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1st day warm up in

1st Day: Warm Up (IN)

Warm ups are done individually and quietly in your desk. Warm up time is usually 5-7 minutes and is a time for you to get prepared and focused for class.

Get out a piece of paper and write a 5 sentence paragraph that describes one of your favorite hobbies, sports, or activities. What is it? Why do you like it? How long have you been doing it? Who got you involved? What are your goals for this hobby, sport, or activity?


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1st Day: Reflection (OUT)

Reflections are done individually and quietly in your desk. This time is at the end of class usually 5-10 minutes and is a time for you to summarize or think critically about what you have learned in class.

Based upon what you learned in class today, write a 5 sentence paragraph that describes what you learned about Mrs. Koshy’s classroom today.


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2nd Day: Warm Up (IN)

Warm ups are done individually and quietly in your desk. Warm up time is usually 5-7 minutes and is a time for you to get prepared and focused for class.

Write a 5 sentence paragraph about your previous school. Where was it? What did you like about it? What was your favorite subject there? What did you dislike about it?


1st day warm up in

2nd Day: Reflection (OUT)

Reflections are done individually and quietly in your desk. This time is at the end of class usually 5-10 minutes and is a time for you to summarize or think critically about what you have learned in class.

Reflect on and summarize what you learned in class today. You can write about what we did in the computer lab or what we did before the computer lab or both. Write at least 5 sentences.


1st day warm up in

In- 8/29/12 and 8/30/12 Warm-Up

Throughout the year we will be studying bedrock geology, plate tectonics, earthquakes, volcanoes, astronomy, weather and oceans. Which unit are you most excited about? Why? What questions do you want answered? What do you already know about one of the topics?

Out- Reflection

Clicker questions

Through- Class work

Set-Up Interactive Notebook

Earth Science notes in notebook

Earth Systems concept map

Homework-

Applying science worksheet due Friday


1st day warm up in

In- 8/31/12, Warm-Up

Write a five sentence paragraph

about the most beautiful place

that you have ever been. What is

the name of this place?Who took

you there? When did you go

there? Where is this place? Why

is it beautiful?

Out- Reflection

Reflect on your first week of school at TJ this year. What have you liked about it? What could have been better? Write at least 5 sentences.

Through- Class work

Earth Science

Slideshow

Answer each slide in complete sentences.

CSIQ:

Complete Sentence Including Question

Homework-

None


1st day warm up in

In- 9/4/12 Warm-Up

Look back through your notes from last week. Write at least 5 sentences about what Earth Science is and what we will be studying this year.

Out- Reflection

None- work on HW

Through- Classwork

Measuring devices and units

Using lab measuring devices due in class

Start More Metric Measurements

Homework-

Finish More Metric Measurements

The Earth: Nature’s Storehouse questions due Friday

Notebook check Friday


1st day warm up in

In- 9/5/12 and 9/6/12 Warm-Up

Summarize in at least 5 sentences what we did in class on Tuesday. Underline 5 vocabulary words.

Out- Reflection

None

Through- Classwork

Update score sheet for notebook

Safety in the science classroom

Scientific method notes

Scientific method lab

Scientific method lab report

Homework-

Notebook check Friday

The Earth: Nature’s storehouse questions due Friday


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Interactive Notebook- Scoresheet


1st day warm up in

In- 9/7/12, Warm-Up

Think about the scientific method. Come up with a problem/question and explain how you would use the scientific method to answer your problem/question. Use at least 5 vocabulary words in your explanation.

Out- Reflection (10 pts)

We have talked about measuring, quantities like mass, volume, etc. and the units, and scientific method this week. What are you understanding well? What are you struggling with? How can I help you understand the material better?

Through- Classwork

Earth Science Pre-test

Scientific Method Lab report

Tornado Simulation

Homework-

None


1st day warm up in

In- 9/10/12, Warm-Up

Write a five sentence paragraph about your weekend.

Out- Reflection

Reflect on how the activity today and how it relates to the scientific method. Explain your thinking process during the activity.

Through- Classwork

Dogs and Turnips activity

Homework-

Test Friday


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In- 9/11/12 Warm-Up

Use the words below to fill in the blanks.

Liter, milliliter, kilogram, gram

I have 500 of water in my water bottle.

