Make Your Own Mountains! - #sciencegoals

In a world where plate tectonics have helped create Earth's geological features, it is an ever-changing process. Show young scientists a video that demonstrates the movement of Earth's plates to create fold mountains.

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CCSS: Adaptable
NGSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Recreate the demonstration using other materials in class
  • Show the video as an introduction to plate tectonics and a study of the geological features their movements are responsible for
Classroom Considerations
  • Best used as an introduction to the plate tectonics cycle
  • Video is the eighth in a series of 26
Pros
  • Adaptable to NGSS
  • Uses common household items to demonstrate how fold mountains are formed
Cons
  • None
Common Core
NGSS