Plate Tectonics WebQuest

Plate Tectonics WebQuest
Plate Tectonics WebQuest
Plate Tectonics WebQuest
Plate Tectonics WebQuest
Plate Tectonics WebQuest
Plate Tectonics WebQuest
Plate Tectonics WebQuest
Plate Tectonics WebQuest
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Who was Alfred Wegener? What is continental drift and plate tectonics? What major processes and features result from interactions between convergent, divergent, and transform boundaries? How are volcanoes, earthquakes, rift valleys, mountains, and trenches formed? How do convection currents drive the movement of tectonic plates?

Students will follow clear directions to answer chunked questions as they move through the virtual activities. All activities are free, require no login, and are safe. The student handout includes tiny URLs to help your students easily reach each virtual activity to immediately begin learning and applying their new knowledge. Longer URLs are also provided. Your students will have no confusion as they move through the activities and will be on task, having fun, and learning!

The 5-page student handout will guide your students through the entire lesson, with clear questions and answers that align to NGSS standards and the online resources. Videos, interactives, simulations, puzzles, and games are used to teach plate tectonics.

Students will easily complete this on their own! A learning scale to activate prior knowledge and track student learning is included. To hold interest there are fun science graphics and bold, fun, and easy to read formatting!

Topics Covered:
➢ Oceanic and Continental Tectonic Plates
➢ Divergent, Convergent, and Transform Boundaries
➢ Boundary Interactions
➢ Alfred Wegener
➢ Continental Drift
➢ Pangaea
➢ Convection Currents
➢ Subduction
➢ Sea-Floor Spreading
➢ Earthquakes and Volcanos
➢ Mountains, Rift Valleys, Faults, and Trenches
➢ Layers of the Earth


Answer Key Included!

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Teaching Duration
90 minutes
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