hsearthscience Mr.Melone
Hinsdale South High School  
http://www.district86.k12.il.us/
 
    week of the 16th of October


Monday, the 16th ...see part 2 of Power Point Presentation on Crustal Deformation......take in class quiz on section 5.2 using the book.........do an outline of 5.2 for second and 5th hours, first hour do 5.2 rev. q's page 75

Tuesday ,the 17th .........do poster project in groups on 5.2,5.3,5.4,6.1,6.2 or 6.3 ...work on it today finish tomorrow.......quiz at start of class on 5.2

Wednesday, the 18th ...SEE MOVIE FROM "THE LIVING MACHINE "......QUIZ ON NOTEE AFTERWARDS ....finish poster project and see movie on Plate Tectonics from Planet Earth series..

Thursday, the 19th ...SEE 2ND PART OF MOVIE "THE LIVING MACHINE".....QUIZ ON NOTES AFTERWARDS....begin earthquke activity on "Locating an Earthquke Epicenter"

Friday, the 20th .......complete Earthquake Activity.....DO EXTRA CREDIT ACTIVITY LISTED ON WEB LINK.....BY #1- DO ACTIVITY AT SITE ,#2- BRING A CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION TO CLASS #3-TYPE A SUMMARY OF THE ACTIVITY #4- PLEASE DO THIS---- THIS IS A GREAT ACTIVITY AND CAN BE DONE WITHOUT MUCH WORK!!!!!! 50 POINTS OF EXTRA CREDIT FOR A 5% GRADE INCREASE!!!! DUE ON WEDNESDAY THE 25TH!!!!


assignments for the week of October 23th..........


monday the 23rd  ......   see power point on S and P waves......do chapter 6 calculations ...quiz on calcs tomorrow????....begin to read chapter 6


tuesday,the 24th..........outline 6.1 and 6.2 .....review and quiz calcs

wednesday,the 25th ....... review for chapter 6 test on thursday ...... do chapter 6 review q's on page 98 .. extra credit due

thursday the 26th...do chapter 6 test q's in groups........... begin chap 7........read chapter.........comp books due today ------100 points!!!!!...do diagram 7-2 on page 102 D,C,L,E.....  6th hour go to computer lab and go to the site linked below -------     http://oceanography.palomar.edu/deen/plate_tectonics_and_volcanic_act.htm.......follow links and prepare a table from Word that summarizes the info requested

friday, the 27th ....see power point on volcanoes for 1rst and 2nd hours ..... 1rst and 2nd begin volcano pattern activity........6th to computer lab and finish activity from yesterday.....for extra credit go to ------------       http://quizlab2.funbrain.com/..........go to the quiz lab and enter the password of" hs earthscience ".........and take the quiz on plate tectonics ......if you score 90% on quiz i will give you extra credit ......take the quiz as often as you like....your results will be e mailed to me automatically




week of October 30th...........



monday,october 30th........ complete "PATTERNS OF VOLCANISM" questions and graph......


tuesday,the 31rst of october......begin to read chapter 7 ...... ...........DO "viscosity lab " in periods 2 and 6.........1rst hour---- go to computer lab and do funbrain quiz on "PLATE TECTONICS"

wednesday the 1rst of November ...........first hour to computer lab ---retake "funbrain quiz"......do summary of volcanoes from around the world.........2nd and 6th hour ---- do graph of densities of the tested liquids and write a summary and conclusion of the activity in comp book

thursday the 2nd ......first hour to computer lab and complete table of volcanic info......outline 7.1 and 7.2 and 7.3

friday the 3rd ........complete outline of 7.1 -7.3



week of november the 6th

monday the 6th............see power point on volcanic rock ......do volcanic rock lab #1 .....draw fig. 7-6 (d,c,l,e)

tuesday the 7th ......quiz on 7.1 and 7.2 .....do 7-2 review questions from book-----due on thursday of this week  ........do volcanic rock lab #2

wednesday the 8th...first and second hour to computer lab ....go to this site "http://www.cotf.edu/ete/modules/volcanoes/volcano.html" and answer the 4 situation questions in a word document............complete 4 questions from web site  and then begin a power point on the section of chapter 7 assigned to you --- power point will be due on Friday

thursday the 9th..........first and second hour to computer lab --2nd hour will be quized on 7.2 review questions on line from funbrain............

friday the 1oth.....take funbrain quiz on section 7.2 if you have not already .....complete power point from chapter 7....for extra credit due on Monday the 13th -------- prepare a summary table on word for the following using the information from the site listed below
:  The Sea Floor Spread (divergent boundary)

