Did the continents move for you? Plotting the movement of continents using apparent polar wandering curves

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Link to Resource: https://www.earthlearningidea.com/PDF/216_Polar_wandering.pdf
Resource Type:Classroom Activities; Curricula and Instruction
Grade Level:
9 10 11 12
Organization:Earth Learning Idea (ELI)
Publication Date:1994
Summary:Students often ask how scientists know that the continents have moved. This activity about the apparent wandering of the North Pole provides good evidence that the continents do indeed move.
Earth Science Big Ideas:Big Idea 2; Big Idea 3
NGSS Discplinary Core Ideas:ESS1.C; ESS2.B
NGSS Performance Expectations:HS-ESS2-1
NGSS Science and Engineering Practices:Developing and using models
NGSS Crosscutting Concepts:Stability and change
Subjects: 9-12; activities; earth; earth science; geology; geoscience; high school; land and water; mapping; plate tectonics
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