8th grade Science

In the early 1900s, Alfred Wegener noticed that some of the Earth's continents looked like they might fit together like a jigsaw puzzle. He also observed that the continents that looked like they fit together had similar plants, animals, and rock formations. From this evidence, Wegener reasoned that Earth's continents were all once a part of one big super continent.

What type of scientific thinking did Wegener employ to develop his theory?

Inductive reasoning
Deductive reasoning
Skeptical Reasoning
Subjective reasoning

I chose Deductive reasoning

Tell me what you think

asked by M
  1. Deductive reasoning is when a principle is used to draw a conclusion. Inductive reasoning is when a principle is developed based on observations. Read the last sentence: From this evidence, "Wegener REASONED that Earth's continents were all once a part of one big super continent." It is inductive reasoning.

    P.S. - Are you from CA?

    posted by Anonymous
  2. If you are looking at this and you are from connections then here are all of the answers.
    1.A
    2.B
    3.B
    4.D
    5.A
    Your welcome!

    posted by Its Whatever
  3. thanks there right

    posted by Anonymous
  4. they are all right i got 100%

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  5. It's Whatever is correct

    posted by Lila
  6. From CA got 100% thanks

    posted by Anonymous
  7. Man are we all from connections lol

    posted by Anous
  8. lol we all cheated

    posted by Anonymous
  9. yes, we all did but I'm proud,,,> B <,,,

    posted by blue
  10. I did not I checked my answers the only one I wasn't sure about was #5 but I got a 100% and made sure I got the right answers thx guys and girls u all amazin

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