Science & Engineering Practices: 1. Asking Questions & Defining Problems  2. Developing & Using Models  3. Planning & Carrying Out Investigations  4. Analyzing & Interpreting Data  5. Using Mathematics & Computational Thinking  6. Constructing Explanations & Designing Solutions  7. Engaging in Argument from Evidence  8. Obtaining, Evaluating, & Communicating Information

"The actual doing of science and engineering increases curiosity, captures interest, and motivates continued lifelong learning."

Email: chungerford@fcsuvt.org  Available for Help: Wednesday Enrichment & Before or After School by Appointment  Prep Periods: 6 & 7


SEMESTER 2 - 2017 - Pd 1 - E205 / Pd 2 - E205 / Pd 3 - E203 / Pd 5 - E203

Wed 1/18 - New & Good - Interpreting Graphs Practice

Thu 1/19 - Finding Data Over Time & Creating Graphs by Hand and Using Google Sheets Graphing - How to Use Google Sheets Video

Fri 1/20 - Finishing Interpreting Graphs Practice & Gather New Data Set

Mon 1/23 - Creating Graph from New Data & Generating 5 Questions related to your graph with answer key to share with class.

Tue 1/24 or Wed 1/25 - No School - Snow Day - America's Ice Ages w/ Questions (Pd 2)

Thu 1/26 - Current Events Article on Climate Change/Global Warming - Print & Highlight important parts, then prepare a half-page summary to share with classmates.

Fri 1/27 - Review Graph Interpretations - Bill Nye Climate Debate - Degrasse Tyson Climate Debate - Be Ready to Share Your Graph Questions & Article Summaries on Monday

Mon 1/30 - New & Good - Finish Graph Interpretations - Graph Question Sharing & Finish All Graphing Work

Tue 1/31 - Share Climate Change Articles - Intro to Solar Project - Solar Energy: Saved by the Sun with Discussion Questions

Thu 2/2 - Sharing Climate Article Summaries - Calculating Averages & Describing Graphs Practice 

Fri 2/3 - Finishing Article Sharing - Practice Quiz on Graphing & Analysis

Tue 2/7 or Wed 2/8 - New & Good - Review Practice Quiz on Graphing - Finish Solar Death Ray Experiment

Thu 2/9 - Review Averages & Describing Graphs Practice - Graphing Practice Assessment

Fri 2/10 - Review Graphing Assessment & Solar Ray Revisited - Graph Test Monday

Mon 2/13 - No School - Snow Day

Tue 2/14 or Wed 2/15 - New & Good - Test on Graphing - Graphing Vocabulary Review

Thu 2/16 - Graphing Vocabulary Review

Fri 2/17 - Review Graphing Test & Carbon Cycle Interactive w/ Questions

Mon 2/20 - New & Good - Review Slope Practice Problems - Finish Carbon Cycle Interactive Work

Tue 2/21 or Wed 2/22 - Review Carbon Cycle Questions & Begin Inconvenient Truth with Discussion Questions

Thu 2/23 - Continue Inconvenient Truth and Discussion Questions

Fri 2/24 - Finish Inconvenient Truth & Review Discussion Questions

WINTER BREAK

Wed 3/8 or Thu 3/9 - New & Good - Review Inconvenient Truth - Graph Analysis Vocab Review

Fri 3/10 - Climate Change Since an Inconvenient Truth - Analyzing Data Practice Quiz

Mon 3/13 - New & Good - Review Analyzing Data Quiz & Prepare for Light Lab with Chrome Books (Download Software)

Tue 3/14 or Wed 3/15 - SNOW DAYS

Thu 3/16 - 
Light Meter Lab Data Table & Discussion Questions 

Fri 3/17 - 
Review Analyzing Data Practice Quiz

Mon 3/20 - New & Good - Analyzing Data Practice Test & Review - Study for Test

Tue 3/21 or Wed 3/22 - Analyzing Data Test - Earth Under Water & Questions

Thu 3/23 - Solar Cooker Design Search & Explanations on Google Doc

Fri 3/24 - Review Analyzing Data Test

Mon 3/27 - Switch! - Fossil Fuels & Alternative Energy Options (pass: energyeducation)

Tue 3/28 or Wed 3/29 - New & Good - Mirror Reflection Lab w/ Discussion Questions

Thu 3/30 - Light Labs Due - Continue
 Switch w/ Notes for Electricity Option Essay

Fri 3/31 - No School - Inservice

Mon 4/03 or Tue 4/04 - New & Good -  Finish Switch & Begin Electricity Options Essay

Wed 4/05 or Thu 4/06 - Heating of Colors Experiment - Continue Essays 

Fri 4/07 - Finish Experiment & Work on Write-Up - Finish Essay - Due Monday

Mon 4/10 - New & Good - Collect Essays - Begin Color Lab Write-Ups

Tue 4/11 or Wed 4/12 - Finish Color Lab Write-Up


Fri 4/13 - Continue Online Simulation & Make-Up Work (Color Heating Lab Due Mon)

Mon 4/17 - Simulation Presentation Work: 1. Title Page w/ Essential Question, 2. Complete Data Table, 3. Graph of Data, 4. Conclusion & Explanation of Results of Simulation

Tue 4/18 or Wed 4/19 - Finish Carbon Simulation Presentation Work (Presentations Begin Thursday) & Make-Up Work Meetings

Thu 4/20 - Begin Carbon Simulation Presentations

Fri 4/21 - Continue Carbon Simulation Presentations

SPRING BREAK

Mon 5/1 - New & Good - Finish Carbon Simulation Presentations

Tue 5/2 or Wed 5/3 - Solar Collector Blueprint Design Work Outline - Online Solar Cooker Resource (Cookers cannot be simple box cookers - Panel/Parabolic or other approved design.)

Thu 5/4 - Draw Blueprints for Solar Collector with Dimensions/Materials and Rationale

Fri 5/5 - NO SCHOOL - INSERVICE

Mon 5/8 - New & Good - Finish Solar Collector Designs

Tue 5/9 or Wed 5/10 - Solar Collector Designs/Building

Thu 5/11 - Solar Collector Designs/Building

Fri 5/12 - Gas Land Fracking for Natural Gas w/ Questions

Mon 5/15 - New & Good - Continue Gas Land

Tue 5/16 or Wed 5/17 - Solar Collector Design & Building

Thu 5/18 or Fri 5/19 - Finish Gas Land & Solar Collector Work

Mon 5/22 - New & Good - Letter for or against Fracking in Vermont - Outline - Example

Tue 5/23 or Wed 5/24 - Solar Collector Building & Data Collection

Thu 5/25 - Continue Fracking Letter

Fri 5/26 - HALF-DAY -  Finish Fracking Letter

Mon 5/29 - NO SCHOOL - MEMORIAL DAY

Tue 5/30 or Wed 5/31 - Building and Testing Solar Heaters

Thu 6/01 -

Fri 6/02 -



























SEMESTER 1 - 2016-2017
Tue 8/30 & Wed 8/31 - Name Cards, Sinkhole Video, Syllabus, Laptops/Email/Drives, & Name Bingo Ice-Breaker

Thu 9/1 - Assigned Seats, Class Site/Canvas/Powerschool, Logic Puzzles, & Name Bingo

