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STEM Activity Challenge Earthquake Resistant Building

STEM Challenge: Build an earthquake resistant house and then try it! Give it some vigorous shaking for 15 seconds! Will it stay upright?

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Graham Cracker Plate Tectonics

Graham Cracker Plate Tectonics. What a brilliant way to teach kids how mountains and volcanoes are formed. Super cool kids' science!

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Visit a Volcano Virtual Field Trip

Looking for a way for your students to visit a volcano? To experience an earthquake? To compare the different types of plate movement? Take them on a virtual field trip in the comfort of your computer lab! Check these printable, no prep activities at my TpT site!

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Earth Science Unit - lots of hands-on activities to teach how fold mountains are formed, plate movement and earthquakes, and the layers of Earth.

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STEM Activity Challenge Earthquake Resistant Building

STEM Challenge: April brings Earth Day and this challenge is all about an earth topic! Its an earthquake simulation activity that has students building and shaking! Note: This challenge may be purchased in a money-saving bundle!In this challenge students will be using materials to design a three story structure that can withstand being shaken in a mild earthquake simulation.

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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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