Unit 4 - Geological Processes & Plate Tectonics



Lesson # and Approx. Date
FALL 2018 - NEW CURRICULUM
 Lesson Plan & Main Concepts
(Click on the link below to access the lesson plan / details)





#56
November 26th
 

Introduction to Geological Processes & Weathering and Erosion

 
                   #57
November 27th

Weathering and Erosion - Part II

 
#58
November 28th



Library Research Period for ISU
Quiz #9: Weathering and Erosion





#60
November 29th





Lab Activity: Weathering and Erosion 


#61
December 3rd



Work Period to Prepare for Teacher-Student Interviews







#62
December 4th
 
 
Teacher-Student Conferences - ISU - Day #1



#63
December 5th


Quiz #10: Mass Movements - Chapter 8



#64
December 6th

 
#65
December 7th



 
                                     FROSTY CLASSROOM DECORATING
                                     Final Day of Interviews
                             
 

#66
December 10th
 

                                   Lab Activity #8: Mass Movements 


#67
December 11th
 
                     
                      Introduction to Plate Tectonics (ISP PERIOD TODAY)
                           
                                
                                                
                              
 
#68
December 12th


  
                 
              
       
                                      
 
Plate Tectonics - Part I
 
                  Quiz #11: Surface and Groundwater: Chapters 9 & 10



#69
December 13th

 

              
                                   Case Study: The Ring of Fire 
 
#70
December 14th


                             
                           
          
  
  ISU Research Period                                          


 
#70
December 17th

 
                       
                         
                               Volcanoes and Volcanology - Part 2
      
                    
           
Quiz #13: Plate Tectonics - Chapter 17
                          
 

                                 
                          
 
#71
December 18th

 

                       
                                      L
                   Introduce Final Assignment #5 (DUE: January 11th)
       
  



 
#72
December 19th

 
                                               
                                                                 
 



 
#73
December 20th



HAMPER PACKING DAY! 
FROSTY! 

 

                      #74
December 21st
 


FROSTY DAY AND FROSTY ASSEMBLY 


 
#75
January 7th

 
                                            
                                         
 
                       
  
                 WELCOME BACK!                  
              
 
#76
January 8th


                                   Earthquakes and Seismology
    
       
                                             Quiz #13: Volcanoes: Chapter 18
 
     
 



 #77
January 9th



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



#78
January 10th

 

                                    

Quiz #14: Earthquakes - Chapter 19



 #79
January 11th



MOVIE & POPCORN DAY!

Unit 4 Test: Geological Processes
TEST - OMITTED DUE TO FROSTY WIN!






Important Upcoming Dates - Fall 2018

January 11th: Assignment #5 is DUE (Those that have completed the other 4 assignments can opt out if they wish)

January 14th - 22nd: 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.

January 23rd - 24th: Exam Review and Course Wrap-Up - ISU Research papers / grades will be returned by June 21st. 

January : January 25th - FINAL EXAM - 2 hours (15 % of Final grade in the course)
































































 





 









 







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
















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


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