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Tectonic Plates Instructional Design Lesson Plan


Tectonic Plates Instructional Design Lesson Plan

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This lesson involves a WebQuest search about the Tectonic Plate Theory. It also involves making a digital video through the use of Windows Movie Maker.The students will be able to do the following at the end of the lesson:Explain the theory of plate tectonicsIndicate some of the evidence that supports the theory of plate tectonicsExplain how the theory of plate tectonics has shaped the surface of the EarthDescribe the driving force for plate movementDescribe how far plates move annuallyExplain... More
Material Type: Assignment
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: January 30, 2011
Date Modified in MERLOT: February 02, 2011
Submitter: Scott Cox
Keywords: Lithosphere, Digital Video, Earth, Windows Movie Maker, WebQuest, Tectonic Plates, Movement


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Primary Audience: Middle School
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Technical Requirements: Windows Movie Maker (or equivalent program)
Internet access.

Language: English
Cost Involved: no
Source Code Available: unsure
Accessiblity Information Available: unsure
Creative Commons: no


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3 years ago

Melissa White (Faculty)

Looks very professional!