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Communicating About Continents
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In this seminar you will learn about the large land masses that cover planet Earth. We call these land masses continents. You will learn the names and locations of each continent. By the end of this seminar, you will be able to construct a map of the 7 continents.Standards7.1.4.B Describe and locate places and regions as defined by physical and human features.

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Social Science
Political Science
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Lesson Plan
Author:
Bonnie Waltz
Date Added:
10/25/2017
The Continental Puzzle
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Chandra Garcia uses continent-shaped puzzle pieces to teach her students about continental drift. Working in small groups and using fossil evidence, students must work cooperatively and find consensus among themselves to build their arguments.

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Education
Geology
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Lesson Plan
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Teaching Channel
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Teaching Channel
Author:
Chandra Garcia
Date Added:
11/02/2012
Mountain Building in Scotland
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Some of Britain's most dramatic scenery is to be found in the Scottish Highlands. The sight of mighty Ben Nevis, the desolate plateau of the Cairngorms, or the imposing landscapes of Glen Coe can unleash the call of the wild in all of us. Although these landforms were largely carved by glacial activity that ended some 10,000 years ago, the rocks themselves tell of a much older history. The Highlands are merely eroded stumps of a much higher range of ancient mountains. This unit is an account of the origin and demise of that ancient mountain range, based on the geological evidence laid before us in rock exposures.

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Geology
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The Open University
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Open University OpenLearn
Date Added:
02/16/2011