Sea-floor Spreading Teacher Resources
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Sediment Deposition Supports Seafloor SpreadingLesson Planet
5th - 12th
How do seafloor sediment deposits support the theory of seafloor spreading? Dive in to an activity comprised of observation and data analysis. Learners examine the Juan de Fuca Ridge and graph data collected during an actual expedition....
The Distance Between Us and Them: Sea Floor Spreading in the Atlantic OceanLesson Planet
6th - 12th
Young scholars examine how geologists determine rates of sea floor spreading between two tectonic plates. They apply mathematical concepts such as the calculation and use of velocities and conversion from one set of units to another.
Nannofossils Reveal Seafloor Spreading TruthLesson Planet
5th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Spread the word about seafloor spreading! Junior geologists prove Albert Wegener right in an activity that combines data analysis and deep ocean exploration. Learners analyze and graph fossil sample data taken from sites along the...
GED Vocabulary: Earth and Space Science-Earth's Crust and The Solar SystemLesson Planet
7th - 9th
In this earth and space science worksheet, students complete a crossword puzzle given 9 clues and a word bank on topics such as sea floor spreading, tectonic plates, faults, lava and the big bang theory.
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...
Earth Materials - Geology and Plate TectonicsLesson Planet
5th - 8th
Not going into depth on any one topic, this Earth science presentation skims the crust. It touches on the materials that construct the crust and then moves into plate tectonics. This is a useful and colorful note-taking guide for your...