Saturday, February 20, 2016

February 22-26

NOTE: The monthly optional "replacement assignment" (for period 1, 3, 4) is available here. Your score on this will replace your lowest non-test score so far. Honors students - Your "replacement assignment" is 1-10 on pages 292-293 of your text.

Honors students: The handouts for your projects and papers can be found here. You need to make a decision by Monday, Feb. 22.

Periods 1-3-4: We will go over a recent lab and then students will do a WS. Honors students: We will go over the lab and then get you prepared for the science circus project. The MESPOWs are #26, #87, and #121.

Students will take notes as Benson explains weathering and erosion. If you were gone, it is important that you read chapter 5 in your text (Honors - chapter 4), and watch this animation - 5 parts.

Students will watch a video about the Alps.

Students will take notes on a handout as Benson explains sedimentary rocks. If you were gone, read pages 76-79 (Honors 62-68). Also read these web pages: Montana coal - Madison limestone - Eagle sandstone - Belt formation

We will go over the video from Wednesday and then Benson will explain/show several examples of recent topics. Finally, students will take notes as they learn about (and look at) some common metamorphic rocks.

Weathering and Erosion Cartoon
PowerPoint Presentation - Weathering and Erosion
Washington Mudslide Interactive
Mass Wasting in Gates of Mountains
Mass Wasting in Jackson Hole
Mt. Rushmore Facelift
Photos of March 2011 Rockslide Near Billings
Rockslide Caught on Camera in Tennessee
Cleaning Lichens from Mt. Rushmore in 2005
Formation of the Himalayas
Coal Mine Near Colstrip
Thursday: Eagle Sandstone
General Article About Limestone
Madison Limestone
An Ice Cave in the Madison Limestone
The Belt Supergroup
(YouTube Video) Virtual Tour of a Wyoming Strip Mine
Montana Coal Mine
Montana's Oldest Rocks
Chief Mountain
Sea Creatures in Glacier Park?

Video of the week . . .

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