Plate Tectonics with Oreo Cookies

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The lithosphere (Earth’s crust) is a hard, rigid plate on top of a softer molten layer known as the asthenosphere.  Sounds like an Oreo to me!  As a crude analogy that lets you bring food into the classroom, this lesson on plate boundaries sound like a winner.  This blog post was inspired by this academic article on how to use Oreo’s to teach about Earth’s crust.

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