A great activity that includes reading comprehension and application! Many students these days have a terribly difficult time comprehending nonfiction & informational text - textbooks, websites, articles etc.
Seafloor Spreading and Subduction Reading Comprehension and Application Activity. Great for interactive notebooks or paste reading passage on construction paper and do the activity on the other side of the construction paper!
Using GeoMapApp, students examine the age of the seafloor crust, calculate the rate of seafloor spreading at different locations around the world, and compare the spreading rates within the context of plate .