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🌋 Extreme Earth Events / Ngā Puia, Rū me Parawhenua 🌋

Homework / Mahi Kāinga

Homework is issued on a weekly basis. Find the homework booklet here.

  1. Thursday, April 8th:
  2. Monday, April 12:
  3. Monday, May 3rd:

Grading

Homework is graded on three things, each worth one point.

  1. Attempt the question
  2. Mark the question
  3. Review & correct the question

Slides / Ngā Kirita🔗

  1. Plate Tectonics (Slides, PDF)
  2. Plate Boundaries (Slides, PDF)
  3. New Zealand Plate Tectonics (Slides, PDF)
  4. Types of Lava (Slides, PDF)
  5. New Zealand Volcanoes (Slides, PDF)
  6. Taupō Volcanic Zone (Slides, PDF)
  7. Auckland Volcanic Field (Slides, PDF)
  8. Volcanic Hazards (Slides, PDF)
  9. Earthquakes (Slides, PDF)
  10. Measuring Earthquakes (Slides, PDF)
  11. Tsunamis (Slides, PDF)
  12. Exam Strategies (Slides, PDF)

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Learning Outcomes / Ngā Whāinga Ako

Unit Plan / Mahere Kōwae

Akoranga 1Akoranga 2Akoranga 3Akoranga 4
T1 W6Previous UnitPrevious Unit1. Plate Tectonics 12. Plate Tectonics 2 (P)
T1 W73. NZ Tectonics 1 (P)4. NZ Tectonics 25. Volcanoes Intro6. Volcanoes Intro 2
T1 W87. NZ Volcanoes8. Magma Types 19. Magma & Volcanoes10. Volcanoes (P)
T1 W911. NZ Volcanoes12. TVZ13. AVF14. Volcanic Hazards
T1 W1015. Easter Monday16. Easter Tuesday17. Earthquakes 118. Earthquakes 2
T1 W1119. Alpine Fault20. Tsunamis 1 (P)21. Tsunamis 222. Tsunamis 3 (P)
T2 W123. Revision 124. Revision 225. Revision 326. End of Topic Test

Lesson Plans / Ngā Mahere Akoranga

Term 1 Week 6

  1. Plate Tectonics 1

    • Whakaritenga
    • Te Whāinga Ako
      1. Why convection currents occur in the mantle, and how this causes movement of the Earth’s tectonic plates
    • Notes
      • Slides: Plate Tectonics
    • Task/Ngohe
      • Glue in poster
      • Make notes on Earth’s structure
      • Video on what if we nuke the moon?
      • Video on Wagner
      • Cosmos from 17min
  2. Plate Tectonics 2

    • Whakaritenga
    • Te Whāinga Ako
      1. Why convection currents occur in the mantle, and how this causes movement of the Earth’s tectonic plates
    • Notes
      • Finish plate tectonics slides
      • Convection current slides
    • Task/Ngohe
      • Webquest starter
      • Textbook page 141-146
    • Whakamātau

Term 1 Week 7

  1. NZ Tectonics 1

    • Whakaritenga
    • Ngā Whāinga Ako
      1. Be able to describe the concept of density
      2. Be able to describe plate motion for the three types of plate boundary
    • Notes
      • Slides: First half of plate boundary slides
    • Task/Ngohe
      • Cloze to start
      • Notes
  2. NZ Tectonics 2

    • Whakaritenga
      • Print NZ maps poster Starter: Webquest
    • Te Whāinga Ako 1.
    • Task/Ngohe
      • NZ Tectonic Plates poster activity
    • Whakamātau
  3. Volcanoes Intro

    • Finish NZ tectonics map (15min)
    • Read pg 141-144
      • Make 1-2 notes per page of interesting things you think you should know in your exercise book
    • Watch video on NZ volcanoes
    • Finish early for assembly
    • Whakaritenga

