Geology 12

Welcome to Geology 12!

Scholarship!!

  • UBC Okanagan has a new scholarship for geology students.
  • The Charles Fipke award is $10K per year for 4 years for a person studying geology = $40,000 total.
  • https://eegs.ok.ubc.ca/undergraduate/awards/
  • Deadline is Feb 10, 2020.

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Day-By-Day:

The following is a listing of what we will do/have done. Scroll down to the date in question and you will find the materials you need.

Date  Course Material References
Minerals and Rocks

  • Mineral Lab
  • Chemistry and Minerals Quiz /15
  • Finish Mineral Lab
  • Mineral Scavenger Hunt
  • go over lab
  • Follow-up: pg 19-21 in Handouts booklet
  • Practice for Quiz:
    • Finish White Workbook up to #47 – good mineral review. 🙂
    • Quizlet – search for Mineral Identification quizzes
    • Etc
  • Quiz – pass the mineral pictures
  • Start Igneous Rocks notes
  • Meet in Room 203 (science wing)
  • Combining Minerals Lab – bring winter gloves
  • Ch 3 notes, to end of section B
  • Workbook #51
  • Ch 3 notes up to end of E Pg 24-26
  • Igneous Lab pg 28-29
  • Ig Lab Summary Qs pg 29
  • Rock Cycle & Bowen’s Quiz     /10
  • Finish/go over Igneous lab,
  • Summary Qs pg 29 DUE NEXT CLASS
  • Finish Ch 3 notes Pg 26-27
  • Assign White Workbook pg 19 #48 – 57 and 59
  • Summary Questions pg 29 #1-4 DUE TODAY
  • Igneous rock id activity
  • Ch 3 fill-in-the-blank WS and Ch 1-3 CW — keys –>
  • Star Stuff DVD?
  • Ch 3 Quiz /18

Volcanoes

  • Viscosity Demo
  • T-chart of mafic vs felsic
  • Go Over: Types of Volcanoes and Magma (green booklet pg30-32 Sections A & B)
  • Workbook: pg 13 #58 & 60
  • Discuss Volcanoes and Tectonics (pg 32-35 booklet)
  • Create a song mafic vs felsic (due next class)
  • Handouts booklet: do as many Qs as you can from pg 36 to 42
  • Sing songs (for bonus) and hand in
  • Notes: volcano predictors, sills vs lava flows, lava vs magma (fill in white workbook # 61, 63, 64)
  • Test Overview
  • Finish handouts booklet (pages 36-44)
  • Finish workbook (pages 1-16, all questions)
  • Go over White Workbook on OneNote
  • Start Review package tonight
  • Start “SuperVolcano”
  • Finish “SuperVolcano”
  • In pairs, you will be given a topic to talk to the class about. You may use your notes… Teach each other to review for tomorrow’s test!
  • Test Ch 1-4 Minerals, Igneous, Volcanoes
  • White Workbook is also due
Weathering and Erosion

