Teacher manual for Advanced Environmental and Earth Sciences labs. Has both the printed version and a flash drive with teacher tips, a PDF of teacher version and editable Word student version.
Use a magnetic field sensor to explore the movement of Earth's crustal plates and the evidence that is used to support the theory of plate tectonics.
Use models to explore the movement of Earth's crustal plates and the evidence that is used to support the theory of plate tectonics. During this investigation, students:
Students gain experience conducting the following procedures:
Strip of paper, 10 cm × 28 cm
Cardboard or card stock, 15 cm × 20 cm
Colored pencils or markers, red and green - Several
Tape - 1 roll
Basalt, hand size specimen
Magnetite, hand size specimen
Seafloor spreading model
This experiment may require software and an interface for data collection.