Ecology Weekly Agenda

Second Semester 2018

Week 11: 4/16-4/20 Lecture Classwork Homework
Finish "King Corn"

GMO Research

GMO Fishbowl and Writing
ThSoil Organisms and NutrientsWorm Lab! 

Week 10: 4/9-4/13 Lecture Classwork Homework
ThSoil and AgricultureSoil and Texture LabFinish Lab
Watch "King Corn"d

Week 9: 4/2-4/6 Lecture Classwork Homework
Watch "Sustainable"None
Finish "Sustainable"

Industrialized Farming Poster
Finish PostersNone

Week 8: 3/19-3/23 Lecture Classwork Homework
TJeopardyFinish Lake Erie data analysis
Critical Values Chart
Lake Erie Data Analysis
Lake Erie Data
Great Lakes Review - test  Thursday
ThGreat Lakes Unit Test
Land Use Articles - Read and take notes
FLand Use

Week 7: 3/12-3/16 Lecture Classwork Homework
THydrologyFinish GLAP Presentations

Climate Change in the Great Lakes - Read and take notes
Great Lakes Review - test next Thursday
ThFish Statistics

Critical Values Chart
Lake Erie Data Analysis
Lake Erie Data

Week 6: 3/5-3/9 Lecture Classwork Homework
GLAP - work dayGLAP - due Friday
ThGuest Speaker: Tim O'Brien  
Begin GLAP Presentations

Week 5: 2/26-3/2 Lecture Classwork Homework
TFish ID testTime to finish timelineUSGS Article
- Summarize
W - half dayGreat Lakes Management   
Great Lakes Action PlanAction plan due in one week!

Week 4: 2/19-2/23 Lecture Classwork Homework
Fish Dissection Fish Coloring
Fish Review and Great Lakes Timeline

Alewife Article
Salmon Article
Fish Notecards due Tuesday
Fish ID Quiz Tuesday

Week 3: 2/12-2/16 Lecture Classwork Homework
TGreat Lakes FishesGreat Lakes Food Web    
W - Count DayGreat Lakes Food WebFinish Food Webs for Tuesday

Week 2: 2/5-2/9 Lecture Classwork Homework
TGreat Lakes Ecosystem ServicesGreat Lakes Jigsaw  
- Article 1
- Article 2
- Article 3
- Article 4

ThGreat Lakes Research Project Presentationsd

Week 1: 1/29-2/2 Lecture Classwork Homework
THistory of the Great Lakes    Watch Water Life    Mo Money Mo Water
ThFinish Water Life
Start Great Lakes Research Project

First Semester 2017
Week 16: 1/1-1/12 Lecture Classwork Homework
TWetland Design ProjectWetland Project RubricDress for the weather!
ThWetland Design ConsiderationsSite Visit - dress for the weather
FProject Work Day

Week 15: 12/18-12/22 Lecture Classwork Homework
TWetland Jeopardy ReviewWetland PERC work dayStudy! Wetland Test Thursday
- Review KEY
ThWetland TestTurn in PERC Projects
FRegistration Day - no classes

Week 14: 12/11-12/15 Lecture Classwork Homework
TWetland Management and SuccessionBird Jigsaw
- Article 1
- Article 2
- Article 3    
Study! Bird Quiz Thursday

FBIRD ID TESTWetland PERC ProjectWetland Review - test next Thursday

Week 13: 12/4-12/8 Lecture Classwork Homework
TTrip to the Natural History Museum

ThWetland BirdsBioswale Lab Reports due!
Life - Birds
Wetlands as Bird Habitat
Finish BirdsBird Flashcards - Quiz in one week!

Week 12: 11/27-12/1 Lecture Classwork Homework
TTrip to West ParkWest Park ReflectionRead and take notes on the article of your choosing
ThWetland Article Jigsaw

Designing a Bioswale

Bioswale Lab ReportsLab Reports Due Thursday
Bring $2.00 for Natural History Museum!

Week 11: 11/13-11/17 Lecture Classwork Homework
TWetland History and TypesWetlands of the WorldWetlands Function Reading
ThWetland FunctionsWetlands of the World Presentations

Fresh Water
Finish Presentations

Week 10: 11/6-11/10 Lecture Classwork Homework
TElection Day - No School
Unit 2 Test Review - test on 11/9
Review KEY
ThUnit 2 TestGo over HW

FGuest speaker - Neal B. from Smith Group JJR

Week 9: 10/30-11/3 Lecture Classwork Homework
TFinish Tree Choice Presentations
Watch Seasonal Forests
Unit 2 Test Review - test on 11/9
Review KEY
ThEcosystem OverviewDissect Owl Pellets

Read the Ecosystem articles and answer the critical thinking questions in your notebooks
FReviewGo over HWSTUDY! Test next class period

Week 8: 10/23-10/27 Lecture Classwork Homework
TTrip to Crosswinds Marsh

W - Shortened ScheduleScience Friday

Tree Choice Presentations

Week 7: 10/16-10/20 Lecture Classwork Homework
TFall Leaf ID Projects Due!Work on Argo Forest Lab ReportsLab Reports Due Friday
ThForest ManagementTree Choice Projects 
F      Crosswinds Marsh Permission Slips Due!Tree Choice Projects

Week 6: 10/9-10/13 Lecture Classwork Homework
 TClass Trip to the Arb with Bob Grese!Study for tree ID test
Tree ID Test

Work on Argo Forest Lab Reports
-Tree and Crown Condition
- Soil Quality
- Forest Diversity
Fall Tree ID Projects due Tuesday.

Week 5: 10/2-10/5 Lecture Classwork Homework
 TSuccession Posters
Fall Tree ID Project - due in 2 weeks
Tree Flashcards due Thursday
W - Count Day
Evaluating Tree BenefitsDress for field work!
Tree Flashcards!
Forest Health LabStudy!  Tree ID test in one week.

Week 4: 9/25-9/29 Lecture Classwork Homework
Tree Identification Walk

W - Shortened scheduleMichigan ForestsRead "Ecological Succession" and take notes in your notebook
Tree ID walk Part 2Tree Flashcards - due Tuesday
Mt.St. Helen's Reading and Questions

Week 3: 9/18-9/22 Lecture Classwork Homework
 TFracking Town Hall MetingHW: Read Putting a Price on Nature and write a response. Do you think we should put a price on natural capital?  Why or why not?

Find a literary quote that shows how humans relate to the environment.
ThEnvironmental EconomicsEcological FootprintFinish Ecological Footprint

Quiz 1 Review
F        Michigan Trees
Quiz 1 Review - Quiz Tuesday

Week 2: 9/11-9/15 Lecture Classwork Homework
 THumans in the EnvironmentShare articles

Sustainable Fisheries Game
Monhegan Bay - Read the article and write at least three ways that this community achieves a sustainable harvest
Thoughts from Monhegan

Fracking Debate

F        Fracking Research
Be prepared to debate!

Week 1: 9/5-9/8 Lecture Classwork Homework
 TWelcome Back!
Courtney's Class Survey
Ecosystem Obs. Activity
F        What is Ecology?
Find 2 articles and summarize to share
1. Envi. Sci
2. Ecology