ae.03 Erosional Landforms

Content

  • Statement of inquiry
    • Experts need to understand all the processes to understand the whole system and by understanding the whole system one can predict how a system will react to change.
  • Factual questions [Remembering facts and topics]
  • Conceptual questions [Analysing big ideas]
  • Debatable questions [Evaluating perspectives and developing theories]
  • Aims of this lesson
    • To have knowledge and understanding of the erosional processes involved in the formation of glacial landforms.
Context

Context

Write

Task 1 - Erosional processes

rotational slip | weathering | erosion | abrasion | plucking

Think

Task 2 - Is there such a thing as a 'textbook landform'?

Is there such a thing as a 'textbook landform'?
[Source]
Read

Task 3 - Landforms created by erosion - What do they look like?

Cirque | U Shaped Valley | Hanging Valley | Arête | Pyramidal Peak

Stuchd an Lochain
Glacial Landscapes - The Lauterbrunnen Valley, Switzerland - a classic example of a U-shaped valley
Glacial Landscapes - The Lauterbrunnen Valley seen from Männlichen, Switzerland
Extreme Environments - Arêtes, Glaciers and Cirques - Plateau du Trient and Glacier du Trient, France
Extreme Environments: A pyramidal peak or glacial horn - The Matterhorn, Switzerland
Extreme Environments: The Aletsch Glacier, the largest in the Alps, Switzerland
Think

Task 4 - Landforms created by erosion - What do they look like in Google Earth for Chrome?

Placemark

A

Placemark

B

Placemark

C

Placemark

D

Placemark

E

Placemark

F

Placemark

G

Placemark

H

Read

Task 5 - Landforms created by erosion - How are they formed?

Stuchd an Lochain
Time for Geography
Glacial Landscapes - The Lauterbrunnen Valley seen from Männlichen, Switzerland
Time for Geography
Extreme Environments: A pyramidal peak or glacial horn - The Matterhorn, Switzerland
Time for Geography
Extreme Environments - Arêtes, Glaciers and Cirques - Plateau du Trient and Glacier du Trient, France
Time for Geography
Write

Task 6 - Note making

Review

Review

Quiz

Kahoot - The Alps - Erosional landforms