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Earth Science Chapter 17: Plate Tectonics
continental drift
Pangea
magnetometer
paleomagnetism
an idea that stated all the continents were once joined to fo…
a super continent made up of all the continents
A device that can detect small changes in magnetic fields
the study of changes in Earth's magnetic field, as shown by p…
continental drift
an idea that stated all the continents were once joined to fo…
Pangea
a super continent made up of all the continents
18 terms
Chapter 17: Plate Tectonics
continental drift
Pangea
magnetometer
paleomagnetism
an idea that stated all the continents were once joined to fo…
a super continent made up of all the continents
A device that can detect small changes in magnetic fields
the study of changes in Earth's magnetic field, as shown by p…
continental drift
an idea that stated all the continents were once joined to fo…
Pangea
a super continent made up of all the continents
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8th Grade Science Chapter 17 Plate Tectonics
Continental drift
Pangaea
Magnetometer
Magnetic reversal
Wegener's hypothesis that Earth's continents were joined as a…
Ancient landmass made up of all the continents that began to…
Device used to map the ocean floor that detects small changes…
When Earth's magnetic field changes polarity between normal a…
Continental drift
Wegener's hypothesis that Earth's continents were joined as a…
Pangaea
Ancient landmass made up of all the continents that began to…
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Science 10 Chapter 17 & 18 - Plate Tectonics Vocabulary
Chapter 17
Crust
Mantle
Lithosphere
Vocabulary
The rigid outer rock layer of... Earth's internal structure, mak…
The middle, semi-solid layer... of Earth's internal structure, n…
The region of Earth's internal structure formed by the crust…
Chapter 17
Vocabulary
Crust
The rigid outer rock layer of... Earth's internal structure, mak…
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Earth Science Chapter 17: Plate Tectonics
continental drift
Pangea
magnetometer
magnetic reversal
an idea that stated all the continents were once joined to fo…
a super continent made up of all the continents
A device that can detect small changes in magnetic fields
Happens when the flow in the outer core changes, and Earth's…
continental drift
an idea that stated all the continents were once joined to fo…
Pangea
a super continent made up of all the continents
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Chapter 17: Plate Tectonics
True or False...... Some early mapmakers…
True or False...... Abraham Ortelius was…
True or False...... Wegener's hypothesis…
True or False...... Earth's continents w…
False, mapmakers thought that the coastlines of S. America an…
False, Alfred Wagner proposed the theory of continental drift!
False, Wagner's theory of continental drift stated that Earth…
True!
True or False...... Some early mapmakers…
False, mapmakers thought that the coastlines of S. America an…
True or False...... Abraham Ortelius was…
False, Alfred Wagner proposed the theory of continental drift!
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Earth Science chapter 17 Plate Tectonics
Continental drift
Pangaea
Magnetometer
Magnetic reversal
Wegener's hypothesis that Earth's continents were joined as a…
Ancient landmass made up of all the continents that began to…
Device used to map the ocean floor that detects small changes…
When Earth's magnetic field changes polarity between normal a…
Continental drift
Wegener's hypothesis that Earth's continents were joined as a…
Pangaea
Ancient landmass made up of all the continents that began to…
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Science-Plate Tectonics (Chapter 17)
What concept was proposed by Alfred Wa…
examples of evidence that support the…
what is the name of the most recent su…
What contribution did Harry Hess make…
That the continents have moved
Some of the locations where matching groups of rock have been…
Pangea
seafloor spreading hypotheses, along with the disco discoveri…
What concept was proposed by Alfred Wa…
That the continents have moved
examples of evidence that support the…
Some of the locations where matching groups of rock have been…
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Chapter 17: Plate Tectonics
Plate Tectonics
Alfred Wegener
Pangea
Crust
The theory that the earth is broken into plates and are in mo…
Proposed the continental drift theory in the 1900s
term for the super continent which contained all the plates t…
The thin and solid outermost layer of the Earth above the man…
Plate Tectonics
The theory that the earth is broken into plates and are in mo…
