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METEOROLOGY

The Ice Cube Lab

Laboratory Report

9/11

'Blink & Whiff'

'H3 - High Heat & Humidity'

Laboratory Report

9/16

20.4 Hurricanes

2.1 The Scientists Mind

2.2 Scientific Methods of Inquiry

Reading Comprehension & Concept Diagraming Text Assignment

9/24

22.1 Oceanography

22.3 Properties of Ocean Water

24.1 Surface Ocean Currents

24.2 Deep Ocean Currents

Reading Comprehension & Concept Diagraming Text Assignment

10/1

1.2 Earth’s Systems & Spheres

1.3 Cycles & Earth

7.3 Environmental Issues

Reading Comprehension & Concept Diagraming Text Assignment

10/23

'Intro to Resource Extraction'

PDF file at page bottom.

Inquiry Analysis Stewardship Awareness Activity

10/25


'Petroleum: A Resource'

PDF file at page bottom.

Inquiry Analysis Stewardship Awareness Activity

4.1 Earth's Formation

4.2 Earth's Rotation

4.3 Earth's Revolution

Reading Comprehension & Concept Diagraming Text Assignment

11/4

'Particles, Particles Everywhere'

Laboratory Report

17.1 Atmosphere in Balance

20.3 Thunderstorms & Tornadoes

Reading Comprehension & Concept Diagraming Text Assignment

11/12

22.2 Properties of Water

17.2 Heat in the Atmosphere

11/18

19.1 Air Pressure & Wind

19.2 Factors Affecting Wind

19.3 Global Wind patterns

19.4 Continental & Local Winds

Reading Comprehension & Concept Diagraming Text Assignment

11/22

18.1 Humidity & Condensation

18.2 Clouds

18.3 Precipitation 'Ppt.'

Reading Comprehension & Concept Diagraming Text Assignment

11/25

20.1 Air Masses & Weather

20.2 Fronts & Low's

20.5 Forecasting

Reading Comprehension & Concept Diagraming Text Assignment

12/2


Transition Topic I ...

METEOROLOGY to ASTRONOMY


28.1 EM Spectrum

26.1 Sol = Our Star

Reading Comprehension & Concept Diagraming Text Assignment

12/18

'Geoscience Events & Time-scales of Cyclicity' . PDF at bottom of page.

Inquiry & Analysis Activity

TBA

21.1 What is Climate?

21.3 Climate Change

Reading Comprehension & Concept Diagraming Text Assignment

12/18

The Hurricane Tracking Lab Project

Laboratory Report

TBA

30.1 Geologic Time Scale

Reading Comprehension & Concept Diagraming Text Assignment

12/18

Time in the Hallway

Laboratory Report

12/23


ASTRONOMY


28.2 Stars

28.3 How Stars Evolve

28.4 Galaxies & Universe

Review Text Assignments from Ch. 4

Vocabulary List

Nuggets List

Typed Notes

Supplemental Reading

Synthesis Outline

January 12

The HR Diagram Analysis

Laboratory Report

1/16

26.2 Historical Astronomy / Kepler's Planetary Motions


25.1 Origin & History of the Moon

25.2 Lunar Motions

24.3 Tides

Vocabulary List

Nuggets List

Typed Notes

Supplemental Reading

Synthesis Study Guide (SSG)

Synthesis Study Guide (SSG)

2/2

Kepler's 1st Law of Planetary Motion: Ellipses

Laboratory Report

2/2 (in class)

Transition Topic II ...

ASTRONOMY to GEOLOGY

3.1 Modeling Planet Earth

3.2 Map making Technology

3.3 Topographic Maps

Vocabulary List

Nuggets List

Typed Notes

Supplemental Reading

Synthesis Outline

2/10

23.1 Studying the Ocean Floor

23.2 Continental Margins

23.3 Ocean Basins

23.4 Ocean Floor Sediments

Vocabulary List

Nuggets List

Typed Notes

Supplemental Reading

Synthesis Outline

TBA

14.1 Groundwater

14.2 Conserving Groundwater

14.3 Groundwater & Geology

Vocabulary List

Nuggets List

Typed Notes

Supplemental Reading

Synthesis Outline

2/27


'Watersheds, Stream flow & Precipitation'

PDF file at page bottom.

