Describe the historical development of evidence that supports plate tectonic theory.
What are tectonic plates?
How has the theory of plate tectonics evolved over time as new evidence has been discovered? (Examining Wegener; Seafloor Spreading and Convections; Plate Tectonic Theory)
What were 3 key pieces of evidence Wegener used to support his theory?
What was missing from Wegener's theory?
What are convection currents and how do they relate to the current theory of plate tectonics?
Describe the 3 types of plate boundaries.
The TEKS! 8.9A
"Describe the historical development of evidence that supports plate tectonic theory."
Vocab and Key Concepts
Three Types of Plate Boundaries:
Transform Divergent Convergent
Can you spot the different types of plate boundaries?
1. Complete the WSQ above.
2. In your journal, complete this Venn Diagram:
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