Spencer O. 1/20/15 6th period
Q2- Why do you think people didn't believe the continental drift theory when Wegener first explained it?
Q3- Who were the 2 scientists that brought forth supporting evidence to Wegeners theory and what was their evidence?
Q4- What are the 3 types of plate boundaries?
1.Divergent boundaries-It is where new crust is formed. It spreads out and divides. It forms ocean ridges.
2.Convergent boundaries-It is where crust is destroyed. It forms mountains.
3.Transform boundaries-The crust doesn't get destroyed or formed. It forms earthquakes.
Q5- What types of movement can occur between plates and what features can form from this movement?
Q6- Give specific examples of a location on Earth where each type of plate boundary is present.
1. Transform boundaries are found in the Pacific Plate and the North American Plate.
2. Convergent boundaries are found in the Eurasian and Indian Plates.
3. Divergent boundaries are found in the South American Plate and the Nazca Plate.