IB Outcome: Explain the thermal transfers of energy within oceans and the importance of oceanic conveyor belts.
5 minute review
-Describe the spatial variations of sea water salinity
-Describe the spatial variations of sea water temperature.
Remember to use proper vocabulary
The Oceanic Conveyor Belt
Dr. Martins is nominated in the upcoming Academy awards:
Here’s a slightly better one.
Climate change and the OCB
In groups of 2: Write a a paragraph entitled
Your paragraph must include a color, hand-drawn sketch map and the following terms: conveyor belt. the importance of the oceanic
Oceanic conveyor belts
North Atlantic Deep Water
NADW Antarctic bottom water
Homework: Read Codrington p. 227 to 239
Friday afternoon movie:
Examine the relative changes in the speed and capacity of one of the following types of transport responsible for the flow of goods, materials and people.
Codrington p. 568 to 573
Why do Oceans matter?
The Coriolis effect:
Knowing this, does the coriolis force affect the direction of spiraling water in a toilet?
Modeling Ocean Currents and their effects of sea surface temperatures (SST):
Floatsametrics. Please have a listen if you have a chance.
This will be reviewed in the
Hazards unit on plate tectonics. On a poster paper, draw labeled diagrams explaining the formation of all of the following: Transform fault, Spreading ridge, seamount, Abyssal plain, Continental rise, island arc, continental shelf, magma, rift valley, transform fault, guyot, deep sea trench, subduction zone, continental slope.
You will have a 10 minute quiz on Tuesday where you will be asked to recognize all of the landforms mentioned above.
Read Guinness Chapter 1: p. 1 to 14 and the
Florida article Questions:
1: Can the KOF indexes help identify the global core and periphery? Explain your answer
2: Answer Codrington, p. 560 # 1, 2
3: Read the
Florida article and answer the following question
How is Florida’s understanding of globalization different from the KOF index?
To which of the 4 globalization theories would Florida fall into? Explain your answer.
I hope you are enjoying your snow day.
Here is the work to be done today:
Gr 12, your presentations will be rescheduled. I will email you soon. Meanwhile, study for Fridays unit test.
Gr 8B: Work on your infographic
Gr 9, Mr. Culek will email you.
Have a nice day and go play outside!! See you in a week.
I hope you all had a wonderful, relaxing break and that you spent some quality time with your loved ones. I will be away fro two weeks for my paternity leave, and will return on January 25th.
You can email me if you have questions and I will try to answer as quickly as I can.
Here is the work to do during my absence:
Grade 8 InS B and C: You will work on the
Infographic project. Due Friday January 22nd
Grade 9 InS:
Here is the work
Here is the work
Here is your work