• Earthquakes
     
    Day 1 Monday 3/23/15
    I will give evidence about the Good Friday Earthquake and why is was so powerful.
    Return Plate Tectonics Pack
    Introduce Final Project
    Chapter Preview
    Notes- Earthquakes-Plate Tectonics
    Reading: Good Friday Earthquake
    Lab: Locating Patterns of EQ/Vol
    HW:5.1- EQ Vocab
     
     
    Day 2 Tuesday 3/24/15
    I will diagram the anatomy of an earthquake.
    Check Homework
    Return Plate Tectonics Test
    Notes- Finish Earthquakes and Plate Tectonics
    Locating Patterns of EQ/Vol
    USGS Earthquakes Data
    HW: 5.1-EQ Vocab,
    Day 3 Wednesday 3/25/15
    I will calculate the magnitude/energy released from different earthquakes.
    Notes- Recording
    Start Video: The Day the Earth Shook
    HW- 5.2 Earthquake Characteristics/Analyzing a Seismogram
    Day 4 Thursday 3/26/15
    I will identify how and why earthquakes cause more damage than others.
    Notes- Earthquake Damage- Finish
    Video: Nova: The Day the Earth Shook
    Start Virtual Quake?
     
    Day 5 Friday 3/27/15
    I will triangulate the location of an earthquake based on seismic wave data.
    Finish Video
    Virtual Earthquakes
    Virtual EQ Link
    class code: 1002961
     
    Day 6 Monday 3/30/15
    I will triangulate the location of an earthquake based on seismic wave data.
    Finish Virtual EQ Lab
    Finish Notes
    Start Towering Toothpick Disaster
    HW: 5.5 Earthquake Crossword
    Day 7 Tuesday 3/31/15
    I will construct a tower out of wood to withstand a 'major' earthquake.
    Towering Toothpick Disaster
    HW: Earthquake study guide + 5.5 EQ Crossword

    Day 8 Wednesday 4/1/15
    I will construct a tower out of wood to withstand a 'major' earthquake.
    Towering Toothpick Disaster
    HW: EQ Study Guide
    Day 9 Tuesday 4/6/15
    I will construct a tower out of wood to withstand a 'major' earthquake.
    Finish Towering Toothpick Construction
    HW: Study For Test + EQ Crossword
    EQ Pack
    1. Good Friday Reading
    2. EQ/Vol Patterns
    3. Nova Video Questions
    4. EQ Study Guide
    Day 10 Thursday 4/2/15
    I will apply concepts of earthquakes on the assessment.
    Collect EQ Pack
    Earthquake Quiz
    Final Earthquake construction

    End of class Earthquake simulation
    HW: Print Out Igneous Rocks and Volcanoes Docs. Mvmt of Lithospheric plates- quia.com