Plate Tectonics

This Plate Tectonics activity & project also includes:

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 teacher needs to create an awesome earth science unit.

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CCSS: Adaptable
NGSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Supplement these worksheets, activities, and assessments into an earth science unit on plate tectonics
  • Allow students to complete the hands-on activities and mini-labs with a parter or in small groups
  • Use the transparency activities as learning centers, with students rotating through and completing them independently or with a partner
Classroom Considerations

  • Resource can be adapted for use across the upper-elementary, middle, and early high school grade levels

  • A table of contents makes it easy to find the materials you are looking for
  • Resource offers English and Spanish versions of the included vocabulary worksheets
  • An end-of-unit assessment is provided, allowing teachers to monitor student learning

  • Answer keys are not provided for the worksheets and assessments in this resource