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STEM Activity Challenge Earthquake Resistant Building

STEM Challenge: Build an earthquake resistant house and then try it! Give it some vigorous shaking for 15 seconds! Will it stay upright?

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Earthquake in the Classroom - Activity

A photograph of an assembled structure constructed of marshmallows and toothpicks. The structure is sitting on a bed of orange Jell-O®.

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Visit a Volcano Virtual Field Trip

Looking for a way for your students to visit a volcano? To experience an earthquake? To compare the different types of plate movement? Take them on a virtual field trip in the comfort of your computer lab! Check these printable, no prep activities at my TpT site!

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Great idea of merging art with maths - children paint one section of a volcanic map and all the images put together makes a fantastic interactive display about co-ordinates.

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printable volcano fact sheet | All these worksheets and activities for teaching Volcanoes have been ...

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Graham Cracker Plate Tectonics

Graham Cracker Plate Tectonics. What a brilliant way to teach kids how mountains and volcanoes are formed. Super cool kids' science!

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Volcano Painting – Explosive Art!

IMG_0083 I really like this idea of presenting the lava in paint spatters. I think the abstractness allows focus on the vibrant colours of the paint.

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Build their own simple seismograph to measure shaking #STEM - great questions/extensions at the end of the activity

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