Topic outline

  • Topic 1

    Earth Science

    Unit 1: Scientific Method

    Textbook: Chapter 1


    Day 1 Sep. 5 Welcome and Introduction

    Homework: Ch. 1 Vocab (Hard copy/Chegg)


    Day 2 Sep.6 Notes: Scientific Method and Earth Science, Movie: “Wow Technology”

    Homework: Ch. 1.1 & 1.2  Worksheet


    Day 3 Sep. 7 Bubble Lab Introduction

    Homework:


    Day 4 Sep. 8 Bubble Lab graphing and lab report

    Homework: Sketch-to-stretch 1.1


    Day 5 Sep. 11 Lab safety, Movie: “Chem games”

    Homework: Safety contract must be signed by parents


    Day 6 Sep. 12 Lab Safety Test, Read Ch. 1.3

    Homework: Ch. 1.3 Worksheet, sketch-to-stretch Ch. 1.3


    Day 7 Sep. 13 Notes: Microscopy and Measurement, Mini-lab: Measurement

    Homework: Finish Lab Report


    Day 8 Sep. 14 Ch. 1 Scientific Method Book Review

    Homework: Study for Test


    Day 9 Sep. 15 Ch. 1 Test Scientific Method

    Homework: Ch. 15 vocab (Hard Copy/ Chegg)



  • Topic 2

    Unit 2: Atmosphere

    Earth Science

    Unit 2: Atmosphere

    Textbook: Chapter 15

       

    Day 1  Sep. 21             Ch. 1 Test Review, Latin and Greek Words 1-7, Movie: Atmosphere (Bill Nye)

                                        Homework: Read Ch. 15.1, Paragraphing 15.1

     

    Day 2 Sep. 22             Notes: Ch. 15.1 Layers of the Atmosphere

                                        Homework: Ch. 15.1 Worksheet

     

     

    Day 3 Sep. 23             Lab: Under Pressure (Barometer Building-due Friday)

                                        Homework: Find out today’s Barometer reading

     

     

    Day 4  Sep. 24            Notes: Ch. 15.2 Heat Transfer, Check Barometers and record data

                                        Homework: Ch. 15.2 Worksheet, Find out today’s Barometer reading

     

     

    Day 5  Sep. 25            Latin and Greek Quiz 1,Finish Barometer Lab Report

                                        HomeworkRead Ch. 15.3

     

     

    Day 6 Sep. 28             Latin and Greek words 8-14, Notes: Ch. 15.3 Winds

                                        Homework: Ch. 15.3 Worksheet & Study for Ch. 15 Test

     

                                       

    Day 7  Sep. 29            Movie: Only one atmosphere (Guided movie worksheet)                            

    Homework: Study for Ch. 15 Test

     

     

    Day 8  Sep. 30            Ch. 15 Test

                                        Homework: Ch. 16 vocab



  • Topic 3

    Unit 3: Weather

    Earth Science

    Unit 3: Weather

    Textbook: Chapter 16

    Day 1 Oct. 2       Assign Latin and Greek 21-30

                               Ch. 16 Intro:  What is up with the weather


     

    Day 2 Oct. 3        Notes: Ch. 16.1 Part I: Water in the Air

                                    Homework: Ch. 16.1 Guided Reading Worksheet

     

    Day 3 Oct. 4        The Water Cycle DICE Game/Poster (Creation Lab)

                                    Homework:

     

    Day 4 Oct. 11      How to Calculate RH Lab (Outdoors)

                                    Homework: Finish Lab Report

     

    Day 5 Oct. 5      Notes: 16.1 Part II: Clouds- Cloud Demo (How to make a cloud)

                                    Homework: Cloud Identification Worksheet

     

    Day 6 Oct. 6                       LATIN AND GREEK 21-30 Quiz

                             Notes: 16.2 & 16.3: Fronts and Extreme Weather Associated with them

                                    Homework: Ch. 16.2 & 16.3 Guided Reading Worksheet

     

    Day 7 Oct. 9      Hurricane Tracking Lab (Betsy and Doria)             

                                    Homework:

     

    Day 8 Oct. 10      Notes: Ch. 16.4: Weather Stations

                                    Homework: Weather Station Lab

     

    Day 9 Oct. 11      Movie: The Day the Big Easy Drowned

                                    Homework: Study for Test

     

    Day 10 Oct.12     Ch. 16 Test, Ch. 17 Vocab

                                    Homework: