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Plate Tectonics Vocabulary
In this plate tectonics instructional activity, students match 9 terms with their definitions. Topics include the types of boundaries, the layers of the Earth's crust, plate tectonics and continental drift.
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The Theory of Plate Tectonics
Don't let this plate tectonics resource slip past you! Taken straight from the pages of a McGraw-Hill science textbook, this document provides a reading passage with maps and reading comprehension questions that support students as they...
4th - 7th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review 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
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
Plate Tectonics Day 4 Earth's Interior Structure and Convection Currents
Middle schoolers introduced to the interior structure of the Earth. They explore how the Earth's interior is broken down according to both it's physical properties and it's chemical composition. Students explore how convection currents...
6th - 8th Science