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Plate Tectonics Cycle — Fifth Grade

For Teachers 5th
Math/Science Nucleus provides a set of four resources that take a deeper look into the parts of the plate tectonics cycle. Each resource contains hands-on activities and labs to help fifth graders develop a better understanding of one of...
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Multimedia Discovery Missions

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The Multimedia Discovery Missions collection is a series of 13 interactive presentations and activities that introduce young geologists and oceanographers to fundamental concepts involving the Earth’s crust and ocean sea life. Benthos,...
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Plate Tectonics

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Young geologists examine evidence scientists have gathered to develop the Theory of Plate Tectonics. They explore how tectonic events are monitored and how future events can be predicted. The unit concludes with groups investigating how...
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ScienceWeb Australia: Years 9-10

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Science Web Australia presents a collection of three units designed for English speaking high schoolers and utilizing resources available online. The first unit focuses on ecosystems, the second on plate tectonics, and the third on the...
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Forces of Nature: Ring of Fire

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders will research the Ring of Fire and be able to share their findings with their partner. They will also demonstrate volcanic eruptions using a baking soda and vinegar volcano model. Then they will discover how continental...
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Active Volcanoes, Plate Tectonics and the "Ring of Fire"

For Students 8th - 10th
In this volcanoes, plate tectonics and "Ring of Fire" worksheet, students view the location of volcanoes on a map of the Earth, they see the "Ring of Fire" and they locate the major plates of the Earth's crust. They use the map as...
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Volcanic Environments

For Teachers 6th - 8th
A diagram showing a cross-section of Earth points out the location of different plate boundaries and displays the numbers one through five. Beneath the diagram are five photos of different types of volcanoes. The object of the activity...
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Cultures of the Ring of Fire

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Young scholars explore the Ring of Fire. In this Ring of Fire lesson, students research information about the Ring of Fire and plate tectonics. Young scholars write 2-page research papers regarding their findings.
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The Ring of Fire

For Students 9th - 10th
In this Ring of Fire worksheet, students complete a chart about causes and effects as they read several passages about earthquakes, tsunamis, and geology, then answer three comprehension questions.
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Living With the Heat: The Ring of Fire

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Young scholars investigate the planet Earth's infamous ring of fire and the life that thrives from it.  For this ocean environment lesson, students investigate hydrothermal vents and how organisms thrive off their heat.  Young scholars...
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Ring of Fire

For Teachers 6th Standards
Over a period of 35 years, earthquakes and volcanoes combined only accounted for 1.5 percent of the deaths from natural disasters in the United States. The 15th instructional activity in a 20-part series connects the locations of...
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Plate Tectonics

For Teachers 7th
Reinforce a lesson on plate tectonics with an educational slideshow presentation. Twenty-seven slides, complete with images and diagrams to illustrate examples, or to show names and detailed facts, demonstrate the basics of plate...
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The Ring of Fire

For Students 6th - 8th
In this Pacific Rim instructional activity, middle schoolers use graphic organizers to explore the Ring of Fire. Students also use a textbook map to respond to 2 short answer questions.
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The Ring of Fire

For Students 6th - 8th
In this geography instructional activity, middle schoolers find the 11 missing words or phrases that best complete each of the sentences in the 2 paragraph text pertaining to the Ring of Fire.
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The Ring of Fire

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners review the theory of plate tectonics and the history of the Earth geologically. Using the internet, they research the area known as the Ring of Fire. They create maps predicting what the Ring of Fire region might look like in...
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The Volcano Factory

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Collaborative groups work together to report on the volcanic activity leading to island formation and construct models to demonstrate the process. Consider having each group present their project to the rest of the class. There are many...
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Volcano 101

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Another fantastic video from National Geographic! This one teaches the basics of volcanoes; where they occur, why they occur, the different types of volcanoes, and the benefits and hazards of living nearby an active volcano.
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Lessons - Feeling Hot, Hot, Hot!

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Volcanoes are among the most spectacular geological features on the planet. Jump into an exploration of these amazing phenomenon with this multimedia instructional activity series. Working collaboratively in small groups, young...
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The Ring of Fire

For Students 6th - 9th
In this geography skills worksheet, students read a 2-page selection about the Pacific Rim and then respond to 3 short answer questions and complete a graphic organizer based on the information.
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The Biggest Plates on Earth

For Teachers 5th - 6th
The best part about teaching guides is all the great information you can use to inform your class. They infer what type of boundary exists between two tectonic plates. Then, using given information on earthquakes and volcanism they'll...
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Earthquakes and Volcanoes

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Nice pictures, maps and informative diagrams are incorporated into this PowerPoint about earthquake types and the types of waves carrying energy produced.  There are a number of pages explaining scientific terminology and diagrams to...
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Volcanoes Around the World

For Teachers 6th
The study of volcanoes is the focus of this Earth Science lesson. Your sixth-graders examine the presence of volcanoes around the world, and look at their similarities and differences. The Internet is used to locate an active volcano in...
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Volcano Live

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students discover the inevitable threat of volcanoes as they identify the ring of fire. For this natural disasters lesson, students examine the tectonic plate theory and discuss how magma works it's way to the surface of the Earth....
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The Physical Geography of Australia, Oceania, and Antarctica

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Young scholars access information from the United States Geological Survey's Web site This Dynamic Earth to research the Ring of Fire. They answer four questions and then apply what they have learned to create a bulletin board display.

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