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OwlTeacher.comEntry Task How do you think landforms were created on Earths surface?
OwlTeacher.comPlace Physical Characteristics What forces shape the land?
What are the Earths major landforms?
OwlTeacher.comPangaea: The Supercontinent
Geographers theorize that millions of years ago the Earth had only one huge landmass, which they call Pangaea.
OwlTeacher.comThey believe that about 200 million years ago, some force made Pangaea split into several pieces and begin to move apart, forming separate continents.
OwlTeacher.comThe theory of plate tectonics explains why the continents separated. Continents are part of plates that shift over time.
OwlTeacher.comThe Movement of the ContinentsWhen geographers first began to study world maps, they realized that the continents look like pieces of a jigsaw puzzle.
OwlTeacher.comThese 7 continents are extremely diverse places.
Each continents has different physical characteristics and human characteristics.
Continents are unique, in part because of their landforms!
We know that physical characteristics refer to the following:
ClimatePlant & animal life Landforms
In small groups, explore the concept of landforms. -Definition -Characteristics -Examples-Non-examples
Challenge On the back investigate how these landforms were formed on Earths surface!
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