Unit 3 - Recording Earth's Geological History and Earth's Materials


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


#33
October 22nd


 
Introduction to Geology and Geologic Time & SES in the News




#34
October 23rd



 

#35
October 24th






 #36
October 25th



SES Lab Exercise #4: History of the Earth





 #37
October 26th



Quiz #5: Fossils and the Fossil Record (Chapter 21)

 
 
#38
October 29th



 
 
#39
October 30th





 
#40
October 31st


Introduction to Minerals


 
#41
November 1st

Mining and Minerals in Canada.
Quiz #6: Earth's Geological History (Chapters 22-24) 



 
 
#42
November 2nd



ISP PERIOD TODAY as Mr. Durk is on a Field Trip with Grade 9's


 
 
#43
November 5th



SES in the News #8 and Mineral Identification Activity

 
 
#44
November 6th


Mineral Identification Activity Continued...



#45
November 7th



Case Study: The Alberta Oil Sands vs Dubai: Desert to Greatest City 
  Quiz #7: Minerals (Chapter 4) 


 
#46
November 8th



SES Lab Activity #5: Mining and Minerals


 
 
#47
November 9th

 

                                      Identifying Types of Rocks 

                         (Igneous, Sedimentary and Metamorphic) 

                           

 
#48
November 12th


Types of Rocks Identification Activity


 
#49
November 13th
 

SES in the News #8 & Geologic Wonders of the World Assignment (#4)


 
#50
November 14th

 


Introduction of the Final Culminating Project (15%)




 
#51
November 15th


 

FIELD TRIP TO THE UNIVERSITY OF WATERLOO TODAY
(students not on the trip have an ISP - please go to library or Cafe only)




#53
November 16th

 

Quiz #8: Igneous, Sedimentary and Metamorphic Rocks (Chapters 5 & 6)

 #54
November 19th








#55
November 20th
                         


Part A: Multiple Choice - 30 marks

Part B: Prepared Long Answer - 20 marks

Part C: Rocks and Minerals - 20 marks (don't forget your charts)

Part D: The Rock Cycle Diagram - 10 marks

Part E: Matching - terms and definitions - 20 marks
TOTAL: 100 marks


                             Unit 4 Starts Tomorrow (Final unit of the course)



Other Resources from this Unit

Video: Geologic Journey - The Canadian Shield  (student worksheet) (45 min.) - ANSWERS


 Video: Earth: A History - Full Documentary (90 min.) - it time permits or on another date if applicable