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 Tuesday, 01 July 2014
Tuesday, 01 July 2014 10:43:10 (Pacific Standard Time, UTC-08:00) ( 6th grade | animations | deep sea vents | earthquakes | Games | interactive | Moible Laptop Assignments | oceans | plate boundaries | plate tectonics | volcanoes )

First plate boundaries interactive, use to illustrate motion at boundary. Has a labeling the plates & identifying the motion of the plates at the boundaries "game"

http://www.learner.org/interactives/dynamicearth/plate.html

Second plate boundaries interactive .... Explore how plate boundaries effect your world ... use to fill in Examples of Events. THEN answer the two questions on your handout

http://www.amnh.org/ology/features/plates/?TB_iframe=true&height=500&width=750

Explore life along the Deep Sea Vents:

http://www.amnh.org/explore/ology/earth/?fid=29463

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 Sunday, 22 January 2012
Sunday, 22 January 2012 21:51:56 (Pacific Standard Time, UTC-08:00) ( 6th grade | bilingual diagrams | deep sea vents | ELD | plate boundaries | volcanoes )

Link to geology diagrams labeled in both Chinese (Cantonese?) and English.

http://hkss.cedd.gov.hk/hkss/eng/education/gs/eng/hkg/chapter2.htm

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Sunday, 22 January 2012 18:58:03 (Pacific Standard Time, UTC-08:00) ( 6th grade | animations | Atmosphere | interactive | Links to Video Clips | Moible Laptop Assignments | volcano ash | volcanoes )

Has animations showing the movement of volcanic ash after a volcano puffs out the ash.  (Has Mt. St. Helen's half way down the page)

http://puff.images.alaska.edu/Google_Earth2.shtml

 

Information on the Redoudt 1989 eruption - an airplane flew into the ash cloud in/near Alaska; all  4 engines stopped.  Had to descend, where engines restarted, and made an emergency landing in Alaska.    http://puff.images.alaska.edu/Redoubt_webpage/Puff_redoubt_ash.shtml

Volcano eruption images from space

 Sunday, 15 January 2012
Sunday, 15 January 2012 11:41:51 (Pacific Standard Time, UTC-08:00) ( volcanoes | project | bibliography )

Due: Monday, 1/23/2012
.... you may turn it in early (on Friday the 20th for early extra credit)

To download a .pdf file which contains the following four items .... 6.ch7VolcanoFactSheetandSample.pdf (955.64 KB)

  • blank sheet to print out
  • sample already filled out
  • grading rubric (so you can see how many points sections are worth & the expectations for the bibliography)
  • additional page of information about different types of volcanoes from the USGS

To download a Word (.doc) file which you can type your information directly into & then print and turn in ....6ch7VolcDocument.doc (640.5 KB)

 

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 Monday, 09 January 2012
Monday, 09 January 2012 15:09:33 (Pacific Standard Time, UTC-08:00) ( Links to Video Clips | volcanoes )

Monday-

6th grade- RE p, 77-81 - Read, highlight main ideas, answer questions.
7th grade- Answer TB p. 217 # 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9.  (use Full Complete Sentences and Restate the Question and/or create Thinking Maps)
         imprtant for 7th graders: be sure to finish answering the 7 questions from Friday's computer activity!  (can click here for links and questions)

Tuesday-

6th grade- Finish pages 1 through 3 of Volcano tab booklet
7th grade- RE p. 64-68 - (these pages are in the packet we stapled together on Friday)   Read, highlight main ideas, answer questions.

Wednesday-

6th grade- RE p, 82-84 - Read, highlight main ideas, answer questions.
7th grade- Read TB p. 221-223, answer TB p. 227 # 1, 3, 4, 5, 7.  (use Full Complete Sentences and Restate the Question and/or create Thinking Maps)

Thursday-

6th grade- Finish tab booklet & study for tomorrow's chapter 7 quiz.   Click for Volcano Tab Booklet directions page by page.
      click here to watch short video clip of a lahar shown in 6th grade classes
7th grade- Finish definitions & study for tomorrow's chapter 5 quiz.

Friday - all classes ..... There will be no school on Monday due to Dr. Martin Luther King Holiday - Enjoy your 3 day weekend!

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