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Unit 8: PlateTectonics & Volcanoes

Unit 8 Focuses on: Volcanoes (ch29)

Power Point Lessons for this Unit:

 

Learning Objectives:

1.        Explain the role of plate tectonics in causing volcanoes and what causes eruptions to be gentle or highly explosive.

2.        Identify the main types of volcanoes: shield volcanoes, stratovolcanoes, and cinder cones

3.        Identify other forms of volcanic activity such as geysers, hot springs, hydrothermal vents, and geothermal energy

4.        Explain constructive and destructive processes on Earth’s surface like mountain-building, and erosion by wind, water, and ice

Class Assignments: Chapter 29

_____ Daily Bell Work Assignments (5 pts each)

_____ Power Point Class Lecture Notes

_____ Three Types of Volcanoes Graphic Organizer

_____ Parts of a Volcano Poster Project

_____ “Engineering Nature: Engineering Volcanoes” Video Notes

_____ Types of Lava PP Notes

_____ Ch 29.2 Notes: Surface of the Earth; Mountain Building

_____ Rock Cycle Diagram and written summary

_____ “Fearless Planet: Earth Story” Video Notes

_____ Types of Volcano Brochure

_____ Chapter 29 Vocabulary Quiz

_____ Chapter 29 Unit Test