Unit 3 - Earth's Geologic and Surface Processes

Welcome to Unit 3 - Earth's Geologic Processes. In this unit we will explore the some of the processes that shape our planet and affect people around the world. More specifically we will examine mass movements, glaciers, hydrology, oceans, rivers, lakes and look at case studies that include some of Earth's most controversial natural resources. 

Lesson # and Approx. Date
 Lesson Plan & Main Concepts
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November 21st

Weathering, Erosion, Soils and Mass Wasting

November 22nd

November 23rd

continue working on Module #12 over the weekend.

November 27th

Mass Movements and Case Study: Oso Washington Landslide 2014

November 28th

Glaciers and Glaciation

November 29th

Module #13: The Effects of Melting Glaciers and Ice Sheets

November 30th


Work Period: Module #13: The Effects of Melting Glaciers and Ice Sheets (Group Activity)

December 1st

Melting Glaciers and Affected Populations (Group Activity) - Presentations

December 4th

Case Study: Melting Point Greenland
 Natural Disaster Presentation 

December 5th


December 6th

December 7th

                    Water in Rivers, Lakes and Wetlands - Part 1 
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December 8th

                    Module #15: The Three Gorges Dam Debate 
                                      Natural Disaster Presentation 

December 11th

                           Blue Gold and World Water Wars  


December 12th


December 13th