UNIT #3: Plate Tectonics and Continental Drift


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Review for Continental Drift Standard Quiz



Review for Interior of the Earth Standard Quiz



REVIEW FOR SEAFLOOR SPREADING STANDARD QUIZ






REVIEW FOR PLATE TECTONICS STANDARD QUIZ





REVIEW FOR PLATE TECTONICS UNIT TEST


















Plate Tectonics and Continental Drift
Essential Questions for this Unit:
1. What is the theory of Continental Drift?
2. What evidence supports the theory of Continental Drift?
3. What is the theory of Plate Tectonics?
4. What evidence supports the theory of Plate Tectonics?
5. What are the properties of each of the interior layers of the Earth?

PLATE TECTONICS AND CONTINENTAL DRIFT LINKS:

How do we know about the layers of the Earth Thought Question Link

Investigating Hot Spots Link for THOUGHT QUESTION

Continental Drift Online Pangea Reassembly

Exploratorium Pangea Breakup Animation

How Old is the Atlantic Ocean? Link for Thought Question



Earthguide Subduction Animation

Earthguide Seafloor Spreading Animation

Earthguide Seafloor Spreading Animation with Magnetic Stripes




THOUGHT QUESTION LINKS FOR HYDROTHERMAL VENT THOUGHT QUESTION ASSIGNMENT BELOW

Here is an intro video on hydrothermal vents with some actual footage so you get a sense of what they are! Feel free to watch if you choose before you start but it is OPTIONAL.








1. Hydrothermal Vents WHOI Link for Thought Question

2. Origin of Life Link for Thought Questions

3. Dawn of Deep Ocean Mining Link for Thought Question

4. Deep Sea Mining May Pose a Threat to fragile Marine Ecosystems according to study Link for Thought Question