Type:

Other

Description:

In this activity, the Earth's crust and mantle are compared to the shell and insides of a boiled egg. A computer simulation is provided in which students can click and drag crustal "plates" to form various types of plate boundaries. Brief descriptions of the boundary types accompany the simulation.

Subjects:

  • Science > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
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  • Grade 9
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  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Space Science,Astronomy,Middle School,NSDL,Divergent boundary,Geology,Science,Transform boundary,Earth science,High School,NSDL_SetSpec_2802835,Space sciences,Convergent boundary,Physical sciences,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20070206161728309T,Structural geology,Physics,Geoscience,Chemistry,Collisional boundary

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

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