Students research separate elements of the theory of Plate Tectonics, then share that information with each other, drawing conclusions from the culminated information.
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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 lesson. Specific areas, such as the Galapagos...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Plate Tectonics Explained
Ready to teach plate tectonics but not sure where to begin? Start with a short video that is long on learning! Junior earth scientists discover the basics of plate tectonics, complete with colorful analogies and explanations. The...
3 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
ESS2B - Plate Tectonics and Large-Scale System Interactions
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...
6 mins 2nd - 12th Science