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Dinosaurs
Pangaea
Himalayan Mountains
Tectonic Plates
Evidence
Cretaceous
Jurassic
Triassic
Permian
Australia
Antarctica
South America
North America
Africa
Europe
Asia
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Alfred Wegener
Supercontinent
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All About Continental Drift Theory Word Search

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alfred wegener
all earth
antartica
Appalachian Mountains
asia
Caledonian Mountains
coal deposits
continental drift theory
cretaceous
cynognathus
edge of continent
eurasia
evidences
folded cape mountain
fossils
glossopteris
Gondwanaland
india
jigsaw puzzle
jurassic
Kontinentalverschiebung
laurasia
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pangae
pangaea
permian
plates movement
present day
rejected
rocks formation
south america
supercontinent
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CONTINENTAL DRIFT THEORY Crossword

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Where new crust is formed. Seafloorspreading
First name of the person who came up with the continental drift theory. Alfred
The name of the super continent. Pangea
Name of continents drifting apart. Continentaldrift
Clue that deals with the weather. Climateclues
Clue that has similar dead animals on different continents. fossilclues
Similar minerals on different continents. Rockclues
Game where you have put the pieces together. puzzle
Last name of the person who came up with continental drift theory. Wegner
Continent that contains Bolivia. southamerica
Continent that contains the country South Korea. asia
7th largest country in the world. india
A mountain system formed by tectonic plates. midoceanridge

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All about Continental Drift Theory Word Search

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alfred wegener
all earth
apart
continental drift theory
cynognathus
folded cape mountain
fossils
glossopteris
gondwanaland
jigsaw puzzle
jurassic
laurasia
lystrosaurus
mesosaurus
pangaea
permian
rock features

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Plate Tectonics Crossword

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He discovered the theory of continental drift and plate tectonics Alfred Wegener
a hypothetical continent that is all the continents as one Supercontinent
a hypothetical landmass that existed when all the continents were joined together pangea
theory that explains how the continents shift on earths surface continental drift
a long narrow excavation in the ground trench
a linear shaped lowland between highlands or mountain ranges riftvalley
an underwater mountain system oceanic ridges
a geographic area containing many related mountains mountain ranges
shaking of the earth due to the sudden release of energy in the crust of earth earthquakes
the theory that explains the motion in the lithosphere plate tectonics
rock fractures hat show evidence of relative movement fault
horizontal movement of the faults against each other transfrom
the plates collide at this type of boundary convergent
the plates move away from each other at this boundary divergent
the process at convergent boundaries when one tectonic plate moves under another subduction
the lithosphere and two types; oceanic and continental crust
lava escaping magma filled chambers below the surface volcano
a ring in the pacific ocean where a lot of volcanic eruptions and earthquakes occur ring of fire
a continental transorm fault through california san andreas
the movement of differently heated liquids convection current

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Plate Tectonics Word Search

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Drummond H. Matthews
Frederick J. Vine
Laurence W. Morley
magnetization
Robert S. Dietz
Harry Hess
oceanic ridges
fragmentation
Jurassic Period
Permian Period
Dan McKenzie
Alfred Wegener
convection
oceanographic boats
Urkontinent
pangea
earthquake
lithosphere
plate tectonics
continental drift
seafloor spreading

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Tectonic Plates Crossword Puzzle

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Wegner's Hypothesis that the continents once formed part of a single landmass. Continental Drift
Identical fossils found in both South America and Western Africa. Fossil Evidence
Similarities in the coastlines of continents. Coastline Evidence
Ages and types of rocks in the coastal regions of separate continents matched. Geological Evidence
Layers of debris from ancient glaciers on separate continents. Climatic Evidence
Undersea mountain chain that forms as magma rises and creates new sea floor as tectonic plates move apart. Mid Ocean Ridge
Geological evidence suggest that Earth's magnetic field has not always pointed North. Magnetic Reversals
The stripes in the sea floor illustrates Earth's alternating magnetic field. Magnetic Symmetry
Plates move away from each other. Divergent Boundary
Plates collide with each other. Convergent Boundary
Two plates slide past each other horizontally. Transform Boundary
New sea floor forms as magma rises to Earth's surface and solidifies at a mid-ocean ridge. Sea Floor Spreading
Another name for the crust and upper mantle. Lithosphere
As the lithosphere moves away from the mid-ocean ridge it cools and becomes denser. It begins to sub-duct, as the leading edge begins to sink it pulls the rest of the plate along behind it Slab Pull
A large continent that broke up into smaller continents. Supercontinent

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Continents and Oceans Word Search

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SOUTHERN
PACIFIC
INDIAN
ARCTIC
ATLANTIC
SOUTH AMERICA
NORTH AMERICA
EUROPE
AUSTRALIA
ANTARCTICA
ASIA
AFRICA

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Geologic Time Scale Word Search

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Pangaea
Mammals
Reptiles
Humans
Dinosaurs
Quaternary
Tertiary
Cretaceous
Jurassic
Triassic
Permian
Carboniferous
Silurian
Ordovician
Cambrian
Devonian
Cenozoic
Mesozoic
Paleozoic
Precambrian
Period
Era
Eon
Fossils
Extinction
Geologic Column
Geologic Time Scale

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Geologic Time Word Search

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EXTINCTION
ICE AGE
MARINE LIFE
ANTHROPODS
FAUNA
FLORA
VERTEBRATES
CLAY
LIMESTONE
PANGEA
GINGKO
FERN
DINOSAUR
MAMMOTH
CAVE LION
NEOGENE
PALEOGENE
CENOZOIC
CRETACEOUS
JURASSIC
TRIASSIC
MESOZOIC
PERMIAN
CARBONIFEROUS
DEVONIAN
SILURIAN
ORDOVICIAN
CAMBRIAN
PALEOZOIC
HADEAN
ARCHEAN
PROTEROZOIC
PRECAMBRIAN
GEOLOGIC

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Earth and Space Science Crossword

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a line of hills or mountains ridge
largest of earth's three major layers mantle
the layer of earth's structure that is broken into tectonic plates lithosphere
dividing lines or borders between two areas boundaries
rock from deep inside earth that has turned to liquid due to high temperatures and liquid magma
most volcanoes occur where ___________ meet plates
techtonic plates move ______________ slowly
What ocean was formed as the Americas slowly moved away from Europe and Africa? Atlantic
Wherever plates meet, there is a good chance for what kind of activity? geological
Alfred ______________ introduced the idea of continental drift. Wegener
What did scientists use to map the ocean floor? technologies
What is the name of the ridge that runs under the ocean from the North Pole to the South Pole? MidAtlantic
When one plate is shoved under another, it is called ____________. subduction
By the 1960's, the theory of ___(2 words but write as one)___________ ______________ was born plate tectonics
As what builds, do plates break free and move in one sudden motion? pressure

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