Continental Drift Theory Alex Plaskett
Alfred Wegener <ul><li>November 1, 1880 Berlin </li></ul><ul><li>Noted for his continental drift theory </li></ul><ul><li>...
Continental Drift Theory <ul><li>The Continental Drift Theory is when thr earths plates move a Continent. They also found ...
Continental Drift Theory Evidence <ul><li>They also found the same fossil  in south America as they did in Africa.  </li><...
Harry Hess <ul><li>May 24, 1906 </li></ul><ul><li>Considered one of the founding father of the unifying theory </li></ul><...
Sea Floor Spreading <ul><li>Sea Floor Spreading is when the sea floor is speeding because lava is commming from the core t...
Continental Drift Theory <ul><li>The Continental Drift Theory is when thr earths plates move a Continent. They also found ...
Sea Floor Spreading Evidence <ul><li>Lava is coming up from the center of the earth. </li></ul><ul><li>The plates are movi...
Other Definitions <ul><li>Subduction-  the proces of witch the ocean floor sinks. </li></ul><ul><li>Mid-Ocean Ridge-the lo...
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  1. 1. Continental Drift Theory Alex Plaskett
  2. 2. Alfred Wegener <ul><li>November 1, 1880 Berlin </li></ul><ul><li>Noted for his continental drift theory </li></ul><ul><li>He was a German scientist </li></ul><ul><li>He went to university of Berlin </li></ul><ul><li>He trained as an astronomer </li></ul>
  3. 3. Continental Drift Theory <ul><li>The Continental Drift Theory is when thr earths plates move a Continent. They also found the same false in south America as they did in Africa. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Continental Drift Theory Evidence <ul><li>They also found the same fossil in south America as they did in Africa. </li></ul><ul><li>The shapes of the continents fit together like a jig saw puzzle. </li></ul><ul><li>The climate was the same when it was pangaea. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Harry Hess <ul><li>May 24, 1906 </li></ul><ul><li>Considered one of the founding father of the unifying theory </li></ul><ul><li>He is best known for his theories on sea floor spreading. </li></ul><ul><li>Hess entered Yale university </li></ul><ul><li>August 25 , 1969 </li></ul>
  6. 6. Sea Floor Spreading <ul><li>Sea Floor Spreading is when the sea floor is speeding because lava is commming from the core to the sea floor </li></ul>
  7. 7. Continental Drift Theory <ul><li>The Continental Drift Theory is when thr earths plates move a Continent. They also found the same false in south America as they did in Africa. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Sea Floor Spreading Evidence <ul><li>Lava is coming up from the center of the earth. </li></ul><ul><li>The plates are moving. </li></ul><ul><li>The lava pushes the sea floor apart. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Other Definitions <ul><li>Subduction- the proces of witch the ocean floor sinks. </li></ul><ul><li>Mid-Ocean Ridge-the longest chain of mountains in the world. </li></ul><ul><li>Sonar-a device that bounces sound waves off underwater objects. </li></ul>

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