Geosphere Unit

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    TEXTBOOK - Pearson - Earth Science
     
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    NOTE - We will cover the material from the textbook in the following order
     
    Intro to Earth Science (Sections):
    • 1.5 - What is Scientific Inquiry?
    • 1.2 - A View of Earth
    • 1.4 - Earth System Science

    Earth's Changing Surface (Sections):

    • Overview of 2.2 - Minerals
    • 3.1 - The Rock Cycle
    • Overview of 3.2 - Igneous Rock, 3.3 - Sedimentary Rock, and 3.4 - Metamorphic Rock
    • Overview of 5.1 - Weathering
    • 6.2 - The Work of Streams
    • Overview of 7.1 - Glaciers; 7.2 - Deserts; 7.3 - Landscapes Shaped by Wind
    • 4.1 - Energy & Mineral Uses

    Earth's Structure & Plate Tectonics (Seections):

    • Overview of 8.1 - What is an Earthquake?; 8.2 - Measuring Earthquakes; 8.3 - Earthquake Hazards
    • 8.4 - Earth's Layered Structure
    • 9.1 - Continental Drift
    • 9.2 - Sea-Floor Spreading
    • 9.3 - Theory of Plate Tectonics
    • 9.4 - Mechanisms of Plate Motion
    • 10.1 - Volcanoes & Plate Tectonics
    • 11.3 - Mountains & Plates (Convergence visuals - Only)

    Earth's History (Sections):

    • 12.1 - Discovering Earth's History
    • 12.2 - Fossils - Evidence of the Past
    • 12.3 - Dating with Radioactivity
    • 12.4 - Geologic Time Scale

Geosphere Unit Notebook

  • Pages
    1     Geosphere Unit Vocab
    2     Science Introduction
    3     Earth's Spheres WS
    4     Mineral Notes & ID Table WS
    5     Rock Cycle Interactive WS
    6     3.1 Rock Cycle Assessment Questions
    7     Rock Cycle Processes & Types - PPT Notes 
    7A   (ACAD Only) WS-Rock Cycle in Earth's Crust
    8     Lab - What Causes Weathering?
    9     Lab - Weathering Chalk
    10   Earth's Natural Resources (Energy & Mineral Resources) - Notes (sect 4.1)
    11   Fire in the Hole Article and Reflection 
    12   Study Guide - Earth's Changing Surface 
    13   Exploring Earth's Interior & Earth's Layers Article Questions
    14   Scale Model of the Earth Diagrams and Notes
    15   Earthquake Notes
    16   Reconstructing Pangaea Activity
    17   Earthquake Activity; Midocean Ridge Activity WS (Honors - also include the Paleomagentic Reversal WS)
    18   Proof the Plates Move (Hawaiian Island Activity)
    19   Proof of Subduction Graphing Activity 
    20   Theory of Plate Tectonics - NOTES WS
    21   Section 9.3 Outline
    22   Lithospheric Plate Map and Review Table on Back  
    23   Plate Motion Demonstration (Convection Currents) - 1/2 sheet
    24   Plate Tectonic Review Questions and Lithospheric Plate Diagram
    25   Plate Tectonics Study Guide (Academic - also include the Plate Boundary Puzzle)
    26   Fossils & Relative Dating Notes
    27   Fossils and Dating Activity Sheet (notebook paper)
    28   Relative Dating and Rock Strata WS
    29   Index Fossils and Telling Relative Time WS's
    30   Geologic Column Lab (2 sheets)
    31   Radiometric Dating Notes and Half-Life Problems
    32   Relative & Radiometric Dating Lab Practical
    33   Geologic Time Scale
    34   Earth's History Study Guide

Geosphere Unit Vocab & Study Guide

Earth's Changing Surface

Earth's Structure & Plate Tectonics

Plate Tectonics Landform Project

Yellowstone Volcano

Earth's History