• Mon./Tue., Jan. 7-8

    Posted by JOHN OWENS on 1/7/2019

    Today students will begin working on the Mind Map by reviewing 1st semester topics, then working on their Mind Map for the 1st semester. We will also conduct grade checks.

    Daily Essential Question - Describe and explain a divergent boundary.

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  • Thu./Fri., Dec. 20-21

    Posted by JOHN OWENS on 12/20/2018

    Today we will discuss the video and information about the Ring of Fire and its implications. Students will then complete the Plate Tectonics Performance Assessment. After the assessment is finished we will go over grades, missing assignments and re-does.

    Dail Essential Question - Describe and explain a transform boundary and give a location.

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  • Tue./ Wed., Dec. 18-19

    Posted by JOHN OWENS on 12/18/2018

    Today we will go over the Plate Tectonics Quiz, and discuss the answers and results. Students will then watch the Youtube video "Ring of Fire - Full Documentary" and answer the video questions. We will discuss the video questions before the end of the period.

    Daily Essential Questions - Describe and explain a convergent boundary and give 2 locations.

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  • Fri./Mon., Dec. 14-17

    Posted by JOHN OWENS on 12/14/2018

    Today students will work on their Convection Currents Study Guide, then we will go over the study guide. They will then generate 3 content questions they want answered for the quiz. They will then take the Plate Tectonics Quiz.

    Daily Essential Question - Ddescribe and explain magnetic striping.

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  • Wed./Thur., Dec. 12-13

    Posted by JOHN OWENS on 12/12/2018

    Today students will finish the Boundary Table, then take notes on slide 49-55. They will then work on the Plate Tectonics/Convection Currents Review worksheet.

    Daily Essential Question - Describe and explain the mid-ocean ridge.

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  • Mon./Tue., Dec 10-11

    Posted by JOHN OWENS on 12/10/2018

    Today students wil finish the Convection Currents Graphic Organizer, then take notes on slide 41-48. They will then complete the Boundary Table Activity.

    Daily Essential Equestion - Describe and explain the one piece of evidence that Alfred Wegener lacked to fully explain his Drifting Continents theory.

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  • Thur./Fri., Dec. 6-7

    Posted by JOHN OWENS on 12/6/2018

    Today students will finish the Sea-floor Spreading Activity and questions then take notes on slides 39-40. They will then work to complete the Convection Currents Graphic Organizer.

    Daily Esential Question - Describe and explain 2 pieces of evidence Alfred Wegener used to come up with his Drifting Continents theory.

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  • Tue./Wed., Dec. 4-5

    Posted by JOHN OWENS on 12/4/2018

    Today students will take notes on the evidence for The Plate Tectonics Theory (slides 31-38), then complete the Sea-floor Spreading activity.

    Daily Essential Question - Describe and explain how seismic waves help scientists study the interior of the earth.

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  • Fri./Mon., Nov. 30-Dec. 3

    Posted by JOHN OWENS on 11/30/2018

    Today students will complete the Continental Drift Activity. We will continue with our notes son the Plate Tectnics unit, and if there is time, we wil work on the Sea-floor Spreading Activity.

    Daily Essential Question - Describe and explain S (secondary) seismic waves.

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  • Wed./Thur., Nov 28-29

    Posted by JOHN OWENS on 11/28/2018

    Today students will finish their Earth's Layers drawing peoject, then continue a short lecture on the interior of the Earth. If there is enough time we will begin the Continental Drift Activity.

    Daily Essential Question - Describe and explain P (primary) seismic waves.

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