Friday, Sept. 22nd: RACE and Quizlet

PART 1Yesterday we spent time learning how to write a constructed response answer for science questions (aka: A GOOD ANSWER).

  • We used a chart to help us to do our first RACE answer: RACE Observation-Inference.
  • Today we will compare our answers and type up the full answer on our computers to print and put in our science journals.

PART 2 – QUIZLET ACCOUNTS

  • All students will make sure they have Quizlet accounts.
  • We will review how to practice vocabulary in a variety of ways on this site.
  • Being a Scientist Vocabulary: https://quizlet.com/_34jfdi
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Wed., September 20th: Welcome to Our Website

Welcome to your science website. This website will be an incredible resource for you this year. On this site you may find:

  • Lessons we did in class.
  • Resources you need to do homework.
  • Documents we did together and sometimes even links to homework.

TODAY’S FOCUS: QUIZLET and GOOGLE CLASSROOM

QUIZLET– https://quizlet.com/

  • Create an account.
  • Your user name MUST BE your FIRST NAME, FIRST LETTER OF YOUR LAST NAME, and the numbers 353 all in lower case and all as one word.
  • For example: kellyf353

The first Quizlet we will practice is called:

BEING A SCIENTIST: https://quizlet.com/_34jfdi

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WED RETAKE

Go here: http://www.quia.com/quiz/5913305.html

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Introducing the ROCK CYCLE

NEW: June 20th:

 

PRETEST: I bet you know more than you think!  http://www.quia.com/quiz/5910798.html

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WATCH

  1. NEW: Bozeman Science-Geology https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=acwSG17e_lQ
  2. NEW: Basics of Rocks and Minerals-Wicked Good! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lcrwXsxNR40
  3. NEW: Make Me Genius- Rock Cycle– https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pwlr2uSSgcc&index=5&list=PLzCsODjKMYF6nOLmkq9w6EpYG0ltZKzM4
  4. NEW: The Three Types of Rocks and the Rock Cycle
    1. Version 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ihfKNRdlE2E
    2. Version 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sN7AficX9e0
  5. Rocks and Minerals: WATCH
  6. NASAeclips- The Rock Cycle http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SRaInMDNyE8&feature=related
  7. Has words over it but is good! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7m8tevimgco

RESEARCH

  1. GREAT SITE: All you need to know…well almost: http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks3/science/environment_earth_universe/rock_cycle/revision/1/
  2. AWESOME SITE #2: Interactives- The Rock Cycle– http://www.learner.org/interactives/rockcycle/
  3. The Three Main Types of Rocks- http://www.kidsloverocks.com/html/types_of_rocks.html
  4. Rock Types- http://www.geography4kids.com/files/earth_rocktypes.html

INTERACTIVES

ROCK EXAMPLES

  1. Rock Examples for Geology.com- http://geology.com/rocks/
  2. American Museum of Natural History- Three types of rocks and examples. http://www.amnh.org/exhibitions/permanent-exhibitions/rose-center-for-earth-and-space/david-s.-and-ruth-l.-gottesman-hall-of-planet-earth/how-do-we-read-the-rocks/three-types-of-rock

WATCH THIS– https://vimeo.com/117845069

PRACTICE

CHALLENGE (and more fun, I think)

  • Google some images on the rock cycle until you find a few you like and use the resources below. (See the image at the top and bottom of the page.)
  • Draw your own ROCK CYCLE on a blank piece of paper or use an app to create your own.
  • Be sure to include:
    • Each part of the cycle.
    • Descriptions that tell what is happening at each part of the cycle.
    • Arrows to show

OR DO 

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WATCH and DANCE

Rock Cycle Song– https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=53lMdHzvGCQ

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Finishing Up WED by FRIDAY

WED Test on Friday– Take the Quia practice test and go on Quizlet.

