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Geology Unit: Plate Tectonics Activity: Earthquakes, Faults, Hot Spots, etc

These cootie catchers are a great way for students to have fun while learning about plate tectonics and earthquakes. There are two versions which contain the following vocabulary terms: ♦ Convergent boundary, Divergent boundary, Transform boundary, Subduction zone, Fault, Convection current, Hot spot, Tectonic plate And ♦ Earthquake, Seismic wave, Magnitude, Epicenter, Seismologist, Seismograph, Continental drift, Pangaea

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The East African Rift Valley, a divergent boundary

New geology study raises questions about long-held theories of human evolution What came first: the bipedal human ancestor or the grassland encroaching on the forest? A new analysis of the past 12 million years’ of vegetation change in the cradle...

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Teaching plate tectonics! Divergent boundary: cut slit in cardboard and pull out the "oceanic crust" that is being created at the mid- ocean ridge

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Take a dive inside the Icelandic fissure where 2 continents meet

The deepest point of the Silfra underwater canyon plunges 63 meters (about 206 feet), though this depth is only accessible to highly experienced divers.

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Geology Unit: Plate Tectonics Activity: Earthquakes, Faults, Hot Spots, etc

These cootie catchers are a great way for students to have fun while learning about plate tectonics and earthquakes. There are two versions which contain the following vocabulary terms: ♦ Convergent boundary, Divergent boundary, Transform boundary, Subduction zone, Fault, Convection current, Hot spot, Tectonic plate And ♦ Earthquake, Seismic wave, Magnitude, Epicenter, Seismologist, Seismograph, Continental drift, Pangaea