This lesson plan is part of the DiscoverySchool.com lesson plan library for grades K-5. It focuses on plate tectonics and volcanoes acting as a cooling vent for the inner core of the Earth. Students build model volcanoes and use them as comparisons for actual volcanoes. Included are objectives, materials, procedures, discussion questions, evaluation ideas, suggested readings, and vocabulary. There are videos available to order which complement this lesson, an audio-enhanced vocabulary list, and links to teaching tools for making custom quizzes, worksheets, puzzles and lesson plans.
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Must be able to download .aiff files to hear vocabulary.
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DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-002-275
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Author: Dianne Hoffman
Bel Pre Elementary School