  1. Quia (Basically is THE TEST): WED Practice Test– http://www.quia.com/quiz/6194524.html
  2. Quizlet– WED: Weathering, Erosion, and Deposition– https://quizlet.com/178341743/2017-weathering-erosion-deposition-flash-cards/

WED Stations and Journal Entry DUE FRIDAY

  1. Finish the WED stations set up around the room. The stations will be picked up after school on Thursday. Make sure your booklets are complete.
  2. Do the yellow OUTPUT checklist BEFORE doing the output questions.
  3. Put your WED station booklet on your INPUT page. (SEE BELOW)
  4. Do the OUTPUT questions.
    1. Here are the questions: https://docs.google.com/a/rsu5.org/document/d/1GSFuYnUJ93Ajs2FTqJ9YeBF43CT9nm6RkbzJNhysuRo/edit?usp=sharing
    2. Here is a template you can use to write your answers: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1mce7cbAZshgrL87aje52qRzqTp1jTH-FBsEUP6gZsVY/edit?usp=sharing
  5. Put the completed OUTPUT questions in your journal under the yellow checklist.

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Tuesday, June 6: Erosion

TARGET LEARNING:

REVIEW- What are different types of erosion and how does GRAVITY play a part?


PART 1: JOURNAL

  1. Glue the foldable in your journal.
  2. Use the information on erosion starting on page 323 in Red Chapter 11 to find how the things on your foldable erode.
  3. Use the links below to help, also.

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

PART 3: Online Activities

More Info.Erosion and Weathering-  http://mpbn.pbslearningmedia.org/asset/ess05_img_erosion/


EFFECTS OF EROSION

HUMAN IMPACT-


 


Chapter Review: Take this digital chapter review  when you are finished with all worksheets. You may use your informational handout: CHAPTER REVIEW

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Tuesday, May 30th: WED Station Resources

PART #1- SEE GOOGLE CLASSROOM FOR YOUR READING AND WORKSHEET ASSIGNMENT!

GOOGLE CLASSROOm 5:30

PART #2– FINISH YOUR WEATHERING JOURNAL PAGE

PART #3-WED Stations Resources


STATION 1Glacial Erosion- use one website or more to answer your questions.

  1. How do Glaciers Cause Erosion- http://peter-mulroy.squarespace.com/how-do-glaciers-cause-erosion/
  2. MAINE 
    1. GLACIERS AND MAINE–  http://www.maine.gov/dacf/mgs/explore/surficial/facts/surficial.htm
  3. All About Glaciers– Many types of glacial landforms. Look for “glacial erratics” on this site: https://nsidc.org/cryosphere/glaciers/questions/land.html
  4. Glaciers– Erosion landforms are first. Scroll down to “GLACIAL DEPOSITION”:  http://www.physicalgeography.net/fundamentals/10af.html
  5. Landforms created by glacial erosion and deposition– easy to read presentation on glacial landforms.  http://www.colorado.edu/geography/class_homepages/geog_1011_sum08/GlacialLandscapes_Bowen.PDF

STATION 2Preventing Erosion

  1. Why should you grow more plants to reduce erosion? http://homeguides.sfgate.com/should-grow-plants-trees-reduce-erosion-68978.html
  2. Importance of Plants in Preventing Soil Erosion– http://ecomerge.blogspot.com/2010/06/importance-of-plants.html
  3. Maine Soil Erosion Problems
    1. Pollution from soil erosion– http://www.maine.gov/dep/land/erosion/
    2. Soil erosion=water pollution- http://thinkbluemaine.cumberlandswcd.org/homeowners/erosion.htm
    3. The Glacial Desert in Freeport Maine (watch the movie) http://www.desertofmaine.com/
    4. Why is there a desert in Maine? http://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/why-desert-middle-maine-180951555/

STATION 3: Delta Formation– watch the video AND read the information.

DELTA DEFINITION: A landform made of sediment that is deposited where a river flows into an ocean or lake. 

