PLATE TECTONICS - An Earth Science Unit ~ 5 E Model

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PLATE TECTONICS – Earth Science Unit is a teacher time-saver!

This complete unit is a collection of my Plate Tectonics resources:

• Plate Tectonics - Life Science Interactive Notebook
• Plate Tectonics - Editable Notes, PowerPoints and Chapter Test
• Plate Tectonics - Task Cards
• Plate Tectonics - Demo, Lab & Science Stations
• Plate Tectonics - Word Wall Vocab

The unit incorporates instructional strategies that give students the ability to master this scientific topic and allows them to:

• Identify characteristics of Earth’s crust, mantle and core.
• Explain how geologists learn about Earth’s inner structures.
• Explain how heat is transferred.
• Identify what causes convection currents.
• Describe convection currents in Earth’s mantle.
• Explain and identify evidence used by Wegener to support his continental drift hypothesis.
• Explain the process of sea-floor spreading.
• Explain the theory of plate tectonics.
• Describe the three types of plate boundaries.

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**PLEASE READ** This is a bundled unit. Do NOT purchase if you have already bought one of my individual Plate Tectonic resources.
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Nitty Gritty Science Units are based on the 5 E MODEL and include the following resources:

ENGAGE
TEACHER-LED DEMO that promotes inquiry, illuminates key concepts and, most importantly, leads to heightened curiosity.

EXPLORE
GUIDED INQUIRY LAB that uses processes that are referred to as inquiry process skills which include observing, predicting, classifying, measuring, inferring, controlling variables, manipulating materials, interpreting data and experimenting.
SCIENCE INTERACTIVE NOTEBOOKS use creative activities to motivate students to process information and demonstrate critical thinking.

EXPLAIN
EDITABLE NOTES AND POWERPOINTS prepared by Nitty Gritty Science save you time and help you with presenting a successful lecture. The notes serve to guide students through the teacher’s presentation and are editable so you, as the teacher, can adjust the information you want the students to fill in. The editable PowerPoint helps the teacher present the content in an orderly fashion using visual aids to enhance the presentation.

ELABORATION
SCIENCE STATIONS provide an engaging way for students to extend their knowledge and skills by working independently of the teacher in small groups or pairs.
TASK CARDS are a collection of review cards to be used for review, such as game-style review, group review, one-on-one tutoring, bell ringers, exit slips, the list goes on.

EVALUATION
CHAPTER TESTS prepared by Nitty Gritty Science use a variety of item formats that help assess different levels of student thinking and skills. The items used in the tests include multiple-choice, completion, interpreting diagrams and essays. However, if more would like to be added, all tests are editable.

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30 slides; 135
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N/A
Teaching Duration
2 Weeks

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PLATE TECTONICS - An Earth Science Unit ~ 5 E Model
PLATE TECTONICS - An Earth Science Unit ~ 5 E Model
PLATE TECTONICS - An Earth Science Unit ~ 5 E Model
PLATE TECTONICS - An Earth Science Unit ~ 5 E Model