The physical geography of Europe. Chapter 11, Section 1: The Land. Standards and Objectives. Standards: Create and use maps, technology, imagery, and other geographical representations to extrapolate and interpret geographic data.
Chapter 11, Section 1: The Land
Objectives: At the end of this section, students will be able to:
Number a blank page 11 and write the questions and answers on it.
Though the volcano's last
eruption was in 1944, it still
represents a great danger to the
cities that surround it, especially
the busy metropolis of Naples.
3. What plate is sub ducting under Italy?
4. How is the magma formed?
Magma produced from the
melting African plate
creates the large, violently
explosive volcanoes of the
5. How do we know the exact date and time of the eruption?
The 79 AD eruption of Vesuvius is why volcanologists use "Plinian" to describe large volcanic eruption clouds. Pliny the Younger, a Roman historian who witnessed the 79 AD eruption, wrote the oldest surviving description of the tall, tree-shaped cloud that rose above the volcano.
Video and Video Questions:
Pompeii: The Last Day
Bell Work: Select five items from the quote below that match the film and be prepared to defend them.
"On 24 August, in the early afternoon, my mother drew [my uncle's] attention to a cloud of unusual size and appearance. its general appearance can be best expressed as being like an umbrella pine, for it rose to a great height on a sort of trunk and then split off into branches, I imagine because it was thrust upwards by the first blast and then left unsupported as the pressure subsided, or else it was borne down by its own weight so that it spread out and gradually dispersed. Sometimes it looked white, sometimes blotched and dirty, according to the amount of soil and ashes it carried with it."
Locate the following places on your maps: Iceland, Great Britain, Ireland, Corsica, Sardinia, Sicily, Malta, Aegean Sea, Ionian Sea
How the Earth Was Made: Iceland
Europe is plains interrupted by Mountains
Label the North European Plains and the Hungarian Basin on your map
Danube River Cruise Tour—HD
Discuss and answer the questions based on the maps.
uranium, gold, silver
Great Copper Mountain, Sweden
Read the article on
modern tidal power and
answer the questions.