Fri 9/2 - Observations Walk & Discussions

Mon 9/5 - No School - Labor Day

Tue 9/6 & Wed 9/7 - New & Good - MAP (Scientific Thinking) Pre-Test - Observations & Inferences

Thu 9/7 - Data Analysis Pre-Test/MAP Make-Up Assessments - Observations & Inferences Practice - Observation/Inference Online Games (Not Big Farm) & Logic Puzzles


Mon 9/12 - New & Good - Quiz - Observations & Inferences

Tue 9/13 & Wed 9/14 - Review Quiz/Rubric Scoring - Asking Questions Pre-Assessment - Saltine Challenge & 12 - Saltines Asking Questions Investigation

Thu 9/15 - Finish Saltines Investigation Lab Worksheet (Procedure, Variable, & Conclusion) - Observations/Inferences Practice - Logic Puzzles

Fri 9/16 - Investigations Introduction - Quizlet Vocab Review - Observations/Inferences Test Monday (Review Quiz & Practice Work)

Mon 9/19 - New & Good - Observations/Inferences Test - Testable Questions Criteria 

Tue 9/20 or Wed 9/21 - Review Test, Review Testable Questions - Sugar Cubes Investigation - Lab Worksheet

Thu 9/22 - Finish Sugar Cubes Investigation Lab Work

Fri 9/23 - Sugar Cube Lab Write-Up (Due Tuesday)

Mon 9/26 - New & Good - Finish Lab Write-Up (Due Tuesday) - Unblock Me


Fri 9/30 - Quiz on Testable Questions

Tue 10/4 or Wed 10/5 - Finish Simulation Questions - Unblock Me or Logic Puzzles

Thu 10/6 - Testable Questions Practice - Quizlet Testable Questions

Fri 10/7 - Density Practice Problems

Mon 10/10 - New & Good - Review Testable Questions Practice & Practice Quiz 2

Tue 10/11 or Wed 10/12 - Review Density Problems - Density Measurement Lab

Thu 10/13 - Finish Lab - Testable Questions Quiz Meetings - Quizlet - Test Tomorrow    

Fri 10/14 - Testable Questions Test

Mon 10/17 - New & Good - Review Test - Density Simulation Practice Quiz

Tue 10/18 or Wed 10/19 - Review Density Simulation & Density Chamber Investigations

Thu 10/20 - Review Density Investigations - Practice Density Calculations Quiz - Quizlet

Fri 10/21 - No School - Inservice

Mon 10/24 - No School - BFA Off

Tue 10/25 or Wed 10/26 - New & Good - Review Density Quiz - Density Investigations (Sunken Flasks) - Density Test on Thursday

Thu 10/27 - PT Conferences - Density Test - Review Lab Work

Fri 10/28 - PT Conferences - Solid Session - 

Mon 10/31 - New & Good - Heat Transfer Lesson Notes Outline - Videos: Conduction, Convection, & Radiation

Tue 11/1 & Wed 11/2 - Review Test - Convection Review/Notes - Convection Currents Ice/Hot Water Lab Activity - Convection Quizlet

Thu 11/3 - Review Convection Current Lab - Convection Review Video - Convection Quizlet or Kahoot!

Fri 11/4 - Wegener Continental Drift Evidence Puzzle Activity - Directions, World Map PresentPieces, & Discussion Questions 

Mon 11/7 - New & Good - Convection Practice Test - Finish Puzzle Work

Tue 11/8 or Wed 11/9 - How Earth was Made with Discussion Questions - Review Convection Practice Test & Convection Quizlet/Kahoot - HW - Study for Convection Test

Thu 11/10 or Fri 11/11 - Convection Cycle Test - Continue HTEWM & Discussion Questions

Mon 11/14 - New & Good - Finish HTEWM Discussion Questions - 

Tue 11/15 or Wed 11/16 - Review Convection Test - Review Alfred Wegener Clip - Review Puzzle Evidence Questions - Continental Drift Puzzle Practice Test Questions - Online Continental Drift Pangea Puzzle - Logic Puzzles or Unblock Me

Thu 11/17 - Review Drift Questions - Drift Evidence Kahoot! Using Maps - Review Continental Drift Evidence Questions & Be sure Puzzle Map/World Map Key are Complete - Continental Drift Questions Answer Key - Puzzle Answer Key

Fri 11/18 - Continental Drift Test

THANKSGIVING BREAK

Mon 11/28 - New & Good - Tectonic Plates Reference Maps Work

Tue 11/29 or Wed 11/30 - Finish Plate Maps - Review Continental Drift Evidence Tests
Plate Tectonics Evidence Work - Random Partners & Topics - Sources & Outlines

Mon 12/12 - No School - Snow Day

Tue 12/13 or Wed 12/14 - New & Good - Volcanoes: Ring of Fire - Presentation Work & Current Events Summary (1/2 Page) for Recent Plate Tectonic Event

Thu 12/15 - Finish Ring of Fire - Final Presentation Work or Event Summaries

Fri 12/16 - Sharing Plate Tectonics Current Event Summaries

Mon 12/19 - New & Good - Plate Tectonics Evidence Presentations & Notes Organizer

Tue 12/20 or Wed 12/21 - Begin Plate Tectonics Simulation with Questions

Thu 12/22 - Plate Tectonics Evidence Presentations & Notes

HOLIDAY BREAK - NO SCHOOL

Wed 1/4 - Continue Plate Tectonics Evidence Presentations & Current Events

Thu 1/5 - New & Good - Plate Tectonics Evidence Presentations & Events

Fri 1/6 - Finish Presentations & Make-Up Work 

Mon 1/9 - New & Good - Make-Up Work & Review Notes for Exam

Exam Period - Period 1 (Tue 8:00) - Period 2 (Tue 10:00) - Period 3 (Wed 8:00) -
Period 5 - (Thu 8:00) - MAP Science Assessment & Make-Up Work/Assessments








