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Teaching Continental drift

Continental drift

Alfred Wegener made an observation. Africa and South America appeared to fit together like puzzle pieces. Wegener then asked an important question and set about to answer it. Were the continents once joined and then they drifted apart?

CK-12 (Middle School)

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

What evidence exists to support the theory of continental drift?
STANDARDS:
RST.1 - Analysis & Evidence, RST.2 - Main Ideas

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3
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