Unit Guide, Notes, Links, Activities, Podcasts, etc
<ul><ul><li>Unit Guide  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Earthquakes Notes Template </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Alternate Assignm...
<ul><ul><li>Earth Diagram </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Seafloor Spreading Diagram </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Continents & Oc...
<ul><ul><li>Due December 5, 2008 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>WebQuest </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Science Wiki </li></ul></u...
<ul><ul><li>Objectives:  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Brainstorm possible causes and effects of earthquakes and techniqu...
<ul><ul><li>Links  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>How Stuff Works – Earthquakes Video </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>...
<ul><ul><li>Vocabulary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Focus </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Seismic wave </li></ul></u...
<ul><ul><li>Activities  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Inquiry 11.1 & 11.2 including reflection questions. </li></ul></ul>...
<ul><ul><li>Vocabulary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Seismometers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Seismograph </li></...
<ul><ul><li>Links  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Earthquakes </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Reading a Seismogram </l...
<ul><ul><li>Vocabulary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Theory of Plate Tectonics </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ring o...
<ul><ul><li>Links  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ring of Fire Worksheet </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ring of Fire ...
<ul><ul><li>Vocabulary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Oceanic Crust </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Continental Crust ...
<ul><ul><li>Activities  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>14.1 Examining the Earth’s Interior </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul...
<ul><ul><li>Vocabulary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Convergent Plate Boundaries </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Dive...
<ul><ul><li>Objectives  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Describe what a model is and distinguish models from real objects o...
<ul><ul><li>Vocabulary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Convection Current </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Objectives </li><...
<ul><ul><li>Activities  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Inquiry 16.1 Modeling Convection in the Mantle </li></ul></ul></ul>...
<ul><ul><li>Links </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Earth Science Animations    </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Activities  <...
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Earthquakes Unit Presentation

  1. 1. Unit Guide, Notes, Links, Activities, Podcasts, etc
  2. 2. <ul><ul><li>Unit Guide </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Earthquakes Notes Template </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Alternate Assignment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Anchor Activity WebQuest </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><ul><li>Earth Diagram </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Seafloor Spreading Diagram </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Continents & Oceans Diagram </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Subduction Diagram </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Continental Plates Diagram </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student Sheet 11.1 Simulating the Motion of Earthquake Waves </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student Sheet 12.3 Locating the Epicenter of an Earthquake </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Inquiry 13.1 Map </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student Sheet 14.1 Plotting Volcanic Activity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student Sheet 15.1 Plotting Earthquakes by Depth </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student Sheet 15.3c Making a Plate Model </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student Sheet 15.3d Putting It All Together </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student Sheet 16.1a Convection in the Mantle </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student Sheet 16.1b Earthquakes Review </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><ul><li>Due December 5, 2008 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>WebQuest </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Science Wiki </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Objectives: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Read about the Colorado flash food of 1976 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Define “risk” and relate it to natural catastrophic events. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Examine sample hurricane data as a way of describing the probability that an event will occur. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Review the Anchor Activity WebQuest for guidelines for the research and grading rubric. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Select a topic of study for the project. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Vocabulary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Risk </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Probability </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Mitigate </li></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><ul><li>Objectives: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Brainstorm possible causes and effects of earthquakes and techniques for monitoring and predicting them. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Review Catastrophic Events World Maps and update </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>View Video of actual earthquakes </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Vocabulary: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Earthquake </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Crust </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Fault </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Mantle </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Lithosphere </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Lithosphere Plates </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Seismologists </li></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><ul><li>Links </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>How Stuff Works – Earthquakes Video </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Recent Earthquakes </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Earthquakes - USGS </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Recorded Readings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>About Earthquakes </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The Big Thompson Flood </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What Is An Earthquake? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Myths About Earthquakes </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Activities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Inquiry 10.1 – Thinking About Earthquakes Including Reflection Questions </li></ul></ul></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><ul><li>Vocabulary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Focus </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Seismic wave </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Body wave </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Surface wave </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>P-waves/Compressional wave </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>S-waves/transverse wave </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Objectives </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Observe the formation and movement of waves in water. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Use a spring to simulate different kinds of waves. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Relate wave movement in a spring to earthquake waves. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Use a spring to model possible damaging effects of earthquake waves. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Design and build a model house that is resistant to shaking. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><ul><li>Activities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Inquiry 11.1 & 11.2 including reflection questions. