Plate tectonics is the most important paradigm in geology it is the unifying theory that relates the formation of mountains, volcanoes, earthquakes, the differences between the ocean basins and continents to a understandable and predictable global process. Year 9 geology assignment plate tectonics: give an introduction to the main ideas behind the theory of plate tectonics thickness and age of sedimentary layers on the sea floor close to mid-ocean ridges compared with those close to continents or c. Assignment 3 geog112- earth system science dr jim durbin using the map above, identify the type of plate boundary by its correct name and by the diagram that best. Plate tectonics definition plate tectonics is a theory that the earth's lithosphere (the crust and upper mantle) is divided into a number of large, platelike sections that move as distinct masses the movement of the plates is believed to result from the presence of large convection cells in the earth's mantle which. The plate tectonics mapping activity allows students to easily begin to identify basic tectonic processes on a global assignment, and for evaluation materials discussion questions —on page 7 student work sheets—begin on page 5 of this. Name class period plate tectonics project 110eptsj objective: to explain the theory of plate tectonics and present the information in a creative. Lesson 7 assignment complete exam: lesson 7 : plate tectonics know plate tectonics describe business how to start and run a daycare service how to start and run an online business how to take an online course at universalclass how to teach reading fundamentals how to use an ipad.
Knowledge survey: plate tectonics important please circle one of the following: i am taking this survey 1 pre-lab assignment -or- 2 post-lab assignment. View homework help - week 3 assignment 2 plate tectonics worksheet from glg 101 at university of phoenix plate tectonics worksheet | 1 glg/101 version 4 associate level material plate tectonics. Answers plate tectonics year 9 science chapter 7 p167 1 plate tectonics is a scientific theory that is used to explain the movement of the earth's lithosphere the lithosphere is the solid outermost shell of earth 2 plate tectonics is used to explain a) volcanoes, b) the movement of continents, c) earthquakes, but. Earthquakean earthquake is a shaking of the ground caused by the sudden breaking and movement of large sections (tectonic plates) of. In this assignment students will use their knowledge of alfred wegener and harry hess and both men's contributions to our modern understanding of plate tectonics to create either a letter or a comic if students choose to write a letter then the idea is that it is a fan letter. This is an example of a writing assignment focussed on the use of data to support the theory of plate tectonics.
Sixth grade plate tectonics 1 week lesson plans and activities plate tectonic cycle overview of sixth grade volcanoes week 1 pre: comparing the structure of different types of volcanoes lab: plotting 3 different types of volcanoes on a globe. Plate tectonics: moving middle school science introduction when we asked middle school science teachers which topics are important to them, plate tectonics was among the most popular especially if the animations are the basis for classroom activities like discussions or writing assignments.
Plate tectonics and geologic events assignments below are various topics for you to learn about as we continue to study the earth and earth systems. Unit 3: continental drift & plate tectonics assignments unit 3 assignment sheet drift and plate tectonics practice test continental drift power point continental drift & pt vocab unit 3 cd & pt assignments unit 3 plate tectonics assignment sheet comments. Plate tectonics plate boundaries the earth's lithosphere is broken into giant chunks called tectonic plates (or lithospheric plates.
Explain the mechanisms proposed to drive plate tectonic processes reading assignment read in your text: read chapter 5 from page 117 through page 141 as you read each section of this chapter, click on the highlighted text to jump to a site which further clarifies. Sc7e65 :explore the scientific theory of plate tectonics by describing how the movement of earth's crustal plates causes both slow and rapid changes in earth's surface, including volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, and mountain building. Question due date: _____ name _____ plate tectonics exercise (20 points) plate boundaries there are three different types of lithosphere plate boundaries associated with different types of topographic features and tectonic activity these are: divergent boundaries. 8 plates 9 rift valley 10 plate tectonics section 1-5 enrich (p 28) 1 the himalayas extend across south asia north of india 2 the area was relatively flat the plate carrying india was just beginning to collide with the eurasian plate 3.
Plate tectonics students are check students' understanding of plate motions by showing the tectonic plates and plate boundaries flash interactive with the color-coded and defined boundaries students can find the assignment in the assignments section of the student site after.
Plate tectonics 1 what did alfred wegener propose in 1912 2 what are two major observations which supported but did not prove alfred wegeners theory. Outline of the various assessments that will be used in the plate tectonics unit before you hand that assignment in for a final grade plate boundaries associated features of the plate boundaries. The purpose of this writing assignment is to help you understand how convergent and divergent plate boundaries differ and how to use earth data to determine the boundary type. For example, by pouring cooking oil into a glass beaker halfway with water, it will be observed that the oil will be in motion this motion is attributable to. Handout 22 homework assignment 2-1 with answer key: discuss the evidence that led to the modern theory of plate tectonics answer: a combination of findings is responsible for this theory, dating back to a wegener in germany in 1912. The story hinges upon not just being able to differentiate between the two soils, but also upon being able to locate the real source of the soil on camarena's body. Plate tectonics assignment 1) answer the below questions using the provided links and/or by browsing on your own 2) print out the page, and answer the questions on the print-out.
Assignments plate tectonics - extra credit project x 2015-16 spring home assignments files syllabus collaborations a sketch or diagram about each specific type of plate boundary include features found at each a brief explanation of each type of boundary. Tutorials for question - speaking assignment: plate tectonics in the movies categorized under geology and general geology. Plate tectonics lab assignment after reading the introduction to the plate tectonics exercises in the lab manual, complete the questions on a hard copy of this lab assignment when finished, transfer your.