Benchmark 10E
Historical Perspectives: Moving the Continents
Grades 9-12, page 248

Early in the 20th century, Alfred Wegener, a German scientist, reintroduced the idea of moving continents, adding such evidence as the underwater shapes of the continents, the similarity of life forms and land forms in corresponding parts of Africa and South America, and the increasing separation of Greenland and Europe. Still, very few contemporary scientists adopted his theory.

See Content Standard G History and Nature of Science (grades 9-12): Historical Perspectives