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Re: Dynamic Planet B/C

Post by knottingpurple » April 10th, 2018, 1:06 pm

Pettywap wrote:
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What scientist proposed continental drift?
Alfred Wegener
What about Frank Bursley Taylor?
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Post by UTF-8 U+6211 U+662F » April 10th, 2018, 1:10 pm

To be fair, it was independently discovered by both, so both answers are fair game.

Oof, Leibniz and Newton all over again.

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Re: Dynamic Planet B/C

Post by knottingpurple » April 10th, 2018, 1:14 pm

UTF-8 U+6211 U+662F wrote:To be fair, it was independently discovered by both, so both answers are fair game.

Oof, Leibniz and Newton all over again.
It does bother me, though, when answer keys to tests only list the more widely known one - it risks taking off points for the few students who might have added another answer from having done more research.
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Re: Dynamic Planet B/C

Post by Pettywap » April 11th, 2018, 8:58 am

I guess I'm partially wrong then.

Who wrote “History of Ocean Basins” in 1962?
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Re: Dynamic Planet B/C

Post by Tailsfan101 » April 11th, 2018, 9:44 am

Pettywap wrote:Who wrote “History of Ocean Basins” in 1962?
Harry Hess
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Re: Dynamic Planet B/C

Post by Pettywap » April 11th, 2018, 1:32 pm

Tailsfan101 wrote:
Pettywap wrote:Who wrote “History of Ocean Basins” in 1962?
Harry Hess
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Post by Tailsfan101 » April 11th, 2018, 2:03 pm

1. The San Andreas fault borders which two plates?
2. How thick, on average, are oceanic and continental crust?
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Re: Dynamic Planet B/C

Post by pb5754 » April 11th, 2018, 2:21 pm

Tailsfan101 wrote:1. The San Andreas fault borders which two plates?
2. How thick, on average, are oceanic and continental crust?
1. North American Plate and the Pacific Plate.
2. Continental: 25-70 km
Oceanic: 3-5 km
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Re: Dynamic Planet B/C

Post by Tailsfan101 » April 11th, 2018, 3:56 pm

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Tailsfan101 wrote:1. The San Andreas fault borders which two plates?
2. How thick, on average, are oceanic and continental crust?
1. North American Plate and the Pacific Plate.
2. Continental: 25-70 km
Oceanic: 3-5 km
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Re: Dynamic Planet B/C

Post by UTF-8 U+6211 U+662F » April 22nd, 2018, 2:12 pm

Ok..

What type of fault is the San Andreas fault?

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