2. My dog weighs 400.

3. The gas tank in my car holds 20 of gas.

4. The recipe calls for 200 of chicken.

Out- Reflection 10 pts

RAFT reflection if time

Through- Classwork

Measuring practice as a class

Practicing measuring skills

Due in class

Scientific method lab report

Homework-

Finish scientific method lab report

Test Friday


1st day warm up in

  • In- 9/12/12 and 9/13/12 Warm-Up

  • How would you measure the length of an object? What are the units we will use for length in science class?

  • 2. How could you get the volume of an object? What are some possible units?

  • 3. What is the formula for density? What are some possible units?

  • Out- Reflection

  • .

Through- Classwork

Density practice problems and introduction

Density lab- due in class

Homework-

Study for your test


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In- 9/17/12, Warm-Up

We are going to be studying the three different types of rocks this week. In a five sentence paragraph, write down anything you know about rocks.

Out- Reflection

None- start on HW

Through- Classwork

Check out textbooks

Using the EarthComm Textbook- due in class

Sedimentary rocks notes

Homework-

Geowords Pg. U8-U30 due in NOTEBOOKS Thursday


1st day warm up in

In- 9/18/12 and 9/19/12 Warm-Up

Update scoresheet

Out- Reflection (10 pts.)

Answer the following questions in complete sentences.

What are the three types of sedimentary rocks called? Explain the difference between them.

Explain the difference between intrusive and extrusive igneous rock.

Explain the difference between felsic and mafic igneous rock.

What are the two types of metamorphic rocks called? Explain the difference between them.

Through- Classwork

Rock lab

Rock notes in notebook

Homework-

Notebook check Thurs.

Geowords P. U8-U30 due Thurs. in NOTEBOOK


1st day warm up in

Interactive Notebook- Scoresheet


1st day warm up in

In- 9/20/12, Warm-Up

We will be talking about the rock cycle today in class. Write down anything you know about the rock cycle. If you don’t know anything, make an educated guess about what you think it is.

Out- Reflection

None

Through- Classwork

Rock Cycle intro

Rock cycle activity due in class

Homework-

None


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In- 9/24/12, Warm-Up

Answer the following questions in complete sentences.

What processes are used to form a sedimentary rock?

2. What processes are used to form an igneous rock?

3. What processes are used to form a metamorphic rock?

Out- Reflection

None- start HW

Through- Classwork

Activity 4 P. U33 in your notebooks TAI and Investigate 1-3.

Homework-

Igneous Rock Worksheet


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In- 9/26/12

The end of the first six week grading period is next Friday. Are you on track in your classes to meet your goals? What do you need to do this next week to make sure you are on track to meet your goals at the end of the six weeks? Please write at least 5 sentences.

Out- Reflection

None- start on HW

Through- Classwork

Homework questions

Rock Units reading with notes

Rock units writing

Homework-

Metamorphic rocks worksheet


1st day warm up in

In- 9/27/12, Warm-Up

Answer the following questions in complete sentences.

What is a rock unit?

2. Explain what sedimentary rock units look like.

3. Explain what igneous rock units look like.

4. Why are metamorphic rock units more complicated than igneous or sedimentary rock units?

Out- Reflection

In a five sentence paragraph, summarize the notes you took today.

Through- Classwork

Folding and faulting notes in the computer lab

Homework-

None- Please bring your earth science binders to class on Monday.


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In- 9/28/12

Answer the following questions in complete sentences.

Name the 3 types of forces and describe the motion associated with each force.

2. Name the 3 types of faults.

3. Match the 3 forces with the 3 faults.

Out- Reflection

None

Through- Classwork

Faulting lab introduction

Faulting lab due in class

Homework:

None- Please bring your earth science binders to class on Monday


1st day warm up in

In- 10/1/12, Warm-Up

So far in the bedrock geology unit, we have talked about the rock cycle and how rocks are formed, the three types of rocks, rock units, forces in the earth, and faults. Summarize what you have learned so far in this unit in at least 5 sentences.

Out- Reflection

None

Through- Classwork

Binder requirements and set up

Work on getting binders set up

Rocks Review Worksheet

Homework:

Binder check on block day

Grading period ends Friday

Rocks review sheet


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In- 10/2/12, Warm-Up

Use your notes to help you answer the following questions.

What is the difference between a fault and a fold?

