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Resources for 6-9

As a part of the Geoscience Pathways project teachers can freely share their best units, lesson plans, student notes and exercises, just as they have used them in their classrooms.  Click on the articles below to learn how colleagues have successfully engaged middle years students in geoscience topics or projects, either as discrete units or across the curriculum. 

As part of the Geoscience Pathways funding we have developed an entire Year 8 Opals unit.

Plate tectonics animation: provided by Dr Alan Collins from the University of Adelaide The paper is published in Volume 214 of Earth-Science Reviews, March 2021, 103477

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22 Nov 2016

Virtual Earthquake is an interactive Web-based activity designed to introduce you to the concepts of how an earthquake EPICENTER is located and how the RICHTER MAGNITUDE of an earthquake is determined.