Ship to Shore: Putting the Pieces Together

For the past few days the students of the School of Rock have had lessons in geology, geomorphology, tectonics, petrology and have explored sites around Curacao as they have built a new knowledge of Earth’s structure and processes. Today’s class challenged the students to synthesize the puzzle pieces into an understanding of Earths tectonics and plate movement. They literally put the pieces of continental and oceanic crust and continents together in a puzzle to visualize how tectonics works and consider how the processes function.