2. What could cause a fault to occur?

3. What could cause a fold to occur?

Out- Reflection

Through- Classwork

Activity 6 in your textbook P U49. This goes in your notebook. Show me at the end of class.

Extra credit review

Homework:

Binders due block day

Rocks test next block day


1st day warm up in

In- 10/3/12 and 10/4/12

Warm-Up

Look at the pictures below and answer the questions.

a. b.

In figure a, which layer is oldest? How do you know?

2. What happened to the rock layers in figure b?

3. Draw a picture of what a fault would like like if it happened to figure a.

4. Why are sedimentary rock units not laid down in perfect layers?

Out- Reflection

None

Through- Classwork

Ages of different rock units as a class

Sequence of events packet due in class

Practice rock identification test

*PLEASE PICK UP YOUR CLICKERS

Homework:

End of six weeks is Friday. Any work you have from this grading period needs to be in.

Rocks test next week

Extra credit study guide due on test day


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Through- Classwork

Finish practice test

Finish Sequence of events packet

Relative Age of Rocks worksheet

All 3 due today

Homework:

Bedrock Geology test next block day

In- 10/5/12 Warm Up

Answer the following

Explain what the principle of superposition says in your own words.

2. Explain the difference between a normal fault and a reverse fault. Use your notes to help you if you need to.

3. If you have a fault that cuts through a rock unit, which one is older, the fault or the rock unit? How do you know?

Out- Reflection (10 pts)

Write a five sentence paragraph. Summarize what we have talked about this week in class. Use as many of the following words in your paragraph as you can. Fold, Fault, Rock Unit, Principle of Superposition, Erosion, Principle of Crosscutting relationships, Layers


1st day warm up in

In- 10/8/12, Warm-Up

Your bedrock geology test is this week. In a five sentence paragraph, write about what you need to study the most. In this unit, we have talked about the rock cycle, sedimentary, igneous, and metamorphic rocks, rock identification, folding and faulting, and relative age of rocks.

Out- Reflection

None

Through- Classwork

Introduction of minerals

Reading with section wrap up questions in your notebook

Properties of minerals

Minerals worksheet

Homework:

Bedrock geology test block day

Sequence of events, practice test, and relative age worksheet due Tuesday

Notebook check Friday


1st day warm up in

In- 10/9/12, Warm-Up

What are the 5 characteristics that all minerals have? Use your section wrap up questions to help you.

Name three properties you could use to identify a mineral.

Out- Reflection

None

Through- Classwork

Update scoresheet

Mineral Identification lab- due in class

Homework:

Study for your test coming up Wednesday or Thursday

Notebook check Friday

Extra Credit study guide due on Test day


1st day warm up in

In- 10/12/12, Warm-Up

Write a five sentence paragraph. Reflect on the bedrock geology test you took this week. Did you think it was hard or easy? Explain. What was the easiest part for you? What was the most difficult part for you?

If you did not take the test, write about when you plan on taking it and what you need to study.

Out- Reflection

None

Through- Classwork

Mineral Hardness lab

Homework:

None


1st day warm up in

In- 10/15/12 Warm-Up

We are going to start talking about plate tectonics. Write a five sentence paragraph about anything you know that is related to plate tectonics. Some topics we are going to study are plate boundaries, pangaea, how mountains, volcanoes, islands, trenches, and other geologic features are formed, structure of earth’s inside, and why the plates move.

If you don’t know anything, write down 5 questions you have.

Out- Reflection (10 pts)

Summarize the notes you took today in at least 5 sentences.

Through- Classwork

Plate Tectonics Cornell Notes with clickers

*Please pick up your clickers.

Homework:

Digging Deeper Reading Guide (DDRG) P. G78-G81


1st day warm up in

In- 10/16/12, Warm-Up

Answer the questions below in complete sentences.

What are the 3 types of plate boundaries called? Describe the motion for each boundary.

2. Explain how an island could form.

3. Explain one way a volcano could form.

Out- Reflection

None

Through- Classwork

Pangaea Introduction

Pangaea Activity

Homework:

DDRG P.G110-G116


1st day warm up in

In- 10/17/12 and 10/18/12 Warm-Up

Write a five sentence paragraph about Pangea. Why do scientists think that Pangea used to exist? What did Pangea look like? What do you think that the planet will look like 50 million years from now?