Alfred Wegener
Proposed the continental drift theory in the 1900s
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Chapter 17: Plate Tectonics
continental drift
Pangea
magnetometer
paleomagnetism
an idea that stated all the continents were once joined to fo…
a super continent made up of all the continents
A device that can detect small changes in magnetic fields
the study of changes in Earth's magnetic field, as shown by p…
continental drift
an idea that stated all the continents were once joined to fo…
Pangea
a super continent made up of all the continents
25 terms
Chapter 17: Plate Tectonics
Plate Tectonics
Alfred Wegener
Pangea
Crust
The theory that the earth is broken into plates and are in mo…
Proposed the continental drift theory in the 1900s
term for the super continent which contained all the plates t…
The thin and solid outermost layer of the Earth above the man…
Plate Tectonics
The theory that the earth is broken into plates and are in mo…
Alfred Wegener
Proposed the continental drift theory in the 1900s
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Science Chapter 17: Plate Tectonics
Subduction Zone
Pangea
Transformation Zone
Boundary Zone
when the more dense plates dive under the less dense plates.…
when all the continents were together
crust transformed, not created nor destroyed. Ex: Earthquakes
areas where plates will interact
Subduction Zone
when the more dense plates dive under the less dense plates.…
Pangea
when all the continents were together
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Science: Chapter 17 Plate Tectonics
Abraham Ortelius
Eduard suess
Alfred Wegener
Pangaea
He incorrectly proposed that North and South America had been…
hypothesized that the present southern continents had once be…
Wegener called his hypothesis continental drift which propose…
(Laurasia+ Gondwanaland) The supercontinent that existed abou…
Abraham Ortelius
He incorrectly proposed that North and South America had been…
Eduard suess
hypothesized that the present southern continents had once be…
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Chapter 17: Plate Tectonics
Continental drift
Pangaea
Magnetometer
Magnetic reversal
the gradual movement of the continents across the earth's sur…
ancient landmass made up of all the continents that began to…
a device used to map the ocean floor that detects small chang…
when Earth's magnetic field changes polarity between normal a…
Continental drift
the gradual movement of the continents across the earth's sur…
Pangaea
ancient landmass made up of all the continents that began to…
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8th Grade Science Chapter 17 Plate Tectonics
Continental drift
Paleomagnetism
Isochron
Seafloor spreading
Wegener's hypothesis that Earth's continents were joined as a…
Study of Earth's magnetic record using data gathered from iro…
Imaginary line on a map that shows points of the same age;for…
The hypothesis that new Oceancrest is formed at mid-ocean rid…
Continental drift
Wegener's hypothesis that Earth's continents were joined as a…
Paleomagnetism
Study of Earth's magnetic record using data gathered from iro…
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Chapter 17: Plate Tectonics
Continental Drift
Alfred Wegener
Pangaea
Magnetometer
The hypothesis that Earth's continents were joined as a singl…
A German meteorologist and geophysicist who originated the th…
Ancient landmass made up of all continents that began to brea…
A device used to map the ocean floor that detects small chang…
Continental Drift
The hypothesis that Earth's continents were joined as a singl…
Alfred Wegener
A German meteorologist and geophysicist who originated the th…
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Chapter 17 - Plate Tectonics
Pangaea
Magnetometer
Magnetic Reversal
Paleomagnetism
Supercontinent - Wegener believed all continents were once co…
A device that can detect small changes in magnetic fields
happens when the flow in the outer core changes and the Earth…
the study of the history of the Earth's magnetic fields
Pangaea
Supercontinent - Wegener believed all continents were once co…
Magnetometer
A device that can detect small changes in magnetic fields
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Earth science Chapter 17 Plate tectonics
Continental Drift
Pangea
Magnetometer
Paleomagnetism
Proposed by Wegener states that Earths continents has once be…
a greek word meaning all the earth.
a device that can detect small changes in magnetic fields
study of magnetic record
Continental Drift
Proposed by Wegener states that Earths continents has once be…
Pangea
a greek word meaning all the earth.
