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Teaching Supercontinent cycle

Supercontinent cycle

The continents smash together on opposite side of the planet around every 500 million years. This is known as the supercontinent cycle. The creation of supercontinents is responsible for most of the geologic features that we see. It is responsible for many features that are long gone.

CK-12 (Middle School)

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

How do the movements of continents affect the geography of the Earth over hundreds of millions of years?
STANDARDS:
RST.1 - Analysis & Evidence, RST.2 - Main Ideas

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

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