Plates Tectonics Evidence

By: Mycaela Bennett

Continental Drift

Was a theory that explained how Continents shift position on Earth's surface.1912 by Alfred Wegener, a geophysicist and meteorologist, Continental drift also explained why look-alike animal.Continents were once joined together.

Fossil Evidence

  • The species evolved independently on separate continents – contradicting Darwin’s theory of evolution.
  • They swam to the other continent/s in breeding pairs to establish a second population.

Plate Tectonics

This strong outer layer is called the lithosphere. Act like a hard and rigid shell compared to Earth's mantle.The theory that Earth's outer shell is divided into several Plates.