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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. 3       Welcome and Introduction

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

    Day 2 Sep. 4        Notes: Scientific Method and Earth Science, Movie: “Wow Technology”

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

    Day 3 Sep. 5        Bubble Lab Introduction


    Day 4 Sep. 6        Bubble Lab Lab Report

                                    Homework: Finish Lab report

    Day 5 Sep. 9        Finish Lab, Lab safety, Movie: “Chem games”

                                    Homework: Safety contract must be signed by parents

    Day 6 Sep. 10        Review Contract,Lab Safety Test, Read Ch. 1.3

                                    Homework: Ch. 1.3 Worksheet (Measurement)

    Day 7 Sep. 11     Notes: Microscopy and Measurement, Mini-lab: Measurement

                                    Homework: Finish Lab Report

    Day 8 Sep. 12     Ch. 1 Scientific Method Book Review

                                    Homework: Study for Test

    Day 9 Sep. 13    Ch. 1 Test Scientific Method

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

     

     

  • Unit 2: Atmosphere

    Textbook: Chapter 15

       

    Day 1  Sep. 16            Ch. 1 Test Review, Latin and Greek Words 1-10, Movie: Atmosphere (Bill Nye)

                                        Homework: Read Ch. 15.1, Paragraphing 15.1

    Day 2 Sep. 17             Notes: Ch. 15.1 Layers of the Atmosphere

                                        Homework: Ch. 15.1 Worksheet               

    Day 3  Sep. 18            HAB Footage Analysis LAB

                                        Homework

    Day 4  Sep. 19           Latin and Greek Quiz 1-10   HAB Graphing Analysis Lab

                                        Homework:

     Day 5 Sep. 23           Latin and Greek Words 11-20

    Notes: Ch. 15.2 Energy Transfer

                                        Homework: Ch. 15.2 Worksheet, 15.2 Sketch-to-stretch

      Day 6  Sep. 24           Global Winds Activity                        

    Homework: Ch. 15.3 Worksheet  

    Day 7  Sep. 25            Ch. 15 Test Review

                                        Homework: Study for Test 

    Day 8 Sep. 26            Ch. 15 Test

                                        Homework: Ch. 16 Vocab

    Day 1 Sep 27   Latin and Greek Quiz 11-20

     


  • Unit 3: Weather

    Earth Science

    Unit 3: Weather

    Textbook: Chapter 16

    Day 1 Sep30        Weather Log update, Latin and Greek, Movie: Eyewitness Weather (25 minutes)  

                                    Homework: Sketch-to-stretch 16.1

     

    Day 2 Oct. 1       Notes: Ch. 16.1 Part I: Water in the Air

                                    Homework: Ch. 16.1 Guided Reading Worksheet

     

    Day 3 Oct. 2        The Water Cycle DICE Game/Poster (Creation Lab)

                                    Homework:

     

    Day 4 Oct. 3      How to Calculate RH Lab (Outdoors)

                                    Homework: Finish Lab Report

     

    Day 5 Oct. 4      Notes: 16.1 Part II: Clouds- Cloud Demo (How to make a cloud)

                                    Homework: Cloud Identification Worksheet

     

    Day 6 Oct. 7      Notes: 16.2 & 16.3: Fronts and Extreme Weather Associated with them

                                    Homework: Ch. 16.2 & 16.3 Guided Reading Worksheet

     

    Day 7 Oct. 8     Hurricane Tracking Lab (Betsy and Doria)             

                                    Homework:

     

    Day 8 Oct. 9      Notes: Ch. 16.4: Weather Stations

                                    Homework: Weather Station Lab

     

    Day 9 Oct. 10      Movie: The Day the Big Easy Drowned

                                    Homework: Study for Test

     

    Day 10 Oct.11    Ch. 16 Test, Ch. 17 Vocab

                                    Homework: