Rhodes - Earth Science

Chapter 1 Earth Science Vocabulary & More Links

Click Here for C1S1 Vocab - Inside Earth
Click Here for C1S2 Vocab - Inside Earth
Click Here for C1S3 Vocab - Inside Earth
Click Here for C1S4 Vocab - Inside Earth
Click Here for C1S5 Vocab - Inside Earth
Test yourself on all of the lessons together! . Click Here!

Interactive Websites - Click and Explore Interactive Dynamic Earth Plate Tectonics -
Requires shockwave Pangaea Activity
http://www.windows2universe.org/earth/past/geologic_time.html -
Map of Pangaea (190 m.y.a.) http://kids.earth.nasa.gov/archive/pangaea/Pangaea_game.html -
Interactive game to label the continents.

Plate Tectonics http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aso/tryit/tectonics/shockwave.html http://www.knowitall.org/nasa/simulations/plate_movements/index.html http://www.platetectonics.com/book/page_5.asp I
nteractive tool for Continental drift, Sea-Floor Spreading, and Plate Tectonics http://geology.com/nsta/convergent-boundary-oceanic-continental.gif http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aso/tryit/tectonics/divergent.html

History Channel "How Earth Was Made" Video Clips ( these do not seem to be working well )

Deepest Place on Earth
Mountain Building
Creation of Yellowstone National Park

Chapter 2 Vocabulary Links

Click Here for C2S1 Vocab - Inside Earth
Click Here for C2S2 Vocab - Inside Earth
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Chapter 2 - Faults/Earthquake
http://www.thelayeredearth.com/images/flash/faulttypes/EarthquakeFaultTypes.swf http://www.classzone.com/books/earth_science/terc/content/visualizations/es1103/es1103page01.cfm http://www4.uwsp.edu/geo/faculty/ritter/geog101/textbook/tectonics_landforms/faulting_p2.html

10/10 & 10/11 Enrichment Links Directions on how to find an epicenter:


Chapter 3 Vocabulary Links

Click Here for C3S1 Vocab - Inside Earth
Click Here for C3S2 Vocab - Inside Earth
Click Here for C3S3 Vocab - Inside Earth
Click Here for C3S4 Vocab - Inside Earth
History Channel "How Earth Was Made" Video Clips
Deepest Place on Earth
Mountain Building
Creation of Yellowstone National Park
Hot Spots
National Geographic
Super Volcano - Yellowstone
Hawaii Hot Spot Simulation H
ot Spot Animation
Pics of Volcanoes from National Geographic
Different Types of Volcanoes
Build a Volcano - Channel One
Anatomy of a Volcano in East Africa (along the Rift Valley)
Deadliest Volcanic Eruptions
- A list of major volcanic eruptions
Discovery Channel Volcano Explorer
Virtual Tour of a Volcano - Requires QuickTime and Flash Player - It may not work on a school laptop
- The field book for the link above.
Other Volcano Information
Deadliest Volcanic Eruptions
How Volcanoes Work
This page explains how percent of silica in a rock determines its type. Geology for Kids Asthenosphere for Kids

10/15 & 10/16 Enrichment Activity for Science -


Volcano Activity for 10/24 and 10/25

Click Here to View the websites to complete the activity for Volcanos. More information for the Volcanoes of the Cascade Mountain Range

Chapter 4 - Minerals

Five different links to select from - http://www.sdnhm.org/kids/minerals/index.html
Find out where minerals are located in the United States - http://www.msha.gov/KIDS/MINING.HTM
Test yourself on Minerals: http://k12.http.internapcdn.net/k12_vitalstream_com/CURRICULUM/318507/CURRENT_RELEASE/ERT_VL_Rocks_and_Minerals.html
Test yourself on Minerals: http://www.glencoe.com/sites/common_assets/science/virtual_labs/ES03/ES03.html
Explain different properties of rocks/minerals: http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/gamesactivities/rockssoils.html
C4S3 Mineral Mining Find minerals at use in your own home. http://www.oresomeresources.com/media/flash/interactives/mining_makes_your_house/
Burk Box Investigation http://www.burkemuseum.org/static/burke_boxes_materials/rocks_and_minerals/interactive/Rock_Minerals.html

C4 Quizlet Links
C4S1 Vocab
C4S2 Vocab
C4S3 Vocab
C4 All Sections Together for Scatter

Chapter 5 - Rock Cycle

Quizlet Links

Rock Cycle Lab

Part One - http://www.windows2universe.org/earth/geology/rocks_intro.html (For questions 1, 2, and 3) Part Two - http://www.classzone.com/books/earth_science/terc/content/investigations/es0602/es0602page01.cfm?chapter_no=investigation Part Three - http://www.learner.org/interactives/rockcycle/diagram.html

Other Websites to Explore

http://www.neok12.com/quiz/TYROCK01 http://www.learner.org/interactives/rockcycle/index.html http://www.windows2universe.org/earth/geology/rocks_intro.html
Identify Minerals and Rocks Identify Igneous Rocks - Click on the numbers at the bottom of the page to identify the rock samples The Rock Cycle in Action - Click through the slides to see how the lava is created and then changed or sub-ducted back down to the magma chamber How Igneous Rocks are Formed

11/20 - Mineral Websites to explore

Virtual Rock Lab - http://www.glencoe.com/sites/common_assets/science/virtual_labs/ES04/ES04.html
Identifying Minerals - http://faculty.icc.edu/easc111lab/labs/labb/bminerals.html
Find out where minerals are located in the United States - http://www.msha.gov/KIDS/MINING.HTM
Interactive Rock Cycle - http://www.learner.org/interactives/rockcycle/index.html

10/30 - Class Activity - Click on the link below to get started.

Virtual Volcano