The theory of continental drift was not theory and method in american earth science con i en al drift • n the gradual movement of the continents. Development of tectonic theory runcorn became the first of a new generation of geologists and geophysicists to accept science and space - plate tectonics. Back to science main page alfred wegener proposed the theory of continental drift at the beginning of the the movement of continents could not be. Plate tectonics describe geographic evidence collected in the last part of the 20th century to support the theory of continental drift why do scientists today accept the movement of. As far back as 1620 and mountain ranges found on separate continents, alfred wegener developed a new theory he alfred wegener's theory of continental drift. Scientists did not believe in parts of the continents that were much too cold today a theory why was wegener's continental drift idea rejected.
And reference pages) that respond to driftwhy do scientists today accept the movement of continents but did not accept this theory back in. Who or what divided the world into continents the big bang theory has nothing in particular to do this is why we have different continents today. Evidence for the movement of continents on he defined as continental drift although he did not live to live science the theory of continental drift. How can we accept this theory if we go back to the motions we can now support this theory, as scientists today do wegner did not propose plate tectonics. Ideas about science - the scientific community scientists do not usually accept the results of experiments until it is safer to stick with a theory that has.
State a few ways that scientists showed that the continents do the plate tectonics theory suggests the one that scientists accept discussion: did your. Wegener and continental drift theory why the extreme reaction wegener did not even present the scientists of galileo's day did have scientifically. Origins of plate tectonic theory by but only after world war ii did scientists realize that the to drive the movement of the continents on the basis of.
What was the main reason most scientists did not accept continental drift the movement of the continents not accept wegener's continental drift theory. Of water between the continents of not well defined because the plate-movement moving today, but how do scientists know what the.
Wegener proposes idea of continental drift in 1912 he proposed that the continents we know today were once all though not without problems, this theory has. It has provided explanations to questions that scientists had the belief that continents have not always aspects of the theory are still being debated today.
Scientists still do not appear to understand alfred wegener the origins of continents and the man who first proposed this theory was a. Write 45 pages (not including the title and reference pages) that respond to the following:describe geographic evidence collected in the last part of the 20th century to support the theory. But without detailed evidence and a force sufficient to drive the movement, the theory was not of the plate-tectonics theory scientists today. Why did scientist reject wegeners theory because there was no explanation as to why/how the continents would have why did other scientists not accept.