Inquiry Analysis Stewardship Awareness Activity

TBA

12.1 Weathering

12.2 Soil

12.3 Mass Movements & Erosion

12.4 Soil Resources

Vocabulary List

Nuggets List

Typed Notes

Supplemental Reading

Synthesis Outline

3/5

13.1 Streams & Rivers

13.2 Stream Erosion & Deposition

13.3 River Valleys

13.4 Floodplains & Floods

Vocabulary List

Nuggets List

Typed Notes

Supplemental Reading

Synthesis Outline

3/12

'Eureka!'

Group Activity & Laboratory Report

TBA

15.1 What are Glaciers?

15.2 Glacial Motion & Erosion

15.3 Glacial Deposits

15.4 Ice Ages

Vocabulary List

Nuggets List

Typed Notes

Supplemental Reading

Synthesis Outline

3/19

16.1 Wind - Erosional Agent

16.2 Wave Erosion

16.3 Shoreline Features

Vocabulary List

Nuggets List

Typed Notes

Supplemental Reading

Synthesis Report

3/6

March

5.1 Matter & Atoms

5.2 Composition & Structure of Minerals

Vocabulary List

Nuggets List

Typed Notes

Supplemental Reading

Synthesis Outline

March

April

7.2 Mineral Resources

5.3 Identifying Minerals

Vocabulary List

Nuggets List

Typed Notes

Supplemental Reading

Synthesis Outline

April

6.1 How Rocks Form

7.2 Energy Resources

Vocabulary List

Nuggets List

Typed Notes

Supplemental Reading

Synthesis Outline

4/7

'Natural Gas: A Resource'

PDF file at page bottom.

Inquiry Analysis Stewardship Awareness Activity

TBA

'Coal: A Resource'

PDF file at page bottom.


Inquiry Analysis Stewardship Awareness Activity

TBA

'Energy Resources'

PDF file at page bottom.

Inquiry Analysis Stewardship Awareness Activity

TBA

6.2 Igneous Rocks

6.3 Sedimentary Rocks

6.4 Metamorphic Rocks

Vocabulary List

Nuggets List

Typed Notes

Supplemental Reading

Synthesis Outline

4/16

Rock Characteristics Identification

Laboratory Report

4/27

May

8.1 What is Plate Tectonics?

8.2 Types of Plate Boundaries

8.3 Causes of Plate Movement

8.4 Plate Movement & Continental Growth

Vocabulary List

Nuggets List

Typed Notes

Supplemental Reading

Synthesis Outline

5/1


Finding the Epicenter

Laboratory Report

5/17

9.1 How & Where Volcanoes Form

9.2 Magma & Erupted Materials

9.3 Volcanic Landforms

9.4 Extraterrestrial Volcanism

Vocabulary List

Nuggets List

Typed Notes

Supplemental Reading

Synthesis Outline

5/18

10.1 How/Where EQ Occur

10.2 Locating & Measuring EQs

10.3 EQ Hazards

10.4 Studying Earth's Interior

Vocabulary List

Nuggets List

Typed Notes

Supplemental Reading

Synthesis Outline

5/27

June

11.1 Where Mountains Form

11.2 How Mountains Form

11.3 Types of Mountains

Vocabulary List

Nuggets List

Typed Notes

Supplemental Reading

Synthesis Outline

6/8

29.1 Fossils

29.2 Relative Age Dating

29.3 Absolute Age Dating

Vocabulary List

Nuggets List

Typed Notes

Supplemental Reading

Synthesis Outline

6/12