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Glencoe Science Earth Science Chapter 17 Plate Tectonics
continental drift
Pangaea
magnetometer*
paleomagnetism*
Wegener's hypothesis that Earth's continents were joined as a…
ancient landmass made up of all the continents that began to…
device used to map the ocean floor that detects small changes…
study of Earth's magnetic record using data gathered from iro…
continental drift
Wegener's hypothesis that Earth's continents were joined as a…
Pangaea
ancient landmass made up of all the continents that began to…
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Plate Tectonics Chapter 17
continental drift
Pangaea
magnetic reversal
seafloor spreading
Wegener's hypothesis that Earth's continents were joined as a…
Ancient landmass made up of all the continents that began to…
Change in Earth's magnetic field over geologic time, recorded…
Hess's theory that new ocean crust is formed at mid-ocean rid…
continental drift
Wegener's hypothesis that Earth's continents were joined as a…
Pangaea
Ancient landmass made up of all the continents that began to…
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Chapter 17: Plate Tectonics, Chapter 17: Plate Tectonics
Plate Tectonics
Alfred Wegener
Pangea
Crust
The theory that the earth is broken into plates and are in mo…
Proposed the continental drift theory in the 1900s
term for the super continent which contained all the plates t…
The thin and solid outermost layer of the Earth above the man…
Plate Tectonics
The theory that the earth is broken into plates and are in mo…
Alfred Wegener
Proposed the continental drift theory in the 1900s
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Chapter 17: Plate Tectonics Vocabulary
Continental Drift
Magnetic Reversal
Divergent Boundaries
Transform Boundaries
The gradual movement of the continents across the earths surf…
A change in the earths magnetic field over geological time, r…
Place where two of earths tectonic plates are moving apart; i…
Place where two tectonic plates slide horizontally past each…
Continental Drift
The gradual movement of the continents across the earths surf…
Magnetic Reversal
A change in the earths magnetic field over geological time, r…
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Chapter 17 Vocabulary- Plate tectonics
Continental Drift
Pangea
isochron
Magnetic reversal
Wegner' hypothesis that Earth's continents were joined as a s…
Ancient landmass made up made up of all the continents that b…
Line on a map that connects points of the same age
Changes in Earth's magnetic field over geological time record…
Continental Drift
Wegner' hypothesis that Earth's continents were joined as a s…
Pangea
Ancient landmass made up made up of all the continents that b…
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Chapter 17 Vocabulary (Plate Tectonics)
continental drift
Pangaea
isochron
magnetic reversal
Wegener's hypothesis that Earth's continents were joined as a…
ancient landmass made up of all the continents that began to…
imaginary line on a map that shows points of the same age; fo…
when Earth's magnetic field changes polarity between normal a…
continental drift
Wegener's hypothesis that Earth's continents were joined as a…
Pangaea
ancient landmass made up of all the continents that began to…
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Chapter 17 Plate Tectonics
Contiental Drift
Pangaea
Magnetometer
Magnetic reversal
Wegener's hypothesis that Earth's continents were joined as a…
Ancient landmass made up of all the continents that began to…
Device used to math ocean floor that detects small changes in…
When Earth's magnetic field changes polarity between normal a…
Contiental Drift
Wegener's hypothesis that Earth's continents were joined as a…
Pangaea
Ancient landmass made up of all the continents that began to…
Chapter 17: Plate Tectonics
continental drift
Pangea
magnetometer
paleomagnetism
an idea that stated all the continents were once joined to fo…
a super continent made up of all the continents
A device that can detect small changes in magnetic fields
the study of changes in Earth's magnetic field, as shown by p…
continental drift
an idea that stated all the continents were once joined to fo…
Pangea
a super continent made up of all the continents
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Chapter 17 Plate Tectonics Vocabulary
The_____________of Earth into three di…
What is Earths comparatively thin and…
What are the two types of crusts?
Describe the Continental Crust
Differentiation... Density
Crust
Continental Crust and Oceanic Crust
35-40 km thick... Granite... Silicon and Oxygen rich... light color... de…
The_____________of Earth into three di…
Differentiation... Density
What is Earths comparatively thin and…
Crust
Earth science Chapter 17 Plate tectonics
Continental Drift
Pangea
Magnetometer
Paleomagnetism
Proposed by Wegener states that Earths continents has once be…
a greek word meaning all the earth.
a device that can detect small changes in magnetic fields
study of magnetic record
Continental Drift
Proposed by Wegener states that Earths continents has once be…
Pangea
a greek word meaning all the earth.