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Links </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>How Stuff Works – Seismic Waves </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Purdue University – Earthquakes </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Earthquake Resistant Buildings </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Recorded Readings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Designing Earthquake-Resistant Buildings </li></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><ul><li>Vocabulary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Seismometers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Seismograph </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Seismogram </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Aftershock </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Epicenter </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Objectives </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Record vibrations using a model seismograph </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Analyze earthquake wave patterns on an actual seismogram </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Locate the epicenter of an earthquake using data from three seismograph stations </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Activities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Inquiry 12.1 – Recording Vibrations </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Inquiry 12.2 – Reading a Seismogram </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Inquiry 12.3 – Locating the Epicenter of an Earthquake </li></ul></ul></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><ul><li>Links </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Earthquakes </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Reading a Seismogram </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Can you read a seismogram </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Readings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>A Brief History of Earthquake Detection </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The Alaska Earthquake of 1964 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Finding an Epicenter: The Tortoise And The Hare </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Canines to the Rescue </li></ul></ul></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><ul><li>Vocabulary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Theory of Plate Tectonics </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ring of Fire </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Mid-ocean Ridge </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Objectives </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Plot on a world map the locations of some of the earthquakes that occurred during the 1990s. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Analyze the locations of earthquakes around the world. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Locate three areas of intense earthquake activity on a map. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Hypothesize about the reasons for patterns in the locations of earthquakes. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Activities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Inquiry 13.1 Plotting Earthquakes To Identify Patterns </li></ul></ul></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><ul><li>Links </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ring of Fire Worksheet </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ring of Fire </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Theory of Plate Tectonics </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Mid-Ocean Ridge </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Seafloor Spreading </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Readings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Magnitude & Intensity </li></ul></ul></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><ul><li>Vocabulary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Oceanic Crust </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Continental Crust </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Mantle </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Outer Core </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Inner Core </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Lithosphere </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Asthenosphere </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Objectives </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Examine the interior structure of some common objects. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Discuss how scientists study the structure of the earth’s interior. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Recognize that an understanding of the motion of earthquake waves cn help scientists formulate hypotheses about the earth’s interior. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Using computer images, identify and describe the layers of the earth. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Plot the locations of volcanoes and compare these locations with those of earthquakes. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><ul><li>Activities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>14.1 Examining the Earth’s Interior </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Student Sheet 14.1 – Plotting Volcanic Activity </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Links </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>  Scientists Study Inner Earth </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Readings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The Earth’s Interior </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Using Waves To Explore the Earth’s Interior </li></ul></ul></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><ul><li>Vocabulary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Convergent Plate Boundaries </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Divergent Plate Boundaries </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Transform Boundaries </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Subduction Zone </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Deep-sea trench </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Stress </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Elasticity </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Brittle </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ductile </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Fault </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Normal Fault </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Reverse Fault </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Strike-Slip Fault </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Pangea </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Theory of Continental Drift </li></ul></ul></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><ul><li>Objectives </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Describe what a model is and distinguish models from real objects or events. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Use models to simulate the movement of lithospheric plates as they collide, separate, and slide past one another. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Use a globe and a map to find evidence of plate movement and to identify landforms—such as mid-ocean ridges, mountains, and trenches—that result from plate movement. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Classify materials as either brittle or ductile. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Investigate the effects of applying a force to a model of a fault. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Activities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Inquiry 15.1 Using A Simple Model of Plate Movement </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Inquiry 15.2 Using the Moving Plates Model </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Inquiry 15.3 Investigating Faults With Models </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>CD-ROM Lessons </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Student Sheet 15.3c Making a Plate Model </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Student Sheet 15.3d Putting It All Together </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Links </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Plate Tectonics </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Readings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Colliding, Sliding, And Separating Plates </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Earthquakes And Faults </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Earth’s Moving Plates: A Look Back </li></ul></ul></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><ul><li>Vocabulary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Convection Current </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Objectives </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Use a flow indicator, rheoscopic fluid, to model convection currents in the mantle. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>View computer images of the earth’s interior to observe convection in the mantle. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Use appropriate vocabulary when communicating ideas about the earth’s interior layers. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Identify movement in the earth’s mantle as one cause of plate movement, earthquakes, and volcanoes. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><ul><li>Activities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Inquiry 16.1 Modeling Convection in the Mantle </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Student Sheet 16.1b Earthquakes Review </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Links </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Animation of Convection Current </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Convection Currents Convection Currents </li></ul></ul></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><ul><li>Links </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Earth Science Animations   </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Activities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Earthquake Assessment Review on Quia </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Earthquake Assessment </li></ul></ul></ul>
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