Monday, May 23rd: Playing with Waves

QUIZLETS-

OTHER QUIZZES

What are Waves?  https://mpbn.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/lsps07.sci.phys.energy.waves/what-is-a-wave/?#.WwIi2NMvygQ

The Four Types of Waves– http://www.acs.psu.edu/drussell/demos/waves/wavemotion.html

SIMULATIONS- Subscription. Can only use for a minute. 

Other

  1. Circular Waves– https://www.edumedia-sciences.com/en/media/645-circular-waves-water-waves
  2. Progressive Waves– https://www.edumedia-sciences.com/en/media/799-progressive-wave
  3. The Three Types of Seismic Waves– https://www.edumedia-sciences.com/en/media/426-the-3-types-of-seismic-waves
  4. All Simulations– https://www.edumedia-sciences.com/en/node/355-waves
  5. Transverse and Longitudinal Waves– http://junior.edumedia-sciences.com/en/curriculum/4364-transverse-and-longitudinal-waves

MORE

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Friday, May 18th: Waves

BNTSC- Waves– https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k1EQtkCI0WI

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Thursday, May 17th: Test and Earthquakes

Plate Tectonics Test– http://www.quia.com/quiz/6847703.html


EARTHQUAKE STUFF

WATCH

CURRENT EARTHQUAKES


DO AND EXPLORE

  1. Interactive Earthquake Game-BrainPop: https://www.brainpop.com/games/earthquakegame/
  2. Listening to Earthquakes and Other Activities- https://earthquake.usgs.gov/learn/topics/listen/
  3. Plate Tectonics Puzzles (just found these) https://www.geolsoc.org.uk/Plate-Tectonics/Test-Your-Knowledge
  4. Explore the Science Behind Earthquakes- National Geographic: https://www.nationalgeographic.org/interactive/forces-nature/
  5. Earthquake Vocabulary Word Match- http://glencoe.mheducation.com/sites/dl/free/0078617499/165490/index.html
  6. Build an Earthquake Emergency Kit- https://www.ready.gov/kids/games/data/bak-english/index.html
  7. Earthquakes for Kids- a bunch of different things: https://earthquake.usgs.gov/learn/kids/
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Wednesday, May 16th: North America, Earthquakes, and Test Postponed Until Tomorrow

NORTH AMERICA

LANDFORMS

HOW NORTH AMERICA GOT IT’S SHAPE– https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jzqnUvE66HA

 

EARTHQUAKE INTRO

INFO

USE and Read This:

  1. Explaining Earthquakes– https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wDfIgoXaXis
  2. Earthquake Basics is a review of the basic information about earthquakes and seismic waves.
  3. SEISMIC WAVES– https://www.sciencelearn.org.nz/resources/340-seismic-waves

 

 

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Monday, May 14th: Scientist Test

http://www.quia.com/quiz/5360714.html

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Wednesday, May 9th- The Rest of It

Stuff  You Just Gotta SeeTectonic Boundaries and the Chile Triple Juncture– https://oceanexplorer.noaa.gov/facts/plate-boundaries.html

The Mariana Trench

How North America Got its Shape– https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jzqnUvE66HA


Hotspots and Hawaii


INTERACTIVE

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Monday, May 7th: John Tuzo-Wilson and Plate Tectonics

Plate Tectonic Theories and Scientists: https://www.preceden.com/timelines/71083-plate-tectonics-theories-and-scientists


 

JOHN TUZO-WILSON

EVIDENCE OF TUZO-WILSON’S FINDINGS

  • HOTSPOTS: Pacific volcanic island chains show how ocean floors have been moved across mantle hot spots.
    • EVIDENCE- ONE WAY TO SAY IT: In order to test his theory, Dr. Wilson took samples of volcanic rock from each of the volcanic islands in the Hawaiian chain and tested them to see how old they were on a geologic time scale. He found that the oldest rocks were from the northernmost island of Kauai, which also had the most weathering of rock. He also found that progressively younger rocks were found on the Hawaiian islands the further south he went (see map). The youngest rocks of all were found on the big island of Hawaii, the southernmost island. In fact, new “rocks” are still forming on the island of Hawaii, making it the youngest volcano in the island chain. There is even more evidence to support his theory because there is a new volcano forming on the sea floor south of Hawaii, called Loihi. Right now it’s just a sea mount, but if the lava continues to build up on its slopes, someday it will be a new island. http://www.extremescience.com/hot-spots.htm
    • EVIDENCE- ANOTHER WAY TO SAY THE SAME THING: According to Wilson’s hotspot theory, the volcanoes of the Hawaiian chain should get progressively older and become more eroded the farther they travel beyond the hotspot. The oldest volcanic rocks on Kauai, the northwestern most inhabited Hawaiian island, are about 5.5 million years old and are deeply eroded. By comparison, on the “Big Island” of Hawaii — southeastern most in the chain and presumably still positioned over the hotspot — the oldest exposed rocks are less than 0.7 million years old and new volcanic rock is continually being formed. https://pubs.usgs.gov/gip/dynamic/hotspots.html
  • TRANSFORM FAULTS: Boundaries, such as the San Andreas Fault moved differently than convergent and divergent boundaries. Records of seismic waves from transform faults showed the motion of the plates was in opposite directions.

INTERACTIVE

OTHER

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