Earth Science Foldables: Continental Drift, Seafloor spreading
FREE Includes reading comprehension and application! Many students these days have a terribly difficult time comprehending nonfiction & informational text - textbooks, websites, articles etc.
In this experiment, you'll make a seafloor spreading model to learn more about how plate tectonics work and create mid-ocean ridges.
Women in the Geosciences: A great article about Marie Tharp, an ocean cartographer who discovered rift valleys in mid-ocean ridges, which are the key to explaining plate tectonics.
Seafloor Spreading and Subduction Reading Comprehension and Application Activity. Great for interactive notebooks or paste reading passage on construction paper and do the activity on the other side of the construction paper!
This science printable challenges students to explain and model why changes in Earth's magnetic field can support seafloor spreading.