On the Move...Continental Drift and Plate Tectonics

Sharron Sample, SAIC Information Services

This site introduces the concept of continental drift and describes evidence supporting it. The role of NASA in investigating continental drift and some of the technology they use to study the geodynamics of Earth are described. Reasons why continental drift should matter to a student are given. There is also an interactive map, glossary, word search game, and a quiz.

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Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Maps
Grade Level: Middle (6-8), High School (9-12), Intermediate (3-5)Keywords: plate tectonics, Tethys Sea, Panthalassa Ocean