Activities for elementary and middle school plate tectonics

Activities for elementary and middle school plate tectonics
Type of Resource: Practical activity/investigation

This resource is to a Youtube video about plate tectonics. The presenter shows 5 ways to model the layers of the earth, how tectonic plates move across the Earth’s surface, and the types of boundaries that exist between the plates. There are a number of small demonstrations which cover all aspects of the above and teachers can handpick the activities which best suit their class and integrate these into their course. 

Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 9 > Science Understanding > Earth and Space Sciences > The theory of plate tectonics explains global patterns of geological activity... > ACSSU180