The Creation Answers Book

The Creation Answers Book

Lessons & Chapters

Lesson 1 Does God exist? (Chapter 1)

Lesson 2: Six days? Really? (Chapter 2)

Lesson 3 What about gap theories? (Chapter 3)

Lesson 4 What about carbon dating? (Chapter 4)

Lesson 5 How can we see distant stars in a young universe? (Chapter 5)

Lesson 6 How did bad things come about? (Chapter 6)

Lesson 7 What about arguments for evolution? (Chapter 7)

Lesson 8 Who was Cain’s wife? (Chapter 8)

Lesson 9 Were the ‘sons of God’ and/or the Nephilim extraterrestrials? (Chapter 9)

Lesson 10 Was the Flood global? (Chapter 10)

Lesson 11 What about continental drift? (Chapter 11)

Lesson 12 Noah’s Flood-what about all that water? (Chapter 12)

Lessons 13 & 14 How did all the animals fit on Noah’s Ark? and How did freshwater and saltwater fish survive the Flood? (Chapters 13 & 14)

Lesson 15 Where are all the human fossils? (Chapter 15)

Lesson 16 What about ice ages? (Chapter 16)

Lesson 17 How did animals get to Australia? (Chapter 17)

Lesson 18 How did all the different ‘races’ arise (from Noah’s family)? (Chapter 18)

Lesson 19 What about dinosaurs? (Chapter 19)

The Creation Answers Book Study Guide

by Dr Don Batten, Dr David Catchpoole, Dr Jonathan Sarfati, and Dr Carl Wieland

Lesson 11: What about continental drift?

Text: The Creation Answers Book, chapter 11

Discussion questions

  1. Explain the idea of ‘continental drift’.
    1. Who originated this concept?
    2. What else can you find out about him?
    3. Summarize the evidence that seems to indicate continents have moved in the past.
  2. Explain the general theory of plate tectonics. Research the history of this idea—how has it developed over the years?

  3. How does the earth’s magnetic field point toward a young age for the earth? (See also The earth’s magnetic field: evidence that the earth is young.)

  4. List and describe the various types of horizontal plate motion. Give an example of where each is occurring today.

Research report

  • Learn more about the earth’s current structure by researching encyclopedias, the Internet, and other resources. Draw a detailed diagram of what the earth looks like in cross-section, and write a brief report describing each of the earth’s layers.