Wednesday, February 29, 2012

This Dynamic Earth - free plate tectonics lesson from USGS

Earth from space

This Dynamics Earth is a free resource from the USGS (United States Geological Survey) for educators on plate tectonics. It is a PDF booklet that you can download and it contains chapters on Developing the Theory, Plate Tectonics and People and more. There is also a website that goes along with it, This Dynamic Planet: A Teaching Companion that has information and classroom activities on plate tectonics.

USGS - science for a changing world

The USGS also has some great resources on Volcanoes

These are excellent resources for teachers teaching plate tectonics and earth science.

map of earth showing plate boundaries


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