The Earth began to move 2.5 billion years ago

Topics:

Earth and Space Sciences – Rocks, Plate Tectonics, The Changing Earth

Physical Sciences – Forces

Additional: Careers, Technology

Concepts (South Australia):

Earth and Space Sciences – The Earth’s Surface

Physical Sciences – Forces and Motion

Years: 4, 6, 8, 9

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Word Count: 352

Rock analysis shifts the likely emergence of continental drift. This short article would be suited to Earth and Space and Physical sciences for students studying plate tectonics and the changing Earth in years 4, 6, 8, and 9.

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