Continental Drift Lesson for Kids: Theory & Facts

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Which of the following is NOT a part of the theory of continental drift?

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1. Which of the following is a piece of evidence that supports the theory of continental drift?

2. What is a tectonic plate?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The continental drift theory helps us understand why and how the continents on Earth have moved over time. You will be asked about continental drift evidence, signs of continental drift on Antarctica and tectonic plates.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be tested on:

  • Evidence that supports the theory of continental drift
  • Tectonic plates
  • Components of the theory of continental drift

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - make sure that you can read information about evidence for continental drift and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - remember what you've learned about evidence for continental drift in Antarctica
  • Defining key concepts - make sure that you can define key terms, such as tectonic plates

Additional Learning

To find out more about this subject, study the lesson called, Continental Drift Lesson for Kids: Theory & Facts. You'll find out about:

  • When scientists developed the theory of continental drift
  • The Earth's crust
  • A mountain range in the United States that matches with mountains in Scotland
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