Oreo cookie activity for representing the movement of tectonic plates
This online resource links to an activity sheet that provides step-by-step instruction for demonstrating the type of boundary movements between tectonic plates using oreo biscuits.
This demonstration is always popular with students. It illustrates convergent, divergent and transforming boundaries.
A series of questions check the students' understanding at the end.
Completing the activity in an ordinary classroom or school cafe/canteen is recommended.
This activity should take 20 minutes.
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