Science Worksheets and Study Guides Sixth Grade. Plate Tectonics

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Georgia Standards

GA.S6. Earth Science
S6E5. Students will investigate the scientific view of how the earth's surface is formed.
S6E5.a. Compare and contrast the Earth's crust, mantle, and core including temperature, density, and composition.
S6E5.e. Recognize that lithospheric plates constantly move and cause major geological events on the earth's surface.
S6E5.f. Explain the effects of physical processes (plate tectonics, erosion, deposition, volcanic eruption, gravity) on geological features including oceans (composition, currents, and tides).
S6E5.g. Describe how fossils show evidence of the changing surface and climate of the Earth.
GA.S6CS. Characteristics of Science
S6CS10. The Nature of Science: Students will enhance reading in all curriculum areas by:
S6CS10.c. Building vocabulary knowledge: Demonstrate an understanding of contextual vocabulary in various subjects; Use content vocabulary in writing and speaking; Explore understanding of new words found in subject area texts.
S6CS10.d. Establishing context: Explore life experiences related to subject area content; Discuss in both writing and speaking how certain words are subject area related; Determine strategies for finding content and contextual meaning for unknown words.

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