   The Continental Slide (convergent boundary)

  The Continental Crush (collisional boundary)
use this site : http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aso/tryit/tectonics/


.............week of november 13th .........................

monday the 13th ..........do "Volcano slope compared to particle Size Lab" .......finish tomorrow............power point should be finished soon on 7.1,7.2 or 7.3

tuesday the 14th ...complete lab on Volcanic Slope ...quiz tomorrow on "Volcano slope compared to particle Size Lab"

wednesday the 15th .......quiz on "Volcano slope compared to particle Size Lab"..........BEGIN CHAPTER 8


thursday the 16th ......power point on atomic structure ....do worksheet on atomic orbitals .......draw electron enrgy levels for the first 25 elements

friday the 17th ......do worksheet on atomic mass  and electrons ,protons and neutrons


week of november 20th.............
 

monday the 20th.........  finish packet on atomic structure ( 91 )....do ball and stick  modeling activity
finish packet on atomic structure .......6th hour to computer lab and show power points and summarize the following site for structure,compounds and bonding:

http://www.chem4kids.com/atoms/structure.html

tuesday and wednesday ........do graphing activity on trends in the periodic table ........ for extra credit---- grow crystals by following the instructions at the following web site :
   http://www.chemistry.co.nz/crystals_string.htm
bring to class monday if they are ready ......have a good holiday !!!!!!!!


week of november 27th

monday the 27th........ discuss the 4 "big questions" from chapter 8 for quiz tomorrow


tuesday the 28th........quiz on "4 big questions " from chapter 8 .......begin classification table for minerals from the following site
"http://www.minerals.net/mineral/sort-met.hod/group/group1.htm.............6th hour do lab on CONSERVATION OF MATTER in classroom





monday the 27 th ............review for chapter 8 essay quiz ..................know the following : structure of an atom, how atoms are joined together ,physical and chemical properties, and how the periodic table is organized

tuesday the 28th......essay quiz on big questions ....begin table on minerals from this web site: http://www.minerals.net/mineral/sort-met.hod/group/group1.htm
6th hour do lab on CONSERVATION OF MASS

wednesday the 29th ...complete table of minerals........6th hour do part 2 of lab  CONSERVATION OF MASS

thursday the 30th ......1rst hour -- complete table of minerals in computer lab ,  2nd hour -- do CONSERVATION OF MASS lab ... 6th hour -- post lab on CONSERVATION OF MASS, begin candle lab

friday the 1rst of December ....1rst hour --do CONSERVATION OF MASS lab , 2nd hour do  post lab on CONSERVATION OF MASS, ,6th hour -- do quiz on post lab fo  post lab on CONSERVATION OF MASS, complete candle lab


week of december 4th ...............................

monday the 4th ..........1rst and 2nd hour  -- do post lab on conservation of mass lab...... 6 th hour -- do balancing of equations problems

tuesday the 5th .......... to computer lab and work on mineral data table

wednesday the 6th ............continue data table

thursday the 7th .......outline 9.1 and 9.2

friday the 8th ......diagram ,label ,explain diagram 9-3 on page 142......do 9-2 review questions


the week of december 11th ..............

monday the 11th ...........quiz on work from thursday and friday ..........begin mineral lab

tuesday the 12th .............snow day

wednesday the 13th ..............do mineral lab #1

thursday, the 14 th.............complete mineral lab#1, begin mineral lab #2

friday the 15th ........complete mineral lab#2, do formula mass problems ............FOR EXTRA CREDIT ......CREATE CRYSTAL SYSTEM MODELS USING ------- raisins or spice drops or anything  that you can insert toothpicks into to create the models as illustrated in your book or as found at the following web site .................


http://www.cobweb.net/~bug2/rock4.htm#CRY


             try it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  ............bring when we return after holiday ................



wednesday the 5th of january ..........do summary of rock and mineral lab

thursday the 6th .........continue rock and mineral lab

friday the 7th.........write an essay on big questions from chapter 9...........continue rock and mineral lab .............note the following rocks and minerals need to be identified on the final exam -------notes can be used ........click on links below to learn more about rocks and minerals
      ROCKS ON TEST