2015 CURRICULUM FOR REFERENCE 

Continue Geologic Feature Model Research & Project Work (Mon 1/25)
Scientific Thinking - Observations Activity - Geologic Feature Model Building and Descriptions Work (Tue 1/26 or Wed 1/27)
Water Cycle Intro Video & Diagram Work - Model Projects (Thu 1/28)
Scientific Thinking - Observations Review - Water Cycle Review Game - Geologic Feature Project Work - Due Thu 2/4 (Fri 1/29)
Observations & Inferences - Geologic Feature Model Project Work - Logic Puzzles (Link Above) (Due Thursday) (Tue 2/2 or Wed 2/3)
Observation/Inference Review & Experiment Planning (Make a Google Doc & Share it with Partner/Mr. H with Answers to Questions (Fri 2/5)
Finish Experiment Planning & Detailed Procedure (Mon 2/8)
Interpreting Graphs - Water Experiment Work (Tue 2/9 or Wed 2/10)
Water Experiment Data Collection Trials & Creating Presentations - Presentation Guidelines (Thu 2/11) (Fri 2/12) (Mon 2/15) (Tue 2/16 or Wed 2/17) (Thu 2/18) (Fri 2/19) (Wed 3/3)
WINTER BREAK - NO SCHOOL
Water Experiment Presentations Work - Due Tomorrow (Thu 3/3)
Water Experiment Presentations (Fri 3/4 & Mon 3/7)
Review Carbon Cycle Interactive Questions & Practice Quiz (Fri 3/11)
Graph Accuracy Work & Carbon Lab Simulation Work - Create Presentation to Share with Class (Tue 3/15 or Wed 3/16)
Carbon Simulation Presentation Work (Thu 3/17)
Carbon Cycle Vocabulary Quizlet Live (Fri 3/18)
Finish Carbon Simulation Presentation Work for Next Class (Mon 3/21)
Extinction Graph Analysis Work & Finish Carbon Simulation Presentations for Thursday (Tue 3/22 or Wed 3/23)
Simulation Work & Presentations (Thu 3/24-Mon 3/28)
Review Graph Analysis Problems & Begin Inconvenient Truth with Discussion Questions on Climate Change (Tue 3/29 or Wed 3/30)
Finish Inconvenient Truth & Discussion Questions (Thu 3/31)
Data Analysis 1 Vocab Practice (Fri 4/1)
Review IT Discussion Questions - Temperature Change Basics (Mon 4/4)
Finish Questions - Hurricane Irene in VT -  - Patterns in Graphs Practice - Data Analysis 1 Vocab Quizlet Live (Tue 4/5 or Wed 4/6)
Finish Earth Under Water & Questions - Climate Change Vocab (Fri 4/8)
Finish Review of Earth Under Water Questions - Research Climate Impact w/ Partner & Create 4-6 Slide Presentation for the Class - Slide of Each Major Point w/ Visuals - Logic Puzzles if Finished Early (Tue 4/12 or Wed 4/13)
Climate Impacts Presentation Work Continued (Thu 4/14)
SPRING BREAK - NO SCHOOL
Climate Change Vocab & Finish Climate Presentations (Mon 4/25)
World Oil Graphing w/ Questions - World Without Oil & Discussion Questions - Finish Presentations (Tue 4/26 or Wed 4/27)
No Class (Except Pd 2) - Leadership Day (Thu 4/28)
Climate Presentations & Take Notes Using Organizer (Fri 4/29)
Climate Change Test Review Questions - Due Next Class (Mon 5/2)
Climate Change Test Questions Review & Game (Tue 5/3 or Wed 5/4)
Climate Change Test Review Questions & Final Test Prep (Thu 5/5)
Climate Change Test (Fri 5/6)
Solar Energy Engineering Project Introduction & Solar Energy Saved by the Sun (Mon 5/9)
Finish Saved by the Sun & Discuss Review Questions - Solar Energy Concepts Questions (Tue 5/10 or Wed 5/11)
Absorption and Reflection Mini-Lab Activities (Thu 5/12 & Fri 5/13)
Solar Collector Design Work & Switch! with Discussion Questions (Tue 5/17 & Wed 5/18) (Thu 5/19)
Solar Collector Design Work (Fri 5/20 - Half Day - Odd Classes Only - Science NECAP Grade 11)
Building Solar Collectors & Collect Data (Mon 5/23) (Tue 5/24 or Wed 5/25) (Thu 5/26) (Fri 5/27 - Half Day - Odd Classes Only)
NO SCHOOL MEMORIAL DAY (Mon 5/30)
Building Solar Collectors & Collect Data - Finalize Design Drawings, Explanations, & Data (Tue 5/31 or Wed 6/1) (Thu 6/2) (Fri 6/3)
Exam Period - Online MAP Assessment & Finish Solar Collector Analysis
Pd 1 - Thu 8am, Pd 2 - Wed 10am, Pd 3 - Wed 8am, Pd 4 - Tue 10am
HAVE A GREAT SUMMER!


Scientific Thinking & Graphing
Scientific Thinking Pre-Assessment - MAP Test (Thu 8/27)
Review HW Questions & Testable Questions Practice (Mon 8/31)
Inquiry Outline - Saltine Eating Experiment - Graph Paper - Online Stopwatch Timer - Class Data (Tue 9/1 or Wed 9/2)
Saltines Lab Data/Conclusion Work (Thu 9/3)
No School - Labor Day (Mon 9/7)
Finish Sinkhole Questions - Practice Quiz on Testable Questions, Variables, & Graphing (Tue 9/8 or Wed 9/9)
Review Sinkhole Questions, Lake Peigneur Mining Disaster, & Testable Questions Practice (Thu 9/10)
Reviewing Testable Questions & Labs/Quizzes - Team Ignite Character: Self-Control & Reflection (Fri 9/11)
Review Graph Interpretation, Scientific Thinking in Hollywood, & Graphing Practice (Tue 9/15 or Wed 9/16)
Scientific Thinking & Graphing Test (Fri 9/18)

Density Concepts
Finish Density Simulation Lab & Density Article Half-Page Summaries - Find Articles from Science Daily (Tue 9/22 or Wed 9/23)
Finish/Review Density Lab & Practice Density Questions (Fri 9/25)
Review Density Questions & Density Practice Quiz (Mon 9/28)
Review Practice Quiz - Density Lab Error Calculations - Creating Review Cards for Studying for Density Test (Tue 9/29 or Wed 9/30)
Finish Error Calculations & Density Unit Test Review Cards (Thu 10/1)
Density Unit Test (Fri 10/2)

Convection Cycle
Convection Pre-Assessment & Convection Diagram (Mon 10/5)
Review Density Test & Convection Lab Activities - Temperature Impacts on Density of Fluids (Tue 10/6 or Wed 10/7)
Convection Practice & Discussing Lab Activity Diagrams (Thu 10/8)
No School - Inservice Day (Fri 10/9)
Convection Review Video & Human Bone Density Article Summary & Reflection Work (Mon 10/12)
Convection Review Flow Chart & Vocabulary Quizlet - Study for Convection Test on Thursday (Tue 10/13 or Wed 10/14)
Convection Test (Thu 10/15)

Plate Tectonics & Supporting Evidence
Review Earth Vocabulary - Inside Planet Earth (Sorry for Caption Issue) & Discussion Questions (Tue 10/20 or Wed 10/21) and (Thu 10/22)
No School - Mid Semester Break (Fri 10/23)
Finish Inside Planet Earth & Questions - Plate Tectonics Diagrams w/ Key Concepts (Mon 10/26)
Review Inside Planet Earth Questions - Continental Drift Puzzle - Pieces - Key - World Map - Discussion Questions (Tue 10/27 or Wed 10/28)
Continue Inside Planet Earth Question Review & Puzzles (Thu 10/29)
Earth Inside & Out - Begin Plate Tectonics Evidence Presentation Projects (Tue 11/3 or Wed 11/4)
Continue Evidence Research (Thu 11/5)
Plate Tectonics Practice Quiz & Continue Presentation Work - Research using 5 Sources in Google Doc due Monday (Fri 11/6)
Review Plate Tectonics Quiz & Begin Presentation Work (Mon 11/9)
Continue Presentation Work - Colliding Continents with Review Questions -Plate Tectonics Quizlet (Tue 11/10 or Wed 11/11)
Finish Colliding Continents & Test Review Guide (Thu 11/12)
Plate Tectonics Test & Presentation Work (Fri 11/13)
Plate Tectonics Evidence Presentation Work (Mon 11/16)
Finalize  Presentations and Note Cards (Tue 11/17 or Wed 11/18)
Plate Tectonics Evidence Presentations (Thu 11/19)
Finish Plate Tectonics Evidence Presentations (Fri 11/20)
THANKSGIVING BREAK - WEEK OFF (Mon 11/23 - Fri 11/27)
Presentation Make-Ups - Spatial Scale (Size) VideoFind Current Events Plate Tectonics Article & Half-Page Summary (Mon 11/30)

