Activity: Ocean Floor Map
|Activity #2: Create a model of the ocean floor and points for a topographical map |
|Time: Approximate time to complete this activity: 1 day (class period) |
|Guiding Questions |
1. The ocean floor is not flat. It gradually slopes from the coast, then drops dramatically down to the abyssal plain. There are mountains rising from the ocean floor.
2. On student models label energy sites (tidal, wind, oil, gas) that are currently being utilized from discussion and research on Day 2.
|Differentiation: Strategy 1: Students will work with partners that have been chosen for them to utilize strengths.|
|ELL Modification: Modification: Student will work with another student with whom she/he works well.|
|Check for Understanding:
How you will assess or check for student understanding throughout this activity.
Quick assessment: Label an example of the ocean floor.
|Commotion in the Ocean Activity Ocean Floor Model.pdf|
|Use with the Commotion in the Ocean Master Lesson Plan|