Ecology Weekly Agenda

Second Semester 2019

Week 14
5/6-5/10
 Lecture Classwork Homework
T    
Field Trip to Detroit!
Th
Watch "More than Honey"Make evidence of studying!
F        
Finish "More than Honey"

Land Use and Flower Quiz
- Open Note
Find a swarm?  Report it to:
www.sembabees.org


Week 13
4/29-5/2
 Lecture Classwork Homework
T    AngiospermsFlower DissectionLand Use Review Sheet
ThUrban Ecology
Bring in permission slips and $27

Week 12
4/22-4/26
 Lecture Classwork Homework
T    Soil Organisms   GMO DebateWrite a CER (Claim, Evidence, Reasoning) about your opinion as to if GMOs should be used in the food industry.  Share it with me!
ThPlant Evolution

F
Seed Packet Work DayFlower Reading - read and take notes in your notebook

Week 11
4/15-4/19
 Lecture Classwork Homework
TSoilsTurn in Industrialized Farming Posters

Mud Balls
Finish Mud Balls
W - Friday Schedule
GMO Research
Th
King Korn Movie

Week 9
4/8-4/12
 Lecture Classwork Homework
TNo school for 10 and 12 graders
W - late start 1/2 Friday

Land Use in the US - Read and take notes
Th
Land Use Lecture
Industrialized Farming Poster Work Day

Week 8
4/1-4/5
 Lecture Classwork Homework
TSustainable Movie
ThGuest Speaker - Tim O'Brien from USGS Great Lakes Science Center

F
Industrialized Farming Poster - due Next Thursdaye

Week 7
3/18-3/22
 Lecture Classwork Homework
TGreat Lakes JeopardyGreat Lakes Action PlanHW: VERY IMPORTANT. MUST COMPLETE.
ThGLAP Presentations
Make evidence of studying
FGreat Lakes Unit Testd


Week 5
3/4-3/8
 Lecture Classwork Homework
TGreat Lakes Hydrology and Timeline ReviewClimate Card GameTimelines due Thursday
ThFishsticsticsLake Erie Data Analysis
- Excel Data
Fish Flashcards due Friday

Fish Practice
FFISH ID QUIZ
d

Week 4
2/25-3/1
 Lecture Classwork Homework
TFish PracticeYellow Perch DissectionFinish GL Food Webs
WNSAU - no classes

Th
Turn in Food Webs
Great Lakes Timeline
Timelines due Thursday (3/7)

Week 3
2/19-2/22
 Lecture Classwork Homework
TFinish Great Lakes PresentationsGreat Lakes Jigsaw
- Toxic Mercury
- Asian Carp
- Crayfish and Pharms
- Algae
Th Michigan FishesGreat Lakes Food Web
F
Great Lakes Food Web Finish Food Webs - due Tuesday (2/26)

Week 2
2/11-2/15
 Lecture Classwork Homework
M-WSnow days
Th - Friday ScheduleGreat Lakes PresentationsGreat Lakes Projects

Week 1
2/4-2/8
 Lecture Classwork Homework
MSemester Overview and Great Lakes IntroductionSet up new Table of ContentsMo Water, Mo Problems - Read and take notes in your notebook
TWater Life
Th - Friday ScheduleFinish Water LifeGreat Lakes ProjectsFinish Great Lakes Projects - Presentations Tuesday, Feb. 12










First Semester 2018

Week 17
1/14-1/18
 Lecture Classwork Homework
T    Design ElementsWork Day!
Th
Work Day!
F
Work Day!Prepare to Present your Design - Block 2 exam!

Week 16
1/7-1/11
 Lecture Classwork Homework
T    Introduce Final Wetland Design ProjectProject SheetDress for the weather!
ThWetland Design Considerations
Wetland Design Case Studies - Read and summarize
F
Go over case studies

Work Day!
d

Week 15
12/17-12/21
 Lecture Classwork Homework
T    Wetland JeopardyWetland in a Pan Lab ReportStudy!
ThWetland Test!
FRegistrationNo classes


Week 13
12/3-12/7
 Lecture Classwork Homework
T    
Check Bird Notecards
Bird Jigsaw
- Article 1
- Article 2
- Article 3

Th
Start PERC Project
FBIRD ID quiz moved to Tuesday!!!PERC WorkdayPERC Projects due Tuesday!  Please share them with me!