1. OLIVINE
2. FLOURITE
3. FELDSPAR
4. CRYPTOCRYSTALLINE QUARTZ
5. GRANITE
6. MUSCOVITE MICA
7. BIOTITE MICA
8. SATIN SPAR GYPSUM
9. CALCITE
10. SELENITE GYPSUM
11. QUARTZ
12. PYRITE
13. TALC
14. SPECULAR HEMATITE
15. VESICULAR BASALT
16. PUMICE
17. FOSSILIFEROUS LIMESTONE
18. RHYOLITE
19. FINE GRAINED BASALT
20. DIORITE
21. SHALE
22. PORPHYRY
23. OBSIDIAN
24. SCORIA
25. MICRITE LIMESTONE
26. CHERT
27. CONGLOMERATE
28. META CONGLOMERATE
29. DOLOMITE
30. SLATE
31. GNEISS
32. MARBLE
33. COAL
34. QUARTZITE
35. SCHIST
36. COQUINA


monday,january 8th ........ do rock and mineral labs

tuesday , january 9th ..continue labs ...comp books due on thursday

wednesday, january 10........continue labs..see movie " gifts from the earth"

thursday, january 11th ........review for final

friday ,january 12th......... complete rock and mineral labs ......study for final



 ..................SECOND SEMESTER ..........

the week of January 22nd ......
Week of Jan 22 Activity
Monday................ CHAPTER 12 Weathering and Erosion  ….Weathering and Erosion …introduction power point ……assign essential questions
Tuesday .................Do lab p.144 from Heath Earth Science ……. " Temperature and Chemical Weathering "
Wednesday..............…….LAB: PARTICLE SIZE AND SETTLING RATE LAB
Thursday ..............Work on labs ……. Quiz on Friday on POWER POINT  and essential q's
Friday................ Quiz on POWER POINT and essential q's ……CONSTRUCT A CONCEPT DIAGRAM FOR CHAPTER 13................. for extra credit -----------go to the following web site and answer .....1- how was the grand canyon formed?........2- When did all this happen?

  the site : http://www.kaibab.org/geology/gc_geol.htm


the week of january 29th, 2001

monday the 29th ....1rst and 2nd go to computer lab and get certificate of achievement from VIRTUAL RIVER at the following site which is linked below :
     http://vcourseware3.calstatela.edu/VirtualRiver/index.html

      6th hour ........do chapter 13 carousel activity

tuesday the 30th ........ periods 1 and 2 to comp lab for work on VIRTUAL RIVER at web address linked below...............6th hour begin SRTEAM TABLE LAB

wednesday the 31rst ........... periods 1 and 2 complete VIRTUAL RIVER  in computer lab ........period 6 begin VIRTUAL RIVER computer lab activity ( see link below)

thursday the 1rst of February ...........1rst and 2nd hour begin STREAM TABLE lab ..........6th hour to computer lab for VIRTUAL RIVER computer work

friday the 2nd of February ...........1rst and 2nd to classroom for chapter 13 review q's and water cycle diagram .............  and 6th hour complete VIRTUAL RIVER


for those who are interested in extra credit go to the site below and obtain the certificate from the end of activity to turn in for extra credit ( similiar to virtual river)
   http://vcourseware3.calstatela.edu/VirtualRiver/Flooding/index.html  ........this site is linked below


.......for those who missed the stream table lab do the following ---------------
  go to: http://www.geography.com.sg/rivers/energy.html
.................this site is linked below
summarize the info in a conscise outline from both the velocity and volume of river sections.


the week of February 5th ............


monday the 5th.................do "jigsaw activity on chapter 14"

tuesday the 6th........do LAB: porosity and permeability lab

wednesday the 7th.........do GRAFITTI ACTIVITY for chapter 15 for 1rst and 6th hour ...........2nd hour go to computer lab and graph on excel the data from the permeability lab and begin power point on assigned section from chapter 15

thursday the 8th........quiz on GRAFITTI ACTIVITY .......do Glacial Rebound Activity......2nd hour to computer lab for Power Point Assignment on chapter 15

friday the 9th........ intro to chapter 16 with "INSPIRATION" ACTIVITY ON CHAPTER 16 on computer ........followed by "SKETCH TO STRETCH" for chap 16 .........2nd hour do on line glacier activity from:
http://www.asf.alaska.edu:2222/types/types_begin.html
(linked below) and answer q's that follow


attention !!!!!!!!!!!!------seee link at bottom for new web page at homestead.com

week of February 12th.......

monday the 12th............

the week of February 12 th..........

