Theory of Continental Drift

Understanding the Theory of Continental Drift is fundamental in order to comprehend environmental changes, such as the evolution of species, the world’s climates and the formation of physical features. 4th graders represented with different colors of play dough the changes of landmasses throughout millions of years: from the supercontinent Pangaea, to the two large continents Laurasia and Gondwana. The slow shift is still going on today; needless to say our 7 continents are not the final stage.