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Plate Tectonics Mr. Skirbst Earth Science Topic 26
Plate Tectonics (lithospheric) plates
Plate Tectonics (lithospheric) plates (rock) slabs
Plate Tectonics (lithospheric) plates (rock) slabs tectonics
Plate Tectonics (lithospheric) plates (rock) slabs tectonics movement
Plate Tectonics movement of rocky slabs across the Earth
Plate Tectonics theory of continental drift Alfred Wegener
Plate Tectonics Earth’s continents are “floating” from one place to another
Plate Tectonics Evidence from fossils Glossopteris (found in S. Hemisphere)
Plate Tectonics Evidence from rocks mountains, shapes, deposits
Plate Tectonics Evidence from sea-floor sea-floor spreading mid-ocean ridge
Plate Boundaries Divergent boundary
Plate Boundaries Divergent boundary plates move apart
Plate Boundaries Divergent boundary plates move apart found along mid-ocean ridges
Plate Boundaries Divergent boundary plates move apart found along mid-ocean ridges called constructive boundary
Plate Boundaries Divergent boundary
Plate Boundaries Convergent boundary
Plate Boundaries Convergent boundary plates come together
Plate Boundaries Convergent boundary plates come together found near trenches
Plate Boundaries Convergent boundary plates come together found near trenches called destructive boundaries
Plate Boundaries Strike-slip boundary
Plate Boundaries Strike-slip boundary grind horizontally
Plate Boundaries Strike-slip boundary grind horizontally forms lateral faults
Plate Boundaries Strike-slip boundary grind horizontally forms lateral faults called a conservative boundary
Large, single landmass that existed in the past before slowly breaking apart and moving into the current position
Is it possible that the continents were actually together sometime in the past? Continental Drift Theory.
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.
Chapter 9: Plate Tectonics. continental drift Wegener's hypothesis that all continents were once connected in a single large landmass that broke apart.
Earth’s Moving Plates Theory of Plate Tectonics Links the ideas of continental drift and ocean floor spreading and explains how the earth has evolved.
Plates of the Lithosphere. Pangaea – Giant supercontinent of the Paleozoic and Mesozoic eras Continental Drift – The breakup of Pangaea where plates moved.
Plate Tectonics and Continental Drift.
Plate Tectonics Spectra of Science Amole Continental Drift Proposed by Alfred Wegener in Supercontinent Pangaea started to break up about.
Plate Tectonics. Ag Earth Science – Chapter 9.1 continental drift A hypothesis that originally proposed that the continents had once been joined to form.
Plate Tectonics Boundaries Ocean Floor Earth Layers Potpourri
What if all this was just a dream?. Plate Tectonics.
Plate Tectonics Chapter Layers of the Earth.
EQ: How do lithospheric plates move and how do they affect the Earth’s surface?
Earth Science Notes Boundary Types. Plate Boundaries Plate boundaries are found at the edge of the lithospheric plates and are of three types, convergent,
The theory of plate tectonics explains the formation, movements, and subduction of the earth’s plates. ◦ What is a plate? A section of lithosphere.
Earth Science Chapter 4 Plate Tectonics. Earth's Interior The three main layers of Earth are the crust, the mantle, and the core. The three main layers.
Chapter 2: Plate Tectonics Theory of plate tectonics Proposed by Alfred Wegener Earth’s crust consists of plates that move or float on the mantle Movement.
Alfred Wegener – developed the Continental Drift hypothesis The continents were once joined as one single “supercontinent” Pangea was the name given.
Continental Drift The theory by Alfred Wegener that continents can drift apart form one another and have done so in the past.
Plate Tectonics Modified from:
Plate Tectonics. The Earth’s Structure Crust Mantle Outer Core Inner Core Lithosphere.
Plate Tectonics, Continental Drift, Faults and Folds Chapter 7 Sections 1-4.
Plate Tectonics. Continental drift: An idea before its time Alfred Wegener First proposed his continental drift hypothesis in 1915 Published The Origin.
Plate Tectonics The Earth’s Drifting Continents Years ago scientists believed that the continents were drifting apart Scientists have evidence that all.
SCIENCE NOTES UNIT 2 Plate Tectonics. Section 1: Continental Drift Continental Drift.
2 Plate Tectonics. Chapter 2: Plate Tectonics Theory of plate tectonics “Plate Tectonics” explains why the plates of the earth are moving. The main.
(Types of Plate Boundaries)
Unit 7 Whiteboard Review
Introduction to Plate Tectonics `. Continental Drift According to the theory, the continents were once a part of a super continent. The supercontinent.
“Continental Drift” I. Early Evidence of Continental Movement: A. Continental Drift: 1. Continental Drift -A hypothesis, which states that continents.
Jeopardy Plate tectonics Q $100 Q $100 Q $100 Q $100 Q $100 Q $200
Theory of Plate Tectonics. How do we know the plates exist? Earthquake and Volcano Zones Ocean floor features (Trenches and Mid-Oceanic ridges)
Plate tectonics The movement of the plates of the Earth’s crust and the effect of this movement. The Plates of the Earth’s crust are huge areas of the.
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!
Plate Tectonics The theory of plate tectonics is based on the theory that plate tectonics explain the formation, movement, and subduction of Earth’s plates.
Chapter 10 Plate Tectonics. Alfred Wegener Proposed they hypothesis of continental drift Proposed they hypothesis of continental drift CONTINENTAL DRIFT-
DO NOW Take out last night’s homework – Continental Drift vs. Sea-Floor Spreading handout Turn to your neighbor and share your answers with your neighbor.
Wegener Pangaea Continental Drift. Evidence for Continental Drift Mesosaurus dino fossils Glossopteris plant fossils Formation and age of particular mountains.
Plate boundaries Chapter 6, lesson 3 Page
Continental Drift Theory Plate Tectonics How the crust.
6 th Grade Science Plate Tectonics Geologists are scientists who study the forces that make and shape the planet Earth. Geologists study the Earth’s.
Plate Tectonics Jeopardy Earth LayersTectonic PlatesBoundariesShort.
WARM-UP # 52 What is ONE piece of evidence that the continents were once all joined together? You know two – fit together like a puzzle and matching fossil.
Earth Science Pearson Physical Science Book Plate Tectonics Ch. 22 Section 4 Notes 1.
The Theory of Plate Tectonics:. The Lithosphere is broken into separate sections called plates. The plates fit together along cracks in the lithosphere.
Tectonic Plates Large segments of the outer layer of Earth (lithosphere) which drift and float on the asthenosphere.
the continents were once joined together in a single landmass, fossils matched on continents that fit together, and climates were similar.
m/watch?v=hSdlQ8x7 cuk. The Theory of Continental Drift.
Layers of the Earth, Pangaea, and Movement. Planet Earth There are different layers to our planet The simplest way to break it down is into 3 layers:
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