This editable product covers the following standards.
-Explain how natural processes (including weathering, erosion, deposition, landslides, volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, and floods) affect Earth’s oceans and land in constructive and destructive ways.
-Illustrate the geologic landforms of the ocean floor (including the continental shelf and slope, the mid-ocean ridge, rift zone, trench, and the ocean basin).
-Compare continental and oceanic landforms.
-Explain how waves, currents, tides, and storms affect the geologic features of the ocean shore zone (including beaches, barrier islands, estuaries, and inlets).
-Compare the movement of water by waves, currents, and tides.
-Explain how human activity (including conservation efforts and pollution) has affected the land and the oceans of Earth.
This product meets Common Core Reading Information standards through a project.
This unit provides material for 3 to 4 weeks and contains 20 editable documents, which include the following.
4 Power Points
Study Guide Answer Document
Illustrations of the Ocean Floor
Instructions, Labels, and a Rubric for Ocean Floor Model
2 Video Viewing Guides
Expert Project Instructions and Rubric
End of Unit Test