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Natural Science - Year II

Unit 41: Continental Drift

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Homework Assignment for Unit 41

This Unit's Homework Page History Lecture Science Lecture Lab Parents' Notes

Homework for Unit 41: Wegener and Plate Tectonics

Reading due before our discussion:

History Web LectureM: Wegener's Plate Tectonics

Science Web Lecture: Plate Tectonics, Earthquakes and Volcanoes, and the Earth's Core


Chat Preparation Essay

Log into the Moodle, click on the Natural Science II course link, and then on the forum link in session 8, Unit 41. Post your definition to the forum. Read any other posted definitions.

What factors kept Wegener's theory from being accepted when it was first proposed?

Mastery Exercise

Log into the Moodle (if you are challenged, use your own Scholars Online userid and password), click on the master exercise for the unit, and attempt the mastery exercise at least once before chat. Bring any questions you have to chat. Then return and attempt the exercise as many times as necessary to achieve an 85% or better score.

Lab Exercise

Lab Instructions: Mapping the Circle of Fire

Labs are within two weeks of the discussion section; the extra time should allow you to find equipment or materials. Post your lab results to the class Lab forum, in the appropriate thread.

Unit Quiz

Take the quiz for this unit. Notice the times the quiz opens and when it closes and be sure that you complete it on time! [Remember that you must first complete the Mastery Exercise with a score of 85% or better in order to take the quiz.]