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<p> 1. Continental Drift Theory Kory Staskiewicz 2. Aflred Wegener </p> <ul><li> November, 1 1880 in Berlin. </li></ul> <ul><li>He was a German Scientist. </li></ul> <ul><li>He is most known for his theory of continental drift. </li></ul> <ul><li>He was unable to prove his theory.</li></ul> <ul><li>He diedNovember, 2 1930.</li></ul> <p> 3. Continental Drift Theory </p> <ul><li>Pangaea broke up and the contents started to move to there spot the are now.</li></ul> <p> 4. Continental Drift Theory Evidence </p> <ul><li>Fossils- There were Lystrosaurus fossils. In Antarctica. They cant serve cold weather. </li></ul> <ul><li>Climate- The climate in Antarctica is to cold to have a Glossopteris to be growing there because its a tropic plant. </li></ul> <ul><li>Landforms- There are mt. that line up and will go together. </li></ul> <p> 5. Harry Hess </p> <ul><li>He was born on May,24 1906. </li></ul> <ul><li>He was a navy officer in WWll. </li></ul> <ul><li>He was a Geologist.</li></ul> <ul><li>He is one "founding fathers" of the theory of plate tectonics. </li></ul> <ul><li>He died August, 25 1969. </li></ul> <p> 6. Sea Floor Spreading </p> <ul><li>Its when a under water volcano erupts and spreads apart. </li></ul> <p> 7. Sea Floor Spreading Evidence </p> <ul><li>They used sonar to map ocean floor.</li></ul> <p> 8. Other Definitions </p> <ul><li>Subduction-the process by which oceanic crust sinks beneath a beneath an ocean trench. </li></ul> <ul><li>Mid-Ocean Ridge- an under water mt. range. </li></ul> <ul><li>Sonar- a device used to detached movement. </li></ul>