Geologic Time/Scale & Fossil Dating
Grand Canyon & Questions Half Life Penny Lab (Tue 12/1 or Wed 12/2)
Finish Grand Canyon Formation & Half-Life Lab Data Collection (Thu 12/3)
Half-Life Lab Class Data: Period 1 - Period 2 - Period 3 - Period 7
Half Life Lab Graphs & Questions - Finish for HW (Fri 12/4)
Plate Tectonics/Subduction Zones: Mariana Trench (Mon 12/7)
Review Half Life Problems & Practice Quiz on Half-Life (Thu 12/10)
Finish Research Questions - Sonar - Finish for HW (Mon 12/14)
Creating World Crust Age Map w/ Key - Ocean Crust Age Map & Continental Crust Age Map - Tsunami (Tue 12/15 or Wed 12/16)
Test on Half-Life/Ages of the Crust - Bring Finished Map (Fri 12/18)
Test Make-Ups & Holiday Experiments (Mon 12/21 & Tue 12/22) 

HOLIDAY BREAK

Test Make-Ups & Geologic Time Scale/Events Activity (Mon 1/4)
Selecting Geologic Feature Project topics & Finding Resources - Begin How the Earth was Made with Discussion Questions (Tue 1/5 or Wed 1/6)
Finish Geologic Time Scales & Continue HTEWM Questions (Thu 1/7)
Finish How the Earth was Made & Feature Project Work (Fri 1/9)
Finish Feature Outlines of Four Models & Begin Building Clay Models (Tue 1/12 & Wed 1/13)
TBA (Thu 1/14)
TBA (Fri 1/15)
Exam Period (Tue 1/19-Fri 1/22)


Co-Evolution of Life & Earth


2014-2015 CURRICULUM FOR REFERENCE 

Semester 2 - Human Sustainability Concepts

Alternative Energy & Resources (ESS3-2ESS3-3, & ESS3-4)
Finish Tests - New Technology/Alternative Energy Current Events Article w/ One-Page Summary & Reflection (Mon 4/6)
Switch Energy, Switch Energy Site & Questions - Sharing New Technology News Articles (Tue 4/7 or Wed 4/8) (Thu 4/9) (Fri 4/10)
Review Tests, Finish Switch Energy & Questions (Mon 4/13)
VEEP Energy Activities - Solar Energy, Wind PowerKWH Overview, Solar GadgetsElectricity Gadgets (Tue 4/15 or Wed 4/16)
Kill-A-Watt Activity Research & Calculations (Thu 4/17)
Finishing Calculations & Ancient Solar Energy Use (Fri 4/18)
SPRING BREAK
Alternative Energy Presentation Topics & Organization (Mon 4/27)
Alternative Energy Presentation Sources & Slide Organization(Tue 4/28 or Wed 4/29) & (Thu 4/30)
Future Energy Sources & Continue Alternative Energy Work (Fri 5/01)
Alternative Energy Impacts & Overviews Work (Mon 5/04)
Solar Energy & Questions (Tue 5/05 & Wed 5/06)
Continue Technology Project: Research, Slide Content, & Presentation Work/Practice (Thu 5/7 & Fri 5/8)
Presentation Slide & Note Card Work (Mon 5/11)
Solar Tower Discussion & Video - Properties of Light Activity & Overview Video (Tue 5/12 or Wed 5/13)
TBA (Thu 5/14 or Fri 5/15)
Light Mirror Lab Activity (Mon 5/18)
Finish Mirror Lab & Presentation Work (Tue 5/19-Thu 5/21)
Finish Light Lab Activities Work & Turn-In (Fri 5/22)
MEMORIAL DAY (Mon 5/25)

Fossil Fuels (ESS3-2ESS3-3, & ESS3-4)
Review Climate Test & Intro to Energy Unit (Thu 3/5)
Discuss Oil Data Factors - Finish World Without Oil - Gas Prices Article & Informational Text Questions (Tue 3/10 or Wed 3/11)
Discuss World Without Oil Questions - Continue Informational Text Reading & Questions (Thu 3/12)
Finish Text Questions & Oil Price Graphing (Fri 3/13)
Finish Oil Price Graphing & Questions (Mon 3/16)
Review Oil Price Questions, 1973 Oil EmbargoFracking Introduction Video Shale Gas Questions (Tue 3/17 or Wed 3/18)
Fracking: Gasland & Discussion Questions (Thu 3/19)
Continue Gasland & Questions (Fri 3/20)
INSERVICE DAY (Mon 3/23)
Finish Gasland & Fracking Analysis Paper (Tue 3/24 or Wed 3/25)
Gasland Discussion Questions & Continue Analysis (Thu 3/26)
Continue Analysis Paper - Due Monday (Fri 3/27 - Half Day)
Finish Gasland Discussion & Continue Fracking Analysis Paper (Mon 3/30)
Fossil Fuels Test Overview, Graphing Practice, & Finish Fracking Paper (Both Due Thu) (Tue 3/31 or Wed 4/1)
Fossil Fuels Test Review (Thu 4/2)
Fossil Fuels Test (Fri 4/3) (Finish Essays Monday)



Carbon Cycle & Human Impacts (ESS2-6, ESS3-4PS1-7)
Carbon Cycle Intro Video - Reservoir Quantities & Begin Carbon Cycle Processes (Thu 1/22)
Review - Fossil Fuels Overview & Types (Fri 1/23)
Carbon Cycle Review & Quiz - Matter Conservation Lab Activity (Tue 1/27 or Wed 1/28)
Review Quiz, Conservation of Matter/Energy & Conservation of Matter Lab Questions - (Thu 1/29)
An Inconvenie
nt Truth & Review Questions (Fri 1/30)
Finish Inconvenient Truth - Review Matter Conservation Lab (Tue 2/3 or Wed 2/4)
Review IT Questions - Climate Impacts Small Group - 3 Slide Work (Thu 2/5)
Impacts Group Sharing with Climate Impacts Organizer (Fri 2/6)
Finish Climate Impacts Sharing & Begin Carbon Cycling in the Oceans (Mon 2/9)
Finish EUW Documentary & Discuss Lab (Thu 2/12)
Discuss EUW Questions & Carbon Cycle Review Game (Fri 2/13)
Climate Change Review Game (Mon 2/16)
Test Review Overview (Tue 2/17 or Wed 2/18)
Review Games: Climate ChangeCarbon Cycle
Carbon Cycle & Climate Change Test (Thu 2/19)
Test Make-Ups & Climate's Stronger Storms (Fri 2/20)
WINTER BREAK














Past & Future Climate Changes (ESS2-4ESS3-5 & ESS3-6Solar Cooker Project (ESS3-2

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Semester 1 - Physical Science & Geology

