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 487 files.

Orographic Effect Precipitation Formation
Date Submitted: 2013-02-03
Students are asked to explain what processes are responsible for the formation orographic (mountain) cloud and precipitation.

Exit Ticket: Sun's Apparent Path
Date Submitted: 2013-01-23
This single page can be cut in half for a quick assessment, or "exit ticket". Students are asked to draw the sun's daily apparent path on a celestial sphere for an observer located in lower New York State on both equinox and solstice dates.

Pangaea And Geologic Time
Date Submitted: 2013-01-02
I cut out the middle of pages 8 and 9 to focus on just geologic events and land mass positions with respect to geologic time.

ESRT Page 5 Worksheet
Date Submitted: 2012-12-04
Worksheet designed to get students used to looking at page 5 of the ESRTs and utilizing everything it contains

Topographic Maps
Date Submitted: 2012-11-29
Worksheets with contour maps so students understand how to interpret the topography of an area

Using The Sedimentary Scheme
Date Submitted: 2012-11-08
This is to help students use the Sedimentary Scheme and chart for the Relationship of Transported Particles.

Plate Tectonics Lab
Date Submitted: 2012-11-05
5 different activities that teach 9th graders about plate tectonics

Wave Properties Lab
Date Submitted: 2012-07-13
This could be set up as a stations lab, with each of the outlined activities as stations. Students travel from one station to another with lab sheet, and discuss/respond to each question. Materials are fairly easy to collect.

Topo Map Field Work
Date Submitted: 2012-06-30
I use this lab to have my students construct topo maps on our campus. The students walk a trail, record elevations and then use those elevations to construct a topo map. Make sure that you choose varied terrain for the best effect.

Earth's Interior
Date Submitted: 2012-06-21
An introduction to page 10 of the ESRT, so kids learn what is there.