Grade 12

Media and My Environmental Ethic

This is an ad I often see on Instagram.  They are trying to sell these bracelets that with every purchase you take one pound of plastic from the ocean.  This affected my environmental ethic positively because, in my opinion, you get a cool looking bracelet and you save the ocean at the same time.  Although, this ad also affects my…

Build Emergency Earthquake Kit

Here is the stuff I will be putting in my emergency earthquake kit.  It consists of the following: food, water, extra layers of clothing, a blanket, a radio, phone, flashlight, cash, device that acts as a whistle This can be considered a “rough copy” of what my actual kit would look like.  In my actual kit I would include: first…

Cascadia Subduction Zone Response

Question 1: Plate boundary Subduction zone First nations stories Mega earthquake which happened years ago Trees and buildings falling down The effected environments   Question2: If for example, they only had the evidence of the First Nations stories people would ask how reliable or true these stories are. Whereas when you have other pieces of evidence to back up the…

Mount St. Helens Response/Interview

Mount St Helens-24fjyjk Interview: My Moms Friend: After speaking with many people, I finally talked to a person who had an interesting story to tell.  My Mom’s friend lived in Quebec at the time, so wasn’t directly affected by the eruption.  Although, a very close friend of hers who lived in Washington at the time was one of the people…

Build A Volcano Lab

Response Questions: I noticed that the flow was very slow.  It almost looked like the “lava” was moving from the bottom dragging the top along with it. After watching the Hawaiian eruption video i noticed the lava turns into like a solid rock form, which I thought was cool because I didn’t know it did that.  I also noticed that…

Wegeners Shoes Writing Assignment

Wegener’s Shoes Writing Assignment-s072ab Sources: https://sites.google.com/site/earthscienceinmaine/continental-drift https://pubs.usgs.gov/gip/dynamic/historical.html https://www.encyclopedia.com/earth-and-environment/geology-and-oceanography/geology-and-oceanography/continental-drift

Geography In Action

Summary: On June 3, 2018 a volcano erupted in Guatemala.  It affected more than 1.7 million people in three central states in Guatemala.  Villages were covered by clouds, ash, and deadly lava flows.  Some villages were evacuated and some people fled to shelters.  Those people were mostly children.  260 people went missing and many were buried in the lava and…

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