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Develop a model based on evidence of Earth's interior to describe the cycling of matter by thermal convection.

 
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Introduction to the Rock Cycle

Earth Science » Unit: Rocks & Minerals
Earth Science » Unit: Rocks & Minerals
Kane Koller
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students complete an online "tour" of the rock cycle in this introductory lesson.

 
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Introduction To The Earth

Earth Science » Unit: The Dynamic Earth
Earth Science » Unit: The Dynamic Earth
Kane Koller
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students analyze pieces of rationale for why the Earth is round, and they'll also get an introductory glimpse into the major zones of the Earth

 
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Earthquakes (Day 1/2)

Earth Science » Unit: The Dynamic Earth
Earth Science » Unit: The Dynamic Earth
Kane Koller
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students will take on their first natural disaster in this lesson. This lesson introduces students to the phenomenon of earthquakes as the creation of seismic waves caused by friction along plate boundaries and faults.

 
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Earthquake & Volcano Mapping

Earth Science » Unit: The Dynamic Earth
Earth Science » Unit: The Dynamic Earth
Kane Koller
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students diagram where the world's earthquakes and volcanoes occur - which they will eventually come to see happen primarily along plate boundaries!

 
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Layers of the Earth I

Earth Science » Unit: The Dynamic Earth
Earth Science » Unit: The Dynamic Earth
Kane Koller
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students will take use their newfound knowledge of density to apply relative densities to the interior of the Earth and its associated layers. Students will also analyze how the density of each layer is primarily affected by its elemental composition.

 
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Density & The Earth

Earth Science » Unit: The Dynamic Earth
Earth Science » Unit: The Dynamic Earth
Kane Koller
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students try to solve a unique challenge problem showing how an aircraft carrier can float in water.

 
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Plate Boundaries

Earth Science » Unit: The Dynamic Earth
Earth Science » Unit: The Dynamic Earth
Kane Koller
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
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Earthquakes (Day 2/2)

Earth Science » Unit: The Dynamic Earth
Earth Science » Unit: The Dynamic Earth
Kane Koller
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students will take on their first natural disaster in this lesson. This lesson introduces students to the phenomenon of earthquakes as the creation of seismic waves caused by friction along plate boundaries and faults.

 
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