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Plate boundaries activity links
Link to Chinese/English geology diagrams
Volcano Ash Animations
Volcano Project - assignment information
Homework Week of Jan. 9, 2012



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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"

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

Explore life along the Deep Sea Vents:

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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.

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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)


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.

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 )


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)


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.


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)


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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