Students investigate magnetic evidence that supports the theory of sea floor spreading.
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New Review Plate Tectonics and Contributions from Scientific Ocean Drilling
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...
9th - 12th Science
New Review A Day in the Life of an Ocean Explorer
What's life like aboard an ocean exploration vessel? Junior oceanographers examine the important role of communication in ocean research in instructional activity two of a five-part series from NOAA. The materials introduce the class to...
5th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
The Biggest Plates on Earth
The deepest part of the ocean is the Marianas trench where two tectonic plates meet. Scholars explore plate tectonics and their boundary types by completing hands-on activities throughout the instructional activity. Specific areas, such...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable