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 497 files.

Earth History Curriculum Guide
Date Submitted: 2005-09-01
The Events in the history of the Earth leave traces/clues that can be understood and used to describe the history of the planet.

Hawaiian Shelf Collapse
Date Submitted: 2005-09-01
Nothing like lava to get someone motivated. I put together a powerpoint showing current images of the collapse plus a few explanatory slides as well.

Hurricane Preparedness
Date Submitted: 2005-09-01
Attached are a brochure and evacuation map for hurricanes in New York City.

Ideas For A Trip Out West
Date Submitted: 2005-09-01
I have summarized many comments and have included links to sites with information about each location. Yosemite, Yellowstone, and Grand Canyon were left out because they tend to be mobbed with tourists and everybody would think of them.

Disaster Preparation Project
Date Submitted: 2005-09-01
Here's the final version of the Disaster Preparation Project that many folks on ESPRIT collaborated with me on. I hope you find it useful!

Design A Hiking Trail
Date Submitted: 2005-09-01
Students work in a group to design a hiking trail system on a real topographic map using specific criteria. Project includes design of an informational brochure and completion of a data sheet.

Flooding In Virginia
Date Submitted: 2005-09-01
Students will evaluate a flooding event in Virginia using stream discharge data and a topographic map.

Burning Down The House
Date Submitted: 2005-09-01
The addition of oxygen into Earth's atmosphere by cyannobacteria led to the creation of banded iron formations. Oxygen was poisonous to life at that time. Once cells could utilize oxygen, they had much more energy at their disposal.

Relative Age Self-Design Quiz
Date Submitted: 2005-09-01
Students use relative age principles to describe the processes that formed a geologic profile, draw the profile as an answer key, and give their "quiz" to another student. Students use a teacher designed rubric to score their quiz.

The Story That Rocks Can Tell
Date Submitted: 2005-09-01
By using prior knowledge of sedimentary rock formation and the agents of erosion and deposition, students use a set of rock samples and the principle of superposition to make observations and inferences. This data is then used to write a story.