    • Te Whāinga Ako 1.
    • Notes
      • Slides:
    • Task/Ngohe

    • Whakamātau
  4. Magma Types 1

    • Whakaritenga

    • Te Whāinga Ako 1.
    • Notes
      • Slides:
    • Task/Ngohe


Term 1 Week 8

  1. Formation of Volcanoes

    • Whakaritenga
      • Print subduction/hot spot flowcharts
    • Te Whāinga Ako
      1. Formation of hotspot vs subduction zone volcanoes
    • Task/Ngohe
      • Two pages in your book, titled Hotspot and Subduction
      • Use the textbook to illustrate a diagram of the formation of the volcanoes
      • Cut out the flowchart & order them onto the page
      • Give examples of NZ volcanoes
  2. Magma Types

    • Whakaritenga
      • Print map of NZ volcanoes
    • Te Whāinga Ako 1.
    • Notes
      • Slides:
    • Task/Ngohe
      • Sketch the main fault lines in NZ onto the map
      • Finish the classification of NZ volcanoes task
      • Categorise the volcanoes on your little map in your book
  3. Magma & Volcanoes

    • Whakaritenga
      • Print viscosity of magma summary
      • Print volcanic composition worksheet
    • Te Whāinga Ako
      1. Understand what makes lava viscous or not
      2. Relate the viscosity of lava to basic volcano shapes and explosivity
    • Notes
      • Slides: Types of Lava
    • Task/Ngohe
      • Starter on viscosity of lava research
      • Volcanic composition worksheet
  4. Volcano Types 3


Term 1 Week 9

  1. NZ Volcanoes

    • Whakaritenga
    • Te Whāinga Ako
      1. Use our understanding of magma types to categorise and explain the shape of volcanoes in New Zealand
    • Notes
      • Slides 6: Volcanoes in New Zealand
    • Task/Ngohe
      • 4x NZ Volcanoes activitiy
  2. Taupō Volcanic Zone

    • Whakaritenga
      • Print map of TVZ
    • Mahi Tuatai
    • Ngā Whāinga Ako
      1. Identify the main volcanoes in the Taupo Volcanic Zone
      2. Describe how each of these volcanoes form
      3. Identify the key features of each volcano type
    • Notes
      • Slides:
    • Task/Ngohe

  3. Auckland Volcanic Field

    • Whakaritenga
    • Ngā Whāinga Ako
      1. Identify the main volcanoes in the Auckland Volcanic Field
      2. Describe how each of these volcanoes form
      3. Identify the key features of each volcano type
    • Notes
      • Slides: Auckland volcanic field
    • Task/Ngohe
      • At end of slides: textbook work on AVF
  4. Volcanic Hazards

    • Whakaritenga

    • Mahi Tuatahi
      • Start/Finish Textbook work from L13
    • Te Whāinga Ako
      1. How the type of magma affects the type of eruption that happens and what is produced in this eruption.
    • Notes
      • Slides: Volcanic hazards slides
    • Task/Ngohe
      • Volcanic Hazards information poster & end of slides

Term 1 Week 10

  1. Easter Monday

  2. Easter Tuesday

  3. Earthquakes 1

    • Whakaritenga
    • Te Whāinga Ako
      1. What type of plate boundaries and movements occur in NZ that contribute to earthquakes
    • Notes
      • Slides: Earthquakes
    • Task/Ngohe
      • Reading, Google Classroom & Video in slides after the notes
  4. Earthquakes 2


Term 1 Week 11

  1. Alpine Fault

    • Whakaritenga

    • Te Whāinga Ako 1.
    • Notes
      • Slides:
    • Task/Ngohe

  2. Tsunamis 1

  3. Tsunamis 2

    • Whakaritenga

    • Te Whāinga Ako 1.
    • Notes
      • Slides:
    • Task/Ngohe

  4. Tsunamis 3

    • Whakaritenga

    • Te Whāinga Ako 1.
    • Notes
      • Slides:
    • Task/Ngohe


Term 2 Week 1

  1. Revision 1

    • Notes
      • Slides: Finish recap of tsunamis
    • Task/Ngohe
      • Answer Q1 in the past exam and hand it in at the end of the period
  2. Revision 2

    • Whakaritenga

    • Te Whāinga Ako 1.
    • Notes
      • Slides:
    • Task/Ngohe

  3. Revision 3

    • Whakaritenga

    • Te Whāinga Ako 1.
    • Notes
      • Slides:
    • Task/Ngohe

  4. Assessment

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