Continental Drift Theory Template

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Continental Drift Theory Template

  1. 1. Continental Drift Theory Kory Staskiewicz
  2. 2. Aflred Wegener <ul><li> November, 1 1880 in Berlin. </li></ul><ul><li>He was a German Scientist. </li></ul><ul><li>He is most known for his theory of continental drift. </li></ul><ul><li>He was unable to prove his theory. </li></ul><ul><li>He died November, 2 1930. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Continental Drift Theory <ul><li>Pangaea broke up and the contents started to move to there spot the are now. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Continental Drift Theory Evidence <ul><li>Fossils- There were Lystrosaurus fossils. In Antarctica. They can’t serve cold weather. </li></ul><ul><li>Climate- The climate in Antarctica is to cold to have a Glossopteris to be growing there because it’s a tropic plant. </li></ul><ul><li>Landforms- There are mt. that line up and will go together. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Harry Hess <ul><li>He was born on May,24 1906. </li></ul><ul><li>He was a navy officer in WWll. </li></ul><ul><li>He was a Geologist. </li></ul><ul><li>He is one &quot;founding fathers&quot; of the theory of plate tectonics. </li></ul><ul><li>He died August, 25 1969. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Sea Floor Spreading <ul><li>It’s when a under water volcano erupts and spreads apart. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Sea Floor Spreading Evidence <ul><li>They used sonar to map ocean floor. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Other Definitions <ul><li>Subduction-the process by which oceanic crust sinks beneath a beneath an ocean trench. </li></ul><ul><li>Mid-Ocean Ridge- an under water mt. range. </li></ul><ul><li>Sonar- a device used to detached movement. </li></ul>

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