Rudyard Kipling Elementary School

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Kipling Elementary School is a Chicago Public School educating students from Kindergarten through 8th grade.

Week 5-15-17 Science Explorations

5-17-17  6th Grade/ MS-ESS3-2.   EARTHQUAKES

Analyze and interpret data on natural hazards to forecast future catastrophic events and inform the development of technologies to mitigate their effects.

Independent- You will access the link for the SGI you belong to as you work independently to read, take notes, and create QAR questions 2 from each category. You may access the QAR link to refresh your memory. Write a summary for the subject you were assigned.

Earthquakes and Seismic Waves slides 1-34.



Lions- Earthquakes: Folds & Faults pages 3-8

Bears- Tsunamis pages 26-29

Dolphins -  The Big Ones: Earthquakes from around the world pages 23-25


QAR - View the link below:





8th Grade / 5-15-17 / MS-PS4-1. Use mathematical representations to describe a simple model for waves that includes how the amplitude of a wave is related to the energy in a wave.

Directions you will launch the video, click support materials, read the background essay, and answer the questions on notebook paper. Remember to write the title for each SGI activity.

Dolphins -Earth System: El Nino- Write a one paragraph summary of the video. Remember to follow your SWR.

Bears - Earth System: El Nino's Influence on Hurricane Formation - Write a one paragraph summary of the video. Remember to follow your SWR.

Lions - Global Weather Machine - Write a two paragraph summary of the video. Remember to follow your SWR.

Homework - Moby Max - All your assigned items should be completed. Remember to strive for 80% or better.