Science Worksheets and Study Guides Eighth Grade. Plate tectonics

The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:

Rhode Island Standards

RI.ESS1. Earth and Space Science: The earth and earth materials as we know them today have developed over long periods of time, through continual change processes.
ESS1 (5-8) INQ+ POC-1. Use geological evidence provided to support the idea that the Earth's crust/lithosphere is composed of plates that move.
ESS1 (7-8)-1. Students demonstrate an understanding of processes and change over time within earth systems by...
1a. Citing evidence and developing a logical argument for plate movement using fossil evidence, layers of sedimentary rock, location of mineral deposits, and shape of the continents.
ESS1 (5-8) POC-3. Explain how earth events (abruptly and over time) can bring about changes in Earth's surface: landforms, ocean floor, rock features, or climate.
ESS1 (7-8)-3. Students demonstrate an understanding of processes and change over time within earth systems by...
3a. Evaluating slow processes (e.g. weathering, erosion, mountain building, sea floor spreading) to determine how the earth has changed and will continue to change over time.