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Pangaea Fossil Puzzle

Published on 01/09/2014

Activity Overview

In this lesson, students will discover fossils at various locations on the earth’s continents. 

Objectives

  • Students will analyze and interpret data on the distribution of fossils to provide evidence of continental drift.

Vocabulary

  • continent
  • fossil
  • plates
  • plate tectonics
  • Pangaea

About the Lesson

In this lesson, students discover fossils at various locations on the earth’s continents. 

As a result, students will:

  • Understand how scientists use fossil evidence to support the theory of continental drift.
  • Determine past locations of continents.

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