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8 reviewed resources for calculating continental drift

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Plate Tectonics

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
A great reference to include in the classroom and on your class website, the presentation covers the following topics: Alfred Wegener's theory of continental drift, Pangea, layers of the earth and their properties, convection, plate...
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Plate Tectonics Day 3 Sea Floor Spreading: Evidence for Continental Drift

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students are introduced to Sea Floor Spreading and how it provides evidence for Hess's and Deitz's theory of Continental Drift. They use paleomagnetic data to calculate the rate of Sea Floor Spreading.
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Drifting Continents

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students, through teacher-led demonstration, explore the idea of continental drift. They complete a worksheet involving the calculation of continental drift over time.
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It's Going to Blow Up!

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Get your ocean explorers online, reading articles about submarine volcanoes. They answer a series of questions and take a geometery challenge in which they calculate how much of a volcano has been blown away. Make sure to explore several...
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The Changing Geography of Your Community

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Lead your class in exploring their local communities as well as the general environment. As they determine continental distributions by investigating minerals, rocks, and fossils located in their local region, pupils construct a...
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Fossil Evidence for Plate Tectonics

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learners draw maps of counties that were important to the discovery of plate tectonic theory.  In this plate tectonics lesson students excavate constructed fossil sites from matching coastlines and discuss the possible explanations for...
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Sonar & Echolocation

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
A well-designed, comprehensive, and attractive slide show supports direct instruction on how sonar and echolocation work. Contained within the slides are links to interactive websites and instructions for using apps on a mobile device to...
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The Robot Archaeologist

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers discover what is needed to program an underwater robot to complete a course of action.  For this robot archaeologist lesson students design an archaeological strategy of an underwater vehicle.