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8.9AB Plate Tectonics

8.9AB Plate Tectonics

Author: Whitney Isbell
Description:

Student Expectations:

8.9A  Describe the historical development of evidence that supports plate tectonic theory.

8.9B  Relate plate tectonics to the formation of crustal features.

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Tutorial

Student Expectations Packet

Go to the Third Six Weeks in your Student Expectation Packet.

Find the Student Expectations 8.9A and 8.9B

Highlight the verbs and the context in each student expectation.

Student Expectations:

8.9A  Describe the historical development of evidence that supports plate tectonic theory.

8.9B  Relate plate tectonics to the formation of crustal features.

8.9AB Reference Text

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WSQ

As you read the reference text and watch the powerpoint answer the following questions in your science journal. You may use Cornell notes.

Create a summary that includes the evidence Wegner used to create his theory of Continental Drift and the three main types of plate movement.

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8.9AB Plate Tectonics

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