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Science Chapter 17 Vocab - Plate Tectonics
Continental Drift
Pangaea
Magnetometer
Magnetic Reversal
The gradual movement of the continents across the earth's sur…
The hypothetical landmass that existed when all continents we…
An instrument used for measuring magnetic forces, especially…
Changes in direction or orientation of the magnetic field of…
Continental Drift
The gradual movement of the continents across the earth's sur…
Pangaea
The hypothetical landmass that existed when all continents we…
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global science plate tectonics chapter 17
compositional layers
crust
continental crust
oceanic crust
the differentiation of earth into three distinct layers resul…
earth's comparatively thin, outer ski, two types
35-40 km thick, granite- silicon and oxygen rich, light color…
7 km thick, basalt- iron and magnesium rich - dark color, den…
compositional layers
the differentiation of earth into three distinct layers resul…
crust
earth's comparatively thin, outer ski, two types
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Plate Tectonics Chapter 17
continental drift
Pangaea
magnetic reversal
seafloor spreading
Wegener's hypothesis that Earth's continents were joined as a…
Ancient landmass made up of all the continents that began to…
Change in Earth's magnetic field over geologic time, recorded…
Hess's theory that new ocean crust is formed at mid-ocean rid…
continental drift
Wegener's hypothesis that Earth's continents were joined as a…
Pangaea
Ancient landmass made up of all the continents that began to…
15 terms
Chapter 17 Plate Tectonics
Continental drift
Pangaea
Magnetometer
Paleomagnetism
Wegener's hypothesis that Earth's continents were joined as a…
Ancient landmass made up of all the continents that began to…
Device used to map the ocean floor that detects small changes…
Study of Earth's magnetic record using data gathered from iro…
Continental drift
Wegener's hypothesis that Earth's continents were joined as a…
Pangaea
Ancient landmass made up of all the continents that began to…
15 terms
Plate Tectonics - Chapter 17
Continental Drift
Pangaea
Isochron
Magnetic Reversal
Wegener's hypothesis that Earth's continents were joined as a…
Ancient landmass made up of all the continents that began to…
Line on a map that connects points of the same age.
Changes in Earth's magnetic field over geologic time, recorde…
Continental Drift
Wegener's hypothesis that Earth's continents were joined as a…
Pangaea
Ancient landmass made up of all the continents that began to…
48 terms
Chapter 17 Plate Tectonics
Antarctica must have been close or nea…
Near the ocean ridge
A subduction zone is formed when one o…
The cooled matter sinks as a result of…
Explain why there are coal beds in Antarctica
Where would you expect to find the youngest seafloor?
What happens at an ocean-ocean convergent boundary?
Describe how convection currents move thermal (heat) energy
Antarctica must have been close or nea…
Explain why there are coal beds in Antarctica
Near the ocean ridge
Where would you expect to find the youngest seafloor?
Chapter 17: Plate Tectonics
Continental Drift
Rock Formation
Fossils
Ancient Climate Evidence
All of Earth's landmass had once been joined as 1 continent,…
Rocks in the Appalachians featured similarities to those in G…
Found on different continents of the same species shows that…
Coal in Antarctica. Only forms from plants in swamps. Also gl…
Continental Drift
All of Earth's landmass had once been joined as 1 continent,…
Rock Formation
Rocks in the Appalachians featured similarities to those in G…
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Plate tectonics (Chapter 17)
continental drift
Pangea
Isochron
Magnetic Reversal
proposed that Earth's continents had once been joined as sing…
super continent that the continents eventually formed out of.
An imaginary line on a map that shows points that have the sa…
Happens when the flow in the outercore changes, and Earth's m…
continental drift
proposed that Earth's continents had once been joined as sing…
Pangea
super continent that the continents eventually formed out of.
39 terms
chapter 17 plate tectonics
continental drift
Pangea "All the Earth"
Alfred Wegener
Pangea started to break apart ____ yea…
proposed that earth's continents has once been joined at a si…
single landmass earth's continents were once joined at
1912 - presents ideas about continental movement
200 million
continental drift
proposed that earth's continents has once been joined at a si…
Pangea "All the Earth"
single landmass earth's continents were once joined at
15 terms
Chapter 17 - Plate Tectonics
Continental drift
Pangaea
Magnetometer
Paleomagnetism
Wegener's hypothesis that Earth's continents were joined as a…
Ancient landmass made up of all the continents that began to…
Device used to map the ocean floor that detects small changes…
Study of Earth's magnetic record using data gathered from iro…
Continental drift
Wegener's hypothesis that Earth's continents were joined as a…
Pangaea
Ancient landmass made up of all the continents that began to…
Chapter 17: Plate Tectonics
climate
fossils
rocks
Harry Hess
one example of evidence Alfred Wegener used to support the th…
one example of evidence Alfred Wegener used to support the th…
one example of evidence Alfred Wegener used to support the th…