Physical Science Introduction
Class Expectations & Name Bingo (Tue 8/26 or Wed 8/27)
Density Simulation (Continued) & Density Word Search (Fri 8/29)
Density Practice Quiz & Answers, Measuring Density, Reading Graduated Cylinders & Water Density Lab (Tue 9/2-Wed 9/3)
Finish Water Density Lab - Density Quiz Practice (Thu 9/4)
Review Quiz Practice - Density Quiz (Fri 9/5)
Review Quiz - Glacier Article Informational Text Rubric (Mon 9/8)
Finish Scientific Method Activity & Big Melt Article Questions (Due Tomorrow) (Mon 9/15)
Review Scientific Method of Sports Activity & Density of the Earth Lab & Questions (Tue 9/16 or Wed 9/17)
Finish Lab Density Measurements & Lab Conclusion Questions (Thu 9/18)
Practice Quiz on Scientific Method & Finish Lab Conclusion Questions (Finish for HW & Study for Quiz) (Fri 9/18)
Concept Review & Quiz on Scientific Method (Mon 9/22)

Earth's History (ESS1-6, ESS2-7)
How the Earth was Made & Questions (Tue 9/23 or Wed 9/24)
Review Quiz & Finish How the Earth was Made (Thu 9/25)
Review HTEWM Questions (Answer Key) & Begin Continental Drift Puzzle Activity 1 2 3 (Fri 9/26)
Continue Drift Puzzle & Answer Questions (Mon 9/29)
MAP Science Assessment & Finish Drift Activity (Tue 9/30 or Wed 10/1)
Review Drift Activity & Begin History of Earth Test Review Questions  (Thu 10/2)
Continue Test Review & In-Class Jeopardy Game (Fri 10/3)
Review Questions & History of Earth Test (Mon 10/6)

Plate Tectonics (ESS1-5 & ESS2-3)
Review/Make-Up History of Earth Test, Plate Tectonics Overview, & Begin Tectonic Plate Map (Tue 10/7 or Wed 10/8)
Plate Movement Reading (Highlight and Write Notes/Questions) & Continue Tectonic Plate Map (Thu 10/9)
Continue Plate Maps - Assembly, Title, Plate Name Key, Plate Movement Direction (Fri 10/10)
Haiti Killer Earthquake Video & Questions (Mon 10/13)
Finish Video & Discuss Questions - Finish Plate Maps (Tue 10/14 or Wed 10/15)
Plate Tectonics Review Answers, Finish Plate Maps & Study for Test (Mon 10/27)
Plate Tectonics Unit Test using Plate Tectonics Maps & Begin Vermont Geology Project (Tue 10/28 or Wed 10/29)
Interactives: Dynamic Earth Web Site (Extra Materials for Help)

Vermont Geology Book Project (ESS2-1)

Weathering & Erosion Unit (ESS2-2 & ESS2-5)
Mechanical Weathering Reading - Pg. 373-375 Handout & Weathering Reading Questions
Review Questions & Mechanical Weathering Notes (TBA)
Chemical Weathering Reading & Questions - Pg. 376-378 Reading Handout & Guided Reading Questions (TBA)
Review Questions & Chemical Weathering Notes (TBA)
Grand Canyon Formation Video & Questions (TBA)
Discuss Grand Canyon Video Questions & Read Grand Canyon Article (1 Page Summary/Reflection) (TBA)
Weathering Test Review Questions (TBA)
Review Weathering Questions & Weathering Test (TBA)
Review Test & Watch Niagara Falls Explained (TBA)
Rates of Weathering Reading - Pg. 379-382 Handout & Guided Reading 14-2 Questions (TBA)
Review Questions & Rates of Weathering Notes (TBA)
Review Sugar Cube Questions & (TBA)

Feature Presentations (ESS2-1 & ESS3-1)
Intro: America's Ice Ages w/ Questions (12/4)
Topic Selection & Finding Resources (12/5)
Project Outline & Rubric - Project Work (12/8-17)
Feature Presentations (Thu 12/18 & Fri 12/19)


Major Assessments - Geology (Fall 2015)
Physical Science Unit Test
Density Lab Report
Earth's History Unit Test
Vermont Geology Book Project
Plate Tectonics Unit Test
Natural Disaster Article Project
Weathering Unit Test
Geologic Feature Presentation
First Semester Exam

Space Science 1:1-4
Management 3:3


SEMESTER 2 - 2017 - Pd 4 - E205

Wed 1/18 - New & Good - Native Maple Sugaring Notes


Fri 1/20 - Current Events Summaries on Maple Sugaring Article

Mon 1/23 - Colonial Maple Sugaring Notes & Maple History Questions

Wed 1/25 - New & Good - Recycling & Data Collection - Swap Maple History Questions


Fri 1/27 - Finishing Maple History Notes & Review Questions

Mon 1/30 - New & Good - Maple History Review Game


Fri 2/3 - Begin Sweetest Drip with Discussion Questions

Mon 2/6 - Finish Sweetest Drip and Questions

Wed 2/8 - New & Good - Recycling & Data Collection 

Thu 2/9 - Review Maple History Questions & Begin Maple Tree Guide Books

Fri 2/10 - Continue Guide Books - Study for Maple History Test 

Mon 2/13 - No School - Snow Day

Wed 2/15 - New & Good - Recycling & Data Collection

Thu 2/16 - Maple History Test - Continue Maple Tree Guide Books

Fri 2/17 - Continue Maple Tree Guide Books    

Mon 2/20 - New & Good - Maple Tree Guide Check-Ins


Thu 2/23 - Maple Tree Guide Work & Review Test

Fri 2/24 - Maple Tree Guide Work

WINTER BREAK

Wed 3/8 - New & Good - Recycling & Data Collection

Thu 3/9 - Maple Tree Guide Work

Fri 3/10 - Final Day for Maple Tree Guide Work


Wed 3/15 - SNOW DAY

Thu 3/16 - Review Maple Syrup Math First Side & Finish Questions - Print Tree Guides

Mon 3/20 - New & Good - Finish Maple Math Questions - Late Work

Thu 3/23 - Maple Math Quiz using Notes

Fri 3/24 - Half Day - Review Maple Math Quiz

Mon 3/27 - Finish Maple Quiz & Make-Up Work

Wed 3/29 - New & Good - Recycling & Data Collection

Thu 3/30 - Tapping Maple Trees & Maple Weather Data Collection

Fri 3/31 - No School - Inservice

Mon 4/03 - New & Good - Sap Collection, & Begin Boiling Sap

Wed 4/05 - 
Recycling & Data Collection - Continue Boiling Sap       

Fri 4/07 - Finish Boiling & Filter Maple Syrup

Mon 4/10 - New & Good - Sap Collection & Maple Math Quizzes

Tue 4/11 - Finish Boiling & Testing Syrup


Fri 4/13 - Maple Syrup Calculations & Waffle Party

Mon 4/17 - Begin New Maple Grading Project - Resource: New Maple Syrup Grading

Thu 4/20 - Continue Maple Grading Project

Fri 4/21 - Continue Maple Grading Project

SPRING BREAK

Mon 5/1 - New & Good - Continue Maple Grading Project

Wed 5/3 - Recycling & Data Collection 

Thu 5/4 - Maple Grading ProjectGrading Changes Video - Maple Syrup Flavors/Grades Overview Video - Overview Chart - Comparison Chart

