To bridge the gap between rocks and minerals, students zoom back and explore the earth as a whole. By looking at the Earth's layers and the basics of plate tectonics first, students can then delve into the rock cycle while keeping the larger scope in mind.
Students will read and listen to rock cyc
This is a review on tectonic plates, rock classification, convergent, divergent, and sliding boundaries, the continental drift theory, earthquakes, volcanoes, etc. There are interactive games for the Smartboard, videos for the students to watch, and quick, whole class assessments. Slides can be cha
Plate Tectonics Jeopardy is a Jeopardy review game for sixth through eighth grade students. It includes review for earth's interior, plate tectonics, continental drift, volcanoes and earthquakes. This is a great review to use before a content test, or before achievement assessments. The content a
The Universe PowerPoint:
This PowerPoint on the structure of the universe was designed to captivate and put students in awe of the vast distances of space.
There are 22 slides which include the following:
♦ 6 slides showing how a small (seemingly empty) part of space (seen from Earth