Unit 2 - Structures of the Earth (Geology)

Welcome to Unit 2 - Structures of the Earth. In this unit we will explore the geological features that shape our planet and those processes that affect us. More specifically we will examine geological time, the internal structure of Earth, rocks, minerals, plate tectonics, earthquakes, volcanoes, tsunamis and much much more!


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



#24
October 10th
 

Examining the Structure of the Earth




#25
October 11th
 




 

#26
October 12th




Module #6: Internal Structures of the Earth



 #27
October 13th




Earth's Core - A Documentary



 #28
October 16th





Introduction to Geological Time - Part I





 #29
October 17th



Introduction to Geological Time - Part II
*Natural Disaster Presentation!

#30
October 18th
(Parent - Teacher Interviews - Shortened Periods Today)
 
 

Module #7: Geological Timeline of the Earth

#31
October 19th



Earth's Geological History - Part I



 
#32
October 20th

 

Earth's Geological History - Part II
*Natural Disaster Friday Presentation!


 
#33
October 23rd

 

 


 
#34
October 24th

 






#35
October 25th


 
                 
                           Classification of Rocks (Rock Lab)                                  
                              
 
#36
October 26th


  
                 
              
                                       Rocks & Minerals - Part II

                        

 
#37
October 27th

 


*Natural Disaster Friday Presentation #5

 
#38
October 30th






 
#39
October 31st

 

 
                            Introduction to Plate Tectonics

                 

 
#40
November 1st

 

                 Module #9: Plate Tectonics, History and Evidence         
                        


 
#41
November 2nd

 





 
#42
November 3rd



Video - Colliding Continents

 
#43
November 6th

 
                                            
                                  Module #10: Earthquakes
                             *Natural Disaster Friday Presentation #4!               
 
#44
November 7th


 


 #45
November 8th


Earthquakes and Seismology - Part III

 

#46
November 9th



 

                          Volcanic Eruptions and Hazards - Part I
                               
*Natural Disaster Friday Presentation #6! 





 
#47
November 10th


 "The Impossible"







 #48

November 13th


"The Impossible" - Part II




 #49

November 14th




Module #11: Volcanoes 



 #50
November 15th


                               
     Gizmo - Earthquakes
   


                 

 
#51
November 16th


 
           
                   Field Trip to the University of Waterloo TODAY!

                                         Tsunami's Continued... 
              (complete on Thursday if you are not on field trip -
                                       which is most of you)



 

#52
November 17th



 
     
          Unit 2 Review: Structures of the Earth and Geology
   
                           
*Natural Disaster Presentation!   

              

 
#53
November 20th


 
               Unit 2 Test: Structures of the Earth & Geology 

Part A: Multiple Choice - 30 marks

Part B: Matching - 20 marks

Part C: Long Answer / Paragraph Responses - 20 marks


TOTAL:                / 70 marks


























































 









3. Unit 2 Review Package - Review period on Tuesday, TEST on Wednesday April 27th!



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3. 
Video: Mt. St. Helen's Eruption of 1980 (54 min.) (student response sheet) - please complete for HW if we do not watch all in class.