Lithospheric Plates Teacher Resources
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Taking a Ride on a Lithospheric PlateLesson Planet
7th - 12th
Assist your pupils and broaden their horizons with several activities that determine the exact positioning of various communities over the globe. Pupils use data from the Global Positioning System to determine the position and rate of...
Forces That Shape the Earth: Plate MovementLesson Planet
6th - 9th
In this tectonic plate learning exercise, students learn about the movement of the plates that make up the earth's crust. They read about the Theory of Pangaea, lithosphere, divergence, convergence, and plate transformation. Students...
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...
Plate Tectonics: Second Grade Lesson Plans and ActivitiesLesson Planet
2nd CCSS: Adaptable
Second graders explore convection currents and how they relate to the movement of tectonic plates. Then, young geologists reconstruct Pangaea with a worksheet and pinpoint plate boundaries on a map using locations of earthquakes and...
Worksheet: The Movement of Tectonic PlatesLesson Planet
6th - 9th
A colorful wedge of Earth, map of tectonic plates, and numbered facts about Earth structure fill the first two pages of this resource. After reading and absorbing the information, geologists get into groups and make clay models to...
Volcanoes: Fourth Grade Lesson Plans and ActivitiesLesson Planet
4th CCSS: Adaptable
Young geologists begin exploring volcanoes of different structures and states: active, extinct, or dormant. During the lab, they make three models and compare different types of volcanoes, including composite, cinder cone, and shield....