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  • General

    • Welcome to Earth Science. On this site you will be able to find the course syllabus, class rules, weekly schedules, notes, assignments, and any other information that is pertinent for the classroom. I hope you have a great year and I can't wait to meet you.

  • Unit 1: Scientific Method

    Unit 1: Scientific Method

    Textbook: Chapter 1 

    Day 1 Sep. 4       Welcome and Introduction

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

    Day 2 Sep. 5        Notes: Scientific Method and Earth Science, Movie: “Wow Technology”

                                    Homework: Ch. 1.1 & 1.2  Worksheet (Scientific Method & Earth Science)

    Day 3 Sep. 6        Bubble Lab Introduction


    Day 4 Sep. 7        Bubble Lab Lab Report

                                    Homework: Finish Lab report

    Day 5 Sep. 10        Finish Lab, Lab safety, Movie: “Chem games”

                                    Homework: Safety contract must be signed by parents

    Day 6 Sep. 11        Review Contract,Lab Safety Test, Read Ch. 1.3

                                    Homework: Ch. 1.3 Worksheet (Measurement)

    Day 7 Sep. 12     Notes: Microscopy and Measurement, Mini-lab: Measurement

                                    Homework: Finish Lab Report

    Day 8 Sep. 13     Ch. 1 Scientific Method Book Review

                                    Homework: Study for Test

    Day 9 Sep. 14    Ch. 1 Test Scientific Method

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

     

     

  • Unit 9: Plate Tectonics

                                                                                                                           Textbook Ch. 7

    Day 1-Jan. 22                          Notes: 7.1 Earth’s Interior

                                                    Homework: Earth's Interior Poster

     

    Day 2-Jan. 23                      Notes: 7.2 Plate Tectonics

                                                    Homework: 7.2 Guided Reading WS

     

    Day 3-Jan. 24                       Movie: Birth of a Theory, Movie worksheet

                                                    Homework:

     

    Day 4-Jan. 25                       On-line lab: Continental Drift Lab

                                                    Homework: Complete Lab

     

    Day 5-Jan. 28                       Notes: 7.3 Plate Tectonics I

                                                    Homework: 7.3 Guided Reading WS

     

    Day 6-Jan. 29                        Movie: National Geographic’s “Colliding Continents”

     

    Day 7-Jan 30                        Notes: 7.4 Plate Tectonics II

                                                    Homework: 7.4 Guided Reading WS, 7.4 Main IDEA

     

    Day 8–Jan. 31                       Lab: Crustal Formations (Food), Review Ch. 7

                                                    Homework: Study Ch. 7

     

    Day 9-Feb. 1                        Ch. 7 Test

                                                    Homework: Ch. 8 Vocab

  • Unit 10: Earthquakes and Volcanoes

    Earth Science Unit Outline

    Unit 10: Earthquakes and Volcanoes

    Day 1-Feb. 12                         Notes: 8.1 Earthquakes

                                                    Homework: 8.1 Guided Reading WS, 8.1 Main IDEA

     

    Day 2-Feb. 13                         Lab: Locating Earthquakes

                                                    Homework: Finish Lab

     

    Day 3-Feb. 14                         Notes: 8.2 Earthquake Intensity, Earthquake Machine

                                                    Homework: 8.2 Guided Reading WS, 8.2 Main IDEA

     

    Day 4-Feb. 15                         Movie: Japan’s Killer Quake, Movie Worksheet                          

     

    Day 5-Feb. 16                         Lab: Locating an Epicenter

                                                    Homework: Finish Locating an Epicenter Lab

     

    Day 6-Feb. 19                         Notes: 8.3 Earthquakes and Us, Movie: Earthquake Proofing

                                                    Homework: 8.3 Guided Reading WS  

     

    Day 7-Feb. 20                      Notes: 9.1 Volcanoes, Volcano Display

                                                    Homework: 9.1 Guided Reading WS, 9.1 Main IDEA

                              

    Day 9-Feb. 21                      Lab: Build a volcanoNotes: 9.2 & 9.3 Volcano Types

                                                    Homework: 9.2 & 9.3 Guided Reading WS, 9.2 Main IDEA

     

    Day 10-Feb. 26                    Notes: 9.2 & 9.3 Volcano Types

                                                    Homework: 9.2 & 9.3 Guided Reading WS, 9.2 Main IDEA

     

    Day 11-Feb. 27                 Review Ch. 8 and 9, Movie: Mountains of Fire (Safari Montage)

                                                    Homework: Study for CH. 8 & 9 Test

     

    Day 12-Feb. 28                  Ch. 8 & 9 Test

                                                    Homework: Ch. 10 Vocab