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  • Purpose: To familiarize students with the tectonic stories of each travel decal. Duration: 20 to 30 minutes (less time needed if students work in groups and use the word list) Materials required:

    One copy of the crossword puzzle and clue list per student Puzzle solution for teacher reference Tectonic Travel Decal information cards

    Optional materials:

    One copy of word list per student (using the word list will make this activity easier and quicker for students to complete)

    Directions: Post the Tectonic Travel Decal information cards in the classroom where all students can view them as needed. Have students work individually, in pairs, or in small groups, to complete the crossword puzzle. Answers to the clues can be found in the information cards.

    Activity: Tectonic Travels Crossword Puzzle

    Golden Gate National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior

    Rocks on the Move Traveling Trunks

    http://www.nps.gov/goga/forteachers/upload/Rock%20information%20cards%20TT_small.pdf

  • Tectonic Travels Crossword

    ACROSS 4. A devastating wave that followed the 1883 eruption of Krakatau.

    5. The Snares are part of the Sub --------- Islands.

    7. This volcano buried Pompeii.

    9. Go to New Zealand to visit this home to penguins.

    11. The name of the people protected by the Rio Grande Rift.

    12. These mountains are formed by the tectonic collision of Asia and India.

    1 2 3

    4 5

    6

    7 8 9 10

    11

    12 13 14

    15 16

    17 18 19

    20

    21 22 23 24

    25

    26

    27 28 29

    30

    31 32

    33 34 35

    36 37

  • 16. New ------, Missouri; location of several severe earthquakes.

    17. Mount Everest is in this country.

    18. Visit this country to see the Galapagos Islands.

    21. Tectonic, china, paper or home are examples of one.

    22. "Surf's up" at this tectonic hot spot!

    25. Home to the largest population of brown bears in the world.

    26. Name of the next island to be added to the chain of Hawaiian Islands.

    27. Sinking process occurring around the Pacific Ring of Fire.

    31. The type of tectonic plate junction found at Mendocino, California.

    32. The ocean that Iceland is in.

    33. Visit this continent to see Kilimanjaro.

    35. New -------, the country to visit to see the Snares.

    36. Three tectonic plates meet here.

    37. Hawaii is an example of a --- spot.

    DOWN 1. The type of giant worms discovered at the Galapagos Rift.

    2. Hawaiian for "mountain;" same as 13 down.

    3. Visit ---land, to hike on a seafloor spreading center.

    6. The Snares are part of the --- Antarctic Islands, near New Zealand.

    8. Kilimanjaro means "shining mountain" in this language.

    10. Cold Asian region of Earth's largest, deepest and oldest lake.

    11. Buried by the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 A.D.

    13. ----- Loa and -----Kea are both taller than Mount Everest.

    14. A continental version of Hawaii.

    15. Deep-sea ecosystems thriving in complete darkness thrive here.

    19. The East African, Galapagos and Rio Grande are examples of one.

    20. --- Andreas, the fault that moved in the San Francisco 1906 earthquake.

    23. Visit this country to see ancient Pompeii.

    24. Famous volcano on the East African Rift.

    28. Home to the only freshwater species of seal on Earth.

    29. The Mid-Atlantic Ridge runs through this country.

    30. Expect to find plenty of this in a glacier; frozen water.

    31. Pueblo de ----, New Mexico, near the Rio Grande Rift.

    34. Paci--- Ring of Fire; last 3 letters of big ocean name.

  • T1

    M2

    I3

    T4

    S U N A M I A5

    N T A R C T I CB S

    6U E

    V7

    E S8

    U V I U S S9

    N A R E S10

    W B A IA P

    11U E B L O

    H12

    I M13

    A L A Y14

    A O EG

    15I A E M

    16A D R I D

    A L U L P IL I N

    17E P A L E

    18C U A D O R

    19

    A S20

    A O I IP

    21L A T E H

    22A W A I

    23I K

    24F

    A N S T I TG K

    25A M C H A T K A L

    O O L26

    O I H IS

    27U B

    28D U C T I

    29O N Y M

    A C E A I30

    T31

    R I P L E E A32

    T L A N T I CA K L J EO A

    33F R I C A F

    34Z

    35E A L A N D

    S L N I RM

    36E N D O C I N O H

    37O T

  • Tectonic Travels Crossword Puzzle Word List

    Golden Gate National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior

    Rocks on the Move Traveling Trunks

    hot

    fic (word fragment)

    ice

    Sub

    San

    Rift

    Taos

    tube

    Italy

    Loihi

    Mauna

    Nepal

    plate

    Africa

    Baikal

    Hawaii

    Madrid

    Pueblo

    Snares

    Triple

    Ecuador

    Iceland

    Pompeii

    Siberia

    Swahili

    tsunami

    Zealand

    Atlantic

    Antarctic

    Himalaya

    Vesuvius

    Galpagos

    Kamchatka

    Mendocino

    subduction

    Kilimanjaro

    Yellowstone

    Tectonic Travels Crossword lesson plan - webTectonic Travels Crossword Complete - webTectonic Travels Crossword Puzzle Word List - web

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