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Name three things generated by continental movement.
Earthquakes, volcanoes, mountains
In your own words, describe the theory of plate tectonics.
The sceintific theory that defines the movement of tectonic plates.
Draw and label the four layers of the earth
Crust ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Mantle ----------
Outer Core -----
Inner Core \/
Name the two types of the Earth's crust
Oceanic Crust, Continental Crust
What is Pangea?
The supercontinent that existed over 200 million years ago
Explain the three pieces of evidence that were collected to help prove the theory of Continental Drift.
fossil evidence, rock evidence, continents fit like a puzzle
Name the 3 types of plate boundaries
convergent, divergent, transform
What type of land form is created according to this type of collision:
Continental plate collides with Continental plate
Mountain
What type of land form is created according to this type of collision:
Oceanic plate collides with Continental plate
Volcano
What type of land form is created according to this type of collision:
Oceanic plate collides with Oceanic plate
Volcano/trench
Name three types of earthquakes
Shallow focus, Deep focus, Medium focus
What is the driving force of plate movement?
the uneven heating inside of the Earth