Platew Tectonics Activities

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Plate Tectonics Activities

© 2002 American Geological Institute

Contents: All Activities and Investigations
Activity 1
Activity 2
Activity 3
Activity 4
Activity 5

Students are challenged to develop powerpoint presentation webpage or a three-panel poster display to help middle-school students understand the scientific theories behind plate tectonics>
Students will:
Activity 1  --  Taking a Ride on a Lithospheric Plate  Back to Top

Activity 2  --  Plate Boundaries and Interactions

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Activity 3  --  What Drives the Plates? Back to Top
Activity 4  --  Effects of Plate Tectonics Back to Top
Activity 5  --  The Changing Geography of Your Community Back to Top
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  • Geotimes.  Published by the American Geological Institute, this magazine reviews current issues in the Earth Sciences and can serve as a valuable supplemental resource for teachers and students alike.  Visit the web site for online articles and information about obtaining a one-year subscription (40% discount for AGI Member Society members; 65% discount for students). 

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