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Wegener, "The Man" Song

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Here is a song I created to help my 6th grade students study. I hope you enjoy. He tried to tell everybody Yeah tried to tell everybody Wegener believed by nobody He's the man, Pangaea was all lands Found by chance, fossils, landforms, and plants He's the man, Pangaea was all lands He believed land did lie different long ago Changing making shapes we see on the globe He said that parts used to be a whole Pangaea broke up moving real slow (changing our world) Somehow he saw that continents fit A puzzle of sorts on the Earth's surface No proof of why- scientists upset Evidence he showed Continental Drift (changing our world) All lands used to be just one Landforms match up coal fields touch In ice plants found was warm once Fossils linked same place they're from He tried to tell everybody Yeah tried to tell everybody Wegener believed by nobody He's the man, with the plan, of all lands He tried to tell everybody Yeah tried to tell everybody Wegener believed by nobody He's the man, Pangaea was all lands Found by chance, fossils, landforms, and plants He's the man, Pangaea was all lands Hess found all the answers to the questions Mid-ocean ridge is where it is spreading Molten material magma it is rising Magnetic stripes and from the drilling samples (changing our world) Wilson saw the signs crust is made of plates Plate tectonics real, giving Earth its shape Convection currents rising from beneath Causing movement to the crust you see (changing our world) Convergent cause collisions Transform side to side they run Divergent goes away from Volcanoes, trenches, mountains He tried to tell everybody Yeah tried to tell everybody Wegener believed by nobody He's the man, with the plan, of all lands He tried to tell everybody Yeah tried to tell everybody Wegener believed by nobody He's the man, Pangaea was all lands Found by chance, fossils, landforms, and plants He's the man, Pangaea was all lands He's the man Go ahead and tell everybody what I'm saying y'all (everybody) He's the man Go ahead and tell everybody what I'm saying y'all He tried to tell everybody Yeah tried to tell everybody Wegener believed by nobody He's the man, with the plan, of all lands He tried to tell everybody Yeah tried to tell everybody Wegener believed by nobody He's the man, with the plan, of all lands He tried to tell everybody Yeah tried to tell everybody Wegener believed by nobody He's the man, with the plan, of all lands He tried to tell everybody Yeah tried to tell everybody Wegener believed by nobody He's the man, Pangaea was all lands Found by chance, fossils, landforms, and plants He's the man, Pangaea was all lands