Lesson Plans
Geography Block 5 3rd Q 13.14 Lesson Plans
Week: 01/13/2014 Instructor: Mary Jo Hendrickson Academics
Students are to read chapter one Exploring Geography 34-57

Finish notes on introduction to mapping.

Begin why we need to understand the movement and human-enviornment interaction in the world

ASSIGNMENT: page 58 1-16 due Thursday
What are the major physical characteristics of the earth . STudents should understand the key terms : biosphere, continent, continental drift, Ring of fire, atmosphere, hydrosphere
What are the lasting effects of weathering and erosion. How do these affect the earth's appearance?

Read 63-83

Students will discuss in class how weather and climate are affected by the position of the earth in relationship to the sun
Discussion on what are the factors that influence climate
How are climate regions and biomes related
What are ecosystems
Discussion on the interaction of plant life, animal life and the physical environment forms the earth's many ecosystems.
Student will work on computers this period for their project.