Geology Activities Select from the activities below. Each category of activities has a different point value. You must complete activities that add up to at least150 points. Extra points, difficulty of projects chosen and quality of projects will all be considered in your final grade. Your activities are due on Monday, February 25, 2008. All drawings must be in color. If you type something, it must be single spaced, 12 font, in Times New Roman font. A = 30 B = 40 C = 50 1. Make a comic strip that shows the 1. Write a rap song about igneous, 1. Interview 3 family members that were born relationship between rocks, crystals, and metamorphic, and sedimentary rocks. It in 3 different states or countries. Where minerals (6-8 panels). must include at least 2 facts about each were they born? What kind of rock is 2. List at least 10 examples of each type of type of rock. found at that location (you may have to rock: igneous, metamorphic, and 2. Create a crossword puzzle or word search do some research to determine this)? using at least 15 geology-related words. You must have at least 1 paragraph for sedimentary. 3. Create an experiment that would test if an each person interviewed. All words for the crossword and word unknown rock was igneous, metamorphic, search must be answers to clues or 2. Create a superhero that ensures scientists or sedimentary. Write a hypothesis in questions. You must also provide an only perform controlled experiments answer key. and follow the inquiry process. Draw a the correct format. Identify the picture of your superhero and write a manipulated and responding variables 3. Choose one type of rock. Have your rock write a letter to his cousin that lives in a story about how your superhero has in addition to the tests you would different landform. The letter must helped scientists with the inquiry process. perform on the rock. (1 page story plus the drawing). describe your rock’s movement through the rock cycle (1/2 page). D = 60 E = 70 F = 80 1. Research one birthstone. Write one-page 1. Write a script for a play about a geologist 1. Create a newspaper that specializes in about how the birthstone was assigned to who discovers fossils and shares it with a Earth Science including the rock cycle, that month, how it got its name, and if that palaeontologist. Include cast, stage volcanology, and seismology (At least 3 month was assigned a different birthstone directions, settings, character descriptions, stories and 2 ads). Must be in color. at a different time in history. and narration. 2. Research the career of a geologist and 2. Choose 5 different cities from around the 2. Describe what the world would look like explain the affects of erosion and world and write down where sand is in without erosion and deposition. Your deposition. (1 page, 2 sources with each city and where soil is in each city. essay must be at least one page long and bibliography ). describe at least 3 differences at length. 3. Create a game about the rock cycle 3. Find an article from the newspaper and including all of its forces. Must include write about how it relates to the study of all necessary materials and instructions. geology. (1 page).