Plate Tectonics and Contributions from Scientific Ocean Drilling

Summary:

Students use original data from an early leg in the history of scientific ocean drilling to participate in the excitement of original discovery from authentic data.
Topic: 
Plate tectonics
Activity Type: 
Classroom Activities
Grade level: 
9-12

Curriculum standards

National Science Education Content Standards: 
Standard A: Unifying concepts and processes in science
Standard C: Physical science
Standard E: Earth and space science
Standard F: Science and technology
Standard G: Science in personal and social perspectives
Standard H: History and nature of science
Next Generation Science Standards: Cross Cutting Concepts: 
Patterns
Cause and effect