Out- Reflection

None

Through- Classwork

Short video clip on Pangea

This Dynamic Planet map activity due in class today

Plate Boundaries worksheet

Homework:

None


1st day warm up in

In- 10/19/12 Warm Up

In a five sentence paragraph, write about what you have learned in class this week. Underline 5 vocabulary words.

Some words we have talked about are Plate boundaries, divergent, convergent, transform, Pangea, mountains, volcanoes, rift valley, mid-ocean ridge.

Reflection:

None

Through- Classwork

Finish plate boundaries worksheet

Computer lab simulation assignment

Homework:

None


1st day warm up in

In- 10/22/12 Warm-Up

Write a fictional story. In your story, describe where you live and the geologic features around you. Talk about what kind of plate boundary you live by and how that plate boundary effects the place where you live in your story.

Out- Reflection (10 pts.)

RAFT reflection

Through- Classwork

Building the Features on Earth’s surface skeleton notes

Animations

Homework:

DDRG P. G100-G103 due Wednesday


1st day warm up in

In- 10/23/12, Warm-Up

Answer the following questions in complete sentences.

Describe a trench.

2. At what type of plate boundary would you expect a trench to form?

3. What is a subduction zone?

4. What are the three situations where a volcano could form?

5. What is the relationship between the number of earthquakes that occur and the distance from a plate boundary?

Out- Reflection

None

Through- Classwork

New seating chart

Subduction zones and volcanoes

Geologic time Earth’s Past

Homework:

DDRG due Wednesday


1st day warm up in

In- 10/24/12 Warm-Up

Write a five sentence paragraph. Describe what happens at a subduction zone using at least 5 vocabulary words.

Volcano, trench, plates, convergent, subduction, islands, plate boundary, continent-ocean, ocean-ocean

Out- Reflection (10 pts)

Think about what you have learned during the plate tectonics unit so far. Describe the three types of plate boundaries and one feature (mountain, volcano, trench, etc.) that could form at each plate boundary.

Through- Classwork

Subduction zones and Island Arcs due in class

Finish up Geologic Time Earth’s Past from yesterday

Homework:

Finish Geologic time Earth’s Past and bring Monday


1st day warm up in

In- 10/29/12, Warm-Up

In a five sentence paragraph, write about your weekend.

Out- Reflection

None

Through- Classwork

Seafloor Spreading reading with section wrap up questions

Rates of Seafloor spreading worksheet

Homework:

Finish Rates of seafloor spreading worksheet

Test next Monday

Notebook check next Monday


1st day warm up in

In- 10/30/12, Warm-Up

Answer the following questions in complete sentences.

What is seafloor spreading?

2. Where does seafloor spreading occur?

3. There are two reasons that scientists believe seafloor spreading occurs. What are they?

Out- Reflection

None

Through- Classwork

Earth’s Interior structure PowerPoint with questions- show me at the end of class for points

Homework-

DDRG Measuring the Motion of the Lithospheric Plates due Friday

Plate tectonics test Monday

Notebook check Monday


1st day warm up in

In- 10/31/12 and 11/1/12 Warm-Up

Use your notes from Tuesday. Write a five sentence paragraph. Summarize the notes you took on Tuesday. Underline 5 vocabulary words.

Out- Reflection (10 pts)

Explain how the lava lamp works. What does the lava lamp show a good example of in the mantle? Use the following words in your explanation: density, core, crust, mantle, convection current.

Through- Classwork

Finish rates of seafloor spreading worksheet from Monday

Density of earth materials lab due in class

Homework:

DDRG Measuring the Motion of Lithospheric Plates due Friday

Plate tectonics test Monday

Notebook check Monday


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Through- Classwork

Update scoresheet

Plate tectonics Test Review

Homework:

Plate tectonics test Monday

Notebook check Monday

In- 11/2/12, Warm-Up

Test Review Questions

What are the 3 types of plate boundaries called?

2. Explain what a subduction zone is.

3. What is seafloor spreading?

4. What evidence to scientists have that Pangaea existed?

Out- Reflection

None


1st day warm up in

In- 11/6/12, Warm-Up

No Warm up- Set up notebook for movie facts

Out- Reflection

None

Through- Classwork

The Earth Biography: Volcanoes

Write down 25 facts in your notebook. Number all of your facts.

