Continental Drift

This web page is an animation showing the changing locations of the continents over the last 740 million years. You can click on the animation to get a paleontological history of any era (Cenozoic, Mesozoic, Paleozoic or Precambrian). Additional information on the stratigraphy, ancient life, localities and tectonics for each era is provided.

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Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Sedimentary Geology:Stratigraphy, Geoscience:Paleontology, Biology, Geoscience:Geology:Historical Geology, Tectonics
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Animations/Video
Grade Level: Informal, Middle (6-8), High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14)
Topics: Time/Earth History, Biosphere
Theme: Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:Plate Tectonics, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Paleontology, Sedimentary Geology, Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:Early Earth