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Roberto Cantu

Week of 10/21-10/25/2019

This week we will complete our unit on Plate Tectonics by discussing and modeling the thre types of plate boundaries and what crustal feature each boundary can create.  

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Monday – Earth’s Lithosphere and asthemosphere and their role in plate tectonics.

                 Why does the lithosphere float on the asthenosphere?

Tuesday – three types of plate boudary     

                convergent, divergent, transform                 Image result for plate movements

                convection lab                      Image result for convection

Wednesday – crustal features – mountains, ocean trenches, volcanos, island arcs, rift valleys, ocean ridges, earthquakes, fault lines

Thursday – “Grahm Cracker Smashup” model plate movements with graham crackers

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Friday – plate boudary and crustal feature quiz

             video – BBC “Earth- Power of the Planet: volcanos”  


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