Wegener and the Continental Drift Hypothesis

Wegener and the Continental Drift Hypothesis

It was the lack of a plausible mechanism that kept Wegener's colleagues from accepting his continental drift hypothesis.

CK-12 (High School)

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

Why did scientists reject Wegener's continental drift hypothesis?
STANDARDS:
RST.1 - Analysis & Evidence, RST.2 - Main Ideas

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

1,2
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