Science Worksheets and Study Guides Eighth Grade. Plate tectonics

The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:

Massachusetts Standards

MA.ES. EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCE
Earth's History
ES.5. Describe how the movement of the earth's crustal plates causes both slow changes in the earth's surface (e.g., formation of mountains and ocean basins) and rapid ones (e.g., volcanic eruptions and earthquakes).
Earth's Structure
ES.2. Describe the layers of the solid earth, including the lithosphere, the hot convecting mantle, and the dense metallic core.
Heat Transfer in the Earth System
ES.3. Differentiate among radiation, conduction, and convection, the three mechanisms by which heat is transferred through the earth's system.