Stressed to a Fault!

8th
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Eighth graders describe how stress builds up in the Earth's crust by the movement of tectonic plates. In groups, they relate the three types of stresses to the types of plate movements and explain how the stress causes faults to form. They create their own models to demonstrate the plate movements.

Resource Details

Instructional Design
Project-Based Learning
Duration
1 hr

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