Continental Movement Over the Past 200 Million Years

Go for a ride on the continental drift. A video animation shows the movement of land over a period of 200 million years. The lesson instructor explains the shift during the animation and gives pupils a unique viewing perspective to consider.

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CCSS: Adaptable
NGSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Have your class create a timeline of events to display in the classroom or hallway
  • Incorporate during a unit studying continental drift
Classroom Considerations

  • Expects previous experience with the concept of continental drift
Pros

  • Adaptable to different levels of instruction
  • Includes a video transcript as a resource to support English learners   
Cons

  • None
NGSS