Do you need to teach your students about the changing surface of the Earth? The Galápagos Islands provide us with a rich and ongoing story of geological changes due to plate tectonic, volcanic, and seismic activity. Students will learn about the formation of the Galápagos Archipelago and the ongoing geological processes that continue to shape this region.
This resource on Earth’s Changing Surface Includes:
- Four pages of informational text
- Two pages of comprehension questions
- A crossword puzzle for vocabulary
- A CER prompt/page
- Answer keys
Movement of islands
Different ages of islands in the Galápagos
This resource will answer these questions:
How were the Galápagos Islands Formed?
Are they still changing?
What is the volcanic and tectonic activity in the area?
Why are some islands older than others?
Why and how do the islands appear to be moving?