Posted by: mrborden | January 22, 2012

Sea Floor Spreading and the Mid Ocean Ridge


Fri Jan 27
QFD: The road to success is always under construction. anon.
?FD: What type pf boundary would make a mountain?
Objective: ESS 3a. Students know features of the ocean floor (magnetic patterns, age, and sea-floor topography) provide evidence of plate tectonics
1) Quiz (re-test) 100 pts
2) finish pictures (200 pts) and vocabulary (50)
Quiz
1) What is the role of the mid ocean ridge in sea floor spreading ( 1 sentence)
2) The process of subduction at a deep ocean trench ( 1-3 sentences)
3) The under sea chain of mountains in the pacific ocean is called the ___________ ________ ____________
4) The youngest rocks on the ocean floor are located at the ______________ and The oldest rocks on the ocean floor are located at the ____________
5) We sit on the border of which 2 tectonic plates? ______________ and the border is the _____ _______ ________________________
6) Where is there a boundary that moves apart on Earth?____What type of boundary is this ___________
7) What is name for boundaries that crash together? _________________ what do they make ___________
8) What is name for boundaries that slides past each other? ________________
9) Give 3 examples of proof that sea floor spreading exists ______ ________ __________
10) What is the name of the Geologist that discovered that the sea floor spreads and what is the age of the oldest rocks on the ocean floor
EC What is the driving force for the tectonic plates? What makes them move?

Thur Jan 26
QFD: Be curious always! For knowledge will not acquire you; you must acquire it. ~Sudie Back
?FD:What force makes the tectonic plates move on the lithosphere?
ESS 3a. Students know features of the ocean floor (magnetic patterns, age, and sea-floor topography) provide evidence of plate tectonics
Day 2
1) draw color label 4 picture on 1 side of a paper and write 50 words explaining each picture (nb pg 126 fig 18, 128 fig 20, 133 fig 23 (+labels for boundaries), 134 bottom of page or Ob ( pg 376 fig 12-4, 379 fig 12-7, 381 fig 12-8, and 387 12-13) due by friday when you walk in
2) hw: vocabulary , look up the following words and use 5 of them in a sentence
Vocabulary
1) theory of continental drift
2) theory of platectonics
3) Ocean floor spreading or sea
4) convection currents
5) pangaea
6) divergent boundary
7) convergent boundary
8) transforn or strike slip boundary
9) subduction
10) trench
11) mid oceean ridge
12) magnetic reversals
13) lithosphere
14) rift valley
15) sonar



Wed Jan 25
QFD: Men are probably nearer the central truth in their superstitions than in their science. ~Henry David Thoreau
?FD: Write a paragraph describing sea floor spreading. where does it begin? end?
Objective: ESS 3a. Students know features of the ocean floor (magnetic patterns, age, and sea-floor topography) provide evidence of plate tectonics
1) Quiz
2) draw color label 4 picture on 1 side of a paper and write 50 words explaining each picture (nb pg 126 fig 18, 128 fig 20, 133 fig 23 (+labels for boundaries), 134 bottom of page or Ob ( pg 376 fig 12-4, 379 fig 12-7, 381 fig 12-8, and 387 12-13) due by friday when you walk in
Quiz
1) What is the role of the mid ocean ridge in sea floor spreading ( 1 sentence)
2) The process of subduction at a deep ocean trench ( 1-3 sentences)
3) The under sea chain of mountains in the pacific ocean is called the ___________ ________ ____________
4) The youngest rocks on the ocean floor are located at the ______________ and The oldest rocks on the ocean floor are located at the ____________
5) We sit on the border of which 2 tectonic plates? ______________ and the border is the _____ _______ ________________________
6) Where is there a boundary that moves apart on Earth?____What type of boundary is this ___________
7) What is name for boundaries that crash together? _________________ what do they make ___________
8) What is name for boundaries that slides past each other? ________________
9) Give 3 examples of proof that sea floor spreading exists ______ ________ __________
10) What is the name of the Geologist that discovered that the sea floor spreads and what is the age of the oldest rocks on the ocean floor
EC What is the driving force for the tectonic plates? What makes them move?
Jan 24 2012
QFD: Flying is learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.” – Douglas Adams

?FD: What type of plate boundary is associated with the mid ocean ridge?
Objective: ESS 3a. Students know features of the ocean floor (magnetic patterns, age, and sea-floor topography) provide evidence of plate tectonics
1) read.notes
2) hw: finish SR review questions







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Jan 23 2012
Qfd:There’s so much pollution in the air now that if it weren’t for our lungs there’d be no place to put it all. ~Robert Orben
?FD: Write down 3 things you already know about the ocean floor
Objective: Understand the rules and procedures for this class -1st day 2nd semesterESS 3a. Students know features of the ocean floor (magnetic patterns, age, and sea-floor topography) provide evidence of plate tectonics    
1) Seating chart + Rules
2) Film clip SFS3)Pictures of ocean floor ( sfsnotes)
hw: draw a picture of the ocean floor or watch the video and comment for 25 Ec points


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Responses

  1. okay, I think the subduction process is really cool how the earth recycles rock
    into the earth and makes it new again but even if we didn’t have this process what would happen? Would the earth grow, but how would it if there’s nothing being added? If that makes sense.

    • Thank you Joni for your reply! 🙂


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