Origami Organelles™ 3-D Paper Model Kit: Plate Tectonics
Models are powerful tools for teaching science because they provide useful simplifications of structures and processes, helping to make the unseen seen and the complex simple. Your students will make model tectonic plates using the colorful parts provided, then use them to look at their structure and how the plates interact at their margins. In the process, they will gain an understanding for how these interactions form mountains, deep ocean trenches, islands, volcanoes, and cause earthquakes. The models can also be used to look at other interactions, including oceanic plates meeting oceanic plates, oceanic plates meeting continental plates, continental plates meeting continental plates, conservative plate margins, and mid-ocean ridges.
Kit includes enough materials for students to assemble up to 10 paper models working cooperatively. The included comprehensive teacher resource guide provides illustrated readings, activities, key vocabulary, and an assessment, along with teaching opportunities.
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