Unit Plan

Dynamic Earth

The unit plan details lessons and activities for Earth Science, mainly plate tectonics. Students will consider how the different layers of Earth contribute to the movement and formation of land. Lessons are supplemented with interactive sites and games, online lessons, and videos.


Title: Dynamic Earth

Essential Question: How has Earth transformed since its conception 4.6 billion years ago?

Unit Questions:

  1. What are the layers of Earth?
  2. What is Pangaea?
  3. What are the three types of plate boundaries?
  4. What are the formations and activities created by the movement of tectonic plates?