3. Dynamic Processes of the Earth (Geodynamics)
4. Earth's Resources
5. Optics and Waves
6. Forces and Motion
7. Electricity and Magnetism
1. Tectonic Processes I: Continental Drift
2. Tectonic Processes II: Seafloor Spreading and Plate Tectonics
3. Tectonic Processes III: Thermal Processes
4. Tectonic Processes IV: Types of Plate Boundaries
5. Tectonic Processes V: Volcanoes, Earthquakes, and Earth Resource
6. Tectonic Processes VI: Earthquake Processes and Their Roles
7. Rock Formation I: The Rock Cycle
8. Rock Formation II: Relative and Absolute Dating
9. Rock Formation III: Uniformitarianism and Catastrophism
10. Earth's Surface I: Erosion, Deposition, and Transport
11. Earth's Surface II: Coastal Processes
12. Earth's Surface III: Natural Hazards
13. Energy in the Earth System I: The Water Cycle
14. Energy in the Earth System II: Changes in the Sky
15. Energy in the Earth System III: Heating of the Earth by the Sun
16. Energy in the Earth System IV: Air Movements' Effect on Weather
17. Energy in the Earth System V: Energy Transfer Processes
18. Energy in the Earth System VI: Predicting Weather Patterns
Science Subtest I
Dynamic Processes of the Earth (Geodynamics)
Tectonic Processes I: Continental Drift
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Diagnostic Question with Feedback
4. If the continents are placed together into the supercontinent Pangaea, what does the distribution of mountain ranges, fossils, glaciers, and other rock types from the late Paleozoic look like?
The different features (mountain ranges, fossils, glaciers and rock types) are found on a single modern continent and do not overlap when Pangaea is joined.
These features are continuous across the continents as if they formed as part of the same continent and were later separated.
The rock types and mountain ranges are different on each continent but the fossils found there are the same.
The distribution of fossils show that different organisms lived on different continents but the mountain ranges and rock types spanned across Pangaea.