Mapping the Earth Teacher Resources
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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...
Where Are the Plastics Near Me? (Mapping the Data)Lesson Planet
7th - 9th
The last activity in a nine-part series has teams create a Google Earth map using the data they collected during a field trip. Using the map, groups analyze the results and make adjustments to the map to reflect their analysis. A short...
Egyptian Pyramids Virtual Field Trip!Lesson Planet
6th CCSS: Designed
A virtual field trip takes enthusiastic travelers to the pyramids of Giza. Using Google, scholars explore the grounds of the ancient pyramids found in Egypt then complete three worksheets: a photo analysis page, a reflection sheet, and a...
Island Rotation: Lesson Plan 1Lesson Planet
4th - 12th CCSS: Designed
How do scientists provide evidence to support the theories they put forth? What clues do they put together to create these theories? After watching West of the West's documentary Island Rotation class members engage in a series of...
Geometry of Exploration: Eyes Over MarsLesson Planet
4th - 8th
Pupils research how engineers and scientists generate linear and angular measurements with geometry to survey the Earth and Mars. They assess how geometric shapes affect navigation. A surveyor comes to the classroom and explains how he...