Fri 5/5 - NO SCHOOL - INSERVICE

Mon 5/8 - New & Good - Continue Maple Grading Project

Wed 5/10 - Recycling & Data Collection - Finish Maple Grading Project

Thu 5/11 - Begin Recycling Data Poster Work

Fri 5/12 - Continue Recycling Data Poster Work

Mon 5/15 - New & Good - Continue Recycling Data Work

Wed 5/17 - Field Work at Mill River/Dead Creek Falls

Fri 5/18 - Recycling & Data Collection - Continue Recycling Data Work

Mon 5/22 - New & Good - Continue Recycling Data Work

Wed 5/24 - Recycling & Data Collection - Continue Recycling Data Work

Thu 5/25 - Continue Recycling Data and Display Work

Fri 5/26 - HALF-DAY - Finish Recycling Data Work & Display

Mon 5/29 - NO SCHOOL - MEMORIAL DAY

Wed 5/31 - Field Work Stephen's Brook or Lake Champlain

Thu 6/01 - 

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SEMESTER 1 - 2016-2017
Wed 8/31 - Name Cards, Blue Bin SheetsBlue Bins Video, & Recycling Game

Thu 9/1 - Recycling & Data Collection - Assigned Seats - Laptops/Email/Drive

Fri 9/2 - MRF Video & QuestionsName Bingo Ice-Breaker

Mon 9/5 - No School - Labor Day

Wed 9/7 - New & Good - Lab - St. Albans Bay Trip & Observations



Mon 9/12 - New & Good - Test - Blue Bin Recycling Information - Review Test


Mon 9/19 - New & Good - Review Bloom Questions Notes 


Thu 9/22 - Recycling & Data Collection - Finish Blue Bin Informational Posters 


Mon 9/26 - New & Good - Continue Investigations & Map Work

Wed 9/28 - Field Work on Stephen's Brook

Thu 9/29 - Recycling & Data Collection - Finish Blue Bin Informational Posters

Fri 9/30 - Finish Investigations & Map Work

Mon 10/3 - New & Good - Erin Brockovich & Discussion Questions

Wed 10/5 - Continue Erin Brockovich & Questions

Thu 10/6 - Finish Erin Brockovich & Discussion Questions

Mon 10/10 - New & Good - VSTEM - Stream Table Investigations - Finish Data Map Work & Find and Summarize an article about Water Quality from 2016 in Vermont.

Wed 10/12 - Williston Materials Field Trip (Leave 8:40AM BFA North)

Fri 10/14 - Continue Stream Table Investigations, Map Work, & Article Summaries

Mon 10/17 -  New & Good - Finish Investigations & Map Work

Wed 10/19 - Field Work at Mill River Falls Sites (Georgia)

Thu 10/20 - Recycling & Data Collection - Collect Investigations & Maps


Fri 10/21 - No School - Inservice

Mon 10/24 - No School - BFA Off

Wed 10/26 - New & Good - Blue Gold: World Water Wars & Questions

Thu 10/27 - PT Conferences - Recycling & Data Collection

Fri 10/28 - PT Conferences - Solid Session - Finish World Water Wars & Questions


Wed 11/2 - Field Work - Dead Creek Falls/Fairfield Swamp Natural Area

Fri 11/4 - Continue First Quarter Recycling Poster Graph Work

Mon 11/7 - New & Good - Finish Recycling Poster Graph Work


Fri 11/11 - Veteren's Day Long Block - Blue Gold Research Presentations Work

Mon 11/14 - New & Good - Continue Blue Gold Work

Wed 11/16 - Macro Sampling Video - Collecting Macros in Stephens Brook

Fri 11/18 - Blue Gold Research Presentations Work Continued

THANKSGIVING BREAK

Mon 11/28 - New & Good - Blue Gold Presentation Check-Ins & Work

Thu 12/1 - Current Top World Water Wars & Presentation Work

Fri 12/2 - Continue Presentation Work - Sources/Outline Check-In

Mon 12/5 - New & Good - Continue Presentation Work

Wed 12/7 - Recycling & Data Collection - Presentation Work - Speaking Notes

Thu 12/8 - Water War Basics: Scarcity & Privatization - Presentation Work - Review/Feedback/Refining Slides

Fri 12/9 - Wastewater IntroPresentation Work - Finalizing Slides & Note Cards

Mon 12/12 - New & Good - No School - Snow Day

Wed 12/14 - Recycling & Data Collection - Final 

Thu 12/15 - UVM VSTEM Lesson - Blue Gold Presentations

Fri 12/16 - Continue Blue Gold Presentations

Mon 12/19 - New & Good - Blue Gold Presentations & Notes Organizer

Wed 12/21 - Recycling & Data Collection - Blue Gold Presentation Work or Current Event Article on a 2015/2016 Water Issue in the World (1/2 page summary to share with class).

Thu 12/22 - Blue Gold Presentations & Current Event Work

HOLIDAY BREAK - NO SCHOOL

Wed 1/4 - New & Good - Blue Gold Presentations & Begin Switch: Future of Energy with Discussion Questions

Thu 1/5 - Finish Blue Gold Presentations & Finish Switch Discussion Questions

Mon 1/9 - New & Good - Make-Up Presentations - Finish Gas Land & Review Notes for Exam

