Fall 2015 Calendar

August – Earth Science

17

-Freshmen Orientation

-5 minute classes

-Introductions

-Supplies

-Info Note Card

HW:  Supply Check Aug 25

18

-Review Expectations

-Hand out Signature Sheets

-Airplane Lab Hypothesis

-Airplane Lab (Data)

HW1: write conclusion Due Aug 20

HW2:  Expectations Signature Sheet Due Tue Aug 25 (Or sooner)

No Block Days

19

Due: Conclusion Check

-PPT:  RAPPS Conclusions

-Airplane Lab Conclusion Example

-Video:  Why Earth Science

HW:  Density Lab Conclusion

20

Due: Collect Density Lab

-How would you try to figure out how old the Earth is?

-Age of Earth Reading & Questions Jigsaw (Table Form)

Model with Ussher

-Review questions & build Table

21

-Continue to Review questions & Finish Table

-Hand out Calendar, Q.O.D., Assignment Sheet, Vocab.

-Update Assignment Sheet & Calendar

-Q.O.D Geologic Timeline (Pre)

-Video Clips on Hutton & Kelvin


24

Due: Supply Check

Due: Expectations Sheet

-Geologic Timeline on Board (Notes)

-PPT: Geologic TimeScale (Fill in Table)

HW: Questions from Time Table Due Tue Aug 26

25

Due: Questions from Time Table

-CPU Activity: Explorations Through Time

HW:  Mass Extinctions Wkst Due Block Day

26/27

Assign Time Travel Brochure Activity

Due: Extinctions Wkst  Check & Go Over

-PPT: Laws on Dating the Earth

-Relative vs Absolute Dating discussion

Tree Rings

Use Doc Cam to count tree rings.

HW1: Study for quiz

HW2: Time Travel Brochure Due Fri Aug 5

 

28

Quiz:  Age of Earth

 

-Superposition and Correlation Practice

Check posted answers, correct and turn in.

-Start Varve Questions

 

September – Earth Science

31

No School

Labor Day

 

1

-Finish Varves Lab

-Chemistry Wkst

-Start Bohr Model Wkst

HW: Bohr Model Wkst

2/3

Due: Bohr Model Wkst (Go over wkst)

-Start by doing 2 additional elements

-Radioactive Decay Lab

-Radioactive Decay Notes

 

4

Due:  Time Travel Brochure

-Graph Ideal, Average, and your group data.

-RAPPS Conclusion

(Due Today)


7

-Half Life & Radioactive Decay Practice Wkst

 

8

-Review for test

9/10

-Earth History Test

-Vocab for Unit 2 handed out

HW:  Unit 2 Vocabulary due Monday


-All unit 1 late assignments due today.

 

11 

-P & S Wave Races

-Graph P & S Wave Runners

Due Monday:  Graph and Questions

 

14

Due:  P& S Wave graph and questions

Check Vocabulary

-Earthquake ppt notes on waves


15    (Thur/Wed Block)

-Finish Earthquake ppt notes on waves

-Triangulation Computer Lab

16/17

-Triangulation PPT notes


18

-Earthquake Risk Zones

Risk Zones Due Today

21

-Scale model of the earth's interior

HW:  Start studying for Earthquake and Earth's Interior Test

Finish Vocab

22

-Earth's interior notes

-Finish Scale model

-"The Greatest Quake" reading and questions

HW:  Finish Scale Model due Friday

Study for test Friday

Finish Vocab, due Friday

 

23/24

 -Finish Earthquake notes

-Organize Binders and papers back

-Review

-Finish "The Greatest Quake" reading and questions

HW:  Finish Scale Model  & Greatest Quake due Friday

Study for Test Friday

25 – Academic Assembly

 Due:  Collect Scale Model

Due: Turn in Binders

-Test on Earthquakes and the Earth's Interior


28

-new seats

-Gondwanaland

29 – Parent/Teacher Conf

-Finish Gondwanaland

-Continental Drift notes

-Video clips:  "100 Greatest Discoveries Continental Drift (2:12)"

"Alfred Wegener" (3:00)

HW: Finish Gondwanaland questions due Block day

 

 30/1

 

October – Earth Science

 

 

