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Continental Drift Plates and Boundary Layers of the Earth
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Alfred Wegener
Who came up with the theory of continental drift?
100
Divergent Boundary
Plates move away from one another at ________ boundaries.
100
Hotter
As you move deeper into the Earth's core, the temperature is:
200
The continents had once been joined in a single landmass and have since drifted apart.
What is the theory of continental drift?
200
Convergent Boundary
When two plates come together.
200
Lithosphere
The crust and the uppermost mantle make up the _________.
300
Fossils are found in areas where present-day climate could not have supported the organisms that made the fossils.
How did fossil evidence support Wegener's hypothesis of continental drift?
300
Transform Boundary
When two plates slide past each other.
300
4
How many layers does Earth have?
400
Pangea
What was the name of the super continent that existed 250 million years ago?
400
Subduction
What is the term for a heavier, denser plate sliding under a less dense plate?
400
True
True or false.
The lithosphere is just another term for the rock that makes up the crust and some of the mantle, forming tectonic plates.
500
South America and Africa
Which two continents did Wegener notice fit together like pieces of a puzzle?
500
Transform Boundary
The San Andreas Fault in California is known as an active earthquake area. What type of boundary is it?
500
Crust, Mantle,Outer Core, Inner Core
What are the four layers of the Earth?




Continental Drift and Plate Tectonics

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