Use the powerful program Google Earth to explore local geology! View recent earthquakes, volcanoes around the world, plate boundaries, and more. Includes handout, instructions, worksheet, and links to updated Google Earth files.
BAESI Google Earth Plate Tectonics Clicking the link will download a Word (.DOC) file.
The original file for this exercise is too large to host on this site. However, you can download up-to-date maps from the USGS on their Google Earth/KML Files page.
In this lesson, students use reasoning and cut-out landmasses to reassemble the continents as they appeared in the distant past. Includes teacher plan and student handout.
In this activity, students use paper models to understand how seafloor spreading and alternating magnetic poles record evidence of plate tectonics.
Clicking the link downloads a Word (.DOC) file.