To introduce the concepts of Plate
Tectonics and Continental Drift
To show that the Earth's crust is in a state of constant movement, renewal and destruction.
The student should learn about:
(a) The key scientists behind plate tectonics and continental drift;
(b) The evidence supporting the theories;
(c) The consequences of plate tectonics / continental drift;
The student should have knowledge and understanding of:
(a) How the theory of plate tectonics was developed;
(b) The evidence supporting tectonics and continental drift;
(c) How plates move;
(d) The rules of plate tectonics.
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