Spring 2016 Calendar

January- Earth Science

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WED/THURS

FRIDAY

4

Staff Development

5

Staff Development

6

Seating Chart

Expectations

PPT notes on types of energy

HW:  Hydraulic Fracturing Article DUE 1-11


7

Notes: Energy and Energy flow

Energy video clips

5 question review of energy.  

(Due at end of class)

8

CPU Activity:  Ecological footprint (Due Today)


Work on Vocab or research for fracking article when finished.

11

Due: Fracking assignment 

PPT Notes: Nonrenewable resources

Hand out note sheet for nonrenewable resources

12

Continue Notes on Nonrenewable Resources


13/14

Due:  Unit 6 Vocabulary


Fracking video clips

Fracking "debate"

Human Population Graph

15

Quiz: Energy and nonrenewable resources.

Finish Population Graph   (Turn in population graph today)

Video:  Human Footprint (Part 1)
(Turn in video questions at end of class.)

18

No School

19

Video:  Human Footprint (Part 2)  (Turn in video questions at end of class.)


20/21

Notes:  Renewable Resources

Energy Debate Information & Set Up

22

The Great Energy Debate

25

Review for test

3R's PPT notes

Hand back & Go over quiz from 1/15    

26

Unit 6 Test--Natural Resources

Handed out Vocab for unit 7

HW:  Vocab due Friday 1/29

27/28

Lab:  Water Salinity drops (cohesion) & Density Separation Lab

HW: Water Lab Due Friday 1/29 if not turned in today in class.

29

Unit 7 Vocab due today

Water Lab Due today

Activity:  Where is the Water?

 

February- Earth Science

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WED/THURS

FRIDAY

1

Finish Properties Of Water Notes (Water Cycle)

Video clips on Water Cycle

In Deep Water Reading & Questions.

Reading & Questions Due at end of class

2

Snow Day...No School


3/4

Ocean Currents Activity

Ocean Currents Activity Due before end of class

Ocean Currents PPT Notes

5

Water Quiz (16Q's)

Great Sneaker Spill Reading & Questions

Questions Due by end of class


8

PPT Notes Ocean Waves & Tides

Assign Earth Science Valentine Due 11/10-11/11

9

Climate Facts Activity

Due at the end of class


10/11

Earth Science Valentine Due Today

Start PPT Notes:  Climate

Atmospheric Winds Activity

(Due by end of class)

Start World Climate Activity



12

No School

15

No School

16

Finish world Climate

Turn in world climate activity today

17/18

PPT Notes:  Climate

GeoDe Deserts/Climate Change

Video- Blue Planet:  Ocean World

19

Phet Climate Change CPU Activity

Due at end of the period

22

GeoDe Deserts

Video- Blue Planet: Ocean World

Homework:  Ocean Wkst (Due Tuesday)

23

Review for Test

Notes on Deserts & CLimate

24/25

Unit 7 Test

Unit 8 Vocabulary

Vocab due at the end of class

26

History of the Atmosphere activity

Due at the end of the period

 

March- Earth Science

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WED/THURS

FRIDAY

29

Composition of the atmosphere questions

Layers of the atmosphere graph & question worksheet

Both are due by the end of class.

1

Composition & layers of the atmosphere notes from Powerpoint


2/3

High Altitude and the human body-

Psychometric tests

Video- Everest: The Death Zone

Turn in answers to questions at the end of the period.

4

Clouds & Wind Notes/PPT

Cloud formation Demo(s)

7

Start Weather Cycler Activity


8

Quiz:  CompositionLayers, and Cloud Formation in the atmosphere

Continue Weather Cycler Activity

Turn in weather cycler by end of period

9/10

Notes on Fronts

Follow the Front

11

Start Severe Weather Book

14

Finish Severe Weather Book

Book due by end of class


15

Severe Weather Notes

Severe Weather Video Clips

16/17

Unit 8 Test

Hand out Unit 9 Vocabulary

 when finished with the test

18

Video:  Naked Science - Angry Skies

Turn in 1/2 sheet of questions at end of class

21

SPRING BREAK

24

SPRING BREAK

25/26

SPRING BREAK

27

SPRING BREAK

28

No School

Teacher In-service

 29

Vocabulary due today

Video:  100 Greatest Discoveries-Astronomy

Turn in video sheet with unit 9 vocabulary completed on the back at end of class

 30/31

Cosmic Survey

Seasons Graph Analysis

Seasons Video Clip

Start Season Notes

Reason for Seasons Video Clip

 1

2nd 6 weeks ends

Finish & Turn in Season's Graph Analysis

Moon Formation, phases, eclipses & tides notes & Video Clip

Start Moon Worksheet

 

April- Earth Science

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WED/THURS

FRIDAY

4

Moon Phases Wkst

HW:  Finish Moon Worksheet

5

Formation of the solar system PPT

Power of Dust video clip

6/7

Kepler's Laws of Planetary Motion PPT

Ellipse Lab


8

Prom Assembly

Planetary Data Search

11

Finish Planetary Data Search

12

Review Solar System

13/14

Planetary Data Search - CPU Lab?

15

Unit 9 Test

Unit 10 Vocabulary

18

Testing:  Late Start for Classes (Per 1-3)

Sun Notes

Savage Sun

19

Testing:  No Classes for 9th grade

20

Testing:  Late Start for Classes (per 4-6)

Sun Notes

Savage Sun

_________________

21

Testing:  Late Start for Classes (per 7-8)

Sun Notes

Savage Sun

22

Prom Day - Early Release

Testing all day for 9th grade

25

EM Spectrum Video

Start EM Spectrum PPT

Fill in blanks on Worksheet for EM Waves


26

EM Spectrum PPT

Finish first page of EM Spectrum Worksheet

27/28

Unknown Bright Line Activity - 

Finish page 2 of Worksheet & Turn in.

Dark Line Activity on own paper

Due Today:  

Unit 10 Vocab

EM Spectrum Worksheet

Dark Line Activity

29  

DWOH

Video:  Life & Death of a star


Turn in Video Questions at the end of class.






 

May- Earth Science

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WED/THURS

FRIDAY

 2

CPU activity

Sky Spy Telescopes    

 3

H-R Activity

4

Life Cycle of a Star PPT

Life cycle of a star flow chart



5

Video Clip:  Star Size Comparison

Start Life of a Star Booklet

9

Continue Life of a star booklet

Booklet Due Tuesday

10

Life of a star booklet due today

Size/scale of the universe

Powers of 10 video clip

The known universe video clip

Scientific Notation Worksheet

Worksheet due Wednesday

11

Video:  How Big, How Far, How Fast

12/13 (Block Days)

Galaxies PPT

Hubble's Laws

Expansion of the Universe

Big Bang Web Search


FRIDAY MAY 13th is the last day ANY late, missing, or absent work will be accepted.  Please have all work turned in on or before this date if you wish to receive credit.

16

History of the Universe Cartoon

17

Unit 10 Crossword Puzzle Review

18/19

Unit 10 Test:  Light & The Universe

Get Final Review Guide

20 

Review for Final Exam

23  

Review for Final Exam

24  

Finals 1-3

25

Finals 4-6

26

Finals 7 & 8


27

Summer Break Starts

30

Summer Break

26


27/28


30

 

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