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Re: [Channel-talkearthspace] session 4

From: M Higbie <mhigbie@nac.net>
Date: Mon Jul 10 2006 - 19:32:33 EDT
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Keely,
These are ppt that I created for my classroom. I have reposted them since
you indicate you would like them.
Monica
----- Original Message -----
From: "Keely Nelson" <kenelson@scu.edu>
To: <channel-talkearthspace@learner.org>; <mkmcc74@yahoo.com>
Sent: Saturday, July 08, 2006 9:49 PM
Subject: Re: [Channel-talkearthspace] session 4

> Hey Everyone-
>
> Sorry, but I somehow missed where the powerpoint presentations were. I
> just started teaching earth science and would LOVE a copy!!!
>
> Regards, Keely
>
>>>> mkmcc74@yahoo.com 07/01/06 5:21 PM >>>
> First off, thank you, Monica, for posting your Power Point presentations.
> They will come in handy this year when I teach Earth science for the first
> time.
>
> Regarding session 4 and how to introduce plate tectonics to students so
> they may learn from observation, I have 2 ideas.
>
> 1) Heat a pot of soup with crackers floating on top. Cover, or nearly
> cover the surface with the crackers. Observe the crackers move relative
> to one another as the soup heats and bubbles.
>
>
> 2) Observe a pond with lily pads floating on it. Turn on the fountain or
> toss in a stone to see how the postions of the lily pads are affected.
>
> While these suggestions may simulate how the tectonic plates shift
> relative to one another, I am not sure what to suggest to represent the
> composition of the mantle.
>
> Any other ideas?
>
> Melissa
> Massachusetts
>
>
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