Earth Movement Project
(Based on Matter and Energy in Earth Systems Summer Academy 2006 from WWU)
Activities || Resources || Assessment
Prentice Hall's Science Explorer's Earth
USGS National Earthquake Information
- Volcanoes by Region:
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park:
Plate Tectonics Maps and links
Links to Earthquakes and Volcanoes
Can Earthquakes be predicted? http://www.earthquakes.bgs.ac.uk/education/faqs/faq19.html
(Thanks to Lindsey Weiss and students for the broken link report and for the extra resources!)
Students should be assessed not only on the generalizations they make, but also on their ability to succinctly and accurately convey the information about their geographic area. Before assigning the multimedia presentation, clearly outline the expectations for the presentation, including format and content. Because the content objectives should align with the grade-level objectives, specific objectives and assessment guidelines are not provided here. However, a scoring rubric should be created for the presentation that includes the degree to which content objectives and other lesson objectives are met.
Here are the required elements that students came up with in class.