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 11th
 

Examining the Structure of the Earth
*Natural Disaster Presentation!


#25
October 12th
 


 

#26
October 13th





Module #7: Internal Structures of the Earth


 #27
October 14th




Natural Disaster Presentation and "Catch-Up Day"
*Natural Disaster Friday Presentation!

 #28
October 17th





Introduction to Geological Time - Part I

 #29
October 18th



Module #8: Geological Timeline of the Earth

#30
October 19th
(Parent - Teacher Interviews - Shortened Periods Today)
 
 

Introduction to Geological Time - Part II


#31
October 20th



Earth's Geological History - Part I




 
#32
October 21st

 

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


 
#33
October 24th

 


 


 
#34
October 25th

 






#35
October 26th


 
                 
                           Classification of Rocks (Rock Lab)                                  
                              
 
#36
October 27th


  
                 
              
                         Minerals and Mining Processes - Part I

Mr. Durk is away today on a field trip with his Grade 9 class.

 
#37
October 28th

 

*Natural Disaster Friday Presentation #! 

 
#38
October 31st




 
#39
November 1st

 

        Module #10: Plate Tectonics, History and Evidence                      


 
#40
November 2nd

 

                           Introduction to Plate Tectonics
                        *Natural Disaster Friday Presentation #4! 


 
#41
November 3rd

 




 
#42
November 4th



Earthquakes and Seismology

 
#43
November 7th

 
                                            
                                  Module #11: Earthquakes
              
 
#44
November 8th
 
*Natural Disaster Friday Presentation #5! 

 #45
November 9th


Earthquakes and Seismology - Part III

 

#46
November 10th



 

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

 #47
November 11th


 Volcanic Eruptions and Hazards - Part II
     Remembrance Day Assembly Today (~ 45min.)

 #48
November 14th


Tsunamis - Part I

 

 #49
November 15th

 
Module #12: Volcanoes 

 #50
November 16th


Tsunamis - Part II
Tomorrow: Guest Speaker: Adventures in the Himalayas
 
#51
November 17th


 
           
                  Guest Speaker: Adventures in the Himalayas
 

#52
November 18th



 
     
          Unit 2 Review: Structures of the Earth and Geology
     
                 

 
#53
November 21st


 
               Unit 2 Test: Structures of the Earth & Geology 























































 









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



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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.