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Plotting Plates

Learners investigate plate tectonics and their correlation with natural phenomena like earthquakes and volcanoes. They use the internet to see real-time data about earthquakes and volcanoes. Students plot latitude and longitude points on a world map.

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Resource Details

Grade
6th - 8th
Subjects
Earth Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Language
English
Duration
2 days
Instructional Strategies
Inquiry-Based Learning
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Included Materials
  • Vocabulary

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