We found 75 resources with the concept continental drift
Continental Movement Over the Past 200 Million Years
1 min 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewGo 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...
Daly's Model of Subduction
2 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewThe subduction model: helping learners understand how continental drift is possible. An animation demonstration illustrates the process of subduction through an analysis of the earth's layers. The instructor narrates the process as the...
Holmes' Model of Convection
1 min 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewConvection currents do more than just bake a cake. A quick lesson demonstrates the convection currents of the earth and how they contribute to continental drift. An animation illustrates the movement of the currents and demonstrates how...
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...
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.
Formation of New Species by Speciation
3 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Why is Australia home to the world's only population of kangaroos? The answer? Speciation! Biology scholars discover the factors that cause new species to emerge through an engaging video as part of a Fuse School playlist on Evolution....
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...
Plate Tectonics Cycle — Sixth Grade
Four resources make up a collection that breaks down each part of the plate tectonic cycle, developed by Math/Science Nucleus. With pre- and post-labs, discussion topics, and writing assignments, sixth graders take on a hands-on approach to understanding the Plate Tectonics Cycle.
Earthquakes Living Lab: The Theory of Plate Tectonics
6th - 8th
Find out if your class agrees with Ice Age: Continental Drift ... or if it's just a fun family movie! Class members research the theory of continental drift, examine evidence of plate tectonics, connect this information to engineering,...
Plate Tectonics: Sixth Grade Lesson Plans and Activities
Here is a set of pre-lab, lab, and post-lab lesson plans on plate tectonics. After completing the previous labs on volcanoes and earthquakes, sixth graders use the gained knowledge to explore plate boundaries and the movement of Earth's...