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  1. Subduction Boundary
  2. Continental Drift Theory
  3. Weathering
  4. Divergent Boundary
  5. Adaptation
  1. a When two plates move towards each other, but the dense oceanic crust sinks under the continental crust. They cause volcanoes.
  2. b When rocks are broken down into smaller pieces through actions by wind, water, roots, and animals.
  3. c When two plates move away from each other. They cause sea-floor spreading, such as the Mid Atlantic Ridge.
  4. d A theory proposed by Alfred Wagner stating that the earth's continents were once joined in a mega continent called Pangaea and gradually drifted apart.
  5. e Any inherited trait that gives an organism an advantage in its environment.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Changes in earth's land, such as mountains, volcanoes, and earthquakes.
  2. The constant rising and cooling of magma in the Earth's mantle. The heat from the inner core is what causes this motion. They cause plate movement in earth's crust.
  3. The gradual change in a species over time.
  4. When two continental plates move towards each other. They cause mountains.
  5. When two plates slide past each other. They cause earthquakes.

5 True/False Questions

  1. Survival of the FittestOrganisms that are the fittest will live the longest and produce the most offspring. Then they pass their favorable characteristics onto their offspring.

          

  2. Paleozoic EraThe era of the Geologic Time Scale when the dinosaurs both appeared and became extinct.

          

  3. Alfred WagnerThe era of the Geologic Time Scale when life first appeared in the oceans. It came after Precambrian Time.

          

  4. PangaeaThe thickest layer of the Earth. It is where convection currents happen.

          

  5. Precambrian TimeDetermining the age of an object in relation to other objects ("Estimate").

          

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