monday the 12th.......beaches lab

tuesday the 13th ......review chapters 12,13,14 for unit test

wednesday the 14th .......review chapters 15 and 16 for unit
test

thursday the 15th ......unit test (chapters 12-16)...assign
essential q's for chapter 17

friday the 16th ..........review unit test ......do chap 17 intro worksheet with terms and article


week of February 19th..................

monday the 19th ..........President's Day .....no school

tuesday the 20th ........create a geologic timeline on adding machine tape that lists major geologic eras and periods

wednesday the 21rst ........continue and finsih timeline

thursday the 22nd ....... students work in groups and present research from their book on assigned Geologic Eras

friday the 23rd ........  do assignment :CHAPTER 18 ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS.......any late assignments due on Monday ................for extra credit go tothe following site linked below:
http://pubs.usgs.gov/publications/text/historical.html
read and summarize in few paragraphs the main concepts and define 5 vocab words from the article ..................due on Monday


the week of february 26th ........................


monday the 26th ...........continental drift worksheets

tuesday the 27th ....review for unit test....do review worksheets due on thursday

wednesday the 28th ......do HARVEY SILVER ACTIVITY TO INTRO OCEANOGRAPHY UNIT


thursday the first of March ....unit test on UNIT 6....ASSIGN OCEANOGRAPHY BIG Q'S......

friday ,march 2nd ......start oceanography lab on relationship between solubility and temperature



week of march 5th.................................


monday the 5th ......complete solubility investigation and do big q's from oceanography unit

tuesday the 6th ........activity : salinity profile of the ocean

wednesday the 7th ..........continue salinity profile

thursday the 8th....lab: DENSITY AND SALINITY LAB FOR THE OCEAN

friday the 9th .......complete labs .....begin Chapter 23 big questions.......
......for extra credit ......... go to the website below that is also linked below in limnks section :
http://science.nasa.gov/headlines/y2001/ast06mar_1.htm
  read and summarize thas article in a 1 page report ------- include a diagram (diagram ,label ,color, and explain )from the reading


week of march 12th...........................

monday the 12th ..........chap 23 activity --- students assigned section of chapter and summarize on butcher block paper


tuesday the 13th ...... do thermometer labs -- make thermometers using flasks and glass tubing ...and balloons and flasks ...................do chap 23 word hunt ,layers of the atmosphere and global wind diagrams

wednesday the 14th......do part of 3 thermometer  ---- using metal wire

thursday the 15th.......radiation absorption lab with color as the variable ........for extra credit go to the Earth Science Site of the Day link:
        http://epod.usra.edu/
and for the dates of march 15th to March 22, read and summarize the info for the dates.....the above will also be linked below

friday ,march 16th ...........LAB: COMPARISON OF ANGLE OF INSOLATION COMPARED TO ENERGY ABSORBED


week of march 19th...............................

monday the 19th ...........Finished radiation absorption versus angle of insolation lab

tuesday the 20th ................LAB: COMPARISON OF WATER AND LAND WITH RADIATION ABSORPTION

wednesday the 21rst .......chap 23 review q's.......chapter 24 word hunt and chapter 24 big q's

thursday the 22nd.........intro humidity and do sling psychrometer lab and worksheet .......

friday the 23rd .......review humidity worksheet and quiz over relative humidty


the week of April 2nd ..................................
    ----------begin 4th quarter-------------

4th quarter policy on late work ---------- 1 late assignment for quarter ( some assignments are exempt).............other late work accepted 1 or 2 days late for 1/2 credit 
  4th quarter focus and methodology  --- lab design, group lab assignments,roundtable discussions, midterm projects, and
"menu of aassignments"

monday the 3rd of april.................. roundtable discussion :review chap 24 concepts in group..quiz wednesday on concepts. Concepts are: 1-composition and layers of the atmosphere and characteristics ... 2- land versus water heating .... 3- cause of winds ..... 4- relative humidity .....  5- tilt of earth on axis .... 6- pressure and temperature relationship of air

tuesday the 4th ........power point on relative humidity and cloud types ....... design lab that investigates: the relationship between angle of insolation and heating of land and water

wednesday the 5th............ quiz on discussion from Mondayand if score is "B" or better ,no homework tonite.If lower than "B", do chapter 24 vocab (first 2 columns) and write chapter 24 key concepts ..........do lab on insolation

thursday the 5th ..........see movie on Earth's Rotation and complete lab...

friday the 6th ........see power point on cloud types ........see movie on "tornado chasers"......do diagrams on pages 428 and 430 -------------------------
    for extra credit go to :
   http://www.weather.com/newscenter/specialreports/tornado/inside/about.html#
                read the above and summarize in a word document ----------turn in monday


week of the April 9th.....................................................................

