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Wednesday, February 18, 2015

The Rock Cycle



For this unit on the Rock Cycle I would like you all to take notes in your own time, so that we can make the most of class time together.

For Tuesday 2/17/15 I would like you to have notes on 

1) The Rock Cycle (1 full-page diagram, use this link)

2) Sedimentary/Igneous/Metamorphic Rocks (3 column of notes, with at least 3 bullet points each including an example. Use this link

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Earthquake and Volcanoes Quiz



We will be having a short quiz Friday that covers what we have learned about Earthquakes and Volcanoes.

The main questions that the quiz will be based on are:

  • What are the different types of volcanoes and how are they formed?
  • Where are volcanoes formed? And how is this related to tectonic plate boundaries?
  • How is the magnitude of an earthquake measured?
  • Where do earthquakes occur? And how is this related to Plate Tectonics boundaries?
  • How can scientists calculate where an earthquake epicenter is located?