Unit 4 - Geological Processes & Plate Tectonics



Lesson # and Approx. Date
FALL 2017 - NEW CURRICULUM
 Lesson Plan & Main Concepts
(Click on the link below to access the lesson plan / details)







#55
November 22nd
 

Introduction to Geological Processes & Weathering and Erosion

 

#56
November 23rd





Work Period: ISU Research & Catch up from yesterday

Unit 3 - Geologic Wonders of the World is DUE TODAY!



 #57
November 27th





SES in the News #10 & Types and Causes of Mass Movements






 #58
November 28th





Mass Movements Continued...
Quiz #10: Chapter 7




 #60
November 29th



ISU Research Period & Librarian Visit


#61
November 30th

 
 

Lab Activity #7: Weathering & Erosion 



#62
December 1st






#63
December 4th
 

Teacher-Student Conferences - ISU - Day #1
Quiz #11: Chapter 8

 
#64
December 5th
 

 
 
#65
December 6th

 




#66
December 7th
 
                     
                               "A World Without Water" - Documentary               
                              
 
#67
December 8th


  
                 
              
                                    Lab Activity #8: Mass Movements 

                         
 
#68
December 11th

 

                Introduction to Plate Tectonics & SES in the News #11

                                              Quiz #12: Chapters 9 & 10


 
#69
December 12th


                             
                                          
Plate Tectonics - Part I
   



 
#70
December 13th

 
                          
                      
                            
 

                                 
                          
 
#71
December 14th

 

                       
                                               
  



 
#72
December 15th

 
                                               
                                         ISU Research Period                                          
Quiz #13: Chapter 17
 



 
#73
December 18th



Introduce Final Assignment #5 (DUE: January 12th)



 

                      #74
December 19th
 




 
#75
December 20th

 
                                            

                                           ISU Peer Editing Day
    
                                                           
              
 
#76
December 21st


Class Holiday Party Today!   

ISU RESEARCH PAPERS ARE DUE TOMORROW BY 2:00 pm! (please share with Mr. Durk in your SES 4U: ISU folder)



 #77
January 8th





 
#78
January 9th

 

                                    
Quiz #14: Volcanoes: Chapter 18
  

 #79
January 10th



ROM Field TRIP
(ISP PERIOD FOR THOSE NOT ATTENDING)



 #80
January 11th




Quiz #15: Earthquakes - Chapter 19


 #81
January 12th


 
 
ISU Seminars start TODAY

Unit 4 Test: Geological Processes
TEST (omitted for Fall 2017)






Important Upcoming Dates - Fall 2017

January 12th: Assignment #5 is DUE (Those that have completed the other 4 assignments can opt out if they wish)

January 12th - 24th: 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 24th - 25th: Exam Review and Course Wrap-Up - ISU Research papers / grades will be returned by June 21st. 

January 30th: 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. 


 

  




4. Unit 4 Review: Geological Processes 


 
 

74
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!