The hawaiian islands is made up of multiple volcanoesthe oceanic crust is moving on top of a hot spot that makes these island chain, that shift to the north-west and. Students will be given the plate tectonics game project directions and the plate tectonic project rubric how are land features reshaped by plate tectonics. Find and save ideas about plate tectonics on pinterest | see more ideas about jn online, 6th grade science and earthquakes for kids. Science fair project ideas plate tectonics cut a world map along the plate boundaries, and try to fit the pieces back together like they were millions of years.
Purpose: to integrate plate tectonics with language arts, geography, history, and art, and to provide students with an opportunity to learn about a geologically. This is a plate tectonics science experiment we did as a science project for the terra linda elementary school science fair in. A new theory emerges: plate tectonics with seafloor spreading and continental drift, scientists were now convinced that the earth's crust and continents do move.
Recorded on october 23, 2010 using a flip video camcorder. Name class period plate tectonics project 110eptsj objective: to explain the theory of plate tectonics and present the information in a creative. Plate tectonics visual demonstration: project rubric objective: to create a visual model demonstrating an understanding of the various topics associated. Plate tectonics explains how and why crustal plates move around the earth creating volcanoes, earthquakes and tsunamis. Research current research projects plate tectonics the maps show the location of past plate boundaries and the pattern of sea floor spreading.
My students need a 3d model with the types of boundary layers for plate tectonics plate tectonics and continental drift are concepts we have all heard about did you. Nathan rundio's project plate tectonics continental drift wegener's hypothosis that all continents were once connected in a single, large landmass call. My students need 3 tectonic sandboxes so the entire 6th grade can see exactly how plate tectonics work our 6th grade students can study graphs, charts and pictures. Abstract the plate tectonics project is a multiday, inquiry-based unit that facilitates students as self-motivated learners reliable web sites are offered to assist. Earthquakes, volcanoes and plate tectonics project earthquake project choice: 1 make an earthquake proof structure write one paragraph to accompany this structure.
This live binder contains the info you need for your plate tectonic project. Project background the geological society of london, a learned society and not-for-profit membership organisation serving the earth sciences community in the uk and. The plate tectonics project is a multiday, inquiry-based unit that facilitates students as self-motivated learners reliable web sites are offered to assist with. Plate tectonic assignments choose at least 40 points of work students who are in need of more credit you should do 70 points all work is expected to be in a final.