1.

2.

3.

Etc.

Homework:

None


1st day warm up in

In- 11/7/12 and 11/8/12 Warm-Up

Write a five sentence paragraph. Summarize what the movie was talking about Tuesday. Use your notes to help you.

If you were absent Tuesday, write down whatever you know about volcanoes.

Out- Reflection 10pts

Write a five sentence paragraph.

Write about what you learned in class today. This could be about the famous eruptions or it could be about the research you did for your newscast assignment.

Through- Classwork

Famous Eruptions PowerPoint with Cornell notes

Newscast assignment

Homework:

None


1st day warm up in

In-11/9/12 Warm-Up

Write a five sentence paragraph. The end of the six weeks grading period is in ONE week. Has this grading period been better or worse than the first grading period? Why? What do you need to do to make sure you are on track in all of your classes by the end of next week?

Out- Reflection

None

Through- Classwork

Write down table of contents for Binder check

Finish Volcanoes and Earthquakes distribution assignment from Monday

Finish newscasts

Present newscasts for extra credit (if time)

Homework:

Volcanoes Vocabulary due in Notebook for next notebook check

Binder check due on block day. Receive extra credit for turning it in on Tuesday


1st day warm up in

In- 11/13/12, Warm-Up

We are going to be talking about the properties of magma today. Write down anything you know about magma, lava, or volcanoes in at least 5 sentences.

Out- Reflection (10 pts)

Summarize the notes you took in class today. Underline 5 vocabulary words.

Answer the 2 questions below as well.

What is the relationship between silica content and viscosity?

2. What is the relationship between silica content and eruptive force?

Through- Classwork

Composition of magma notes and simulations

Homework:

Binder check on block day- turn it in today for extra credit

Volcanoes vocabulary due in notebook Nov. 30th


1st day warm up in

In- 11/14/12 and 11/15/12 Warm-Up

Answer the following questions in complete sentences.

What are the three types of volcanoes called?

2. What does the word viscosity mean in your own words?

3. Does water or syrup have a higher viscosity?

4. Which type of volcano has lava with the lowest viscosity? What about the highest?

Out- Reflection

None

Through- Classwork

Speed of a bubble lab due in class today

Assignment 17-2

Homework:

Volcanoes vocabulary due Nov. 30th


1st day warm up in

In- 11/16/12 Warm-Up

In a five sentence paragraph, summarize what you have learned about volcanoes up to this point. You might want to include the types of volcanoes, where they are located, types of possible eruptions, how the differences in silica change the magma or other things.

Out- Reflection

None

Through- Classwork

Lahar pictures and introduction

Lahar graphing assginment

Homework:

Volcanoes vocabulary due Nov. 30th

Finish Lahar graphing


1st day warm up in

In- 11/19/12, Warm-Up

Answer the following questions in complete sentences. Use your lahar assignment to help you.

Describe a lahar.

2. On the graph you made, what does the slope represent in this situation?

3. Could you outrun a lahar if it were coming at you?

Out- Reflection

None

Through- Classwork

Mid Ocean Ridge and heat flow assignment

Homework:

Volcanoes vocabulary due Nov. 30th


1st day warm up in

In- 11/20/12, Warm-Up

Write a five sentence paragraph about what you plan to do during your five days off. Are you going anywhere? What are you doing for thanksgiving? Are you going to do anything fun or exciting?

Out- Reflection

None

Through- Classwork

Finish Mid-Ocean Ridge and Heat flow assignment

*The small map and questions on the back page are extra credit.

Homework:

Volcanoes Vocabulary due Nov. 30th in your notebook

Extra credit for 2nd six weeks due Nov. 30th

Poinsetta money due Nov. 30th


1st day warm up in

In- 11/26/12 Warm-Up

Use your mid-ocean ridge and heat flow assignment to help you answer the following questions.

Where in the ocean basins is it the warmest?

2. How does your answer to question 1 support the theory of seafloor spreading?

3. How does this activity relate to volcanoes?

Out- Reflection (10 pts.)

Write at least five sentences summarizing the notes that you took in class today. Underline 5 vocabulary words from the notes.

