Unit 2: Factors Impacting Earth Systems

Objectives

7.6(A) DISTINGUISH between physical and chemical changes in matter.

7.8(A) PREDICT and DESCRIBE how catastrophic events such as floods, hurricanes,  or tornadoes impact ecosystems.

7.8(B) ANALYZE the effects of weathering, erosion, and deposition on the environment in ecoregions of Texas.

7.8(C) MODEL the effects of human activity on groundwater and surface water in a watershed.




Vocabulary Words






 
How W.E.D. Impact Texas Land

                                                



6a: 

Physical and Chemical Changes







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Top 15 Natural Disasters


Destructive Forces of Nature


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The Importance of Wildfires


The True Story of Smokey the Bear




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8b:

Erosion_and_Deposition_2014.ppt.pptx


Erosion and Soil


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Texas Ecoregions - Lesson




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8c








What is a Watershed?

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Watersheds!



Watershed Demo

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What is groundwater?

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The Groundwater Story

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How Do Aquifers Work?

How Do Aquifers Work?


The Ogallala Aquifer


Pollution Near the Trinity River





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After the Storm (video from WebQuest)

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Wastewater Treatment

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Build Your Own Aquifer GAME



Catastrophic Events Website Mini-Project

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