Science Worksheets and Study Guides Sixth Grade. Plate Tectonics

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Arkansas Standards

AR.8. Earth and Space Science: Earth Systems: Students shall demonstrate and apply knowledge of Earth's structure and properties using appropriate safety procedures, equipment, and technology
ESS.8.6.1. Structure and Properties: Identify and diagram the layers of the Earth: crust, mantle, inner and outer core
ESS.8.6.13. Structure and Properties: Analyze how earthquake occurrences are recorded (seismograph) and measured (Richter scale)
ESS.8.6.14. Structure and Properties: Model the effect of major geological events on land and ocean features: mountain building, ocean trenches, island formation, mid-ocean ridges
ESS.8.6.15. Structure and Properties: Investigate careers, scientists, and historical breakthroughs related to internal forces that change the Earth
ESS.8.6.2. Structure and Properties: Model the layers of the Earth
ESS.8.6.3. Structure and Properties: Model how convection currents in the mantle affect lithosphere movement
ESS.8.6.8. Structure and Properties: Compare and contrast the different land forms caused by Earth's internal forces: mountains, plateaus, trenches, islands
ESS.8.6.9. Structure and Properties: Research local, regional, and state landforms created by internal forces in the earth: Ozark Plateau, Crater of Diamonds, Ouachita Mountains, New Madrid Fault
AR.9. Earth and Space Science: Earth's History: Students shall demonstrate and apply knowledge of Earth's history using appropriate safety procedures, equipment, and technology
ESS.9.6.3. Earth's History: Analyze evidence that supports the theory of plate tectonics: matching coastlines, similar rock types, fossil record
AR.CC.RST.6-8. Reading Standards for Literacy in Science and Technical Subjects
Craft and Structure
RST.6-8.4. Determine the meaning of symbols, key terms, and other domain-specific words and phrases as they are used in a specific scientific or technical context relevant to grades 6-8 texts and topics.

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