We found 379 resources with the concept plate tectonics
Himalayan Megaquake | Future Earthquake Potential
5 mins 6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewThe Himalayas are a hotspot for earthquakes. Using an informative video presentation, viewers learn how scientists reference history and GPS technology to predict future occurrences. The video describes the 7.8 magnitude earthquake in...
Making North America | The Cascadia Subduction Zone
6 mins 6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewScientists discovered a rain forest covered in sand and saltwater residue. This led to a collection of core samples and a rather intense prediction for the future of the American Pacific Northwest. Part of a larger series on the story of...
Treasures of the Earth | When Did Plate Tectonics Begin?
4 mins 6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewScientists know Earth's plates are constantly moving. One big question scientists have is, "When did they start moving?" PBS 6-8 Story of Earth series presents the research of one scientist trying to answer this question. Viewers learn...
Continental Movement Over the Past 200 Million Years
1 min 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Go for a ride on the continental drift. A video animation shows the movement of land over a period of 200 million years. The lesson instructor explains the shift during the animation and gives pupils a unique viewing perspective to...
TASC Transition Curriculum: Workshop 9
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...
The Whole Saga of the Supercontinents
9 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
See the world as it was—and also how it will be! A riveting video from a vast biology and earth science playlist takes viewers back in time to see how supercontinents formed, broke apart, and formed again. The resource includes a sneak...
The Unusual Formation of the Hawaiian Islands
9 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
How are the Hawaiian Islands different from other island chains? Discover the surprising geologic history of Hawaii with a video from a cool physics playlist. The narrator takes a hike with some geologists and discusses mantle plume...
How Do We Know Plate Tectonics Is Real?
4 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Continents are on the move! An engaging lesson explains the acceptance of the idea of continental drift. The narrator of the It's Okay to Be Smart "Earth Science Videos!" installment considers the convincing evidence of the concept.
The Sun and The Earth: Crash Course Big History #3
15 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Amaze your class with the fact that more than 1,000 confirmed planets exist. The video explains the formation and development of planets, especially the earth. It covers the solar nebula, birth of the sun, and the development of the...
ESS2B - Plate Tectonics and Large-Scale System Interactions
6 mins 2nd - 12th
Take the mystery away from earthquakes. A video lesson explains the theory of plate tectonics and how it relates to earthquakes, volcanoes, mountains, and oceanic trenches. The instructor gives specific feedback on the progression of the...
Plate Tectonics and Contributions from Scientific Ocean Drilling
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...
Nannofossils Reveal Seafloor Spreading Truth
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...