In this plate tectonics worksheet, learners review mid-ocean ridges, sea-floor spreading, subduction, and convection currents. This worksheet has 2 multiple choice, 7 fill in the blank, and 5 short answer questions.
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Sediment Deposition Supports Seafloor Spreading
How do seafloor sediment deposits support the theory of seafloor spreading? Dive in to an activity comprised of observation and data analysis. Learners examine the Juan de Fuca Ridge and graph data collected during an actual expedition....
5th - 12th Science
Nannofossils Reveal Seafloor Spreading Truth
Spread the word about seafloor spreading! Junior geologists prove Albert Wegener right in an activity that combines data analysis and deep ocean exploration. Learners analyze and graph fossil sample data taken from sites along the...
5th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Distance Between Us and Them: Sea Floor Spreading in the Atlantic Ocean
Students examine how geologists determine rates of sea floor spreading between two tectonic plates. They apply mathematical concepts such as the calculation and use of velocities and conversion from one set of units to another.
6th - 12th Science