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BELL WORK
1. Open your binder to the bell work
tab
2. Write a few sentences explaining
what you think it would be like to
...
OBJECTIVE
I can evaluate how the
physical processes of earth
can affect daily life
HOW?
I will compare and contrast 2
eart...
VIDEO TIME

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VSgB1IWr6O4
Why Earthquakes?

Central America is an isthmus which is a strip
of land that connects two large landmasses. It
connects t...
PLATE TECTONICS
Highlands, the hilly section of a
country, make up most of Central
America. Like Mexico, Central America
l...
Underwater Mountains
The Caribbean Islands are made up of three main parts.
The Bahamas are an archipelago, a chain of nea...
Did you know?
Because of the
physical geography of
Mexico and Central
America, they are
prone to earthquakes!
CLOSE READING
15 minutes

End

• Two of you will be assigned the
earthquake of Nicaragua to
research. You will then collab...
Nicaraguan

US

Earthquake

Earthquake
EXIT TICKET
Based on what you have
learned about the 2
earthquakes, write a short
statement explaining how
physical proces...
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Lesson over the earthquakes in Central America. Includes bell work and a closing activity.

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    1. 1. BELL WORK 1. Open your binder to the bell work tab 2. Write a few sentences explaining what you think it would be like to experience an earthquake.
    2. 2. OBJECTIVE I can evaluate how the physical processes of earth can affect daily life HOW? I will compare and contrast 2 earthquakes: Nicaragua
    3. 3. VIDEO TIME https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VSgB1IWr6O4
    4. 4. Why Earthquakes? Central America is an isthmus which is a strip of land that connects two large landmasses. It connects the South and North America continents.
    5. 5. PLATE TECTONICS Highlands, the hilly section of a country, make up most of Central America. Like Mexico, Central America lies at the edge of tectonic plates.
    6. 6. Underwater Mountains The Caribbean Islands are made up of three main parts. The Bahamas are an archipelago, a chain of nearly 700 islands. The Greater Antilles include the largest islands of Cuba, Jamaica, Haiti and Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico. The Lesser Antilles include the remaining smaller islands. Many of the islands are actually exposed tops of underwater mountains. Mountains make up the interior of most Caribbean Islands.
    7. 7. Did you know? Because of the physical geography of Mexico and Central America, they are prone to earthquakes!
    8. 8. CLOSE READING 15 minutes End • Two of you will be assigned the earthquake of Nicaragua to research. You will then collaborate with your partner and create a way to teach the other 2 members of your pod. • The other two of you will be assigned the earthquake of 1906 in the United States. You will then collaborate with your partner and create a way to teach the other 2
    9. 9. Nicaraguan US Earthquake Earthquake
    10. 10. EXIT TICKET Based on what you have learned about the 2 earthquakes, write a short statement explaining how physical processes affect daily life. *Use evidence from the text to explain your
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