End of year project: Mapping mass movements

Everyone will :

  • be working with a partner for this project.
  • research an event that has produced extraodinary mass movement in any country/city. Research paper should not exceed 3 pages and needs to include but is not limited to the following: Country, city, date, type of event that caused the mass movement, type of mass movement, explanation of mass movement, effects of mass movement on the land, structures, life , measures taken to aid and reduce possibilities of other occurrences and analysis of land elevationd and features before and after event and mass movement.
  • draw two topographic maps based on instructions provided in class that illustrate changes of land elevation and shape; one before mass movement and one after mass movement.  Maps must include picture of area.

*Research information and maps will be presented in class.

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Weathering and Erosion H.W.

Follow the link below and after reading and watching the video provided, answer the 3 questions found underneath the video and draw an image that  illustrates weathering and erosion in your notebook.

https://www.ck12.org/c/earth-science/weathering-and-erosion/lesson/Weathering-and-Erosion-HS-ES/?collectionCreatorID=3&conceptCollectionHandle=earth-science-%3A%3A-weathering-and-erosion&collectionHandle=earth-science

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Minerals Project

For this project we will be working in the previously assigned science fair groups.

Each group is assigned 2 minerals for which you will need to make a PPT presentation with the following information:

  • Formation
  • Where are they commonly found and why?
  • Uses
  • Reasons for physical appearance

GROUPS AND MINERALS:

GROUP 1 = QUARTZ and FELDSPAR

GROUP 2 = BIOTITE and MICA

GROUP 3 = CALCITE and GYPSUM

GROUP 4 = FLUORITE and HEMATITE

 

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