Exam Period - Period 4 - Wed 10:00 AM

Mon 1/16 - No School - MLK Holiday

Tue 1/17 - No School - Teacher Inservice

Wed 1/18 - New & Good - 





















































































































































2015 CURRICULUM FOR REFERENCE 

BFA North Recycling Teams & Data Collection (Thu 1/28)
Finish Native Sugaring Notes & Continue Book Project (Fri 1/29)
Field Trip to Maple Trees & Continue Project (Mon 2/1)
Colonial New England Overview - Start Colonial Sugaring Notes & Continue Project Work (Wed 2/3)
BFA North Recycling Teams & Data Collection (Thu 2/4)
Finish Colonial Sugaring Notes & Continue Project Work (Fri 2/5)
Continue Native Sugaring Illustrated Book Project (Mon 2/8)
Native/Colonial Sugaring Game Review & Book Project (Wed 2/10)
BFA North Recycling Teams & Data Collection (Thu 2/11)
(Fri 2/12) & (Mon 2/15)
Native/Colonial Sugaring Test & Book Projects Due (Wed 2/17)
BFA North Recycling Teams & Data Collection (Thu 2/18)
Test Make-Ups & Late Work - Maple Vocab (Fri 2/19)
WINTER BREAK - NO SCHOOL
TBA (Wed 3/3)
BFA North Recycling Teams & Data Collection (Fri 3/4)
Finish Maple Math Problems & Review (Mon 3/7)
Identifying and Tapping Maple Trees (Wed 3/9)
BFA North Recycling Teams & Data Collection (Thu 3/10)
Collecting Sap & Beginning Maple Tree Guide Books (Fri 3/11)
Sap Collection/Data & Maple Tree Guide Books (Mon 3/14)
Sap Boiling & Data Collection (Wed 3/16)
BFA North Recycling Teams & Data Collection (Thu 3/17)
Continue Boiling & Data Collection (Fri 3/18-Fri 3/25)
Sap Collection & Maple Tree Guide Books (Mon 3/28)
Visit Local Sugar House for Demonstration (Wed 3/30)
Maple Tree Guide Book Work (Thu 3/31)
BFA North Recycling Teams & Data Collection (Fri 4/1)
Maple Tree Guide Book Work - Due Mon 4/11 (Mon 4/4)
Continue Guide Work & Sweetest Drip Maple Sugaring Video w/ Discussion Questions (Wed 4/6)
BFA North Recycling Teams & Data Collection (Thu 4/7)
Finish Sweetest Drip & Guide Book Work - Due Mon (Fri 4/8)
Current Events Article From 2016 on Maple Sugaring - Find & Summarize Article to Share with Class (Mon 4/11)
Begin Maple Grading Poster Project Using Resources Below
BFA North Recycling Teams & Data Collection (Thu 4/14)
SPRING BREAK - NO SCHOOL
Continue Maple Grading Poster Project (Mon 4/25) (Wed 4/27)
BFA North Recycling Teams & Data Collection (Thu 4/28)
Continue Maple Grading Project (Fri 4/29)
Continue Maple Grading Project (Mon 5/2)
Finish Maple Grading Project - Due Thu 5/5 (Wed 5/4)
BFA North Recycling Teams & Data Collection (Thu 5/5)
Independent Research Project Work (Fri 5/6) (Mon 5/9)
Environmental Impact Examples - 'How It's Made' (Wed 5/11)
BFA North Recycling Teams & Data Collection (Thu 5/12)
Independent Research Project - Finish Outline w/ Resources & Plan Product of Project - Outline Resources Due Wed (Fri 5/13 & Mon 5/16)
BFA North Recycling Teams & Data Collection - Continue Independent Project Presentation Work (Wed 5/18) (Thu 5/19)
No Class - Science NECAP - Odd Classes Only - (Fri 5/20)
NO SCHOOL MEMORIAL DAY (Mon 5/30)
BFA North Recycling Teams & Data Collection  (Wed 6/1)
Mill River Delta Field Trip (Thu 6/2)
Project Presentation Work - Due on Exam Day (Fri 6/3)
Exam - 10:00AM - Independent Project Presentations (Tue 6/7)
HAVE A GREAT SUMMER!



2015 CURRICULUM FOR REFERENCE 

Class Expectations & Name Bingo Ice Breaker (Wed 8/26)

Recycling & Lake Champlain 
 (Thu 8/27)
BFA North Recycling Teams & Data Collection (Fri 8/28)
Blue Bins Recycling Review & Recycling Game (Mon 8/31)
Trip to St. Albans Bay - Questions (Wed 9/2)
Discuss Bay Questions & Bloom Part I: The Plight of Lake Champlain & Discussion Questions (Thu 9/3)
BFA North Recycling Teams & Data Collection (Fri 9/4)
No School - Labor Day (Mon 9/7)
Bloom Part II: Ecological Design & Questions (Wed 9/9)
Recycling Game & Create Flashcards for Recycling Test (Thu 9/10)
BFA North Recycling Teams & Data Collection (Fri 9/11)
State of the Lake Report (Page 12 (Swimming), 14 (Eating Fish), 16 (Drinking Water), 27 (Sport Fishing) & Partners Create a Short Presentation to Share with the Class w/ Note Cards (Mon 9/14)
Erin Brockovich & Discussion Questions (Wed 9/16)
Continue Erin Brockovich & Questions (Thu 9/17)
BFA North Recycling Teams & Data Collection (Fri 9/18)
Continue Erin Brockovich & Questions (Mon 9/21)
Finish Erin Brockovich Questions & Hinkley Groundwater Contamination Questions - Resource Page for Questions (Thu 9/24)
BFA North Recycling Teams & Data Collection (Fri 9/25)
Primetime Hinkley UpdateNew Brockovich New York Case, & Finish Hinkley Questions (Mon 9/28)
Continue State of the Lake Presentation Work & Scientific Evidence of Champ in Lake Champlain (Wed 9/30)
BFA North Recycling Teams & Data Collection (Thu 10/1)
Finish State of the Lake Presentations - Due Monday (Fri 10/2)
State of the Lake Presentations w/ Note Cards (Mon 10/5)
Finish Lake Presentations & Blue Gold with Questions (Wed 10/7)
BFA North Recycling Teams & Data Collection (Thu 10/8)
No School - Inservice Day (Fri 10/9)
Finish Blue Gold & Questions (Mon 10/12)
Blue Gold Research Paper (Wed 10/14) (Thu 10/15)
BFA North Recycling Teams & Data Collection (Fri 10/16)
Continue Water Issues Research Paper (Mon 10/19)
Finish Water Issues Research Paper - Due Monday (Thu 10/22)
No School - Mid Semester Break (Fri 10/23)
BFA North Recycling Teams & Data Collection (Mon 10/26)
Hard'ack Topographic Map Work (Wed 10/28)
Hard'ack Topographic Map Work - Grading Rubric (Thu 10/29)
BFA North Recycling Teams & Data Collection (Fri 10/30)
BFA Recycling Data Informational Posters (Mon 11/2)
Hard'ack Topography Field Trip (Wed 11/4)
Continue Recycling Data Posters (Thu 11/5)
BFA North Recycling Teams & Data Collection (Fri 11/6)
Finish Recycling Data Posters (Mon 11/9)

Fracking
Fracking: Gasland & Discussion Questions (Wed 11/11)
Continue Gasland & Discussion Questions (Thu 11/12)
BFA North Recycling Teams & Data Collection (Fri 11/13)
Finish Gasland & Discussion Questions (Mon 11/16)
Gasland Research Paper Work (Wed 11/18)
Continue Gasland Research Paper - Due After Break (Thu 11/19)
BFA North Recycling Teams & Data Collection (Fri 11/20)
THANKSGIVING BREAK - WEEK OFF (Mon 11/23 - Fri 11/27)

Energy
SWITCH Energy Education (password:energyeducation) & Guided Notes to Use as a Resource on our Next assessment (Wed 12/2)
Finish SWITCH & Complete Notes w/ Online Sources (Thu 12/3)
BFA North Recycling Teams & Data Collection (Fri 12/4)
Current Energy Issues in Vermont Research - Find a Recent Article and do a Half-Page Summary to share with the Class (Mon 12/7)
Vermont Energy Issues Sharing - Intro to Electricity Questions   - Electricity Activity w/ Kill-A-Watt Meters & Calculations  (Wed 12/9)
Finish Electricity Questions & Electricity Cost Calculations (Thu 12/10)
BFA North Recycling Teams & Data Collection (Fri 12/11)
Electricity Cost Measurements & Calculations (Mon 12/14)
Continue Alternative Energy Research (Thu 12/17)
BFA North Recycling Teams & Data Collection (Fri 12/18)
Make-Up Work & Holiday Experiments (Mon 12/21)

