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Digital Media Projects

Shake, Rattle and Roll

 

Objective: A quick overview of the natural disasters related to the movement of tectonic plates. 

Standards: TEKS 112.36 Earth and Space Science

(10)  Solid Earth. The student knows that plate tectonics is the global mechanism for major geologic processes and that heat transfer, governed by the principles of thermodynamics, is the driving force.  

Platform: PowerPoint

 

Plate Tectonics

Objective: Students will navigate the world map and learn about the major tectonic plates using the video links attached to each location.

Standards: TEKS 112.36 Earth and Space Science

(11)  Solid Earth. The student knows that the geosphere continuously changes over a range of time scales involving dynamic and complex interactions among Earth's subsystems.

Platform: ThingLink

 

Earth is Like an Onion

Objective: Students will navigate through the slides and use links to interactive sites to learn about Earth's layers and the forces that affect its transformation.

Standards: TEKS 112.36 Earth and Space Science

(9b) examine the chemical, physical, and thermal structure of Earth's crust, mantle, and core, including the lithosphere and asthenosphere

(10c) explain how plate tectonics accounts for geologic processes and features, including sea floor spreading, ocean ridges and rift valleys, subduction zones, earthquakes, volcanoes, mountain ranges, hot spots, and hydrothermal vents

Platform: Nearpod

 

Journey to Earth

Objective: Students will navigate through the maze to try to reach Earth.

Standards: TEKS 112.36 Earth and Space Science

(3)  Scientific processes. The student uses critical thinking, scientific reasoning, and problem solving to make informed decisions within and outside the classroom

Platform: Scratch.mit.edu

 

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