Science & Nature
(Flex Class) Geology of the British Isles for Wizards
This class discusses the geologic history of the British Isles (England, Scotland, Ireland) as found in the Harry Potter books. This course is an excellent introduction to geology, the rock cycle, plate tectonics, volcanoes, and glaciers.
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Over 4 weeks
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▬▬▬▬▬▬ COURSE SUMMARY ▬▬▬▬▬▬ This four week course is packed with information about the geology of the British Isles, using locations from the Harry Potter books as a framework. How did they form? When did they form? Along the way, we'll learn basic geologic principles and terminology. This is a flex class, which means there is NO live component. Each week includes a recording, plus extension activities to expand your learning beyond the lecture. All extension activities are optional and...
. ▬▬▬▬▬▬ LEARNING OBJECTIVES ▬▬▬▬▬▬ By the end of the course, students should be able to: • Explain basic plate tectonics • Identify several igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary rocks • Describe the rock cycle. • Describe how different types of rocks are formed. • Explain what happens at convergent, divergent, and transform boundaries. • Describe the basic geologic history of the British Isles. • Name several wizard world film locations and their significance in geology. • Describe how glaciation contributed to the valleys found near the wizard school, as well as the formation of the English Channel.
I am a certified science teacher in the state of Arizona, with more than a decade of experience teaching children. My Bachelor of Science was in Earth and Space Science Education. My classes are offered in a lecture format, so your child can participate to his or her comfort level.
No live meetings, and maybe some time outside of class.
Some of the movies and books do contain violent or dark themes; before enrolling make sure that your child is comfortable with the darker themes and creatures in these stories, as they may come up in class.
Teacher LaurenThe Pop Culture Teacher
3075 total reviews
2928 completed classes
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