Plate tectonics is a theory of global tectonics in which the lithosphere is divided into a number of crustal plates.the theory explains the structure of the Earth's crust and many of the associated phenomena as resulting from the interaction of rigid plates that move slowly over the underlying mantle.

Earthquakes are caused by tectonic movement in the Earth's crust. The main cause is when tectonic plates slide over each other causing the earth to shake earthquake is really just the sudden release of stored energy inside the Earth's crust causing waves of energy to be released. Tectonic plates are underneath the ocean and the earths land masses. The plates usually move at about the same speed as your fingernails grow. Earthquakes usually occur where two plates running into each other or sliding past each other.

Plate Tectonics Games

Earthquakes for Kids Interactives

Disaster Master games - Earthquakes

Earthquake - Home Safety Game

The Faultline

Times up ! Fossil Fuel Gauge game

PBS Go Green Fossil Fuel Game

NASA power up Fossil Fuel Game

You have the Power Fossil Fuel Game

NASA Wind Energy Game

Solar Energy Vocabulary Game

Hydroelectric Dam Game

Hydropower in Canada game

Kinetic potential and thermal energy skateboard game

Follow the Carbon cycle game

NASA Keep Transportation Green Game

Times up ! Fossil Fuel Gauge game

PBS Go Green Fossil Fuel Game

NASA power up Fossil Fuel Game

You have the Power Fossil Fuel Game

NASA Wind Energy Game

Solar Energy Vocabulary Game

Hydroelectric Dam Game

Hydropower in Canada game

Kinetic potential and thermal energy skateboard game

Follow the Carbon cycle game

NASA Keep Transportation Green Game

Layers of Time - Fossil Game

Fossil Hunter

The Pitfall Game

Dig and Deduce game

Paleontology (fossils)

Virtual Dinosaur Dig - Find a Fossil. What is it?

E-Learning Fossils Games

Types of Fossils interactive

Fossils Game

Fossils Videos (Livingstone Elementary)

Fossil Fuels

 

 

Plates and Earthquakes module (interactive)

What drives plate tectonics?

Plates on the Move

Plate Tectonics - what is that?

Pangaea (Pangea) Theory

Plate Floor

FLASH Plate Tectonics

See Also: Earthquake Games

Volcano Games

Free Flash Presentations

Science Games

Free Presentations in PowerPoint format