Earth Science Unit: Geology found at www. science powerpoint .com





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Published on Jul 10, 2010

This is a video sample of a powerpoint presentation that can be found at www.sciencepowerpoint.com which is one part of a teaching unit for students in grades 5-10. Each second represents one slide on the actual Powerpoint Presentation. The Geology Unit covers science topics associated Plate Tectonics, Layers of the Earth, Plate Boundaries, Volcanoes, Earthquakes, Faults and Folds, Rocks and Minerals, Rock Cycle. This unit includes an interactive and engaging Powerpoint Presentation of 1085 slides with built in class notes (Red Slides), lab activities, project ideas, discussion questions, assessments (Quiz Wiz), and challenge questions with answers. Text is in large print (32 font) and is placed at the top of each slide so it can seen and read from all angles of a classroom. Also included is a 12 page assessment called THE GEOLOGOFE that chronologically goes with the slideshow for nightly homework and the end of the unit assessment, as well as a 10 page modified assessment. 12 pages of class notes with images are also included for students who require modifications, as well as answer keys to both of the assessments for support professionals, teachers, and home school parents. 13video shorts (FLV files) are provided and a slide within the slideshow cues teacher / parent when the videos are most relevant to play. Video shorts usually range from 2-7 minutes and are included in organized folders. Two Powerpoint Jeopardy games are included. Answers to the Powerpoint Jeopardy games are provided in Powerpoint form so students can self-assess. Lastly, several class games such as guess the hidden picture beneath the boxes, and the find the hidden owl somewhere within the slideshow are provided. Difficulty rating 7/10.

Areas of Focus within the Unit -Plate Tectonics, Evidence for Plate Tectonics, Pangea, Energy Waves, Layers of the Earth, Heat Transfer, Types of Crust, Plate Boundaries, Hot Spots, Volcanoes, Positives and Negatives of Volcanoes, Types of Volcanoes, Parts of a Volcano, Magma, Types of Lava, Viscosity, Earthquakes, Faults, Folds, Seismograph, Richter Scale, Seismograph, Tsunami's, Rocks, Minerals, Crystals, Uses of Minerals, Types of Crystals, Physical Properties of Minerals, Rock Cycle, Common Igneous Rocks, Common Sedimentary Rocks, Common Metamorphic Rocks.

Visit www.sciencepowerpoint.com to learn more about this exciting and interactive approach to learning.

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