Subject(s): Science, English Language Arts, English Language Arts (B.E.S.T. - Effective starting 2021-2022)
Grade Level(s): 9, 10
Resource supports reading in content area:Yes
Keywords: plate tectonics, plate tectonic boundaries, sea floor spreading, magnetic field, geomagnetic reversal, mid-ocean ridge, NSF, National Science Foundation, text complexity, informational text
The text's grade band recommendation is based on a text complexity analysis of a quantitative measure, qualitative rubric, and reader and task considerations.
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Source and Access Information
Name of Author/Source: Sarah Kahre, Stephen Kirsche, Ivy F. Kupec/National Science Foundation
District/Organization of Contributor(s): Florida State University
Access Privileges: Public
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