Tectonic plates are found under the continental and oceanic crust.
Tectonic plates are made of rigid ____________.
Tectonic plates move due to the shift in the ground floor. We don't know how this happens.
Continental Drift is the theory that says...
Seafloor moves due to the Moon
We will be drifting off the Earth because of tectonic plates and centripetal force
continents once formed part of a single landmass called Pangea, and drifted to where they are now because of the Moon's pull and centripetal force
Examples of evidence Wegener discovered when trying to prove the theory of Continental drift include that the continents fit together like a ________, glacial ______ on Antarctica match with other continents, ______ of deceased animals matched on opposite continents, and there are similar ________ ranges.
A _________ charts the depth of the water using echo-sounding technology while a ship is moving.
The Theory of Plate Tectonics describes large-scale motion of Earth's lithosphere (crust & upper mantle).
Alfred Wegener thought that the landmasses ______ the seafloor (Continental Drift Theory). We know now this theory is false.
Some people disagreed with Alfred Wegener because the seafloor cannot be __________. It is hard and cannot be changed as he described.
The three types of continental boundaries are (alphabetical order)...
Volcanoes and earthquakes are randomly distributed throughout the world.
Minerals have a ________ structure.
Evidence for the Plate Tectonic Theory includes Sea-floor ________, the study of Earth's ancient magnetic field aka ___________, trenches in the __________ zone, location of ________ and _________, and that the ocean floor is ________ that continental crust.
The planets that we know of so far are in constant motion and the earth is no exemption. The earth orbits around the sun in what we have come to identify as revolution and spins around its axis. This process cannot be viewed...
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