The following resource is a 4-part lesson about plate tectonics in the context of the Australian – Antarctic break up. The lessons feature voyage research conducted by geoscientists onboard RV Investigator.
Emily Fewster, Sydney Distance Education High School, New South Wales
|Nature of the inquiry problem||
The theory of plate tectonics explains global patterns of geological activity and continental movement.
|Suitable year levels and subject areas||
Stage 5 Science NSW Syllabus
Additional content covered:
|Student Learning Outcomes*||
At the end of the 4 lessons students will have an appreciation of:
Work booklet, research (collaborative and individual tasks)
Informal, formative assessmet is built into the lessons.
|Information and communications technology (ICT)||
Embedded videos and web links
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