection: End: Paste starter here Practice:
To explain what is meant by continental Drift To state why people did not believe Alfred Wegner when he put forward this theory To state the evidence.
Earth’s Structure and Pangaea. Review Inside the Earth The Earth has 3 layers. 1.Crust 2.Mantle 3.Core.
ASTHENOSPHERE: An area of earth’s upper mantle that has a low density and partially melted rock material.
RAP 1._____heat from inside the Earth(alternative energy part 2) 2._____type of resource minerals and metals (natural resources) 3. ________ Three basic.
Global Tectonics II- Origin of an Idea. Divergent Plate Boundaries –Plates moving apart Convergent Plate Boundaries –Plates moving toward one another.
ONACD - Editable curriculum designed for teachers by teachers Plate Tectonics Evidence of the Process ONACD –Editable Curriculum designed for teachers.
PLATE TECTONICS REVIEW. Plate tectonics are apart of our planet Earth. What type of scientist would most likely study them & the effects of them? GEOLOGIST!
Restless Continents. Alfred Wegener Theory of Continental Drift –Continents formed a single landmass –Broke-up and drifted to current location Explanation.
The Theory of Plate Tectonics and Continental Drift Write down the underlined items for your notes. Feel free to put the material in your own words.
The Theory of Continental Drift. Continental Drift Theory Proposed by Alfred Wegener in million years ago, all of the continents were combined.
The Theory of Continental Drift
The Changing Earth Chapter Eleven: Plate Tectonics 11.1 Pangaea 11.2 Sea Floor Spreading 11.3 Plate Boundaries.
Plate Tectonics. A Guide to Taking Cornell Notes Left side is smaller than the right side Red words go on the left (vocab words) Black words go on the.
Development of Plate Tectonic Theory In the late 1940’s scientists discover that the ocean floor is not flat but contains vast mountain ranges that are.
The Theory of Continental Drift Observations Leading To and Evidences Supporting Theory.
Plate Tectonics A Whole Lot of Shakin’ Goin’ On. What are tectonic plates? Tectonic plates are pieces of the crust that move around on top of the mantle.
Pangaea Super Continent. Pangaea History Alfred Wegener first proposed the idea in He called it “Continental Drift”.Wegener He believed that.
Evolution of Australian Biota Identify and describe evidence that Australia was once part of Gondwana.
Plate Tectonics Quiz Review. What is the name of this supercontinent? Pangea.
Coach Williams Room 310B. Plate Tectonics Objectives Describe one piece of early evidence that led people to suggest the Earth’s continents my have.
Theory of Plate Tectonics
How does the Earth work? Early 1900’s: Continental Drift Early 1900’s: Continental Drift Theory that continents and plates move on the surface of the Earth.
Ch Restless Continents
Plate Tectonics Test Review HW-Finish Castlelearning Extra Help Today After School.
Plate Tectonics L.O: To understand how tectonic plates move and the theory of continental drift.
Introduction We have recently studied the structure of the inside of the Earth. We will now be journeying to discover the processes that shape the surface.
PANGAEA YEAR 1 SCIENCE. EQ: WHAT EVIDENCE DID ALFRED WEGENER USE TO PROVE CONTINENTAL DRIFT?
Earth’s Structure and Pangaea. Review Inside the Earth The Earth has 4 main layers. 1.Crust (rock) 2.Mantle (rock) 3.Outer Core (liquid metal) 4.Inner.
Do Now Alt Energy Sources 1. _____heat from inside the Earth 2. _____type of resource minerals and metals are 3. _____cutting down all of the trees in.
On your puzzle from last class: Answer the following questions in COMPLETE sentences: 1.What five pieces of evidence supports Wegner’s Theory of Continental.
Question #1 : What 2 pieces of evidence did Alfred Wegener use to support his theory of Continental Drift? Fossil Evidence The shape of the continents.
Chapter 2: Plate Tectonics Lesson 1 Objective #3.
Do Now. The theory of plate tectonics explains that earth’s lithosphere moves due to the unbalanced forces occurring within the mantle. Alfred Wegner.
The Earth and it’s layers
Continents change position over time
Obj: What is the Theory of Plate Tectonics? Copy the following questions in your notebook: TABLE 1 (7)- What is a mid ocean ridge? TABLE 2 (8)-What is.
Formation of the Earth. Previous Theories Continental Drift Theory Developed by Alfred Wegner (1900’s) Believed continents were once all combined.
Plate Tectonics A Unifying Theory. Early Theory Contraction Theory – Young earth was made up of molten rock – Contracted (got smaller) as it cooled forming.
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