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  • Unit 5: Minerals

    Earth Science Unit Outline

    Textbook Sections: 3.1-3.3 

    Day 1 Nov. 13               Ch. 3.1 Notes: Mineral Structures

                                        Homework: Ch. 3.1 Paragraphing, Ch. 3.1 Worksheet

     

    Day 2 Nov. 14              Movie: Mineral Structures and Movie guide WS

                                         Homework: Explorers Underground Reading/Reading Guide

     

    Day 3 Nov. 15            Ch. 3.1 & 3.2 Notes: Identifying Minerals

                                         Homework: Ch. 3.2 Worksheet, 3.2 Paragraphing

     

    Day 4 Nov. 16            Mineral ID worksheet (Internet Research)

                                         Homework: Re-read 3.2

     

    Day 5 Nov. 17            Mineral ID worksheet (Internet Research), L/G Quiz 1-10 (2)

                                         Homework: Finish Project

     

    Day 6 Nov. 20            Mineral ID Lab

                                        Homework: Finish Lab

     

    Day 7 Nov. 21           Ch. 3 Test Review

                                        Homework:                                                  

     

    Day 8 Nov. 22            Ch. 3 Test, Beard Party (Maybe)

                                                    Homework: Ch. 4 Vocab


  • Unit 6: Rocks

    Unit 6: Rocks

    Textbook Ch. 4

    Day 1 Nov. 27     Discuss Ch. 3 test, Goals, Notes: 4-1 Rock Cycle

                                    Homework: Re-write 4.1 Notes

    Day 2 Nov. 28     Rock Cycle Poster Assignment, Movie: Rocks

                                    Homework: Finish Rock Cycle Poster

    Day 3 Nov. 29    Notes: 4.2 Igneous Rocks, Igneous Rock Lab

                                  Homework: Re-write 4.2 Notes

    Day 4 Nov. 30     Notes: 4.3 Metamorphic Rocks, Metamorphic Rock ID Lab

                                    Homework: Re-write 4.3 Notes

    Day 5 Nov. 31       Notes: 4.4 Sedimentary Rocks, Sedimentary Rock ID Lab

                                    Homework: Re-write 4.4 Notes

    Day 6 Dec. 3        Ask a Rock Article (Young Naturalist), Study Questions

                                    Homework: Finish Article

    Day 7 Dec. 4     Ch. 4 Review

                                    Homework: Study for Ch. 4 Test

    Day 8 Dec. 5     Test Ch. 4, Ch. 5 Vocab

  • Unit 7: Energy

    Textbook Sections: Ch. 5.1-5.3 

    Day 1 Dec. 8                        Ch. 5.1 & 5.2 Notes: Non-Renewable Energy, Latin and Greek 4 Words

                                                    Homework: Ch. 5.1 and 5.2 Worksheet

     

    Day 2 Dec. 9                        Movie: Alternative Energy-Modern Marvels

                                                    Homework:

     

    Day 3 Dec. 10                     Ch. 5.3 Notes: Alternative Energy

                                                    Homework: Ch. 5.3 Worksheet, Ch. 5.3 Paragraphing

     

    Day 4 Dec. 11                     Solar Energy STEM Lab: Hotdog Cooker (Design)

                                                    Homework:

     

    Day 5 Dec. 12                     Latin and Greek Quiz 4, Hotdog Cooker Lab (Testing)

                                                    Homework:

     

    Day 6 Dec. 15                     Into to Energy Presentations, No Latin and Greek this week!

                                                    Homework: Work on Presentations

     

    Day 7 Dec. 16                     Work on Presentations

                                                    Homework: Finish Presentations

     

    Day 8 Dec. 17                     Presenting Energy Presentations

                                                    Homework: Study for CH. 5 Test

     

    Day 9 Dec. 18                     Ch. 5 Test (Energy), Movie: The Lorax

                                                    Homework: Ch. 6 Vocab

     

    Day 10 Dec. 19                   Movie: The Lorax

                                                    Homework: