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Monday, April 24th: Earth’s Layers

Quick Plate Tectonic Intro What is a 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 What’s Inside the Earth– Take a look at this … 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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Looking for Earth Shattering Events

Did an earthquake destroy ancient Greece? http://www.livescience.com/28969-earthquake-ended-mycenaean-culture.html The Oracle of Delph

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Tuesday, April 11th: Landforms of Greece and the Mediterranean

Learning Target: What is evidence of landforms of Greece and the Mediterranean?  What are other interesting facts of Greece? RELATING IT TO GREECE Maps World Map– http://geology.com/world/world-map.shtml The Mediterranean Area– http://www.nationsonline.org/oneworld/map/Mediterranean-Region-Map.htm Greece– http://www.eorc.jaxa.jp/en/earthview/2004/tp040716.html LOOKING FOR EVIDENCE Kids National Geographic for Greece– http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/explore/countries/greece Greece Today– http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/greece/today.html Greece, World … Continue reading

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Monday, April 10th: Landforms: What Can We See?

STARTING WITH MAINE Maine Landforms http://sciencing.com/landforms-maine-7972234.html https://www.reference.com/geography/landforms-maine-c94eb50679df08c3# Maine Volcanoes-  http://magazines.scholastic.com/news/2013/12/Supervolcanoes-in-Maine http://www.foxnews.com/science/2013/11/03/maine-volcanoes-yes-maine-among-world-biggest.html Volcanic Rock- http://www.maine.gov/dacf/mgs/explore/bedrock/sites/oct15.pdf RELATING IT TO GREECE Maps World Map– http://geology.com/world/world-map.shtml The Mediterranean Area– http://www.nationsonline.org/oneworld/map/Mediterranean-Region-Map.htm Greece– http://www.eorc.jaxa.jp/en/earthview/2004/tp040716.html LOOKING FOR EVIDENCE Kids National Geographic for Greece– http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/explore/countries/greece Greece Today– http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/greece/today.html Greece, World Atlas.com– http://www.worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/europe/gr.htm Greece Geography– http://www.mapsofworld.com/greece/geography.html Geography of … Continue reading

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