The Theory of Continental Drift Continental Drift Discovery The World ALFRED WEGENER
THEORY OF CONTINENTAL DRIFT Found evidence for PANGAEA and proposed the theory of continental drift.
Continental Drift (p95 red book, 182 in Sciencesaurus) Theory that continents were once part of a single landmass that broke apart and have moved to their
present locations. can drift apart from one another and have done so in the past For more information about what the continents looked like throughout the Earths History go to: htttp://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/geology/anim1.html
Pangaea Pangaea is the name given to the single landmass that was present 200 million years ago Can you name the continents in Pangaea?
http://kids.earth.nasa.gov/archive/pangaea/Pangaea_game.html Recreating Wegeners Discovery Create your own Pangaea using the same evidence Wegener used. K12: Plate Tectonics
WEGENERS EVIDENCE Continents fit together like puzzle pieces WEGENERS EVIDENCE
Fossil Evidence fossils are remains of living things that lived long ago. similar fossils have been discovered in matching coastlines
on different continents. WEGENERS EVIDENCE WEGENERS EVIDENCE Mountains
Some mountain ranges on different continents seem to match. Ex: ranges in Canada match Norway and Sweden Ex: Appalachian Mtn. match UK mtn WEGENERS EVIDENCE Climatic evidence such as glaciers in
areas that are now close to the Equator Evidence of Continental Drift Satellites used to measure the movement of
continents Laser Geodynamics Satellite (LAGEOS) The Plates Move So what now?
GA Performance Standards. SCSh5.a. Trace the source on any large disparity between estimated and calculated answers to problems. SCSh7.b. Universal principles are discovered through observation and experimental verification.
The Vikings and Leif Eriksson Pgs. 119-120, Wb. 15 Who were the Vikings? A culture originating in Norway, Denmark and Sweden. The Vikings were fierce conquerors, brave explorers, and skilled craftspeople; they invaded and settled countries throughout Western Europe.
CUDA programming model. CUDA memory model. Some Terminologies. Device = GPU = set of streammultiprocessors . Stream Multiprocessor (SM) = set of processors & shared memory. Kernel = GPU program. Grid = array of thread blocks that execute a kernel.
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The United kingdom of great Britain ... Welsh - Celtic Dialect, spoken in Northern Wales. Physical Characteristics - Just like Scotland. Economic Activities. Coal Mining and Herding. Today new industries and foreign companies. 1. Which of the following physical characteristics...
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For the first time since 2003, 4th graders in BPS performed on par with students across all other school districts throughout the nation in reading.. BPS has successfully closed the 14 point gap between the district and the national average...