It covers the 3 types of plate tectonic boundaries. Feb 12, 2016 this is a foldable to help with the theory of plate tectonics. A fault is a break in the rocks that make up the earths crust, along which on either side rocks move pass eachother. Create a piece of art model, sculpture, painting, drawing on plate tectonics and include a 5 paragraph explanation of your art. Plate boundary movements and their results foldable. Label the middle tab divergent and draw the plate movements here lift the tab. The plate tectonics mapping activity allows students to. Click on the link to view the instructions for the earths layers foldable. Tectonic plates california institute of technology. Students cut out the cover cards and glue them onto the front of a. Turn the paper horizontally and fold the outside edges in to touch at the midpoint mark.
San andreas fault slide by slide description fault movement, especially at plate boundaries, is largely an underground or even underwater process hidden from our view. Plate tectonics foldable by kerrie riley this product is designed to align with sol 5. Formation and exploitation of the worlds energy and mineral. Aug 25, 2014 posts about plate tectonics written by mrs. Which plates are converging off the west coast of japan. Students cut out the cover cards and glue them onto the front of a three flap shutter fold foldable. A world map of volcanoes, earthquakes, and plate tectonics. Students may research different facts about each plate tectonics term and write what they find on the provided blank lines. You will recall from a previous chapter that there are three major layers crust, mantle, core within the earth that are.
But the boundary between the north american and pacific plates interfaces in a line that runs from the mexican border north. In advance, make class sets of the article, the history of plate tectonics and the directions. File type icon file name description size revision time user. As plates move, the new crust gradually moves away from the ridge. The theory of plate tectonics key concepts what is the theory of plate tectonics. We had a busy week with testing, changed schedules, pictures, tutoring and conferences. The theory of plate tectonics grew out of earlier hypotheses and observations collected during exploration of the rocks of the ocean floor. Windows 10 3264 bit windows 8 3264 bit windows 7 3264 bit windows vista 3264 bit windows xp 3264 bit file size. Plate tectonics make the following foldable to help identify what you already know, what you want to know, and what you learned about plate tectonics.
The foldable compares and contrasts the three types of plate boundaries. Plate tectonics foldable earth and space science, science. Plate tectonics earth science lessons, plate tectonics. Students can either construct the foldable as a handheld study tool or glue it into their interactive notebooks. Plate tectonics and crustal features foldable earth. To explain the theory of plate tectonics and present the information in a creative format. Here you will be able to find your notes for class. Types of plate boundaries foldable great for interactive notebooks. Draw a volcano on one flap and label the flap volcanoes. Desired results established goals standards njcccs 5. Continental drift and plate tectonics interactive notebook.
This report illustrates how to build a model that can be used to teach one of the basic principles of plate tectonics, the collision of plate boundaries and the formation of trenches. A fault line is the trace of a fault, or the line of intersection between the fault line and the earths surface. Plate tectonics and crustal features foldable earth science. The bottom portion of the worksheet can be assigned for homework for students to complete after learning about the different plate boundaries. Create a timeline of the events leading to the theory of plate tectonics. A transform fault is a special variety of strikeslip fault that accommodates relative horizontal slip between other tectonic elements, such as oceanic crustal plates. Tectonic plates plate boundary referenced from bird, peter 2003 an updated digital model of plate boundaries. Like its two previous editions 1989 and 1994, this mapthe alltime bestselling map of the usgsremains exceptionally popular and widely distributed. Which plates are sliding past each other in california.
Make the following foldable to help you compare and contrast the characteristics of earthquakes and volcanoes. There are many different categories or disciplines that make up the science of geology. The plate tectonics mapping activity allows students to easily begin to identify basic tectonic processes on a global. Earths lithosphere is broken into separate sections called plates.
Plate tectonics, our major paradigm for how the earth works, was established in the 1960ies following decades of observational research that culminated in key discoveries such as geomagnetic. This is a 4 four page flipbook that students can create that can fit into a science interactive notebook. Fill out the small squares with the information for. Plate tectonics foldable by kerrie riley teachers pay. New oceanic crust is formed through magma rising through the gap and cooling. The theory of plate tectonics explains the formation, movement, and subduction of earths plates. Plate tectonics foldable by kerrie riley teachers pay teachers. Plate tectonics describes the distribution and motion of the plates. It supplements a previously published computer animation and paper model on seafloor spreading which discusses the other. Plate convergence vectors referenced from united states geological survey. Click on the picture of the grand canyon to link to a time lapsed video on coastal erosion.
The plate tectonics assignment has been posted under the plate tectonics tab. Which plates are converging at the northern border of india. The constant, movement of the plates is called plate tectonics. Shoutout to 2 of my new students who stayed for tutoring on thursday to setup their notebooks and prepare themselves for success in science. Mar 31, 2016 convergent, divergent, tectonic plates. Plate tectonics doodle notes earth science lessons. Convergence data are shown by arrows describing direction and speed, relative to the plate across the boundary.
Does the entire lithospheric plate transmit stress in the same way. The lithosphere is found to have an elastic portion which is roughly the upper. A fold is when one or more originally bent surfaces are bent or curved as the reasult of peremanant deformation. Layers of the earth and plate tectonics objectives. This pdf includes 54 full pages of various flippables, graphic organizers and. The layer below the lithosphere is the asthenosphere.
Also, you can decide if you want to give the foldable with the answers already given or a blank template so that students can fill in the answers. Plates are composed of the crust and a part of the upper mantle, these two parts together are called the lithosphere. The combination of convection currents from the mantle and the effects of the atmosphere make the crust about 17. Please contact me via email if you have any questions.
Draw a mark at the midpoint of a vertical sheet of paper. Stresses relax in the lower portion of the plate where creep processes dominate, but still behaves coherently with the plate. Fold a piece of colored paper in half hotdogbun style. Math in demand with images earth science middle school. The lithosphere lithosphere is comprised of the upper mantle and the crust, the outer shell of the earth. Larger faults are mostly from action occuring in earths plates. This is a foldable to help with the theory of plate tectonics.
Name class period plate tectonics project 110eptsj objective. Plate tectonic note taking answers free pdf file sharing. Jul 30, 2015 this lapbook on tectonic plates is a fun hands on activity for students to use in their interactive notebooks. Plate tectonics wheel foldable plate boundaries distance.
The movement of these plates is very slow but when they bump together it causes an earthquake. Plate tectonics plates and their consequences grade. Notes on plate tectonics plate tectonics states that the earths crust and upper mantle are broken into sections, called plates. The earth is composed of layers of different composition and physical properties, principally the solid central core, the fluid peripheral core, the viscous mantle, and the solid. For the love of physics walter lewin may 16, 2011 duration. Contindental drift and plate tectonics task cards and activities bundle. Divergent margins and continental spreading centers. On the underside of the tab, write separating plates now lets move on to the 2nd plate boundary. Seafloor spreading helps explain continental drift in the theory of plate tectonics. Convection currents rise in the asthenosphere and spread out beneath the lithosphere, causing the movement of earths plates.
Synergies between plate tectonics, paleogeography, paleoclimate, paleoceanography, and the evolution of life through time chapter 9. Also, you can decide if you want to give the foldable with the answers already given or a blank template so that students can fill in the answ. You will recall from a previous chapter that there are three. Seafloor spreading occurs at divergent plate boundaries which subsequently create midocean ridges. Continental drift and plate tectonics interactive notebook foldable.1072 1348 836 616 1564 662 298 1471 1271 338 304 676 1473 104 802 251 258 1603 282 1486 1275 422 531 1241 1396 1607 419 1464 979 1430 1071 227 1148 580 127 685 96 156 1427 957 945 1485 1235