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Teaching Duration = 2 months
A six part now 6,000+ slide PowerPoint becomes the roadmap for an amazing and interactive science experience, complete with homework package, hands-on activities with directions built into the slideshow, built-in quizzes, answer keys, units notes, video links, rubrics, flashcards, review games and much more.
This unit aligns with the Next Generation Science Standards and with Common Core Standards for ELA and Literacy for Science and Technical Subjects. See preview for more information.
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Geology Topics Unit on TpT
The Geology Topics Unit includes...
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This unit consists of a 6000+ slide PowerPoint slideshow, assessment, and class notes that become the road map for an exciting and interactive unit full of lab activities, class notes, discussion questions, project ideas, assessments, modified assessment, class notes, review games, answer keys, video links, and much more.
Areas of Focus within The Geology Topics Unit:
Plate Tectonics, Evidence for Plate Tectonics, Pangea, Energy Waves, Layers of the Earth, Heat Transfer, Types of Crust, Plate Boundaries, Hot Spots, Volcanoes, Positives and Negatives of Volcanoes, Types of Volcanoes, Parts of a Volcano, Magma, Types of Lava, Viscosity, Earthquakes, Faults, Folds, Seismograph, Richter Scale, Seismograph, Tsunami's, Rocks, Minerals, Crystals, Uses of Minerals, Types of Crystals, Physical Properties of Minerals, Rock Cycle, Common Igneous Rocks, Common Sedimentary Rocks, Common Metamorphic Rocks, Earth System History, Timeline of Earth, Events, Paleoecology, and much more.
Text for the unit PowerPoint is presented in large print (32 font) and is placed at the top of each slide so it can seen and read from all angles of a classroom. A shade technique as well as color coded text helps to increase student focus and allows teacher to control the pace of the lesson. Also included is a 14 page assessment / bundled homework called that chronologically follows the slideshow for nightly homework and the end of the unit assessment, as well as a 10 page modified assessment. 12 pages of class notes with images are also included for students who require assistance, as well as answer keys to both of the assessments for support professionals, teachers, and home school parents. 13 video links(.flv files) are provided and a slide within the slideshow cues teacher / parent when the videos are most relevant to play. Video shorts usually range from 2-7 minutes. 5 PowerPoint review games are included (125+ slides each). Answers to the PowerPoint games are provided in PowerPoint form so students can self-assess. Lastly, several class games such as guess the hidden picture beneath the boxes, and the find the hidden owl somewhere within the slideshow are provided. Difficulty rating 7/10. Teaching Duration = 2 months.
Areas of Focus within The Geology Topics Unit: -Plate Tectonics, Evidence for Plate Tectonics, Pangea, Energy Waves, Layers of the Earth, Heat Transfer, Types of Crust, Plate Boundaries, Hot Spots, Volcanoes, Positives and Negatives of Volcanoes, Types of Volcanoes, Parts of a Volcano, Magma, Types of Lava, Viscosity, Earthquakes, Faults, Folds, Seismograph, Richter Scale, Seismograph, Tsunami's, Rocks, Minerals, Crystals, Uses of Minerals, Types of Crystals, Physical Properties of Minerals, Rock Cycle, Common Igneous Rocks, Common Sedimentary Rocks, Common Metamorphic Rocks.
I also sell all 20 Middle-Level Science Units as a digital hardgood on TpT. This includes all 20 units (50,000 slides), in Life, Earth, and Physical Science for students in grades 5-10, This also includes 275 pages of bundled homework / assessment that chronologically follows each unit, 175 pages of modified assessments, 325 pages of answer keys, 260 pages of unit notes, 37 PowerPoint review games (5000+ slides), 315 videos, hundreds of pages of handouts, First Day PowerPoint, Guidebook, and Four Year Curriculum Guide and Classroom License.
If you have any questions please feel free to contact me. Thanks again and best wishes.
Ryan Murphy M.Ed
Below are the links to the 20 units of study that I offer on TpT for individual purchase. All of these are included in the curriculum purchase.
Physical Science Units
Physical Science Curriculum
Life Science Units
Life Science Curriculum
Earth Science Units
Earth Science Curriculum Bundle
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Below is a link to view this curriculum in greater detail. You will find a PowerPoint tour, how a unit works guide, curriculum possibilities, standards, and many free samples.
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