Students will do an activity to help them understand the rock cycle. If you were gone, carefully read pages 67-69 (honors pages 52-54) and take a look at this animation. Print out a copy of the Rock Cycle WS here and then watch the Rock Cycle Presentation posted here. Do the WS as you watch. Honors - The MESPOWs are #73, and #103.
Students will do a station to station activity related to recent topics. If you are gone, periods 1-3-4 do "Reviewing Content" 1-10 on page 89 (honors do 1-10 on page 78-79).
We will review several concepts, and then students will do a WS: Principles of Geology. If you are gone, go to this website and print out a copy . Do it!
Benson will explain how radiometric dating works, and then students will do an assignment called "Dating Deep Blood Kettles". If you were gone . . .
1. Watch the video posted below.
2. Read this web page: Radiometric Dating at a Bison Kill Site
3. Print out the "Radiometric Dating Assignment" handout here or get a copy from Benson.
2. View the PowerPoint Presentation. Do as instructed.
Students will watch a video called "The Day the Mesozoic Died". If you were gone, watch it here.