HOLIDAY BREAK

Continue Research & Begin Battle of Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster w/ Discussion Questions (Wed 1/6)
Continue Chernobyl Disaster & Continue Energy Research (Thu 1/7)
BFA North Recycling Teams & Data Collection (Fri 1/8)
Finish Chernobyl Disaster & Continue Energy Research(Mon 1/11)
Finish/Discuss Chernobyl Disaster - Preparation Work & Energy Research Presentations (Wed 1/13)
TBA (Thu 1/14)
BFA North Recycling Teams & Data Collection (Fri 1/15)
Exam Period (Wed 1/20)


Great Pacific Garbage Patch Intro Clip & Article



2014-2015 CURRICULUM FOR REFERENCE

Semester 2 - Environmental Science

Alternative Energy
Energy Overview (Mon 5/4 & Tue 5/5)
Alternative Energy Presentation Sources, Slide Organization, & Research (Mon 5/11, Tue 5/12, Thu 5/14)
Alternative Energy Research Work (Tue 5/19 & Thu 5/21)
MEMORIAL DAY OFF (Mon 5/25)
Alternative Energy Research Work (Tue 5/26 & Thu 5/28)
TBA (Mon 6/1)

Maple Sugaring Science (ESS3-1 & ESS3-4)
Review Questions - Maple Tree ID VideoMaple Math & Problems - Answers (Mon 1/26)
Review Maple Math Problems 1-4 & Begin VT Maple Tree Biology and Identification Guides (Tue 1/27)
Maple Math Problems 5-8 & Continue Guides (Thu 1/29)
Recycling & Collection Data (Fri 1/30)
Begin Colonial Sugaring Notes & Continue Maple Tree Guide Work (Tue 2/3)
Finish Colonial Sugaring Notes & Continue Guide Work (Thu 2/5)
Recycling & Collection Data (Fri 2/6)
Continue Maple Tree Guides (Mon 2/9)
Maple Math Review Game & Guide Work (Tue 2/10)
Maple History & Math Test Review (Mon 2/16)
Maple History & Math Test (Tue 2/17)
Test Make-Ups and Sugaring Extension Activity (Fri 2/20)
WINTER BREAK
Sweetest Drip: Intro to Modern Sugaring & Questions (Thu 3/5)
Finish Sweetest Drip & Discuss Questions (Mon 3/9)
Tapping & Data for Maple Trees (Tue 3/10)
Sap Data & Maple Sap Reading & Questions (Mon 3/16)
Sap Boiling & Data Collection (Tue 3/17)
Sap Boiling Data (Thu 3/19)
INSERVICE DAY (Mon 3/23)
Recycling Poster Graph & Finish Sap Questions (Tue 3/24)
Sap Collection & Data (Fri 3/27 - Half Day)
Sap Boiling & Data Collection (Mon 3/30)
Continue Boiling & Finish Recycling Poster (Tue 3/31)
Finish Boiling & Syrup Analysis (Thu 4/2) (Fri 4/3)
Maple Grading Project (Tue 4/7)
Continue Maple Grading Work (Thu 4/9)
Maple Syrup Grading & Sap Collection (Mon 4/13)
VEEP Energy Activities (Tue 4/14)
Sugaring Clean-Up & Data Collection (Fri 4/17)
SPRING BREAK
Continue Maple Grading Project (Mon 4/27) (Tue 4/28)
Final Day for Grading Projects - Due Monday (Thu 4/30)

Maple Seed Current Events Article & Discussion (Tue 1/27)
Sugaring History Test
Sweetest Drip Video & Questions
Maple Sap Reading & Questions
 & Article

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Semester 1 (Lake Champlain & Resource Management)

Recycling & Water Quality (HS-ESS 3-1, 3-2, 3-3, 3-4)
Class Expectations & Name Bingo, Seats, Computers  (Tue 8/26)
 (Thu 8/28)
Recycling & Data (Fri 8/29)
Recycling Practice Quiz & Review, Bloom: Plight of Lake Champlain Part 1 & Questions - HW - Signed Permission Slips (Tue 9/2)
Discuss Bloom - Messenger Lake Article & Rubric (Thu 9/4)
Recycling & Data (Fri 9/5)
Continue Article & Informational Text Rubric Work (Mon 9/8)
St. Albans Bay Trip - QuestionsWatershed Map (Tue 9/9)
Finish Article & Informational Text Work (Finish for HW) (Thu 9/11)
Recycling & Data (Fri 9/12)
Lake Champlain Quiz Review (Mon 9/15)
Lake Champlain Review & Quiz (Tue 9/16)
Review Quiz & Make-Ups, Bloom Part 2: Ecological Design & Questions (Thu 9/18)
Recycling & Data (Fri 9/19)
Review Bloom Part 2 Questions (Mon 9/22)
Erin Brockovich & Questions (Tue 9/23)
Finish Erin Brockovich & Discussion - Real Story Questions (Thu 9/25)
Recycling & Data (Fri 9/26)
Review Brockovich, Hinkley Primetime Update, & Real Story Questions (Mon 9/29)
Collecting Water Samples for Testing on Stephens Brook (Tue 9/30)
New Brockovich CaseRecord Temperature & pH from Brook, Dissolved Oxygen Test on Samples & Discuss Water Test #2 on Monday  (Thu 10/2)
Recycling & Data (Fri 10/3)
Graphing BFA Recycling Data Poster from September (Mon 10/6)

Wastewater Treatment (Oct-Nov)
Field Trip to St. Albans Wastewater Treatment Plant (Tue 10/7)
Discuss Wastewater Trip & Review Video & Finish Recycling Poster for September (Thu 10/9)
Recycling & Data (Fri 10/10)
Overview of Home Septic Systems (Mon 10/20)
Project Topic Selection & Outline (Tue 10/21)
Project Research (Thu 10/23)
Recycling & Data (Fri 10/24)
Project Research (Mon 10/27)
Project Research (Tue 10/28)
Project Presentation Work (Thu 10/30)
Recycling & Data (Fri 10/31)
Project Presentations to Class (11/6)

Lake Champlain (HS-ESS 2-5)
Stevens Brook Walk Questions & Topo Map Scavenger Hunt (Tue 9/2)


Natural History & Questions

St. Albans Bay Watershed & Questions
Bloom: Ecological Design Part 2 & Questions
St. Albans Bay Field Trip
Oldest Reef in the World & Questions
Fossil Coral Reef Field Trip
Charlotte Whale & Questions

Leaf Color Changes in Autumn
Hard'ack Topographic Models
Hard'ack Field Trip

Fracking - Gas Land

Fossil Fuels & Climate Change Unit (Current Unit)
Quiz on Thursday - December 18, 2014 - Also Fracking Article Questions are Due Tue 12/16/14

Topics to Review for Quiz (Make Review Cards - Bonus Points on Test)





Additional Resources from this Unit:
Inconvenient Truth & Questions (TBA)
Discuss Inconvenient Truth Questions & Draw Carbon Cycle Diagrams Researching Online (TBA)
Gas Land & Questions - Review Following Film (TBA)
Review Oil Production/Consumption Graph Work (12/4)
Recycling & Data Collection (12/5)
Gas Land & Questions (12/8)

Fracking Article Selection: (Select One and Print)






Informational Text Organizer & Rubric (12/9)