We found 14 resources with the concept basalt
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...
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...
Plate Tectonics Cycle — Fifth Grade
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 Earth's most important systems.
Volcanoes: Third Grade Lessons Plans and Activities
3rd CCSS: Adaptable
Discover how rocks are formed from volcanoes during a geology pre-lab activity. Third graders describe the volcanic rock samples and creating a model of Mt. Lassen, located in California. The lesson culminates in a discussion about how...
Volcanoes: Fifth Grade Lesson Plans and Activities
5th CCSS: Adaptable
Fifth graders explore volcanoes and the rocks they produce using the Internet. The lab portion of the lesson prompts young scientists to compare and describe igneous rocks. Next, they critique a pair or more of books on volcanoes in...