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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 - Alt List 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 spreading Magnetic reversal
Activities/Assignments Global Pattern of Earthquakes and Volcanoes Reconstructing Pangaea.doc
Plate Tectonics. What is the Theory of Continental Drift?
Ch. 4-2: Restless Continents Notes Wegner believed that the continents were once all connected. His evidence for his hypothesis was fossils. He named the.
What do you notice about these two pictures? The Earth’s surface is broken into rigid plates that move in relationship to one another.
CONTINENTAL CRUST vs. OCEANIC CRUST Solar Wind.
What is Pangaea? A quick look at the super-continent!
Our Changing Earth. What is a Theory? In science, its almost the same as a fact Must be some sort of evidence to support a theory Even with evidence there.
Choose a category. You will be given the answer. You must give the correct question. Click to begin.
Topic: Earth’s Features Essential Question: What crustal features are created by the movement of Earth’s plates?
PLATE TECTONIC THEORY Grade 7 Science Unit 4: The Earth’s Crust.
Warm Up – Page 78 Answer this on page 78 in your notebook: Mrs. Wilson, I still dont get _________________. Could you explain it again?
Chapter 9 Plate Tectonics. Section 9.1 Continental Drift.
C ONTINENTAL D RIFT What evidence do scientists have to support the fact that the Earths crust is continuously moving?
Continents change position over time. Alfred Wegener Evidence Hypothesis – continental drift Earths continents were once joined Super Continent called.
Mr. Russo Beaumont High School Divergent boundary Convergent boundary Transform fault boundary Oceanic Ridge Rift Valley Seafloor Spreading.
Midterm Schedule Thursday January 28 (Periods 1 and 5) Friday January 29 (Periods 2 and 6) Monday February 1 (Periods 3 and 7) Tuesday February 2 (Periods.
The Theory of Plate Tectonics. The lithosphere is divided into separate sections called plates. The plates carry continents and ocean crust or both.
Chapter 19 Plate Tectonics. Alfred Wegener l A man with an idea. l In 1912 l Noticed similar shapes l similar fossils l Similar rock structures l Similar.
The Richter scale is used to measure earthquake strength. The Richter scale is logarithmic. The Richter scale is logarithmic. 7.0 is 10 times stronger.
How Do Earths Plates Move? Chapter 1, Section 2, pD14-19.
Continental Drift Chapter 10 Section 1. Continental Puzzle Do the continents fit together perfectly? What continents fit the best? What other information.
Plate Tectonics 6.E.2.2 Explain how crustal plates and ocean basins are formed, move and interact using earthquakes, heat flow and volcanoes to reflect.
Some questions we will answer today: –How is the earth always changing? –What forces inside the earth create and change landforms on the surface? –What.
Plate Tectonics and Earthquakes Objectives: Students will learn key terms associated with Students will learn key terms associated with plate tectonic.
1.How do the rocks of the crust and lithosphere compare? Rocks in the crust are less dense and made mainly of granite. The rocks in the lithosphere are.
Unit D Test Review Howard Middle School 6 th Grade Earth Science.
Why do earthquakes and volcanoes happen?. In this presentation, I will learn; How to explain where earthquakes and volcanoes gghappen Why earthquakes.
HDWK Mid Ocean Ridges –Detected a long time ago Molten Material (go look! Pillow Lava!) Magnetic Stripes Drilling Samples Subduction and Deep Ocean Trenches.
Plate Tectonics. Day 1- 1/8/14 Science Starter: Listen to story. Discussion.
Continental Drift Chapter 10, Section 1. Continental Drift Theory that states that all continents slowly move through time. –Suggests that all continents.
Click to study each part of the painting. Study this quadrant for at least 1 minute.
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