Volcano World: Chapter 1, Plate Tectonics

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Link to Resource: http://volcano.oregonstate.edu/plate-tectonics
Resource Type:Classroom Activities; Curricula and Instruction
Grade Level:
K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Language:English
Organization:Oregon State University (OSU)
Summary:Chapter 1 focuses on Plate Tectonics looking at the Earth's layers, Earth's evolution, and plate movement. Lessons included in this chapter: Earth's layers, Pangea to present, How Earth's Plates Move.
Earth Science Big Ideas:Big Idea 1; Big Idea 2; Big Idea 4; Big Idea 8
NGSS Discplinary Core Ideas:ESS1.C; ESS2.B
NGSS Performance Expectations:2-ESS1-1; 2-ESS2-2; 4-ESS1-1; 4-ESS2-2; HS-ESS1-5; HS-ESS1-6; HS-ESS2-1; HS-ESS2-3; MS-ESS1-4; MS-ESS2-3
NGSS Science and Engineering Practices:Analyzing and interpreting data; Constructing explanations (for science) and designing solutions (for engineering); Developing and using models; Engaging in argument from evidence
NGSS Crosscutting Concepts:Energy and matter: Flows, cycles, and conservation; Patterns; Scale, proportion, and quantity; Stability and change
Subjects: 6-8; 9-12; earth; elementary school; high school; k-12; k-3; k-4; k-5; k-5 geosource; k-6; k-8; k-9; middle school; plate tectonics; volcano
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