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The Birth of a Theory 30 minutes / n.a. "Alfred Wegener", "plate tectonics", "mid-oceanic ridge", "continental drift", "sea floor spreading", mountain, continent, crust, paleomagnetism, "ocean basin", "magnetic field"
Continental Drift 02:46 - 03:44 (00:58) / 0.5 MB "Alfred Wegener", "Robert Douglas", "continental drift", "Atlantic Ocean", Africa, "South America", continent
Correlating Geology Across Continents 03:44 - 04:35 (00:51) / 0.5 MB "Jason Saleeby", "Alfred Wegener", "continental drift", map, fossil, "mineral deposit", continent, "ocean basin", Gondwana, Antarctica, Australia, Africa, "South America", plant, climate, glaciation, coal
Africa and South America 04:35 - 05:23 (00:48) / 0.4 MB "Alfred Wegener", Africa, "South America", "mineral deposit", formation, Brazil, Argentina, mountain, "continental drift"
Scientific Controversy Divided By Hemispheres 05:23 - 06:33 (01:10) / 0.7 MB "Tanya L. Atwater", "Alfred Wegener", "continental drift", geologist, evolution, "South Africa", "South America", India, Antarctica, Europe, "North American Continent", continent
Movement of Continents 06:33 - 07:13 (00:40) / 0.4 MB "Gary Ernst", "Alfred Wegener", "continental drift", continent, "ocean basin", mountain, orogeny, crust
Theory Rejected 07:13 - 08:04 (00:51) / 0.5 MB "Gary Ernst", "Alfred Wegener", "continental drift", "centrifugal force", "Earth's rotation", tide, Moon, Sun, geophysicist
New Ideas Must Be Supported By Data 08:04 - 09:04 (01:00) / 0.8 MB "Tanya L. Atwater", "Alfred Wegener", "continental drift", continent, data
Understanding Oceans 09:04 - 09:59 (00:55) / 0.5 MB "Alfred Wegener", "Tanya L. Atwater", Greenland, "continental drift", ocean, oceanography, technology
Sea Floor Spreading 12:06 - 12:56 (00:50) / 0.4 MB "Gary Ernst", "continental drift", "sea floor spreading", "Alfred Wegener", "Harry H. Hess", continent, "ocean basin", "mid-oceanic ridge"
Conclusion 25:55 - 26:53 (00:58) / 0.6 MB "James Sadd", "plate tectonics", modeling, theory, earthquake, volcano, mountain, orogeny, "sea floor spreading", mechanism, plate, "North American Continent", "Pacific Ocean", Rockies, "Alfred Wegener", "continental drift"
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