Bryce Canyon

Plate Tectonics

  • New Homework

    On notebook paper write the words/definitions for Rocks on page 327 in the green box.

    There are 8 words. Delete "subsidence" and "rift zone."

     

     

    Ms. Pecor's Landform Project

    1.  Students will choose their favorite landform. They may pick from the following list:

            Mountain, hoodoos, river, glacier, sinkhole, alluvial fan, peninsula, canyon, or volcano.

    2.  Students will research their landform.

    3.  Students will create a 2D (flat poster), or 3D model of the landform that they have chosen. Any type of materials can be used to create the model.

     4.  The students will also write a 2-4 paragraph paper describing the landform, how it formed, and why it was chosen by the student. The student should mention any famous examples of the  landform. For example: If a student chooses mountains, then Mt. Everest should be mentioned in the paper, and that it is the tallest mountain, as well as other information about it. (The paper may be typed but can be hand written.)

     5. Due Date: Nov. 29th  Periods 1-3-5

                         Nov. 30th   Periods 2-4-2-6

     

    Old Homework

    On notebook paper write the words/definitions for "Minerals" from page 311 in the green box.

    Due: Nov. 8th (Periods 1,3,5) and 9th (Periods 2,4,6)

    STUDY FOR PLATE TECTONICS

    TEST ON NOVEMBER 1st and 2nd!

    Due Block Day October 18/19!

    Text Pages 362 18-21

    Text Pages 363 1-10

    Pangaea Pieces (Click on this to print a new copy)

    Due:  Next Block Day October 4th and 5th.

    Create a Pangaea Poster

    1. Color Handout from Ms. Pecor (No markers for this part)

    2. Cut out the shapes carefully.

    These are puzzle pieces and must be cut in great detail.

    Take your time.

    3. Place Antarctica near the bottom of the sheet and glue it down on the construction paper provided.

    4. Place the other pieces so that they fit together like puzzle pieces.

    5. Glue them down.

    6. Make a title:Pangaea (with a marker)

    7. Put your name on the back.

    SEE THE EXAMPLES BELOW:

    Pangaea

     Pangaea #2

     Sept. 13th and 14th

    Review Text Pages 341-347

    Complete Page 348   11-14

    Complete Page 349   1-7