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Re: [Channel-talkearthspace] session 4
Date: Mon Jul 17 2006 - 10:40:52 EDT
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Would you mind if I posted these on my district site for other teachers to use?
>>> email@example.com 7/10/2006 6:32 pm >>>
These are ppt that I created for my classroom. I have reposted them since
you indicate you would like them.
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From: "Keely Nelson" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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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
>>>> email@example.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
> 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?
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