Continental Drift and Plate Tectonics

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A comprehensive 80-slide PowerPoint that is designed to cover all topics in a typical Plate Tectonics unit lasting 2-4 weeks.

Through text, pictures and animations, this presentation introduces numerous topics.


Earth's Structure Contents:

- Crust
- Types of crust (oceanic, continental)
- Mantle
- Inner core
- Outer core
- Lithosphere
- Asthenosphere
- Tectonic plates
- Evidence for plates (e.g. earthquake maps)


Continental Drift Contents:

- Alfred Wegener
- Development of Wegener's theory of continental drift
- Pangaea
- Laurasia and Gondwanaland
- Wegener's 3 pieces of evidence for continental drift
- Problems with Wegener's theory


Plate Tectonics Contents:

- Ocean floor mapping
- Mid-ocean ridges
- Theory of plate tectonics
- Plate boundaries (convergent, divergent, transform)
- Special topic: the San Andreas Fault


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Continental Drift and Plate Tectonics
Continental Drift and Plate Tectonics
Continental Drift and Plate Tectonics
Continental Drift and Plate Tectonics