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26 resources with the keyterm lithosphere

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Hurricanes: An Environment of Concern

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers study hurricanes and research the damage done by hurricane Katrina.  In this environment investigative lesson students divide into groups and complete a given assignment. 
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The Pangaea Pop-up

For Students 5th - 12th Standards
The amazing animation for a video on continental drift is comprised of the pages of a sophisticated pop-up book, The Moving Earth. As the pages turn, your earth scientists discover the tectonic plates of the lithosphere and the molten...
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Structure of the Earth

For Students 8th
Salman Khan goes into detail about the layers of the Earth. He provides names and general numbers about depths and composition.
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Snack Tectonics

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Yum! Using graham crackers, dried fruit sheets, and frosting, tectonics technicians demonstrate the different types of plate boundaries. If you want to encourage youngsters with an activity that is both educational and edible, then this...
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Study Jams! Lithosphere, Hydrosphere & Atmosphere

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Three of Earth's spheres are introduced to your earth scientists: lithosphere, hydrosphere, and atmosphere. Each are described with text, while a combination of photographs and computer images are displayed. One of the best ways to use...
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Plate Tectonics-Geological Features of Divergent Plate Boundaries

For Students 8th
Sal explains the mechanism of crust lift developing at hot spots and the density changes at those point continuing to cause depressions. The depressions and thinner layers fill with water resulting in a flooded rift valley.
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Plate Tectonics-Difference Between Crust and Lithosphere

For Students 8th
Explore the tectonic plates that make up the surface of our Earth and their movement, as well as the terminology of the earth's structure.
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Mantle Motions

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Young scholars define vocabulary words associated with lithospheric plate motions. They create and write down a motion to act out each vocabulary word, and participate in a game of demonstrating the actions associated with each word.
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Gallery Walk Questions on Earth's Radiation Balance

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Questions that can be used in a lesson on Earth's radiation balance are suggested in this resource. It is not a lesson plan, per se, but it is a list of questions for stations within a "Gallery Walk" lesson. The link to how Gallery Walks...
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Layers of the Earth

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders study the earth's surface.  For this planet structure lesson students view a PowerPoint presentation then draw and label the earths layers. 
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The Change of a River

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore changes in the Missouri River. In this Missouri River lesson, students discover that changes in the atmosphere cause changes in the river. Students search the Internet for information about the Missouri River and its...
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Theory of Plate Tectonics

For Students 7th - 9th
In this plate tectonics worksheet, student answer 15 multiple choice questions about plate movement, types of boundaries, collision of plates, continental plates, and the lithosphere.
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Bellwork for Week 8-Continental Drift and Fossils

For Students 7th - 9th
In this continental drift and fossils activity, students complete a puzzle of the continents and they answer questions about fossils, the layers of the earth's crust, Wegener's continental drift theory and the major plates.
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Plate Tectonics Study Guide

For Students 7th - 10th
In this plate tectonics worksheet, learners answer questions about plate tectonics including topics such as the lithosphere, the asthenosphere, rising and sinking convection currents, continental drift and the types of boundaries.
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Forces That Shape the Earth: Plate Movement

For Students 6th - 9th
In this tectonic plate worksheet, learners learn about the movement of the plates that make up the earth's crust. They read about the Theory of Pangaea, lithosphere, divergence, convergence, and plate transformation. Students then answer...
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Modeling Earthquake Data

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students evalute evolutionary theories and processe of Geology. They examine evidence that the movement of continents has had signicicant global impact, major geological events. Students evaluate the forces which shape the lithosphere...
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Learning the Three Layers

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine the Earth's crust or lithosphere, mantle and core. They complete research using assigned web sites before designing a model of the Earth using items such as Play-Doh, peaches and apples.
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The Change of a River

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students describe the changes that have affected the Missouri River over the past 200 years by identifying transformations in this area's atmosphere, biosphere, hydrosphere, and lithosphere. They research online in groups assigned to...
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My Friend, The Volcano

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students describe the positive impacts of volcanic activity on marine ecosystems. In this volcano lesson plan students explore the process that causes volcanic activity along the Mariana and Kermadec Island Arcs.
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Lithospheric Plates

For Students 7th - 9th
For this lithospheric plates worksheet, students are given a map of the world and they label and color the seven major plates. They label the minor plates and answer questions on the back of the worksheet.
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The World's Spheres Vocabulary

For Students 8th - 10th
In this world's spheres worksheet, students are given nine spheres and they match the given definitions of the sphere with the term.
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Using the Internet

For Students 7th - 8th
For this using the internet worksheet, students search several websites to review information about the heart, human senses, the solar system, and planets. Students also read information about the rock cycle and answer provided questions.
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Theory of Plate Tectonics

For Students 6th - 8th
In this plate tectonics worksheet, middle schoolers will review the Earth's layers that make up the plates, different types of plate boundaries, and the theory of plate tectonics. This worksheet has 5 fill in the blank and 4 short answer...
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Ecosystem Terms

For Students 9th - 10th
In this science activity, students identify twenty-four terms in a word search about ecosystems. answers are available in various formats.