Digging Deeper - three pages of reading for class on 9/30-10/2
Waves Review

KEYS to prepare for the Density & Convection Mastery Check:

Digging Deeper KEY to questions

Density Inside Earth KEY to page 1
Density Inside Earth KEY to page 2
Density Inside Earth KEY to page 3


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Video: Stadium Wave
Video: How do rainbows form?
Video: Refraction of light experiment
Waves Quizlet Link

Enrichment Video Clip

Japan's Killer Quake Notes
(check these before you move into answering the big idea questions)

Earthquakes
Virtual Earthquake (once you're there click, "Execute Virtual Earthquake"
Earthquake Facts (interesting things about earthquakes)
Quizlet Vocabulary Link
Waves Transfer Energy
Earthquake Quiz
Earthquake Simulation (click on seismograph icon on the top of the page for "Earthquakes")
Brainpop (Login = toby.carpenter; Password = karrer... search for Earthquakes)
Video: Energy Comes in Waves
Video: Seismic Waves Music Video (to the tune, "Silver Bells")
Video: Seismic Waves Rap
Extension: Three Earthquake Dolls
Extension: Virtual Earthquake
Extension - Reading the children's book, "Earthquakes!" (available in the classroom)
Song: Rock Moves Aside
Song: It's An Earthquake

Earthquake Big Idea Questions and Resources to Get The Questions Answered
The numbers in parenthesis indicate which big idea questions that resources will address... Note that some will answer more than one!

1. What is an earthquake?
Use terms potential & kinetic energy in your answer
The Physics Classroom - Waves (1, 2, 3)
Video: Khan Academy Explains Seismic Waves (1, 2, 3)
Video: What causes earthquakes? (1, 2)
The Anatomy of a Tsunami (click "Launch Interactive") (1, 2)
Video: "Earthquakes" from Teacher's Domain (1, 2)
Video: Predicting Earthquakes (1, 2)
Video: San Francisco (1, 2, 3)

2. What causes earthquakes?
Use terms wave, vibration & potential energy in your answer
The Physics Classroom - Waves (1, 2, 3)
Video: Khan Academy Explains Seismic Waves (1, 2, 3)
The Anatomy of a Tsunami (click "Launch Interactive") (1, 2)
Video: What causes earthquakes? (1, 2)
Video: "Earthquakes" from Teacher's Domain (1, 2)
Video: Predicting Earthquakes (1, 2)
Video: San Francisco (1, 2, 3)

3. Seismic waves travel in all directions, even through Earth. How does that work?
Use terms focus & epicenter in your answer... Include a diagram, as well.
How do waves transfer energy? (green dots) (3)
The Physics Classroom - Waves (1, 2, 3)
Video: Seismic Waves (3, 6)
Video: Khan Academy Explains Seismic Waves (1, 2, 3, 6)
Video: What causes earthquakes? (1, 2, 6)
Video: The Seismograph (3, 4, 6)
Video: San Francisco (1, 2, 3, 6)
Animation & Explanation: How Stuff Works: Earthquakes (3, 6)
Animation of an Alaskan Earthquake (3, 6)

4. How do we know how strong an earthquake is?
Use terms magnitude, Richter, Moment... Explain the most current system
Video: The Seismograph (3, 4)
Reading from the Textbook, "Inside Earth" on how earthquakes are measured, pp. 54-56 (4)

5. Where do earthquakes happen?
Use the term fault... Include mention of locations both inside and outside the USA
Real Time Earthquake (5)
Article in the Classroom, "The Other Fault Lines" (5)
Articles in the Classroom on Earthquakes in Ohio, "When will the next 'quake hit Ohio?" and "Tracking Tremors" (5)
Video: Los Angeles (5)
Top Ten Lists (5)

6. Describe the kinds of waves that earthquakes produce.
Use terms Primary (P), Secondary (S), and Surface Waves
Video: Seismic Waves (3)
Video: Khan Academy Explains Seismic Waves (1, 2, 3)
Video: What causes earthquakes? (1, 2)
Video: The Seismograph (3, 4)
Video: San Francisco (1, 2, 3)
Video: Seismic Waves Music Video (to the tune, "Silver Bells") (6)
Video: Seismic Waves Rap (6)
Animation & Explanation: How Stuff Works: Earthquakes (3, 6)
Animation of an Alaskan Earthquake (3, 6)
Animations of P, S, Surface (Both Love and Rayleigh) Waves (6)
Animations of P, S, Surface Waves (6) - need to click on diagram to get animation
Animations of P and S Waves (6)

Answers to the big idea notes

Answers to Comparing Seismic Waves aka Slinky Lab

Layers of the Earth

Seismic Waves Map Earth's Interior: (a webquest)

Part 1 from the textbook

Part 2 - Little Green Dots

Part 3 - Seismic Waves Map Earth's Interior


Keys to this assignment ("Seismic Waves Map Earth's interior")
Front Page
#7-11
#12-24
#25-end

Earth's Interior Structure Keys:
Front page (coloring)
Page 2 (analysis)
Page 3 (#1-12)
Page 4 (#13-25)

Video: Layers of the Earth Rap ("Crust and Mantle")
Video: Another Layers of the Earth Rap ("Throw Your Hands Up")
How Do We Know About Earth's Interior?

Slinky Drop

Video: Slinky Drop
Video: Slinky Drop Answer (Slinky Drop Answer)
Video: Slinky Drop Extended(Tennis Ball Answer)
Video: Slinky Drop From Building


Density

Brainpop's Episode on Measuring Matter (Login = toby.carpenter; Password = karrer)
Video: Nine Amazing Layers
Video: Nine Amazing Layers Explained (only 7 in the container though)
Interactive Lab
Density Song (Misery)
Another Density Song (Shut up and Dance)
A Third Density Song
Key to the Density Extension

Convection Currents
Heat Transfer Background Information (for use if you get thru the Density Extension activity from the Classroom)
Video: Lava Lamp
Video: Lava Lamp Explained
Video: Convection Currents in the Mantle (including demonstration)
Video: Khan Academy Explains Convection in the Mantle
Video: Changing Earth Song
Video: Heat Transfer Song

Digging Deeper KEY to questions

Density Inside Earth KEY to page 1
Density Inside Earth KEY to page 2
Density Inside Earth KEY to page 3

Reviewing Rocks

Rock Cycle Song
Types of Rock Song