Stressed to a Fault!

Eighth graders describe how stress builds up in the Earth's crust by the movement of tectonic plates. In groups, they relate the three types of stresses to the types of plate movements and explain how the stress causes faults to form. They create their own models to demonstrate the plate movements.

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Grade
8th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
1 hr
Instructional Strategies
Project-Based Learning
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