Do you need a resource to introduce a plate tectonics lesson and continental drift for your Earth Science, Marine Science or Oceanography class? This resource contains an editable PowerPoint plate tectonics lesson with guided notes and an assessment that all tie together. The PowerPoint and guided notes are also included in Google Slides which make this a perfect digital resource for online learning! There is also a self-grading Google Forms assessment. This is a no prep resource!
The PowerPoint is broken up into 4 different parts:
❔ Engage: This is a question that is used to get students thinking and engaged before the lesson begins. They answer the question in their guided notes.
☑ Checkpoints: These are questions throughout the lesson that assess what students are learning as they go through. The student’s answer these questions in their guided notes. Answer key is included in the PowerPoint & PDF.
↵ Bringing it Back: This final question wraps up the lesson by tying student’s new knowledge with the engagement piece.
✐Summarize! Students can summarize their learning by writing, drawing or both.
The PowerPoint is editable. The titles, images and clip art are not editable.
The guided notes follow along with the lesson. This allows the students to go through the lesson with the class as the teacher goes through the slides or they can fill it out independently if they are using the Google Slides digitally. All the text aside from the title and cover page are editable.
The Google Slides version of the guided notes include helpful tools for students to use and moveable digital pieces in the form of highlighter strokes so students can highlight key words and information.
Includes two cover pages for interactive notebook booklet sand digital interactive notebooks. One in color and one in black and white.
The Google Slides version of the guided notes are not editable.
The assessment contains 25 questions with a mix of vocabulary matching, short answer and multiple choice questions. An answer key is included. Everything is editable except for the title and any included clip art lip art.
A self-grading Google Forms version is included. The link is in the resource. The google Forms assessment has the same questions but they are all multiple choice.
⭐ Big Bang Theory and formation of Earth
⭐ Earth’s Layers
⭐ Continental Crust vs Oceanic Crust
⭐ Plate Tectonics
⭐ Continental Drift
⭐ Sea Floor Spreading
⭐ Mid-Ocean Ridge
⭐ Alfred Wegener
⭐ Marine sediments (lithogenous, biogenous)
⭐ Earth’s Magnetic Field and Magnetic Anomalies
⭐ Carbon Dating
⭐ Divergent Boundaries
⭐ Convergent Boundaries
⭐ Transform Boundaries
*Each resource is in PDF and PowerPoint format for easy editing.