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# Erosion nb53111

## by Jim Forde, Science Teacher at Stamford Public Schools on May 30, 2011

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• Issues and Earth Science Unit F: Erosion Mr. Forde Scofield Magnet MS
• Activity 24: Where Shall We Build May 5, 2011 Getting Started: Describe a construction site where a building is being built. Introduction: Rd p C-4 and describe what this lesson is about. Challenge: Where should Boomtown construct the new buildings? Key Words: inference, landform, marsh, wetlands (write into the vocab section of your binder) Procedure: See pg C-5 Results: Complete sheets 24.1. Analysis: HW- p. C-7 Analysis Q4
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• Activity 25 :Boomtown’s Topography
• May 16, 2011
• Getting Started:
• Are there different kinds of maps?
• Describe them.
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• Read and summarize p. C-8.
• Challenge: What do the lines on a
• topographic map mean?
• Key Words: Contour Interval,
• Contour Line, Key, Scale, Topography,
• Topographical Map
• Procedure: Read Page C-9
• Create drawing of topographical map!
• Analysis: HW - Q 1 and 2 D-13
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• Activity 26: Boomtown’s Topography
• May 17, 2011
• Getting Started: List two things you learned yesterday about topographical maps!
• Challenge: What can topographical maps tell us about the stability of a site?
• Key Words: Stability
• Procedure: Read Page C-13
• Analysis questions - p. c14 Q2- Q4
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• Activity 27: Boomtown’s Weather May 18, 2011 Getting Started: What is the difference between rainfall and flooding? Introduction: Read and summarize p. C-15 Challenge: Is Boomtown’s Rainfall likely to cause flooding? Keywords: Average, Mean, Median, Mode, Sample Size Procedure: Read and follow team directions on p. c16 and c17 HW - p c-17 Q 2 and 3
• Mr. Forde’s Points Per Game (ppg) G1 - 5 G2 - 5 G3 - 20 G4 - 0 G5 - 5 G6 - 3 G7 - 11 G8 - 0 G9 - 6 G10 - 8
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• Activity 30: Challenges of the Mississippi Delta May 19, 2011 Getting Started: What are mean, median and mode? Introduction: Read and summarize p. C-29 Challenge: How has the Mississippi River Delta challenged the people of New Orleans? Keywords: Ecologist, Engineer, Geologist Procedure: Read and follow team directions on p. C-30 - C-35 p. Clean up VOCAB section of your NB!!
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• Activity 28 : Cutting Canyons/ Building Deltas May 20, 2011 Getting Started: How cab rainfall change the shape of the land? Introduction: Read and summarize p. C-19 Challenge: How can moving sediments create a problem for construction? Keyword: Delta, Model, River Channel, Sediments Procedure: Read and follow team directions on p. C 20 - C 21 HW - C22 Q5
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• Activity 31: Resistance to Erosion May 22, 2011 Getting Started: What factors do you think effect erosion ? Introduction: Rd p C-36 and summarize. Challenge: Do all kinds of materials erode in the same ways? Key Words: Procedure: See pg C-5 Results: Complete Data Sheet Analysis: HW- p. C-38 Analysis Q 1- 5 **What was controlled in the experiment? What wasn’t?
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• Activity 32: Investigating a Cliff Model May 24, 2011 Getting Started: How will erosion be different at a coastline, as compared to a stream /river? Introduction: Rd p C-40 and describe what this lesson is about. Challenge: How do ocean waves effect the shape of the land? Key Words: Procedure: See pg C-41 - C-43 Results: Record results in your notebook. Analysis: HW- p. C-43 Analysis Q 1 - 3
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• Activity 33: Earth Processes and Boomtown’s Coast May 25, 2011 Getting Started: What is a beach? Introduction: Read and summarize p. C-44 Challenge: How is a beach part of a coastal system? Keyword: advantage, breakwater, disadvantage, dredging, jetty, longshore current, seawall Procedure: Read and “Listen, Stop Write” with your class. P. C-45 - C-47 HW - C Q
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• Seawall (rip rap) Breakwater Jetty Dredging Disadvantages Advantages Mitigation Method
• Activity 34: Preparing the Geologists Report May 27, 2011 Introduction: Read and summarize p. C-44 Challenge: What is the geology of the three building sites? Procedure: Read and complete sheet 44.1 based on what is in your notebook.
• Activity 35: Building in Boomtown May 31, 2011 Getting Started: Which site do you think should be built on and why? (1 - 2 sentences) Introduction: Read and summarize p. C-44 Challenge: Where should boomtown build it’s new apartments and houses? Procedure: Pick a number… Read activity 35 reports for evidence and defend your location! Be prepared to offer benefits and trade-offs. HW- STUDY FOR THE TEST! (6/2)
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