Plate Tectonics Stations Activity for High School Earth Science

Plate Tectonics Stations Activity for High School Earth Science
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7 Stations to teach plate tectonics to students.

Teachers: You will need copies of student note page for each students. You will need to make copies of station pages and task cards as well as gather the materials for station 2 and also two laptops/computers/tablets with sound.

Station 1: Ring of Fire Reading
Station 2: Convection Current Observations
This station will require students to set up and observe convection currents. You will need to set up the following materials: votive or tea-light candle, beaker, water, food coloring, 3-4 smaller beakers as a stand for the main beaker (or a metal stand), dish soap , matches. It would be wisest to set this station up next to a sink so that water can be easily filled and dumped.
Station 3: Shape of the Continents Passage
Station 4: Video: Understanding Volcanoes
Station 5: Video: Volcanoes and Iceland's Geothermal Energy
Station 6: How Plates Move Reading
Station 7: Types of Plate Boundaries Diagrams

Includes 15 pages of material, station pages, task cards, list of materials and student note page.

Zipped Folder has a PDF and an editable Word DOC.

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Total Pages
15 pages
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Teaching Duration
3 days
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