Science Worksheets and Study Guides Eighth Grade. Plate tectonics

The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:

Minnesota Standards

MN.8.3. Earth and Space Science
8.3.1. Earth Structure and Processes The student will understand that the movement of tectonic plates results from interactions among the lithosphere, mantle and core. Recognize that the Earth is composed of layers, and describe the properties of the layers, including the lithosphere, mantle and core. Correlate the distribution of ocean trenches, mid-ocean ridges and mountain ranges to volcanic and seismic activity.