Week of Feb. 19 - 23 President's Week Vacation
This is a good chance to get caught up with any missing assignments.
Week of Feb. 12 - Feb. 16
Monday - Relative Dating activity pkt.
Hmwk: Finish "reading the rock story" on cross sections 1-12.
Tuesday - Practice taking Cornell notes, Ch. 8.1
Hmwk: Finish notes for Ch 8.1, read and take notes on Ch. 8.2
Wednesday - Lecture on superposition and uniformitarianism.
Hmwk: Cornell notes and questions, Ch. 8.3
Thursday - SKI DAY!!
Friday - Labs: Half-Life demo.
Week of Jan. 22 - 26
Monday - Mineral Resources
Hmwk: Cornell Ch 7.1, questions 1-7, pg. 158
Tuesday - Uses of Minerals mini research project - Please bring computer.
Hmwk: Create Study Guide for Wed. quiz, covering Ch. 6 and 7.1
Wednesday - Quiz - Ch. 6 and 7.1
Hmwk: finish presentation piece for Mineral Use project
Thursday - Lab Day, Coal Impurities (Shortened Day)
Hmwk: Cornell Ch. 7.2, questions 1-6, pg. 164
Friday - Present Mineral Research project
Week of Jan. 8 - 12 Welcome Back!
Monday - Minerals (cont.)
Class: Review of characteristics of minerals
Hmwk: Ch. 5 Standards Assmt., pg. 118, 1 -13
Tuesday - Density
Class: Density Lab
Hmwk: Pick any mineral, research its uses, and create a brochure. Due Friday.
Week of Nov. 27 - Dec. 1
Monday - Earth's Chemistry Class: Atomic Structure, ppt notes
Hmwk: Cornell notes, Ch. 4, section 1, questions 1-7, pg. 86
Tuesday - Intro. to Periodic Table
Class: Finish ppt notes from Monday. Color periodic table by elemental type. What is a metal anyway?
Hmwk: Atomic structure worksheets
Wednesday - Molecules and Compounds
Class: LAB: Physical Properties of Elements, pg. 98-99
Hmwk: Lab Write Up
Thursday - Bonding
Class: Lecture with worksheets
Hmwk: Cornell Notes, Ch. 4, Section 2, questions 1-9
Friday - Chemical Equations -" Matter can be neither created or destroyed"
Class: Explanation of Law of Conservation of Matter
Practice balancing chemical equationsW
Week of Nov. 6 - Nov. 9 - This week we will continue with our study of maps.
Homework - Monday, 11/6 Read Chapter 3.2 . Take Cornell notes and answer questions at the end of the section.
Tuesday, 11/7 . Read Chapter 3.3. Take Cornell notes and answer questions at the end of the section.
Wednesday, 11/8 . Start Chapter reviews.
Thursday, 11/9 (No school on Friday) Assignment due Monday 11/13. "Cornell" the notes from all Chapter 3 sections(4). Write 16 good test questions (4 per section). Write a summary for each section.
Class - Monday - Finish video on latitude and longitude, take notes
Tuesday - Earth, video with 20 facts (graded)
Wednesday - Latitude Longitude Scavenger Hunt activity (graded)
Thursday - finish latitude/longitude activity (if necessary), continue with Earth video
Week of Nov. 13 - Nov. 17 - Test on Friday!!
Homework - Monday and Tuesday. Do the Chapter Reviews for both Chapter 2 and Chapter 3.
Chapter 2, pg. 44. Questions 1-29, 35-37
Chapter 3, pg. 70 . Questions 1-27, 34-36
Class - Monday - finish video with 20 facts
Tuesday - Re-do topographic map activity
Prepare presentation using cycle postero
Wednesday - Teach class about your assigned Earth cycle
Thursday - finish student directed cycle lessons
Friday - Chapter 2 & 3 Test