monday the 9th .........see power point on cloud types to review for cloud quiz tomorrow......see movie :tornado chasers


tuesday the 10th .......quiz on cloud types using power point ...........show and discuss power point on Coriolis Effect and Pendulums


wednesday the 11th .........lab design : design lab to replicate the results of Foucault and show the Coriolis Effect .....write it up using a descripitive diagram instead of a wriiten procedure ...see web site below for background info (also linked at bottom of page):
   http://www.calacademy.org/products/pendulum/page2.htm

thursday the 12th ....turn in lab design ....diagram 22-1 on page 336 and explain the application to the Coriolis Effect ....begin lab student designed lab for THE CORIOLIS EFFECT AND THE FOUCAULT PENDULUM.......ANYONE ABSENT YESTERDAY ----  DESIGN LAB FOR THE ABOVE


FRIDAY .......NO SCHOOL 


the week of April 16th.................................

monday the 16th.........sub here....... all students in all Earth Science are to do the following:
          all students: as a new entry in their comp books should do
         1- chapter 26 vocab.........define all columns
         2- summarize the El Nino article on page 451

tuesday the 17th ........quiz on assignment from sub using comp book

wednesday the 18th .....show power point on climate and greenhouse effect....assign Lab design to demonstrate the greenhouse effect

thhursday the 19th ......turn in lab design and do lab to demonstrate the greenhouse effect

friday the 20th .....conclude labs and begin astro unit see movie from TLC on alien life
        

week for the week of April 23rd..................................

monday the 23rd............see movie on history of astronomy from Disney..take EC quiz................outline 27.1 in comp book

tuesday the 24th .......go to computer lab and go to the following site (the site is linked in the link section)and draw and explain the constellations for March,April and May.

http://kidsastronomy.about.com/kids/kidsastronomy/gi/dynamic/offsite.htm?sit...

wednesday the 25th ..........continue in computer lab...........complete assignment from tuesday the 24th and for today go to the the NASA picture of the day at the following site that is linked below  :

http://antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov/apod/astropix.html

..............create a word document that includes the picture and summarize 10 pictures of the daay from the month of April,2001

thursday the 26th ......quiz on computer lab work ...intro celestial sphere,right ascension and declination ..........handout star chart for May .....do paper airplane design

friday the 27th ......paper airplane competition


the week of April 30th ..................................

monday the 30th......roundtable discussion of 2 concepts :
   1- the night skies in May
   2 - positions AND movenents of stars

tuesday the 1rst of May ........to computer lab to construct  a power point ( 8-12 slides)that discusses the major features of the Sun using the following sites that are linked below :

     http://hea-www.harvard.edu/scied/SUN/sunpage.html

     http://www.michielb.nl/sun/kaft.htm


wednesday the 2nd of may ...........work on ppt of sun


thursday the 3rd .......discuss may skies ..........assign constellations of the zodiac from equatorial star chart ......

friday the 4th .....see galaxy power point ...........do galaxy classification from cards


the week of May 7th ....................................

monday the 7th ....review power point on galaxy classification ....see movie:HAWKING'S UNIVERSE

tuesday the 8th .........review constellations for test on wednesday...assemble planisphere for homework........quiz tomorrow on : may skies,Hubble's galaxy classification ,notes on constellations ...............extra credit due the week of Monday the 14th -------  go to the website linked below and summarize the info on the web site
regarding the origin of the Sun in a series of diagrams that explain the origin of the solar system

http://csep10.phys.utk.edu/astr161/lect/solarsys/
nebular.html

wednesday the 9th .......review constellations

thursday the 10th .....STAR LAB

friday the 11th .........STAR LAB


the week of may 14th ...................................

monday the 14th ..... listen to spring skies tape ...........do chap 29.1 outline

tuesday the 15th .................power point on Solar System ...begin solar sytem modeling lab on adding tape

wednesday the 16th .......see 10 minutes of Hawking's Universe movie ....continue lab

thursday the 17th ..........see 10 more  minutes of Hawking's Universe movie ....continue lab

friday the 18th .....see 10 more minutes of Hawking's Universe movie ....work on q's from model of solar system lab


the week of may 21rst ..............................