  • Notes W and E
  • Purple Handouts booklet pg 1-2 (using notes and internet)
  • White Workbook #1-3, 6-14
  • Go over W&E worksheets
  • Mass Wasting
  • Purple Handouts pg 4-7
  • Go over Mass Wasting worksheets
  • Weathering on Quizizz.com (Ms. Della will host a live game…)
  • White Workbook: all questions pages 1-4
  • W&E & Mass Wasting Quiz /10
  • Demo sand in water on overhead…
  • Streams notes (to saltation)
  • White Workbook pg 5 # 1, 5-8, 10-14, 17, 18
  • Finish Streams notes
  • White Workbook all question on Pg 5 to 8
  • Purple pg 10 crossword
  • Lion’s Park
    • Meet in classroom – we’ll walk over together, if the weather allows.
  • Start Ground Water notes
  • Porosity/Permeability activity
  • Finish Ground Water notes
  • Purple pg 12-17
Happy Thanksgiving!
  • Streams and Ground Water Quiz   /10
  • Glaciers: Erosional and ice age notes
  • Purple Handouts Pg 22 #1-4, 7, 12, Pg 23 # 1-9, 17-20, 27-31
  • White Workbook Pg 9 #1 (erosional features part)
  • Glaciers: Depositional notes
  • Purple Handouts Pg 22 – 28 finish the remaining numbers
  • White Workbook Pg 9 – 11 finish
  • Glacial Charades
  • Go over pg 22-28 purple booklets
  • Start Sed notes Pg 29 in purple handouts
  • Review Glacial terms by doing White workbook Pg 9-13
  • Glaciers Quiz /10
  • finish Sedimentary Rocks Notes
  • Sedimentary Lab
  • Review/Catch-Up
    • Return and go over quizzes from this unit
    • Go over Glacier’s Crossword in handouts booklet (pg 28)
    • Test overview
    • Sedimentary Rocks worksheet in handouts booklet (pg 33-34)
    • Surface Processes Review in handouts booklet (pg 35)
    • Go over questions from White Workbook
  • Surface Processes test      /65
  • Hand in White Workbook
Geologic Time
  • Relative Dating Notes
  • Green Handouts Book Pg 1-4,
  • “Last Day of the Dinosaurs” Discovery Channel 2015 (56 minutes)
  • Start on White Workbook (pg 1)
  • Go over pg 5-6 in handouts
  • Buried lava flow vs sill
  • Workbook pg 1-4
  • Pre-read radioactive dating website:
  • Pre-read radioactive dating (in-class text):
    • “Earth Past and Present” pg 337 – 346
  • We will go over the White Workbook  in class near the end of the unit,  so you can check your answers.
  • Relative Dating Quiz /16
  • Radiometric Dating notes and lab (pg 7-9 HO)
Red Surge Volleyball
  • Question: How do you think scientists find out the absolute age of a sedimentary layer?
  • Go over lab (pg 7-9 HO)
  • Finish notes
  • More practice questions (pg 8 & 10 HO)
  • Relative time and Absolute Time WS (pg 11-12 HO)
  • Practice Macaroni Quiz (pg 13 HO)
  • Macaroni quiz
  • Geologic timescale
  • Notes on rest of chapter (pg 14-15 HO)
  • Geologic Timescale Activity
  • Finish Timescale
  • Workbook up to page 10 now
Fossils

