This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3.00, as of 2009-06-26.
Technical Completeness: 3
Content Accuracy: 3
Appropriate Pedagogy: 3
This unit is contains a series of hands-on and minds-on activities for learning about the history of life on Earth. Topics include geological time, radiometric dating, fossils and various mass extinctions. Each lesson includes an introduction, suggested timeline, learning objectives, guiding question(s), materials list, clear procedures, and suggestions for concluding activities. Rubrics are included for the two projects. This unit is intended for middle school or early high school students, but could be adapted for use at a variety of grade levels. These activities are well organized and immediately useful in the classroom using simple, readily accessible materials.
Information - Unit 3: Earth's Atmosphere
A brief overview of the Earth's current atmosphere, theories of past atmospheric compositions and an introduction to anthropogenic impacts on the atmosphere today.
This is original footage of the collapse of the bridge in 1940 from the constructive interference of the passing winds. A visual aid in understanding constructive and destructive interference, waves and resonant frequency.