Unit 4 - Geological Processes & Plate Tectonics



Lesson # and Approx. Date
FALL 2016 - NEW CURRICULUM
 Lesson Plan & Main Concepts
(Click on the link below to access the lesson plan / details)







#55
May 4th
 

Introduction to Geological Processes & Weathering and Erosion

 

#56
May 5th





Types and Causes of Mass Movements





 #57
May 8th




Lab Activity #7: Weathering, Erosion and Mass Movements




 #58
May 9th




Mass Movements Continued...

Quiz #10: Chapter 7

 #60
May 10th




Killer Landslides and ISU Research





#61
May 11th

 
 

Lab Activity #8: Mass Movements 





#62
May 12th


Unit 3 Summative DUE TODAY!

ISP PERIOD TODAY 
(Please work in the Library or Student Cafe Only)


 
#63
May 15th
 

Teacher-Student Conferences - ISU - Day #1

 
#64
May 16th
 

 
 
#65
May 17th
PLC DAY
 

Quiz #11: Chapter 8 & 9




#66
May 18th


 
                     
                         Introduction to Plate Tectonics                                  
                              
 
#67
May 19th


  
                 
              
                           Introduction to Plate Tectonics - Part 2

 
#68
May 23rd

 




 
#69
May 24th




 
#70
May 25th

 
                          
                       Introduction to Volcanoes & Volcanology
                             
Quiz #12: Chapter 17

 
#71
May 26th

 

                       
                       Lab #9: Earthquakes and Seismology  
 
  



 
#72
May 29th

 



 
#73
May 30th



SES in the NEws #9 and Assignment #5
Introduce Final Assignment #5 (DUE: Friday June 16th)



 

                      #74
May 31st
 

Quiz #13: Voclanoes: Chapter 18


 
#75
June 1st

 
                                            
                                       
              
 
#76
June 2nd



 #77
June 5th




ISU RESEARCH PAPERS ARE DUE TODAY BY 11:59pm! (please share with Mr. Durk in your SES 4U: ISU folder)

 
#78
June 6th

 

                                    
ISP PERIOD TODAY 
Mr. Durk is on field trip with his grade 9 class



 #79
June 7th




Earthquakes and Seismology
SES Debate #10: Earthquake Prediction




 #80
June 8th






SES Debate #10: Earthquake Prediction
Quiz #14: Earthquakes and Seismology (Chapter 19)


 #81
June 9th


 
Unit 4 Review : Geological Processes 

 Lab #10: Earthquakes and Seismology 
(OMIT - Spring 2017)


#82
June 12th



Unit 4 Test: Geological Processes
TEST


Important Upcoming Dates - Spring 2017

June 13th - 16th: ISU Seminars - 3 per day (20 - 25 min. each). Students will have an opportunity to earn BONUS marks by completing peer reviews of each of the seminars (minimum of 20). Mr. Durk will explain.

June 16th: Assignment #5 is DUE (Those that have completed the other 4 assignments can opt out if they wish)

June 19th & 20th: Exam Review and Course Wrap-Up - ISU Research papers / grades will be returned by June 21st. 

Wed. June 21st: FINAL EXAM - 2 hours (15 % of Final grade in the course)
































































 






 
 
 

 
 
 
       





 
 
 
 


  



    
 











 
 
 





 
  
 







 






 





 





  


 

 

 


 

 


** IMPORTANT**EVALUATION CHECKLIST



 




  
 









 







6. Introduce Unit 4 Summative Assignment - Creating an Interactive Model or 
Film Analysis (evaluation rubric) - This is your FINAL ASSIGNMENT FOR THE COURSE 
(other than the culminating - ISU) - DUE: Friday January 8th, 2016

 












 


 


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Niagara Falls Activity - please complete during your ISP today
Use this link to find most or all of the answers. 


 

      FIELD TRIP - NIAGARA FALLS
Useful Pre-Trip Links 

How Stuff Works - Niagara Falls 




 
 
 
 




2.Finish  Video: A World Without Water (student worksheet) and take up response sheet as a class.



 


 






 
 
 




 





 











 














 
 

















 







 



 


 




 
                        




 



 







 
 











 




 


 





 

  





 
 

  




4. Unit 4 Review: Geological Processes 


 
 

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January 11th
  
Unit 4 Test 
(Final Unit Test of the course)

1. Unit 4 Test - Geological Processes (100 marks) 

Part A: 40 marks (Multiple Choice)

Part B: 30 marks (Fill in the Blanks) - from PPT presentations

Part C: 20 marks (Matching) 

Part D: 10 marks (Long Answer) 

* NOTE: ISU Seminars start on Thursday January 14th. Be sure to check the Seminar schedule to see when you are presenting. BE PREPARED!