Explain the impact of the Earth Sun Relationship on climate and biomes on earth
Do Now: Why is colder in some places and hotter in others?
I do: Explain Step 2 of Biome Project
You do: Choose project method and begin project
Exit Ticket: Write a schedule for completion of your project. It is due Monday 9/11
Describe the 4 spheres of earth.
Identify the elements in each.
Explain the interaction between the spheres of the earth.
Create a scenario that involves all 4 spheres.
Journal Topic: In what ways is does the weather affect the ground?
I do- Facilitate do now discussion and circulate to answer questions to small groups/computer groups
1. Watch Video 1 - Write definitions in Notes
Watch Video 2 - Write definitions in Notes
2. Play Game
3. Take Quiz (Leaderboard with fastest time!)
In your NOTES section-
Create graphic organizer from text reading in notes
Write a journal entry that shows all 4 spheres, underlining each of the spheres.
Exit Ticket- Describe how people are impacted by each of the spheres and how they impact each.
Homework- Study your notes
Diagram the structure of the earth.
Explain the forces that change the surface of the earth.
Do Now: What creates mountains and volcanoes on earth?
I do- Facilitate Do Now discussion/ Circulate to assist students with small group and computer work
We do- Discuss Do Now/ Share your diagrams with a partner
1. Watch Video 1
2. Watch Video 2
3. Play Game - Record high score on the leaderboard!
Answer questions on assignment sheet in Responses section of your binder
1. Create diagram of the layers of the earth and chart of Internal Forces of change from textbook pages 44-47
2. Share your diagrams with a partner and discuss how the layers and forces are related.
Exit ticket: Where do humans see the most effects of plate tectonics?
Homework- Begin reading article for Friday.
For 15 minutes, review diagrams of earth's structure, vocabulary and forces of change chart.
Diagram and explain the water cycle.
Analyze the human impact on the water of earth.
Do Now: Where does the rain come from?
I do- Facilitate Do Now discussion
Assist students with individual questions
1. Video 1
2. Video 2
3. Play Game
Create diagram of the water cycle/ Write about how the various parts of the water cycle happen
Exit Ticket: If the geosphere contains a large amount of chemicals and pollution, how does this affect the water cycle and hydrosphere? What things might cause pollution and chemicals?
Homework- Spend 15 minutes reviewing vocabulary and diagram of the water cycle.