Unit Two Objectives

Statement of Inquiry: Scientific and technical innovations improve the ways we collect evidence and understand changes in Earth's features.
Global Context: Scientific and Technical Innovation

Learning Targets:

 

2.1 I can describe the structure of Earth's interior. (MN State Standard 8.1.3.4.1, 8.2.3.1.1, 8.3.1.1.1, 8.3.1.1.2, 8.3.1.1.3)

2.2 I can analyze surface features of the Earth to infer the processes that shape them. (MN State Standard 8.1.3.4.1, 8.3.1.1.2, 8.3.1.1.3, 8.3.1.2.1, 8.3.1.2.2, 8.3.4.1.2)

2.3 I can examine a rock and tell its story. (MN State Standard 8.3.1.3.1, 8.3.1.3.2, 8.3.1.3.3)

2.4 I can compare and contrast renewable and non-renewable sources of energy. (MN State Standard 8.3.4.1.1)

 

Changing Earth: Vocabulary

Seismograph - Seismogram - Seismologist - Seismology- Epicenter - Focus - Fault - Aftershock - Earthquake - P-wave (primary) - S-wave (secondary) - Compression - Triangulation - Inner Core - Outer Core - Mantle - Crust - Lithosphere - Asthenosphere - Plate Boundaries - Convergent - Divergent - Pangaea - Brittle - Ductile - Continental Plate - Oceanic Plate - Transform Boundary - Trench - Volcano - Mountain - Tectonic Plate - Mid-Atlantic Ridge - Ring of Fire - Magma - Lava - Volcanologist - Constructive - Destructive - Igneous - Metamorphic - Sedimentary - Rock Cycle - Sediments

Unit 2 Benchmark Resources

Table of Contents

Plate Tectonics Notes                             

Quizlets:                  Study Guide            Vocab Quiz Part 1

Earthquake Simulation                            Vocab Quiz Part 2

                                                                   Vocab Quiz 2

                                                                   Vocab Quiz 3

Erosion                     Volcanoes                Rocks

Glaciers                    Plate Tectonics

Land forms               Earthquakes

Rock Cycle               Convection             Foldable

Continental Drift and Plate Tectonics Webquest Link 1
Continental Drift and Plate Tectonics Webquest Link 2
Continental Drift and Plate Tectonics Webquest Link 3
Continental Drift and Plate Tectonics Webquest Link 4
Continental Drift and Plate Tectonics Webquest Link5