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Plate Tectonics: Fourth Grade Lesson Plans and ActivitiesLesson Planet
4th CCSS: Adaptable
The pre-lab portion of the lesson introduces emerging geologists to the various layers that make up Earth. After completing a sheet on the identification of the layers, class members simulate plate boundaries and their...
This Dynamic Earth: The Story of Plate TectonicsLesson Planet
5th - 8th
Discuss Earth's tectonic plates at middle school level with an informative presentation. Packed with maps, satellite images, diagrams, and photographs, the slideshow connects with any curriculum focused on plate tectonics. It...
The Theory of Plate TectonicsLesson Planet
4th - 7th CCSS: Adaptable
Don't let this plate tectonics resource slip past you! Taken straight from the pages of a McGraw-Hill science textbook, this document provides a reading passage with maps and reading comprehension questions that support students as they...
Plate Tectonics ExplainedLesson Planet
3 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Ready to teach plate tectonics but not sure where to begin? Start with a short video that is long on learning! Junior earth scientists discover the basics of plate tectonics, complete with colorful analogies and explanations. The...
Plate Tectonics: First Grade Lesson Plans and ActivitiesLesson Planet
1st CCSS: Adaptable
A set of first grade geology lessons focuses on plate tectonics and movement of plate boundaries. During the pre-lab, learners experience three types of plate movement through a kinesthetic demonstration. The lab demonstrates stresses...
Edible Plate TectonicsLesson Planet
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Many people think they can't observe plate tectonics, but thanks to GPS, we know that Australia moves at a rate of 2.7 inches per year, North America at 1 inches per year, and the Pacific plate at more than 3 inches per year! Scholars...
Plate Tectonics: Sixth Grade Lesson Plans and ActivitiesLesson Planet
Here is a set of pre-lab, lab, and post-lab lesson plans on plate tectonics. After completing the previous labs on volcanoes and earthquakes, sixth graders use the gained knowledge to explore plate boundaries and the movement of Earth's...
Plate Tectonics - Evolution of the EarthLesson Planet
7th - 12th
Tons of photographs, diagrams, animations, and satellite images fill the slides of an education earth science presentation. It begins with volcanic activity and earthquakes, and then moves into plate tectonics, boundaries, and driving...
Plate Tectonics: Third Grade Lesson Plans and ActivitiesLesson Planet
3rd CCSS: Adaptable
Third graders examine plate movements and boundaries with a lab that demonstrates how volcanoes and earthquakes are formed. It presents different types of stresses an object can withstand through a hands-on experiment with clay to...