who discovered sea-floor spreading
climate
one example of evidence Alfred Wegener used to support the th…
fossils
one example of evidence Alfred Wegener used to support the th…
36 terms
Earth/space science chapter 17 plate tectonics
Early mapmakers thought continents mig…
Pangaea was an ancient supercontinent…
To support his hypothesis of continent…
Fossil evidence that supported Wegener…
matching coastlines
all of Earth's continents
magnetic field data
land-dwelling animals
Early mapmakers thought continents mig…
matching coastlines
Pangaea was an ancient supercontinent…
all of Earth's continents
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Earth space science chapter 17 plate tectonics
Divergent boundaries
Divergent characteristics
What divergent boundaries form on cont…
Convergent boundaries
Regions where two tectonic plates are moving apart
Ocean ridges and rift valleys
Rift valleys only
Two tectonic plates are moving toward each other
Divergent boundaries
Regions where two tectonic plates are moving apart
Divergent characteristics
Ocean ridges and rift valleys
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Chapter 17 plate tectonics
How fast is south america moving away…
What direction and how fast are the ha…
In 1912 what German scientist presente…
Wegener called his hypothesis continen…
2 to 3cm/yr
Migrating northwest 8 to 9cm/yr
Alfred Wegener
That the earths continents had once been joined as a single l…
How fast is south america moving away…
2 to 3cm/yr
What direction and how fast are the ha…
Migrating northwest 8 to 9cm/yr
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Science Chapter 17-19 Plate Tectonics, Volcanoes, and Earthquakes
convergent boundary
composite volcano
cinder cone volcano
shield volcano
convergent boundary
composite volcano
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Glencoe Science Earth Science Chapter 17 Plate Tectonics
continental drift
Pangaea
magnetometer*
paleomagnetism*
Wegener's hypothesis that Earth's continents were joined as a…
ancient landmass made up of all the continents that began to…
device used to map the ocean floor that detects small changes…
study of Earth's magnetic record using data gathered from iro…
continental drift
Wegener's hypothesis that Earth's continents were joined as a…
Pangaea
ancient landmass made up of all the continents that began to…
54 terms
8th Earth Science, Chapter 17, Plate Tectonics
coastlines
pangaea
ancient climatic evidence, data on anc…
magnetic field data
Early mapmakers thought continents might have moved based on…
_________ was an ancient supercontinent made up of all of Ear…
to support his hypothesis of continental drift, Alfred Wegene…
one thing Alfred Wegener did not use to support his hypothesi…
coastlines
Early mapmakers thought continents might have moved based on…
pangaea
_________ was an ancient supercontinent made up of all of Ear…
15 terms
Plate Tectonics Chapter 17
continental drift
Pangaea
magnetic reversal
seafloor spreading
Wegener's hypothesis that Earth's continents were joined as a…
Ancient landmass made up of all the continents that began to…
Change in Earth's magnetic field over geologic time, recorded…
Hess's theory that new ocean crust is formed at mid-ocean rid…
continental drift
Wegener's hypothesis that Earth's continents were joined as a…
Pangaea
Ancient landmass made up of all the continents that began to…
15 terms
Chapter 17: Plate Tectonics
Continental drift
Pangaea
Isochron
Magnetic reversal
Wegener's hypothesis that Earth's continents were joined as a…
Ancient landmass made up of all the continents that began to…
Imaginary line on a map that shows points of the same age, fo…
When Earth's magnet field changes polarity between normal and…
Continental drift
Wegener's hypothesis that Earth's continents were joined as a…
Pangaea
Ancient landmass made up of all the continents that began to…
15 terms
Chapter 17: Plate Tectonics
continental drift
Pangaea
isochron
magnetic reversal
The hypothesis that the continents slowly move across Earth's…
Ancient landmass made up of all the continents that began to…
An imaginary line on a map that shows points that have the sa…
Event in which the magnetic field reverses direction.
continental drift
The hypothesis that the continents slowly move across Earth's…
Pangaea
Ancient landmass made up of all the continents that began to…
15 terms
Plate Tectonics Chapter 17
continental drift
Pangaea
magnetic reversal
seafloor spreading
Wegener's hypothesis that Earth's continents were joined as a…
Ancient landmass made up of all the continents that began to…
Change in Earth's magnetic field over geologic time, recorded…
Hess's theory that new ocean crust is formed at mid-ocean rid…
continental drift
Wegener's hypothesis that Earth's continents were joined as a…
Pangaea
Ancient landmass made up of all the continents that began to…
15 terms
Chapter 17: Plate Tectonics
continental drift
Pangea
magnetometer
magnetic reversal
Wegener's hypothesis that Earth's continents were joined as a…
ancient landmass made up of all the continents that began to…
device used to map the ocean floor that detects small changes…
when Earth's magnetic field changes polarity between normal a…
continental drift
Wegener's hypothesis that Earth's continents were joined as a…
Pangea
ancient landmass made up of all the continents that began to…
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