Unit 1 - Chapter 2 - The Dynamic Earth

Reading 1: Plate Tectonics



The Early Earth and Plate Tectonics





More about Pangea

  • The continents seem to fit together like a giant jigsaw puzzle!
  • Click on the image below to learn more about the evidence that the continents were once joined.
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Plate Tectonic

  • Click on the image below to learn more about the main features of plate tectonics and the theory or idea of Continental Drift
  • Click HERE to learn more about the sea floor spreading

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Image source http://www.moorlandschool.co.uk/earth/tectonic.htm




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