Wednesday, 18 October 2017

Eart 100 million Years from now

Practicing maps

To learn physical map we need practice

How Noth America go its shape

Continents, countries, and even mountain ranges didn't always look the way they look now. Millions of years ago, every continent had a different shape. The force that changes continents and mountains is called tectonics, and each continent sits on a tectonic plate.

Read pages 28 and 29 in the textbook, and answer the questions.
Also think about why tectonic plates, volcanoes, and earthquakes are connected. link

After watching the video, answer:
  • What happens when one plate goes underneath another? 
  • What did the continents look like  millions of years ago? 
  • What does "rift" mean? 
  • Name the different tectonic plates in this region

Wednesday, 11 October 2017

The 15 most amazing landforms

Shaped and sculpted over millions of years, these stunning landscapes and rock formations hold invaluable clues to Earth's past and future ( link to the BBC page)



Vocabulary Unit 2

Unit 2
  • Alluvial plain
  • Archipelago
  • Basin
  • Bay
  • Canyon
  • Cape
  • Cliff
  • Continental Drift
  • Continental shelf
  • Continental slope
  • Core
  • Crater
  • Crust
  • Delta
  • Earthquake
  • Erosion
  • Estuary
  • Fault
  • Fluvial erosión
  • Fold
  • Gulf
  • Island
  • Istmus
  • Lava
  • Lower course
  • Lower mantle
  • Magma
  • Mantle
  • Marine Erosion
  • Middle course
  • Mountain
  • Mountain range
  • Ocean Ridge
  • Ocean Trench
  • Peninsula
  • Pipe
  • Plain
  • Plateau
  • Sediment
  • Solution
  • Tectonic Plate
  • Tsunamic
  • Upper course
  • Upper mantle
  • Valley
  • Volcano
  • Waterfall
Homework:
  • You have to look for the meaning of these words and write in english about them ;
You need to know these words and your meanings for the next exam. I´m going to ask you.

Describing landscapes




Describe  to James these landscapes using the words that you know.
After that, send me a e-mail with the writing description.


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