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Continental Drift

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Plate Tectonics
From YouTube, produced by BrainPOP
There's a continent called Pangaea?! Well, there once was. Hundreds of millions of years ago, Earth looked completely different from how it does today. All of the land was packed into a single super-continent. Geologist Alfred Wegener theorized that ... [more]
May 24, 2018 at 07:03 PM
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Continental Drift 101 | National Geographic
From YouTube, produced by National Geographic
Plate tectonics have shuffled the earth’s landmasses around—and continue to do so. (01:21)
May 28, 2018 at 01:09 PM
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How Do We Know Plate Tectonics Is Real?
From YouTube, produced by It's Okay To Be Smart
Why do Africa and South America fit together? Anyone who’s ever looked at a map can see that Earth’s continents are kind of like a jigsaw puzzle. The idea that continents are constantly moving and weren’t always in their current spots is a pretty obv... [more]
May 28, 2018 at 05:45 PM
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What Happens When Continents Collide? - Juan D. Carrillo
From YouTube, produced by TED
Tens of millions of years ago, plate tectonics set North and South America on an unavoidable collision course that would change the face of the Earth and spell life or death for thousands of species. Juan D. Carrillo explains the massive biological r... [more]
May 28, 2018 at 05:50 PM
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Plate Tectonics Theory Lesson
From YouTube, produced by Cary Graham
This is a middle school lesson on plate tectonics theory for grades 6-8. (08:50)
May 28, 2018 at 05:35 PM
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Alfred Wegener: Great Minds
From YouTube, produced by scishow
Hank introduces us to Alfred Wegener, a voraciously curious guy who proposed the original theory of continental drift - and was laughed at for it. (04:55)
January 13, 2013 at 06:12 PM
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Continental Drift
From nextvista.org, produced by NextVista.Org
This video uses clay models to demonstrate effects of continental drift.  Mountains forming at convergent faults, sea floor created at divergent faults, island chains forming at hot spots, and formation of volcanoes at subduction zones are shown.  Th... [more]
December 27, 2011 at 02:33 PM
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National Geographic - Colliding Continents
From YouTube, produced by National Geographic
This is an almost hour-long documentary of Earth's violent past its and tectonic plates. (50:05)
July 30, 2012 at 04:43 PM
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Animated Life: Pangea, Wegener, and Continental Drift — HHMI BioInteractive Video
From YouTube, produced by biointeractive
This animated short tells the story of Alfred Wegener, a German astronomer and atmospheric scientist, who came up with the idea that continents once formed a single landmass and had drifted apart. Continental drift explained why continents' shapes fi... [more]
May 28, 2018 at 05:40 PM
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The Theory of Continental Drift
From YouTube, produced by Mr. Fox's Science Classroom
This video will go over Alfred Wegner's 'Theory of Continental Drift', what he stated, and the evidence he used to support his theory. (12:48)
May 28, 2018 at 05:32 PM
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