November 6th-10th

Monday November 6th

Plate Motion End of Unit Assessment

Students complete the end of unit assessment for plate motion on Edulastic

 

Tuesday November 7th

Plate Motion Engineering Internship Day 1

1: Connecting to Futura Workspace (5 min.)

Interns are introduced to the Futura Workspace and their internship by reading a welcome message about the project.

Introducing Futura (10 min.)

Interns are introduced to Futura and their role as geohazards engineering interns in this fictional company.

Exploring TsunamiAlert (10 min.)

Interns explore the Design Tool to engage with the context and support beginning background research on this project's science concepts.

2: Reading About Tsunamis (20 min.)

Interns use Active Reading to learn about tsunamis and the damage they can cause.

3: After-Hours Work

Interns become more familiar with the project details and criteria by reading the Request for Proposals (RFP) in the Dossier.

 

Wednesday November 8th          

Plate Motion Engineering Internship Day 2

1: Connecting to Futura Workspace (5 min.)

Interns are introduced to the day's internship topics and tasks by actively reading the Daily Message.

Introducing the Daily Message Notes (5 min.)

Interns are introduced to the routine of making notes of daily tasks in order to track their deliverables.

 Modeling a Tsunami Wave (20 min.)

Interns use a tsunami tank to model the formation of a tsunami wave to help visualize the cause and effect of different ocean wave types.

2: Reading About Plate Motion and Tsunamis (20 min.)

Interns use Active Reading to review plate boundaries and learn how plate motion can cause tsunamis.

3: After-Hours Work

Interns do a focused second read of Chapters 2-3 in the Dossier in order to better understand whether all earthquakes cause tsunamis.

 

Thursday November 9th

Plate Motion Engineering Internship Day 3/Veterans Day Program             

 1: Connecting to Futura Workspace (5 min.)

Interns are introduced to the day's internship topics and tasks by actively reading the Daily Message.

 Introducing Scientific Communication (5 min.)

Interns are encouraged to think about scientific communication by watching a video message from the project director.

 Researching Plate Boundaries (15 min.)

Interns gather evidence from the Dossier about ocean landforms and plate boundaries and apply it to their study of the Indian Ocean region.

Investigating Earthquakes with TsunamiAlert (20 min.)

Interns use TsunamiAlert to gather additional evidence on the plate boundary locations in the Indian Ocean based on predicted locations of earthquakes and tsunamis.

2: After-Hours Work

Interns review their Daily Message Notes and complete any internship tasks.

 

Friday November 10th  

No School