Cameron E. 1/20/15 6th period
What evidence did Alfred Wegener use to support his theory of continental drift? Q1
Why do you think people didn't believe the continental drift theory when Wegener first explained it? Q2
Who were the two scientists that brought fourth supporting evidenc to Wegener's theory and what was their evidence? Q3
What are three types of plate boundaries? Q4
• Divergent boundaries: Where new crust is generated when plates seperate and pull away from each other.
• Convergent boundaries: Where crust is destroyed by plates coliding together or one plate goes under the other.
• Transform boundaries: Where crust is not destroyed or created when plates slide together horizontally.
Give a specific example of a location on Earth where each type of plate boundary is present. Q6
Convergent plate boundary: Andes Mountains in South America
Transform plate boundary: San Andreas Fault in California