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Overview Module 1: Earth Cycles Module 2: Our Changing Earth Module 3: Transfer of Energy Teacher Materials Online Resources Hotlist Watch Online

Earth Motion3: Our Changing Earth Hotlist


Geology News  (Updated daily)


Lesson Plans

Teaching Plate Tectonics with Easy-to-Draw Illustrations


Layers of the Earth

Earth’s Internal Structure  Diagrams and animations


Plate Tectonics

Divergent Plate Boundaries

Earth Floor: Plate Tectonics — Convergent Plates

Earth’s Plates and Continental Drift  Animation of the moving of the plates and much more.

Geology: Plate Tectonics  Animation of how continents were joined (Pangaea) and how they moved apart to where they are today

Giant Fossil Found in Madagascar


Newly Found Rock May Prove Antarctica and North America Were Connected

Ocean Trenches


Plate Tectonics

Plate Tectonics

Plate Tectonics: Pangea Continent Maps  Gives maps showing the stages of the movement of the plates

Plate Tectonics: The Rocky History of an Idea — This is difficult reading, but has good information

Plate Tectonics Map — Plate Boundary Map  Takes a long time to load

Plate Tectonics Cycle: Earth’s Moving Force  Lessons for grades K-6 on earthquakes, volcanoes, plate tectonics and hazards

Science Odyssey: You Try It  Uses a boiled egg as a metaphor of the earth


Transform Plate Boundaries

Types of Plates

Understanding Plate Motion


Forces of Nature

Forces of Nature (National Geographic)  Information and interactives about volcanoes, earthquakes, hurricanes and tornados

USGA: Ring of Fire, Plate Tectonics, Sea-floor Spreading, Subduction Zones and Hot Spots



How Earthquakes Work

Earthquakes for Kids — Games, information and more

Kidipedi: Earthquakes

The Science of Earthquakes

WeatherWiz Kids: Earthquakes — Has an animation of an earthquake



Hot Spots and the Ring of Fire: Map

Impact and Effects

Photo Gallery: Volcanoes

Ring of Fire

Ring of Fire


Volcanoes: FEMA

Volcanoes Online Clear explanations

Volcano World — Facts games and more

What is a Volcano?

What Is the Ring of Fire?


Transfer of Energy

The Atoms Family  Lesson plans with cute format. (Grades 4-8)

Convection, Conduction, Radiation Short explanation

Heat Energy and Efficiency  Short explanation

Quia — Heat Game Copyright©2010, Northeastern Educational Television of Ohio, Inc. All rights reserved.