Activities for middle school plate tectonics

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

This online resource looks at plate tectonics. 

The resource is a Youtube video where 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. 

Included are a number of small demonstrations that 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