  • Put events into pink data booklet pg 4
  • Notes: Relative dating with fossils
  • Work on White Workbook
  • demo Mold & Cast
  • Do IEH Lab Activity to learn fossils (find all phyla names, we’ll go over these before you proceed)
  • Put phyla names, etc onto pg 5 pink data booklet
  • Go over IEH Lab Activity
  • Look at pg 3 in pink data booklet
  • Practice Quiz (quiz in couple days)
  • Real Fossils Activity (pg 25 green workbook)
  • Practice Quiz (fossils and read out events)
  • Time to work on workbooks – can do pages 1-14
  • (omit for now pg 10 #7, pg 11 #5, pg 12 #9 10, pg 13 #14)
  • Review for quiz
  • Faunal Succesion/Correlation Exercise (HO pg26-28)
  • Review
  • Review
  • Sed environments/which way is up worksheet
  • Review page
  • TGT
  • Dinosaur documentary
  • Geologic Time Test /55
Internal Processes
  • Start Ch 9 notes (to end of Part A)
  • Practice:
    • White workbook pg 1-8 (do what you can do so far)
  • Try This: Calculate the rate of plate motion, in cm/y, if a plate has moved 300 km in 10 million years. (Show work, answer is 3 cm/y)
  • Continue Ch 9 notes (Part B, including subduction zone)
  • Practice:
    • Orange Handouts booklet pg 1-6 (mostly multiple choice)
    • White workbook rest of questions from pg 1-8
  • Finish Ch 9 notes (Part C)
  • Movie: Where Terranes Collide (orange booklet pg 9-10)
  • Homework: Local Plate Tectonics (pg 11 orange booklet)
  • Questions on Local Plate Tectonics?
  • Go over Orange booklet pg 1-6
  • Discuss Geology of BC (Orange pg 7-8, referring to video yesterday)
  • Finish Local Plate Tectonics (pg 11 orange)
  • Quiz on Plate Tectonics
  • Hand in Local Plate Tectonics (pg 11 orange booklet)
  • Ch 10 notes: Earthquakes (pg 12-13 orange)
  • Start pages 9-14 in White Workbook
  • Chapter 10 notes: Earthquakes (orange pg 14-15)
  • Detailed description of how to locate an earthquake
  • Earthquakes word search with clues (orange pg 20)
  • Continue white workbook
  • Go over homework
  • Epicentre Home Assignment (Orange pg 16-19)
  • Work on White Workbook (finish pages 1-14)
  • Quick Quiz on Earthquakes
  • Layers of the Earth Diagram (pg 23)
  • Walk to the Centre of the Earth!
  • Ch 11 Notes
  • Ch 11 Fill in the Blank (pg 25-26)
  • Beginning Activity: List 5 ways we have learned details about the centre of the Earth
  • Alternate way to organized layers of Earth in a diagram
  • Start “The Core” (pg 21-22 orange booklet)
  • Finish “The Core”
  • White workbook (finish pages 1-14 and 18-20)
  • Go over any homework not yet corrected
  • Choose questions for Quiz next class (pg 27) – choose 7 questions, must have at least one on plate tectonics, one on earthquakes and one on earth’s interior (5 marks each)
  • Ch 9/10/11 Quiz (Your chosen questions from pg 27)     /35
  • Beginning Activity: Draw and label a rift and subduction zone area
  • Strike Dip Notes and Activity
  • Notes on Faults
  • Work on Workbook (start pg 21 – 33)
  • Notes: Folds, Isostacy
  • Playdough activity  (orange pg 30-31)
  • White Workbook (pg 15-17 Isostacy)
  • Picture Mix-up! (orange pg 32)
  • Structural Geology 3-D Block Diagrams
  • Practice block diagram
  • For each model, complete cross-sections, draw strike/dip etc on map, as directed, and answer the following questions on the back of said model:
    • Model 1: # 1
    • Model 2: # 3
    • Model 3: # 6, 7
    • Model 4: # 10
    • Model 5: # 14
    • Model 6: # 16, 17, 18, 19
    • Note: simple rules on pg 212 of pdf
  • Remember:
    • Strike is always parallel to the lines on the map
    • Dip points in the direction the layers are tilting underground
  • Practice block diagram
  • Continue Structural Geology lab
  • Practice block diagram
  • Finish Structural Geology Lab
  • Do worksheet (orange pg 35-36)
  • Work on white workbook
  • Start a REFERENCE SHEET for the test
    • Put your name on it in ink!
    • Must be hand written (not typed), by you.
    • 8.5 by 11 paper, one side only
  • Start Review
  • Classroom structure activity
  • Test overview
  • Processes and plate boundaries (pg 37)
  • Plate movement calculation (pg 38)
  • Volcano review day (overheads, video, questions in review)
  • Review Package (key on back of  Orange booklet and here –>)
  • Continue Review Package
  • Teams Games Tournament
  • Bonus Quiz     /5
  • Workbook due
  • Ch 4, 9-12 test    /70
Metamorphic Rocks, Resources, Planetology
METAMORPHIC ROCKS

  • Notes: metamorphic rocks
  • Workbook Section E pg 34-37 (pages not in order!)
  • Quick review of limits, characteristics of meta rocks
  • Minerals in meta rocks
  • Meta lab – name together, then write a history of each rock in set (parent rock, processes underwent in what location…)
  • Workbook pg 38-42 (Crossword, fill-in-blank, texture matching)
  • Review Minerals and all three rock types (3 more crosswords)

RESOURCES

  • Notes: geology of BC, important BC resources, types of deposits
  • Workbook section F pg 1-8 do what you can so far
  • Notes: Fossil Fuels
  • Finish Workbook page 1-8
  • Douglas College in class to talk about their Resources program & jobs!
  • Final exam review
  • Final exam review day: Old provincial exams are an excellent way to review

PLANETOLOGY

  • Compare planets of Solar System to Earth
    • in 10 groups
    • use internet to find information (pg 8a) about your assigned planet
    • record on chart paper for presentation to class tomorrow
  • Present to class,
  • Discuss, create chart of inner vs outer planets
  • Solar System PP
  • Nebular Model
  • Inner Planets chart
  • Tectonic Analysis of Planet X143B-M Exercise
  • Review
  • Cans Activity (review of Ig, Sed, Meta rocks)
  • Review: Old provincial exams are an excellent way to study!! (See links at top of page for more practice exams)
  • Final Exam
  • Movie? If time, see below