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Biogeography: Where Life Lives

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Biogeography is the study of the geographical distribution of plants and animals. NOVA's Evolution Lab explains how organisms on different continents can be so closely related. The resource discusses the processes that bring life from...
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Geologic History of Long Island Sound

For Students 7th - 10th
In this geologic history of Long Island Sound activity, students read about how the Long Island sound was formed through rivers and glaciers advancing and retreating. Students answer 5 questions about the reading and the formation of the...
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Plate Tectonics

For Students 5th
For this plate tectonics worksheet, 5th graders are given notes with diagrams showing Earth's layers, the tectonic plates, evidence of Pangaea, sea-floor spreading and the types of boundaries. Students answer 5 review questions about the...
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Continental Drift

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers piece together the continents based on shape and fossil evidence. In this plate tectonics lesson, students explore the concept of Pangaea by putting continents together based on their shape and fossil evidence. They...
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Geologic Time Scale

For Students 6th - 8th
In this geologic time scale worksheet, middle schoolers use a word bank to complete the geologic time scale provided. Students fill in the chart as it relates to the geologic time scale.
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Continental Drift

For Students 6th - 12th
In this continental drift worksheet, students review the evidence that supports Wegener's hypothesis of continental drift. This worksheet has 7 matching and 2 short answer questions.
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The Moving Continents from Pangaea to the Future

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders examine how the movements of the Earth contribute to fossil distribution.  For this fossils lesson students make maps of the placement of the continents. 
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Early Earth History

For Students 7th - 12th
In this early earth history learning exercise, students will list 10 events and types of organisms in the order in which they appeared on the Earth, from cyanobacteria to complex organisms. Then students will complete 4 short answer...
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Pangaea Puzzle

For Teachers 5th - 11th
Students explore plate tectonics and the formations of the Earth's surface and why maps are distorted.  In this Earth's surface lesson students complete a lab and answer questions. 
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The Rifting of Pangaea and the Gettysburg Battlefield

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders analyze and interpret an animated model of Earth’s rifting processes.  In this Earth Science instructional activity, 11th graders connect Earth’s rifting processes with the Earth’s surface in the Gettysburg battlefield. ...
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Earth's History in the Last 600 Million Years

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Boy, has the earth changed over the last 600 million years! This clip shows how the earth's crust had come together to form Pangaea then broke apart to form the continents as we see them now. Set to the Moonlight Sonata this is a great...
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Plate Tectonics

For Teachers 7th
Reinforce a lesson on plate tectonics with an educational slideshow presentation. Twenty-seven slides, complete with images and diagrams to illustrate examples, or to show names and detailed facts, demonstrate the basics of plate...
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Why Triassic Animals Were Just the Weirdest

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Normally when two species look similar, they are closely related. However, this doesn't seem to apply to the Triassic animals. Learn why these familiar looking animals are not actually related to today's animals. Viewers come to...
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That Time It Rained for Two Million Years

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What would happen if all of the land on Earth received as much rainfall as the temperate rain forest? The vast desserts would be altered, the animals would adapt or die, and the types of plants available would quickly shift. This is what...
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Dinosaur Supremacy

For Teachers 4th - 12th
With very little water, watch how a particular type of dinosaur has learned to adapt to the dry environment. This video displays other impressive reptiles from our past. Watch to observe these ancient creatures!
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Plate Tectonics

For Teachers 4th - 10th Standards
Help young scientists piece together the theory of plate tectonics with this comprehensive collection of materials. Whether your are looking for worksheets, hands-on activities, or assessments, this resource has everything a science...
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Walking with Dinosaurs

For Teachers K - 8th Standards
Breath new life into your class's study of dinosaurs with this extensive collection of materials. Offering everything from a printable T-rex mask, word searches, and connect-the-dots activities to informational handouts, hands-on...
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Geography and Early Peoples of the Western Hemisphere

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Young historians discover the early people of the western hemisphere. The unit explores how the land changed, how it was used and homes of early Americans such as Incas, Mayans, Inuits, Aztecs, and Pueblos. Individuals also examine these...
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Plate Tectonics

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Get a detailed look at plate tectonics with a 14-slide presentation that highlights the Earth's layers, continental drift, seafloor spreading, the theory of plate tectonics, and boundary types. Each slide provides thorough explanations,...
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Earthquakes Living Lab: The Theory of Plate Tectonics

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Find out if your class agrees with Ice Age: Continental Drift ... or if it's just a fun family movie! Class members research the theory of continental drift, examine evidence of plate tectonics, connect this information to engineering,...
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A Brief History of Life: Dinosaur Time!

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Scientists have confirmed that more than 30 species of non-avian dinosaurs had feathers. The evolution of life on the planet during the time of the dinosaurs fascinates most children at some point. Research often changes or updates what...
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The Whole Saga of the Supercontinents

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
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...
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When the Synapsids Struck Back

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
As environments change so must their inhabitants, or extinction will prevail. An in-depth look at the evolution of the synapsids shows how one group overcame environmental changes and survived. The video lesson from the PBS Eon series...
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Alfred Wegener: Father of Pangea

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders study Wegener's Theory of Continental Drift. For this Earth Science lesson plan, 8th graders will watch a PowerPoint and fill in answers to questions on their computers using the Inspiration program over Wegener and...

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