7th Envir. Science


May 25-29

posted May 22, 2015, 9:46 AM by Erin Duffy

Book to class on Wednesday for collection!


MONDAY - No school, Memorial Day

TUESDAY - Review water notes for Quiz (Homework: Study...last grade of the year!)

WEDNESDAY - Water Quiz, textbook collection (Homework: Dress for outdoor activity)

THURSDAY - Outdoor activity (Homework: None, last day of classes!)


May 18-22

posted May 18, 2015, 3:19 AM by Erin Duffy

No book needed in class this week


MONDAY - Fruitvale wells, contamination discussion (Homework: select 3 test wells with reasoning)

TUESDAY - Fruitvale well testing (Homework: Clean-up proposal with cost planning)

WEDNESDAY - Fruitvale clean-up proposals/discussion (Homework: Fruitvale Town Meeting preparation)

THURSDAY - Fruitvale Town Meeting (Homework: study water notes for Quiz next Wednesday)


May 11-15

posted May 8, 2015, 9:38 AM by Erin Duffy   [ updated May 8, 2015, 9:38 AM ]

No book needed in class this week.


MONDAY - Contamination plumes (Homework: Define EPA “superfund”...what is it?)

TUESDAY - Fruitvale contamination activity (Homework: finish reading story, complete questions)

WEDNESDAY - Fruitvale contamination discussion, well locations (Homework: 3 town well selections with explanation)

THURSDAY - Fruitvale well-testing and plume update (Homework: Write a short clean-up proposal)

May 4-8

posted May 3, 2015, 5:24 PM by Erin Duffy

No Env. Science book needed in class this week - we will use the Water book.


MONDAY - Water vocabulary quiz, Water treatment reading/discussion pages 84-89 (Homework: None)

TUESDAY - Water quality continued, “Dream House” activity (Homework: Finish reading/notes)

WEDNESDAY - Water contamination reading/notes (Homework: Review new notes)

THURSDAY - Serial Dilution activity (Homework: finish lab questions)


April 27 - May 1

posted Apr 24, 2015, 8:24 AM by Erin Duffy

Book to class Monday only

MONDAY - Environmental Science book reading pg. 132 groundwater, introduce water vocabulary (Homework: Find out what your water source is at home)

TUESDAY - Underground water resources and vocabulary Water Book pages 68-74 (Homework: Review new notes)

WEDNESDAY - Underground water resources and vocabulary Water Book pages 68-74 (Homework: Locate your septic tank/field at home)

THURSDAY - Outdoor activity *weather permitting (Homework: Review new notes, small quiz on Monday!)


April 20-24

posted Apr 20, 2015, 8:18 AM by Erin Duffy

Book to class Monday-Wednesday

MONDAY - Introduction to water unit (Homework: 24 hour water use log)

TUESDAY - Water use log analysis, conservation pages 92-93 in Water Book (Homework: Water conservation goal)

WEDNESDAY - Environmental Science book reading pg. 132 groundwater, review water cycle pages 48-49 (Homework: review new terms)

THURSDAY - Outdoor activity *weather permitting (Homework: Read pages 68-74 for Monday)


April 6-10

posted Apr 2, 2015, 8:24 AM by Erin Duffy

Book to class Monday


MONDAY - Greenhouse Effect & Global Warming, pages 150-1 (Homework: read page 141, answer question #2A on page 143 in your notes)

TUESDAY - Indoor air pollution, Inconvenient Truth DVD (Homework: review notes for air pollution quiz)

WEDNESDAY - Inconvenient Truth DVD (Homework: review notes for air pollution quiz)

THURSDAY - Air pollution quiz, Outdoor activity, plan to be outdoors *weather permitting (Homework: 24 hour water use log due next week)


March 30-April 3

posted Mar 27, 2015, 9:13 AM by Erin Duffy

Environmental Science Book to class Monday-Wednesday


MONDAY - Introduction to atmosphere and Air Pollution (Homework: review atmosphere layers, Chemistry Test corrections)

TUESDAY - Smog and Acid Rain, pages 138-141 (Homework: Read pages 142-143, air pollution opinion paragraph...Is the US tough enough? Is it better or worse than 50 years ago?  Are you doing your part to help? Paragraph due on Thursday)

WEDNESDAY - CFC’s and Ozone loss, pages 146-9 (Homework: finish paragraph, see Tuesday’s assignment)

THURSDAY - Breath of Fresh Air activity, plan to be outdoors *weather permitting (Homework: review new notes)


March 23-27

posted Mar 20, 2015, 8:42 AM by Erin Duffy

Chemistry book to class Wednesday (for collection)


MONDAY - Chemistry Review (Homework: Study for Chemistry Test!)

TUESDAY - Chemistry Jeopardy review game (Homework: Study for Chemistry Test!)

WEDNESDAY - Chemistry Test (Homework: Atomic numbers 7-8-20!)

THURSDAY - Pun with elements activity (Homework: look-up and write down 1 US air pollution fact or statistic to share in class)


*Chemistry Test Study Guide attached!

March 16-20

posted Mar 13, 2015, 5:28 AM by Erin Duffy

Chemistry book needed in class Monday & Tuesday


MONDAY - Non-Metals, uses/properties pages 98-102 (Homework: Element Fact Card - fun facts)

TUESDAY - Metalloids, Halogens & Noble Gases (Homework: Element Fact Card work - picture, uses)

WEDNESDAY - Hunter Computer Lab (Homework: Finish Fact Card - proofread/edit)

THURSDAY - Element Fact Card presentations (Homework: Start reviewing notes for Chemistry Test)


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