What can we do to reduce thecasualties produced by Earthquakes and Volcanoes? What does this question What do you know about suggest? the topic? What do you think we are Can you relate this going to study? question with other topics?
What important concepts are we going to study in this unit?Internal energy of theplanetEarth’s internalstructureTectonic plates Volcanoes Earthquakes Tsunamis 3
What Areas of Interaction could we use in this unit?Approaches to LearningCommunity and ServiceHealth and SocialEducationEnvironmentsHuman ingenuity
The Area of Interaction we are going to use is:Community and service Which are the main consequences of the Earth’s internal energy? How is the internal energy of the planet produced? How are human beings affected by the Earth’s internal energy?
The tasks we are going to do in this unit are: CRITERION OBJETIVES TASK A B C D E FDemonstrate your knowledge Exam Earth’s internal x xabout the Earth’s internal energy energyUse your knowledge about Activities and BB tasks x x xTectonic plates, Earthquakes andvolcanoes to solve problems Tectonic plates, Earthquakes and volcanoesResearch and think about seismic Essay Seismic risk x xrisk and practise writting OneWorld EssaysLearn how to measure density in Hands on: Density x xdifferent liquidsPractise how to plot coordinates Hands on: Patterns of x x xon a map. Find proof of thelocation of plate boundaries crustal activityRecognize the different types of Hands on: Scientific xScientific variables variables
What Approaches to Learning skills are we going to work? Time management Team work Being informed Select and organize information Self assessment Planning Use of maps Use of units of measurement Use of lab material Identify patterns Writting essays Manipulating variables
What characteristics of the IB learnerprofile could we develop in this unit? Inquirers Open-minded Knowledgeable Caring Thinkers Risk-takers Communicators Balanced Principled Reflective
What characteristics of the IB learner profile are we going to develop in this unit? Inquirers Open-minded Knowledgeable Caring Thinkers Risk-takers Communicators Balanced Principled Reflective