LIS_1001_Assignment_2_second_revision

LIS_1001_Assignment_2_second_revision - LIS 1001 Dr. Aaron...

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LIS 1001 Dr. Aaron Lercher Assignment Two Due, typed and printed out on paper, in class November 1. Exercise in research needed to answer the question, “What is some of the evidence in support of the theory of continental drift?” Please use complete sentences. 1. Look at the Encyclopedia Britannica Macropedia article, “Plate Tectonics,” posted on the Moodle page for LIS 1001. a) Skim the section of the article on “Renewed in continental drift,” with particular attention to “Hess’s seafloor-spreading model” (p. 887) and “The Vine-Matthews Hypothesis” (p. 888). b) Explain seafloor spreading in your own words. c) Explain in your own words how seafloor spreading is evidence for continental drift. d) Make a list of 5 experts who developed research into sea-floor spreading and are mentioned in the Encyclopedia Britannica article, “Plate Tectonics.” (Please list both first name and family name.) 2. Who wrote the Encyclopedia Britannica Macropedia article, “Plate Tectonics”? (Use the
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