monday the 21rst ..........quiz on graphing of the solar system ............power point on inner planets .....outline 29.2

tuesday the 22nd ........planet power point for 1rst hour ....other classes do activity on :Sun,Moon and Seasons

wednesday the 23rd .....1rst work on ppt.... others complete graphs and activity on Moon,Sun and Seasons

thursday the 24th ..........1rst hour -- complete ppower point and then go to the site below that is linked below
  http://www.nasm.edu/ceps/etp/links/ACMlinks.html

and make a word doc that summarizes the major features of comets,meteors and asteroids
       other hours ----- summary of sun ,moon and seasons activity ------- see ppt on inner planets

friday the 24th .....do moon ,sun and seasons activity


the week of may 28th ..................................

monday ,28th .......memorial day

tuesday the 29th........... do intro ellipses .....and do Activity on Ellipses

wednesday the 30th .......outline 29.3...se Mercury and Venus power point

thursday the 31rst ..........29.3 outline quiz......work on ellipses

friday the 1rst .... do 3 ellipses from data provided....

              final exam review

    the final exam will consist of:
            1- the use of the planisphere to identify constellations at different times of the year
            2- the constellations of the zodiac ------- and Bootes,Ursa Major,Cygnus,Aquila,Lyra,Pegasus,Cassiopeia,Ursa Major and Minor Orion,Canis Major and Minor ------- you need to be able to identify the constellations without notes and you should study these constellations for the exam
            3 -  lab write up activity ----------includes graphing activity ---- you will be given a data table and asked to graph the info on 2 graphs and answer qustions regarding the graph ......additionally you will need to write a lab write up for the lab data that you investigate including a title, purpose, data,questions, summary,conclusion and sources of error 
            4 ---   20 questions from each unit 5-7 

the week of June 4th ...........................

monday the 4th --------- review in class for final exam ........here is the first review sheet
unit 5 review ………..the history of the earth………….. chap 17- 19

1. index fossil
2. were  australia and antarctica once joined together ?
3. geologic column
4. have layers of rock been overturned in the grand canyon?
5.  did ocean life once live in the grand canyon?
6. laws of superposition and cross cutting
7. product of radioactive decay
8. Cenozoic era -major happenings?
9. where was Laurasia located?
10. rock layers can reveal what?
11. what is the basis for divisions in the  geologic time scale ?
12. Precambrian rocks --------- abundant or scarce life?
13. what landmasses made up Gondwana ?
14. faults ------- are they younger or older than the rocks that they cut through?
15. angular unconformity
16. Paleozoic era -- dominant life form?
17. where in North America was volcanic activity concentrated during the Cenozoic era?
18. how is relative age determined in rocks?
19. epochs during the quaternary
20. what era did land plants first grow in ?
21. half life problem
22. the internal structure of an organism could best be determined by what kind of fossil evidence ---------- imprint , mold,  cast , or petrified tree?
23. what type of animal thrived during the Mesozoic era?
24. rock layers from which period have been completely eroded?        CAMBRIAN, SILURIAN ,MISSISSIPPIAN , OR PERMIAN
25. the direction that the san Andreas fault is moving?


unit 6 review

2nd semester exam review …..spring 2001
Unit 6 review for fianl exam ………2nd semester
Use your book and notes to prepare for the following items for the final exam

UNIT 6
1. guyots
2. what % of earth is  covered by water??????
3. Core samples
4. Is fresh water abundant???/
5. Physical properties of ocean water ?
6. Deep and Surface currents in Atlantic Ocean
7. Can tides generate electricity??
8. Salinity of ocean water ??
9. Absorbption of light by ocean water
10. abyssal plains
11. tidal oscillations effects
12. is plant growth present in all ocean life zones
13.  hat side of the Earth does the direct tide occur???
14. what produces surface currents??? waves???
15. what type of crust is found in the ocean floor ???



2nd semester exam review …..spring 2001
Unit 7 review for fianl exam ………2nd semester
Use your book and notes to prepare for the following items for the final exam

Unit 7

1. how do ocean currents affect land air masses?
2. Polar deserts---what is it?
3. Sublimation
4. Adiabatic temp change
5. Where does most air pollution come from??
6. Land and water temps ------ usually the same or different??
7. Fronts
8. Wind direction --- can the points on a compass indiicate wind direction???
9. What causes wind cells to form???
10.  Cities versus rural areas -------- which heats faster???
11. Solar radiation in relation to latitude??
12. Conductors of heat -----what is the best ??
13. How is a mirage formed??
14. Can temp be recorded without an observor present?
15. Glaze ice


 
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