Plate Collision Teacher Resources
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Why is Mount Everest so Tall?Lesson Planet
5 mins 2nd - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Many years ago, when the Indian plate collided into the Eurasian plate, the highest mountain on Earth was formed. But what gives Mount Everest its shape? Watch an informative video to learn what factors make the prominent peak so tall.
How Tall Can Mountains Be?Lesson Planet
2 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Currently, the tallest mountain on Earth is Mount Everest at 8,848 meters above sea level. The video discusses how tall a mountain might reach based on gravity, rock density, and other factors such as plate tectonics and erosion.
What Happens When Continents Collide?Lesson Planet
5 mins 7th - 12th
Ever heard of the Great American Biotic Interchange? The joining of North and South America caused one of the greatest biological migrations in Earth's history. Watch the continents collide and learn about the global consequences.