30/1 - Parent/Teacher Conf

Due:  Gondwanaland & questions 

-Computer Activity: Geode Plate Tectonics and Continental Drift

-Intro to sea-floor spreading

-Color sea-floor spreading map

HW: Finish coloring sea-floor map


2

Video:

Into the Deep

(Answer questions with video)


HW:  Bring calculator Monday

5

Due: Sea-floor map colored in

-Sea-floor spreading activity


HW: Finish Questions of Sea-floor spreading activity due Tuesday

6

Due: Sea-floor spreading activity


-Plate Tectonics PPT Notes

7/8

-Plate Map Activity

-organize binders

-4-map Activity 

Purpose-To identify evidence for Plate Tectonics (the movement of plates) by using map data for the following areas:

Geography

Geochronology

Volcanology

Seismology

HW:  Rapps Conclusion for Plate Boundary Activity

9

-Finish 4-map activity

-Write RAPPS conclusion for 4-map activity



12

Due-Rapps Conclusion for Plate Boundary Activity

-Construct & draw plate boundary flow chart/concept map

HW: Study for Continental Drift & Plate tectonics test (block day)

13

-Review

-Organize binders

-Finish Vocab

HW: Study for Continental Drift & Plate tectonics test

Get Notebook finished

14/15

Due-Unit 3 Binder Check

-Continental Drift & Plate Tectonics Test

-Yellowstone Hot Spot Reading and Questions

16

PPT Material in eruptions

Lava, Pyroclastics

Vocab for Volcanoes

Start Igneous Rock Lab

19

Geode-Volcanoes

HW: Famous Volcano Note Card

20

PPT Types of volcanoes

Finish Igneous Rock Lab

Vocab-Volcanoes

21/22

Age of Hawaii Activity

Video Clip:  Hawaii

 

23

Quiz-Types of Volcanoes & Types of Lava

Finish Age of Hawaii

Work on Vocabulary

Turn in Age of Hawaii at the end of class.

26

PPT Mountains

27

HW:  Volcano Notecard Due

Mountain Activity

28/29

Raising the Rockies Reading

Video


30

Finish Mountain Activity


November – Earth Science

2

Deadly Volcanoes WS

Review

HW: start studying for test block day; get binder in order


3

Finish Deadly Volcano Review WS and turn in

Crossword Review

HW:  Finish Crossword

Study for Test

4/5 

Testing Day Schedule

Turn in Crossword

Test:  Unit 4

6

9

New Seats. 

Weathering & Erosion calendar and vocab handed out

Pre-Assessment of Weathering & Erosion

Weathering Notes

Set up Ice Wedging Lab

10

Data gathering for Ice-Wedging lab.  RAPPS conclusion

Weathering Notes

HW:  Finish Ice Wedging Lab and RAPPS conclusion.

11/12

Testing Day Schedule:All students report at 7 am Wed for testing.

Due:  Ice Wedging Lab and RAPPS conclusion

Acid/Base Lab

13

16

Cube Lab


17

Chemical Weathering Lab

18/19

Start Running Water Flip Book

20

Finish Flip Book & Hand In

23

Thanksgiving Break

24

Thanksgiving Break

25/26

Thanksgiving Break

27

Thanksgiving Break

December – Earth Science

30

Stream Table Observation #1


PPT on Erosion


HW: Weathering Processes WS due Tuesday

1

Due: Weathering Processes WS 


Stream Table Observation #2


CPU Lab- Geode: Glaciers

2/3

Stream Table Observation #3

Finish Erosion PPT Notes

Video:  Gravity Kills

PPT on Sorting


4

Lab:  Sorting Sediment



7

Unit 5 Test

Unit 5 Binder Check


Draw & label a picture of the water cycle.




8

Water Mini Unit


Water PPT

Cohesion

Adhesion

Surface Tension


Drops of Water on a Penny

9/10

Where is the Earth's Water? (DEMO)


Water Cycle

Water cycle song


Where is the water CO?



11 – Winter Sports Assembly


Unit 5 Review


14

Review for finals

Units 1 & 2

15

Review for finals

Units 3 & 4

No Block Days

16

Finals 1-3

 

17

Finals 4-6

 

18

Finals 7-8

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