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• US Earthquake information by state/territory
• How Heat Travels (convection, conduction, radiation)
• Convection Current Lab
See these and other links at Debbie's Educator's Resources. (Thanks, Debbie!)
lith·o·sphere (lith'-ə-sfir') n.
The outer part of the earth, consisting of the crust and upper mantle, approximately 100 km (62 mi.) thick.
- lithosphere - land
- atmosphere - air
- hydrosphere - water
- biosphere - life
(1) p. 131-133, The Lithosphere
Animation - Inside the Earth
(2) p. 133-136, The Mantle
What exactly is non-Newtonian fluid? Why is it called that?
(This video calls it "oobleck" for fun, after the Dr. Seuss book Bartholomew and the Oobleck. Full length video here.)
Non-Newtonian fluid - This illustrates how Plastic Rock behaves under pressure.
(3) p. 137-143, The Earth's Core
Magnetic Field Reversals
(4) p. 143b-147, Plate Tectonics
(5) p. 147-150, Earthquakes
Earthquake Destruction - shows plates
Earthquakes under the ocean can cause tsunamis.
Tsunamis can reach up to 600 mph.
Watch how the water recedes at the shoreline before the Tsunami wave comes.
(6) 150-152, Mountains and Volcanoes
"Volcanic mountains are protrusions of lava that are basically zits on the surface of the earth..." HAHAHA!
zit! ↑ haha!