In this activity, students make sandwiches to investigate tectonic plate boundaries and how they move during an earthquake.

By the end of this activity, students should be able to:

  • begin to use content vocabulary terms like ‘tectonic plates’
  • demonstrate different ways in which the tectonic plates move during an earthquake.

Download the Word file for:

  • introduction/background notes
  • what you need
  • what to do.
    Published 18 August 2014