Educational & Community Outreach

Plate Tectonics

Lesson Topic: The Physical Setting: Processes that Shape Earth
Objectives: To acquaint students with the concept of plate tectonics.

Files for this activity:

Plate Tectonics Activity Instructions (Word Document)
Earth's Plates Diagram (JPEG image)
Plate Boundary Types Diagram (GIF image)
Mantle Convection Cell Diagram (GIF image)
Pangea Diagram (JPEG image)

United States Polar Rock Repository (USPRR)
Byrd Polar Research Center, Ohio State University
108 Scott Hall
1090 Carmack Rd
Columbus, OH 43210
Phone: 614-292-5348 or 6531