Week 12
11/26-11/30
 Lecture Classwork Homework
T    Wetland BirdsFinish "Fresh Water"
Bird Notecards - due in one week!
Wetlands as Bird Habitat - Read
- Questions
Th
Go to West Park!    
Birds
F
Birds

Week 11
11/12-11/17
 Lecture Classwork Homework
T    Wetland History and TypesCheck HW reading notes
Wetlands of the World
Finalize Presentations
ThWetland Services and FunctionsWetlands of the World Presentations
M (Tues. schedule)
Finish Presentations
Fresh Water
Enjoy your break!

Week 10
11/5-11/9
 Lecture Classwork Homework
T    No School - VOTE!

ThGuest Speaker - Neal Billetdeaux 
Review Sheet KEY
FUnit 2 Test
Wetland Reading
- Take notes in your notebooks and answer the multiple choice questions

Week 9 10/29-11/2 Lecture Classwork Homework
T    Tree Choice Project Presentations


ThEcosystems OverviewOwl Pellet Lab
FForest Jeopardy
Forest Unit Review - Test 11/9

Week 8:10/22-10/25 Lecture Classwork Homework
T    
Argo Forest Health Lab Reports Due!

Tree Choice Project



WCrosswinds Intro

ThCROSSWINDS MARSH!
Finish Tree Choice Project

Week 7:10/15-10/19 Lecture Classwork Homework
T    
TREE ID QUIZ! 
Tree ID Project DUE!



ThForest ManagementArgo Forest Health Lab ReportDue October 23rd
F Argo Forest Health Lab ReportDue October 23rd

Permission Slips and money for Crossiwnds Marsh are DUE TODAY!

Week 6:10/8-10/12 Lecture Classwork Homework
T    
TREE ID QUIZ! - Moved to next Tuesday
Watch Seasonal Forests
Tree ID Project - due October 16th


ThWalk in Arb with Bob Grese
Tree ID Project - due October 16th
Arb Tree Link

Week 5:10/1-10/5 Lecture Classwork Homework
T    
Tree notecards due

Succession Reading and Posters
- Succession Posters
Tree ID Project - due October 16th

Online Mapping - City of Ann Arbor
W-Count Day! Friday schedule!Forest Health Lab IntroEvaluating tree benefits
Th
Forest Health Lab

Week 4:9/24-9/28 Lecture Classwork Homework
T    Michigan TreesQuiz 1 Review
W-Shortened Friday.  Half-day!Quiz!
ThMichigan Forests 
Tree ID walk - last 10 trees
Tree ID Sheet
Tree Notecards

Week 3:9/17-9/21 Lecture Classwork Homework
T    
Fracking Town Hall Meeting with guest, Marjorie Dimfusmere!
- Town Hall Response: Do you think we should ban fracking in Michigan?
- Find one literature quote that reflects how people view their relationship with the environment.  Write this in your notebook

Putting a Price on Nature
- Reflection writing: Do you think we should put a price on nature? Why/why not?

ThEnvironmental EconomicsShare quotes and reflections from HW

Ecological Footprint
Quiz 1 Review - quiz Wednesday!
FLearn first 11 trees!
- Tree ID Sheet
Quiz 1 Review - quiz Wednesday!

Week 2:9/10-9/14 Lecture Classwork Homework
T    - Humans in the Environment- Share article summaries
- Simulating Ocean Fisheries
- Monhegan Bay article: Cite 3 reasons why this community has a successful and sustainable fishery.  Is this model realistic on a global scale? Why/why not?
Th
- Recap Monhegan
- Fracking Town Hall
- Collect Notebooks

F
- Science Friday!
- Research Day
- Be prepared for Fracking Town Hall Meeting

Week 1:9/3-9/7 Lecture Classwork Homework
TWelcome to Ecology!        Attendance
Ecological IQ
Start of the Year Survey in Google Classroom
Class Code dy62w9

Bring Notebook and Wear walking shoes!
Th
Go over Syllabus
Set up Notebooks
Argo Science Inquiry

FWhat is Ecology?Science Friday!Find 2 articles - one ecology article and one environmental science.  Summarize each in your notebooks and be prepared to share!