Tectonics Project

Tectonics Project

The following resources will help you navigate the Plate Tectonics Project.
Project Letter and Purpose
Scoring Guide
Planning Sheet
Notetaking Sheet

Key Resources at a Glance:
 Science Reference Center
Science Reference Center is an excellent source of information on biology, life science, environmental science, technology, wildlife and more. Search results can be printed, emailed or saved to a personal folder.
SIRS Knowledge Source provides a collection of 6 databases for students in grade 6-12. Full-text articles, graphics, photographs, government documents, primary sources, ebooks, and previewed websites.
Discovery Education provides video segments and photographs of many historical and cultural events.
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Middle Search Plus provides an array of content resources including print encyclopedias and specialized reference sources and ebooks for multidisciplinary research. Search results can be printed, emailed or saved to a personal folder.
Marshall Cavendish Digital  eBook versions of our popular print reference books.

Britannica School Edition Search Level-Appropriate Reference Articles, Journals and Magazines, the Web's Best Sites, Multimedia, and Curriculum Content.

 Britannica Image Quest Britannica Image Quest is a database of images and clip art that can be used for presentations and projects.
USGS: Science for a Changing World


Smrtr Virtual Learning Experience

Discovery Channel

Discovery News









Reference Print Resources

OPAC Catalog
 Multimedia Resources
Responsible Use of Media

Creative Commons flickr: Search for images and other media. 

Creative Commons Search for sharing, using and remixing media.

Creative Commons: Legal Music for Videos: Music released under Creative Common attribution.

  • Flickr -Use the advanced search feature to find pictures which have been granted permission to use copyright free under Creative Commons


Clip Art
Audio Files (Music, Sounds)
Visit the FCPS TRT Free Multimedia Page for more great links to image and audio sources.
Citation Generators