Blog Posts Tagged "informal educator"

Explore the Louisville Seamount Trail using Google Earth

Google Earth is a free, downloadable program that allows anyone to actively explore the geography and topography of the entire world, including the ocean floor.

Make a Seamount Trail in the Classroom

Learn about a hands-on activity that can help students visualize how a hotspot and a moving plate can create a seamount trail.

Learn About Seafloor Spreading with Real Ocean Drilling Data

In the last “Educator Ideas” blog, I shared an activity that showed students what it looks like when an ocean plate moves over a hotspot. Deep Earth Academy has an activity for 5th-8th graders that shows how ocean plates move through seafloor spreading that can be used in conjunction with the first one.