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Week of: 11/2011/22 Subject/Class: SI-7 Teacher: Jane Dowell

Unit (Week Overview/Purpose): Students will explore the forces and movement of earthquakes

Day Warm Up or Review from Daily Objective Instruction & Activities Formal/Informal Due Dates:
Previous lesson Assessments

Mon Science word of the week in Students will review new and Vocabulary Games None Notebooks Due
a sentence. vocabulary in a series of games 12/1
OCCULTATION
Tues What is the name of the Students will explore the Measuring Earthquake What is the focus of the Notebooks Due
point on the Earths surface techniques used in the past and Notes Earthquake? 12/1
above where an earthquake present to measure the Note Quiz
initiated? magnitude and epicenter of an
earthquake
Wed Match the scales with their Students will explore the Vocabulary Quiz Name 3 types of
measurements techniques used in the past and Bill Nye Earthquakes stresses and their
1. Moment Magnitude Scale present to measure the corresponding faults.
2. Richter Scale magnitude and epicenter of an
earthquake Notebooks Due
3. Mercalli Scale
12/1
a. Based on Intensity
a. Good for Small
nearby EQ
b. Good for small/large
far/near EQ
Thurs Notebooks Due
None None None None
12/1
Fri Notebooks Due
None None None None 12/1