Illustrate the concept of plate tectonics for kids with this detailed full-color infographic from KIDS DISCOVER.

KIDS DISCOVER and Ice Age: Continental Drift have teamed up to bring you this detailed infographic on plate tectonics and the “science behind the drift.” Click-thru for a FREE printable!

Easy to understand plate tectonics for all students, including our special learners! To create a model of tectonic plates for students who are blind or visually impaired.

Plate Tectonics

Easy to understand orange activity to show plate tectonics for all students and is good for special learners. Plus would appeal to the students smell and taste bud senses!

Tectonic Plates Map - Click to download.

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Here's a lesson plan and student page on plate tectonics.

Here's a lesson plan and student page on plate tectonics. (Plate Boundaries fill-in table and lesson plan to match.

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Science Anchor Charts

This Plate Boundaries chart is very helpful because it gives the term, a more student-friendly synonym, and examples of the different plate boundaries. I would have students paste this into their notebooks for studying.

Incorporates videos, slide shows and interactive lessons to teach plate tectonics and how landforms are created through the movements.

Plate tectonics is a scientific theory that describes the large-scale motion of Earth's lithosphere.

Plate Tectonics: Plate Boundaries {convergent, divergent, and transform} Read & Apply Activity. Informational Text passage + comprehension activity and writing prompt. Great for interactive notebooks!

Plate Boundaries Reading Comprehension Interactive Notebook

Plate Boundaries- convergent, divergent, and transform practice that involves reading comprehension and application! Many students these days have a terribly difficult time comprehending nonfiction & informational text - textbooks, websites, articles etc.

Plate Tectonics  Convergent, divergent, transform plate boundaries

This is an excellent tool the students could use towards the end of the lessons. It would summarize everything learned very nicely, and would become an amazing study tool for later on.

Plate Tectonics Eruption: text, images, music, video | Glogster EDU - 21st century multimedia tool for educators, teachers and students

This video showing what happens inside the Earth to produce plate tectonics would be helpful in describing the different layers of Earth.