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Miss Selle's Science Songs - Plate TectonicsLesson Planet
4 mins 5th - 8th
Middle school scientists will think you're the coolest teacher on the planet when you use this video to help them understand the basics of plate tectonics. The lyrics, compiled by science teacher Sue Selle, are played to the music from...
Island Rotation: Lesson Plan 3Lesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
How far have California's Channel islands moved? What was the rate of this movement? Class members first examine data that shows the age of the Hawaiian island chain and the average speed of the Pacific Plate. They then watch West of the...
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...
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 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 and Contributions from Scientific Ocean DrillingLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Ever wonder what it was like when scientists made a discovery that proved a long-standing scientific theory? Your class can't actually travel back in time to witness the validation of continental drift, but they can analyze the same data...
Why Are Earthquakes so Hard to Predict?Lesson Planet
5 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Cell phones to crowdsource vibrations to warn of incoming earthquakes? Detectors to register high levels of radon-thoron isotopes? After detailing the factors that make earthquakes so difficult to predict, the narrator of a fascinating...
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...
TASC Transition Curriculum: Workshop 9Lesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Here's a workshop for teachers that rocks the academic world! Using earthquakes as a medium for instruction, educators learn about crosscutting engineering with science. Fun, hands-on, collaborative exercises encourage participants to...
Plate Tectonics: Kindergarten Lesson Plans and ActivitiesLesson Planet
K CCSS: Adaptable
This unit focuses primarily on plate tectonics and plate boundaries surrounding continents. It contains pre- and post-lab sections that walk young geologists through plate movements in order to visualize what's going on inside Earth.