Just Submitted Earth Science Files

Below are a listing of files that have been recently submitted. They are in order of newest to oldest. There are 470 files.

Is It A Moon Rock? (authentic Assessment Activity)
Date Submitted: 2009-12-03
An authentic assessment activity that has students working in teams to examine rock samples to try and determine if they might be moon rocks - or cannot be moon rocks. The 2-sided activity sheet includes the original news clipping, all the lunar geology f

Updated Scheme For Identifying Igneous Rocks Using ESRT 2010
Date Submitted: 2009-11-13
Someone made this file which I used for the last two years and had to update it for the current ESRT. I am only taking credit for updating not making. BTW, updating this took me forever so making it must have taken even longer...thank you so much!!

Mineral Notes
Date Submitted: 2009-11-06
Basic notes about minerals. Points include: background, identifying minerals, classification, cleavage and fracture, and Mohs hardness scale. Source info long lost.

Rock Notes
Date Submitted: 2009-11-06
Basic notes about rocks. Points include: Background information on rocks, factors for identifying rocks and three (3) classifications of rocks. Source info long lost.

Shore Line Features Notes
Date Submitted: 2009-11-06
Very basic notes about shoreline features. Points include: waves, beaches, protective structures, changes in sea level and sea floor. Source info long lost.

Volcano Notes
Date Submitted: 2009-11-06
These are some very basic notes about volcanoes. Points include: anatomy, lava, vents, types, classification, locations and hot spots.

Date Submitted: 2009-10-23
This is a two day activity guide for students to work on it groups. You can have students use the internet or print the materials.

Jeopardy SolarMax IMAX Review
Date Submitted: 2009-10-20
Game questions for review of science concepts presented in SolarMax IMAX movie.

Intermediate Contour Line Worksheet
Date Submitted: 2009-09-01
This 2 page sheet has 2 contour line drawing exercises and gradient calculations that are meant as a stepping stone up to the harder contour drawing activities (where the values are not nice multiples of 10).

Density For Chocoholics
Date Submitted: 2009-03-31
Density is the term used to describe the relationship between the mass of an object and its volume. Under constant conditions of temperature and pressure, the density of any substance is always constant. Altering the temperature and/or pressure of a sy