Monthly Archives: April 2017

Monday, May 1st: Learning More

TARGET LEARNINGS: TODAY I WILL UNDERSTAND THE FOLLOWING: SHAPE OF THE LAND: Understand what our earth has looked like throughout time. CONVERGING BOUNDARIES: Know how the earth’s surface is impacted when plates converge (move toward each other). DIVERGING BOUNDARIES: Know how … Continue reading

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Friday, April 28th: Model Requirements

TARGET LEARNINGS: TODAY I WILL: Identify the tectonic plates that are under my area/region of study. Create a rough draft drawing of what I want to include on my model. CRITERIA RESEARCH AND EVIDENCE  

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Wednesday, April 26th: The Earth’s Layers- Part 2

Warm-Up: Reviewing the Layers of the Earth WATCH: The Structure of the Earth– https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hmgR4PiGp1E WATCH: An Introduction to Plate Tectonics- https://mpbn.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/ess05.sci.ess.earthsys.plateintro/plate-tectonics-an-introduction/#.WQCOHlPyugQ What’s Inside the Earth– Take a look at this site to see where the four main layers of the earth are … Continue reading

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Tuesday, April 25th: Earth’s Layers

Quick Plate Tectonic Intro What is a tectonic plate?  https://www.geolsoc.org.uk/Plate-Tectonics/Chap2-What-is-a-Plate Tectonic Plates, Earthquakes, and Volcanoes- https://mpbn.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/ess05.sci.ess.earthsys.tectonic/tectonic-plates-earthquakes-and-volcanoes/#.WP1Z8lPyv-Y Earth Guide Plates- http://earthguide.ucsd.edu/eoc/teachers/t_tectonics/p_map_plate_layers_bath.html THE EARTH’S LAYERS CLASSWORK/HOMEWORK: OUTLINE RESOURCE: Volcano World- The Earth’s Layers, Lesson #1- http://volcano.oregonstate.edu/earths-layers-lesson-1/ Worksheet– earth_layers_web_ws RESOURCES WATCH Layers of the Earth– https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3MFr2cC3erk Why Does … Continue reading

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Monday, April 24th: Getting Our Research Going

What we are working towards- FINAL PRODUCT Building a physical model of your region/landform. Describing that model in terms of Geography Geology People Mythology MOST IMPORTANT: Understand the science behind the formation of the region/landform/or event.

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Greek Events and Landforms

Historical Earth Shattering Events List of Historical Tsunamis- https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_historical_tsunamis List of Historical Earthquakes- https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_historical_earthquakes Volcanic Activity in the Mediterranean Area- http://volcano.si.edu/region.cfm?rn=1 Geology Background A Geological Companion to Greece– this is a college textbook but is a good resource that Ms. Fitz can help you … Continue reading

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Wednesday, April 12th: Earth Shattering Events

Question– What do you observe about how Earth’s surface changes?   Earthquakes Videos Los Angeles Earthquake Damage-magnitude 4.6, 2007- 2:26- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mcoHJHo8d6k Haiti Earthquake Damage-magnitude 7.0- December, 2010, 3:27- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2M2Mupid2WA Kobe, Japan Earthquake Disaster- Jan. 17, 1995, a magnitude 7.2 earthquake- full length movie- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3p7xt_U34pM … Continue reading

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