Wednesday, April 25th: Drifting Continents

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READING ASSIGNMENT– Ch 3 Drifting Continents

WORKSHEET LINKsection 3 drifting continents


 

WATCH

  1. Continental Drift- 100 Greatest Discoveries (2:12)– https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rDKiNwTwaNw
  2. Alfred Wegener: Great Minds (4:55)– https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nbU809Cyrao
  3. How the Continents Were Formed (14:59) – Alfred Wegener and Plate Tectonics- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4GmP_hXyPq0
  4. Alfred Wegener’s Theory of Continental Drift (4:58)– Good evidence examples https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YiTXdTAC95A

THE FINALE– Continental Drift: Alfred Wegener Song by The Amoeba Peoplehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T1-cES1Ekto

IMAGES OF WEGENER’S EVIDENCE

OTHER RESOURCES

OTHER

THE FUTURE

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Wednesday, April 11th: Where are the tectonic plates?

Plate Boundary Maps

 

Tectonic Plates

  1. Review of Plate Boundaries- 
  2. Plate Boundaries and Tectonic Plates– https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xzpk9110Lyw&t=8s
  3. DK FindOut Tectonic Plates– https://www.dkfindout.com/us/earth/tectonic-plates/
  4. Tectonic Plates- Their movement and how they create landformshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kg_UBLFUpYQ
  5. The Different Type of Plate Boundaries– https://oceanexplorer.noaa.gov/facts/plate-boundaries.html
  6. OLOGY: Plates on the Move– https://www.amnh.org/explore/ology/earth/plates-on-the-move2

Interactive

  1. Maps Related to Plate Tectonics– http://earthguide.ucsd.edu/eoc/teachers/t_tectonics/p_map_plate_layers_bath.html
  2. NOAA- Click on the map and see the major plates- https://oceanexplorer.noaa.gov/edu/learning/1_plate_tectonics/activities/aplates.html#none
  3. Annenburg Plates and Boundaries Interactive: study the plate boundaries and then see if you can label them. – https://www.learner.org/interactives/dynamicearth/tectonicsmap/
  4. Oceanic Trenches- https://www.nationalgeographic.org/encyclopedia/ocean-trench/

Types of Plate Movement

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Tuesday, April 10th: Earth Shattering Events

Question– What do you observe about how Earth’s surface changes?

 

THE SCIENCE BEHIND THE EVENTS

EARTHQUAKES

VOLCANOES

TSUNAMIS


VIDEOS

Earthquakes

Volcanoes

Tsunamis

 

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Earth’s Layers Test- 2018

Test Link: http://www.quia.com/quiz/6806563.html

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A Really Good Website!!!

Hey..this site is GREAT in reviewing all that we are learning and working on!

http://clarkscience8.weebly.com/evidence-for-earths-layers.html

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Thursday, April 5th: Convection Current Focus

YOUTUBE:

Convection Currents in the Mantle Resources

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Tuesday, March 27th: The Layers of the Earth

WATCH

  1. Layers of the Earth– https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3MFr2cC3erk
  2. The Lithosphere and the Asthenosphere- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ICIHgyNCDHw
  3. The Lithosphere and Asthenosphere– https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9bm1qTDfLo0
  4. Why Does the Earth Have Layers– https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WwiiOjyfvAU
  5. Structure of the Earth– http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XC5v5ZXTul4
  6. Structure of the Earth and Its Different Layers– https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cn8Rdujngws

EXPLORE

  1. What’s Inside the Earth– Take a look at this site to see where the four main layers of the earth are and what each is made of. http://www.learner.org/interactives/dynamicearth/structure.html
  2. The Earth’s Layers- http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/science_up_close/606/deploy/interface.html
  3. The Earth’s Crust, Lithosphere and Asthenosphere– More detail- http://www.windows2universe.org/earth/interior/earths_crust.html
  4. Why is it so hot inside the Earth? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mOSpRzW2i_4

GAMES and INTERACTIVE

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