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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...
The Sun and The Earth: Crash Course Big History #3Lesson Planet
15 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Amaze your class with the fact that more than 1,000 confirmed planets exist. The video explains the formation and development of planets, especially the earth. It covers the solar nebula, birth of the sun, and the development of the...
Make Your Own Mountains! - #sciencegoalsLesson Planet
4 mins K - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
In a world where plate tectonics have helped create Earth's geological features, it is an ever-changing process. Show young scientists a video that demonstrates the movement of Earth's plates to create fold mountains.
Plate Boundaries and Plate InteractionsLesson Planet
7th - 12th
How does the Earth continually repair itself? Explore the answer to this question, and others, with a unit on plate boundaries and interaction. Pupils classify the types of movement at plate boundaries and identify the distribution of...
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 TectonicsLesson Planet
1 min 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The plates of the earth may be shifting right under your feet! Learn the causes and consequence of this shifting through an informative a video lesson. Scholars explore the effects of the movement on a local, global, and even planetary...
Plate Tectonics Day 4 Earth's Interior Structure and Convection CurrentsLesson Planet
6th - 8th
Students introduced to the interior structure of the Earth. They explore how the Earth's interior is broken down according to both it's physical properties and it's chemical composition. Students explore how convection currents within...
The Earth Moves Under My FeetLesson Planet
6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
Most people rely on the ground under them remaining still and constant, yet the plates on the earth are constantly moving. A research-based STEM lesson asks pupils to research seismic data and tectonic plates. Then they create surveys of...
Treasures of the Earth | When Did Plate Tectonics Begin?Lesson Planet
4 mins 6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Scientists know Earth's plates are constantly moving. One big question scientists have is, "When did they start moving?" PBS 6-8 Story of Earth series presents the research of one scientist trying to answer this question. Viewers learn...
The Great Artesian BasinLesson Planet
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Covering 23% of the continent and holding 64,900 cubic kilometers of water, the Great Artesian Basin is the primary source of water for much of inland Australia. Using detailed student worksheets, experiments, and case studies, young...