Unit 3: Physical Geography and Natural Systems - NEW FALL 2017



Lesson # and Approx. Date
FALL 2017 - NEW CURRICULUM
 Lesson Plan & Main Concepts
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#71
 
December 15th
 
Introduction to Physical Geography



#72

December 18th
 


 

 #73
December 19th




Plate Tectonics & Earth's History - Part 2  

 #74
December 20th




Plate Tectonics & Earth's History - Part 3

 #75
December 21st



Holiday Party Today! 




#76
January 8th
 
 

Geological Timelines and Earth's History 



#77
January 9th

 

Types of Rocks and the Rock Cycle
 
#78
January 10th

 

Rocks and Minerals


 
#79
January 11th

 



 
#80
January 12th

 



 
#81
January 15th

 

                    
                             Introduction to Weather and Climate 



#82
January 16th

 


  
 
#83
January 17th




Important Upcoming Dates 

January 18th Introduce Final Culminating Project

January 18th, 19th, 22nd & 23rd:  Final Culminating Project (in class work periods - 4 in total)

January  23rd @ 11:45 am: Final Culminating Project is DUE! (late submissions will not be accepted)

January 24th & 25th : Course Review and Wrap-Up

January 29th FINAL EXAM (1.5 hours) - 15% of your Final grade.







3. Start Video: Geologic Journey - The Canadian Shield (student worksheet)   (50 min. - we will finish tomorrow in class) - there will be a long answer question re: this video on the Unit test next wee

3. Landforms of Canada - Crossword Puzzle & Clues (Crossword - Answers)

4. Kahoot: Landform Regions of Canada (For Durk $'s)

Focus Questions

1.What is a glacier?

2. What are the two general categories of glaciers?

3. Describe the general appearance and formation of moraines, drumlins and eskers.

4. Describe how a glacier advances and recedes.

5. Why is the melting of glaciers worldwide of significant concern for earth scientists?



Unit #4 Test - Physical Geography & Natural Systems

  / 80 marks

/ 40 Multiple Choice 
/ 5 Climate Graph(s) and Analysis
/ 10 Rock Cycle / Plate Tectonics Diagrams
/ 20 Matching (terms with definitions)
/ 10 Long Answer: Climate Change 

January 19th - 25th: Final Culminating Project  - 5 in-class work periods (15%)

January 26th & 27th: Exam Review and Recap