- How is heat transferred?
- What causes convection currents?
- What causes convection currents in the Earth’s mantle?
- What causes tectonic plates to be constantly shifting and moving?
VOCABULARY: heat transfer, density, conduction, radiation, convection, convection current
Read This: (all readings should be put into NOTABILITY under LANDFORMS)
- Heat Transfer Review Information for CHECK-IN#3 is in this download.
- Earth Layers– A review of the layers of the earth with good information about the mantle.
- Convection Currents– A quick overview of convection currents in the mantle.
- Heat Transfer and Convection Currents– http://www.jbgrimes.myclassupdates.com/convectioncurrents.html
- NASA- Beat the Heat (go to the info. not the game right now) http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/beat-the-heat/
BILL NYE- EPISODE 30– HEAT– https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4gSxlSe2WsE
- Convection– https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=liKcJKjvFcY
- Convection in the Mantle– https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ryrXAGY1dmE
- The Earth 3D- Convection Currents– https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kpoko_l34ZE (Just need to see the beginning up to convection currents explained.)
- Read the information and use it to answer the questions in CHECK-IN #3 at http://www.quia.com/quiz/5282884.html
- Heat Transfer Station Observations- done in science class.
- Convection Current Diagram/Map– done in science class.
- More information on types of HEAT TRANSFER– https://fitz6.wordpress.com/2015/02/23/types-of-radiation/
- More information on CONVECTION IN THE MANTLE- https://fitz6.wordpress.com/2015/02/11/convection-currents/