Bellwork for Week 9-Earthquakes and Continental Drift
In this earthquake and continental drift worksheet, students answer five questions about continental drift, seismic waves and earthquake safety.
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Island Rotation: Lesson Plan 3
How far have California's Channel islands moved? What was the rate of this movement? Class members first examine data that shows the age of the Hawaiian island chain and the average speed of the Pacific Plate. They then watch West of the...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
New Review How Do We Know Plate Tectonics Is Real?
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.
4 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Earthquakes Living Lab: The Theory of Plate Tectonics
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,...
6th - 8th Science
Scientists Discover Giant Frog Fossil
Young scholars examine a world map and read a news article about the discovery of a giant frog fossil. In this earth science and current event instructional activity, the teacher introduces an article with a discussion about continental...
2nd - 8th Social Studies & History