We found 94 resources with the concept the earth's mantle
Why Are Earthquakes so Hard to Predict?
5 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Cell phones to crowdsource vibrations to warn of incoming earthquakes? Detectors to register high levels of radon-thoron isotopes? After detailing the factors that make earthquakes so difficult to predict, the narrator of a fascinating...
Himalayan Megaquake | Future Earthquake Potential
5 mins 6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
The Himalayas are a hotspot for earthquakes. Using an informative video presentation, viewers learn how scientists reference history and GPS technology to predict future occurrences. The video describes the 7.8 magnitude earthquake in...
Holmes' Model of Convection
1 min 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Convection currents do more than just bake a cake. A quick lesson demonstrates the convection currents of the earth and how they contribute to continental drift. An animation illustrates the movement of the currents and demonstrates how...
The Whole Saga of the Supercontinents
9 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
See the world as it was—and also how it will be! A riveting video from a vast biology and earth science playlist takes viewers back in time to see how supercontinents formed, broke apart, and formed again. The resource includes a sneak...
The Unusual Formation of the Hawaiian Islands
9 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
How are the Hawaiian Islands different from other island chains? Discover the surprising geologic history of Hawaii with a video from a cool physics playlist. The narrator takes a hike with some geologists and discusses mantle plume...
Lesson One: The Earth, Background and Glossary
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
How much do you really know about our planet? Middle schoolers build up their prior knowledge about Earth, its placement in the solar system, its composition, and important geological vocabulary with an introductory earth science lesson...
Plate Tectonics Cycle — Sixth Grade
Four resources make up a collection that breaks down each part of the plate tectonic cycle, developed by Math/Science Nucleus. With pre- and post-labs, discussion topics, and writing assignments, sixth graders take on a hands-on approach to understanding the Plate Tectonics Cycle.