This is a unit study on geology or earth science including plate tectonics, earthquakes and volcanoes. It includes magazine style informational pages, hands on note booking, hands on activity suggestions and web based inquiry or research projects. Activities and recommended resources are included for preschool through to high school so it is suitable for multiage classrooms and perfect for homeschool because the whole family can learn together.
This resource covers the Australian Curriculum Standard for Year 9 Earth and Space Sciences ACSSU180.
Please Note: I am unable to add links into pdf documents at this stage. You can find links to all the activities included in this resource on my Pinterest Board 'Playing with Plate Tectonics'.
* Tips for Use
* Photos with examples of this resource in use
* Recommended Resources (books, DVD, Youtube clips)
* Scientific Theory
* Layers of the Earth
* Tectonic Plates Maps (Colour and Black and White)
* Note booking for Layers of the Earth
* Hands On Activity Suggestions for Layers of the Earth
* Plate Movement
* Tectonic Plate Landscape Diagram
* Notebooking for Plate Movement
* Hands On Activities for Plate Movement
* Notebooking for Earthquakes
* Hands On Activity Suggestions for Earthquakes
* Notebooking for Volcanoes
* Hands On Activity Suggestions for Volcanoes
* Glossary for Notebooking
* Web Based Inquiry and Project Suggestions
* References and Bibliography
How to Use this Resource:
You can use this resource in lots of ways. I have included a range of resource and activity suggestions so that your students or your family can choose the options that suit you. There are more activity ideas than it would be possible to complete, including hands on demonstrations, note booking, documentaries and more. Whatever the age of your students, or however you learn - I hope you can find something here for you!
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