  1. WATCH:
    1. How a Delta is Formed– https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A47ythEcz74
    2. Formation of a New Delta– https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=adHiQ6Dn8DI
  2. READ:
    1. Delta formation–  http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/geography/water_rivers/river_landforms_rev3.shtml
    2. Deltas– http://www.onegeology.org/extra/kids/earthprocesses/deltas.html
  3. EXTRA: WHAT ABOUT MAINE?

STATION 4: You’re Such a Nerd

  1. Chemical Weathering
  2. Mechanical Weathering

STATION 5: Wind Erosion and Deposition

  1. Landforms and Wind Erosion and Deposition- http://www.ck12.org/earth-science/Landforms-from-Wind-Erosion-and-Deposition/lesson/Landforms-from-Wind-Erosion-and-Deposition-HS-ES/
  2. FIX-FIX-FIX Question #3: On the question, “What kind of deposition was occurring in this simulation?”, change it to WHEN DOES DEPOSITION HAPPEN IN THIS SIMULATION?

STATION 8: Chemical Weathering

  • Vinegar definition- a sour-tasting liquid containing acetic acid. (Yes! Vinegar is an acid!)
  • Acid Rain definition–  rain that contains dangerous chemicals because of smoke from cars and factories. It is more acidic than regular rain.
  1. Answer to Questions 1 and 2 are found here in the following information:
  • MAINE AND ACID RAIN
  1. The Environmental Legacy of Acid Rain in Maine- https://umaine.edu/news/blog/2016/08/09/environmental-legacy-acid-rain/
  2. The Rain in Maine- http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/05/04769.htm
  3. What is acid rain? http://www.clean-air-kids.org.uk/acidrain.html

STATION 9Gravity Simulation

Mass Wasting Definition– the large movement of rock, soil and debris downward due to the force of gravity.

Mass Wasting Simulation and Types

  1. What type of mass wasting did you simulate? Your Answer is Here– http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/Rockfall.aspx
  2. Other information on mass wasting:
  3. Common Types of Landslides in Maine–  http://www.seagrant.umaine.edu/coastal-hazards-guide/bluffs-and-rocky-shores/learn-more/landslides
  4. Landslides in Maine–  http://maine.gov/dacf/mgs/hazards/landslides/index.shtml

STATION 10: Wave Action

  • Definition: Coastal erosion is when material along a coastline is broken down and taken away by the movement of wind & water.
  • It leads to the formation of many landforms and, combined with deposition, plays an important role in shaping the coastline. https://geographyas.info/coasts/coastal-erosion/
  1. Information and Simulations of Different types of Coastal Erosion:  http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/geography/coasts/coastal_processes_rev3.shtml
  2. What are issues relating to coastal erosion?

STATION 11: Water Runoff, Erosion, and Deposition

Runoff (or Surface Runoff) Definition– water, from rain, snowmelt, or other sources, that flows over the land surface.  It is a major part of the water cycle and a major force of erosion.

  1. USGS Water Run Off– http://water.usgs.gov/edu/runoff.html
  2. Landforms Created by Running Water– http://www.ehow.com/info_7996540_landforms-running-water-create.html
  3. River Landforms- https://geographyas.info/rivers/river-landforms/
  4. Water Erosion– http://soilerosion.net/doc/water_erosion.html

STATION 12: Weathering

  1. Ice wedging– cracks in rock or other surfaces fill with water, freeze and expand, causing the cracks to enlarge and eventually break
  2. Root wedging– when roots end up in cracks in rocks, they eventually grow larger and can split the rock apart.
  3. Oxidation– when oxygen reacts with metal elements in a rock, creating a new substance. Brown/orange rust can be a clue.
  4. Hydrolysis– the chemical breakdown of a substance when combined with water.
  5. Abrasion– the wearing down of rock by friction from other rocks, materials, and processes.
  6. Carbonation– the mixing of water with carbon dioxide to make carbonic acid. This type of weathering is important in the formation of caves.
  7. Exfoliation– the rock’s layers peel off in whole sheets instead of grain by grain.
  8. Lichen and Moss– produce weak acids, which weaken rocks and turn some to clay.

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