Through- Classwork

Volcanic Gases notes with clickers

Homework:

Work on Vocabulary due Nov. 30th in notebook

Check Your Understanding questions P. G41 1-5

These go in your notebook

Notebook check on Fridayher

Volcanoes test Friday


1st day warm up in

In- 11/27/12, Warm-Up

Write at least five sentences summarizing the notes that you took in class yesterday. Underline 5 vocabulary words from the notes.

Out- Reflection

None

Through- Classwork

Patterns of Volcanism assignment

Homework:

Notebook check on Friday

Volcanoes test on Friday

Poinsettia extra credit due Friday


1st day warm up in

In- 11/28/12, Warm-Up

Update Scoresheet for notebook

Out- Reflection

None

Through- Classwork

Finish Patterns of Volcanism

Start Volcanoes Review Posters

Homework:

Notebook check Friday

Volcanoes Test Friday


1st day warm up in

In- 11/29/12, Warm-Up

No Warm Up

Out- Reflection

None

Through- Classwork

Get started right away on posters

THEY ARE DUE TODAY

Homework:

Test tomorrow

Notebook check tomorrow

Poinsettia money due tomorrow

2nd six weeks extra credit due tomorrow.


1st day warm up in

In- 11/29/11, Warm-Up

In a five sentence paragraph summarize what the movie was talking about yesterday.

If you were not here yesterday, write down what you know about earthquakes or tsunamis.

Out- Reflection

None.

Through- Classwork

Finish movie

Earthquakes PowerPoint with skeleton notes

Homework:

Read Pg. G125-G128, CYU 1-5, U&A 1-3

Read Pg. G134-G136 CYU 1-4

Due in notebook Dec. 9th

(Assigned yesterday)


1st day warm up in

  • In- 12/1/11 Warm-Up

  • Answer the following questions in complete sentences.

  • What is an earthquake?

  • 2. What is the focus?

  • 3. What is the epicenter?

  • 4. What are the 3 types of waves called?

  • Out- Reflection

  • What motion do the three types of waves make? You can draw a picture if you would like.

  • 2. Explain how to find the epicenter of an earthquake.

Through- Classwork

Finish Earthquake notes

Slinky activity

Locating an epicenter worksheet

Earthquake travel time graph

Homework:

Earthquakes and Earth’s interior


1st day warm up in

In- 12/2/11, Warm-Up

Using your notes from Tuesday, describe the three types of earthquake waves. Which type of wave cannot travel through the outer core? Why?

Out- Reflection (10 pts.)

In a five sentence paragraph, summarize what you have learned about earthquakes so far this week.

Through- Classwork

Earthquake time travel graph

Homework:

Work on notebook assignments Due next Friday


1st day warm up in

In- 12/5/11, Warm-Up

The semester is coming to an end in about a week. How has your semester been? Are you on track to meet your goals? What can you do to make sure that you stay on track or get on track this next week? What has been your favorite part of the semester? What has been the worst part about the semester?

Out- Reflection

None

Through- Classwork

Update scoresheet

Earthquake notes

Strength of an earthquake assignment

Homework:

Pg. G141-G144 CYU 1,2,3,5G

Pg. G150-G152 CYU 1-2

Notebook check Friday

Test Friday


1st day warm up in

In- 12/6/11, Warm-Up

In complete sentences, compare and contrast the two scales used to describe how strong an earthquake is. Make sure to include the names of the scales and which scale is more mathematical.

Out- Reflection

None

Through- Classwork

Finish Earthquake in Rattlesberg Valley assignment

How does Intensity of an earthquake change with distance?

Homework:

Notebook check Friday

Earthquake test Friday


1st day warm up in

In- 12/8/11, Warm-Up

Write a five-sentence paragraph.Write down anything you know about the water cycle. You could write about the different states (solid, liquid, gas) water is in or how water moves around on earth or anything else that you know about the water cycle.

Out- Reflection 10pts.

Write a five-sentence paragraph. Summarize what you learned from either the computer activity or the water cycle game.

Through- Classwork

Computer lab activity: Reporting on earthquakes around the world

Water cycle game

Homework:

Earthquakes test and notebook check tomorrow

Please make sure you have the scoresheet updated in your notebook by tomorrow.


1st day warm up in

In- 12/12/11, Warm-Up

In a five sentence paragraph, write about what you need to do this week to make sure you reach your goals. For earth science, grades close tomorrow. What do you need to do between now and then to make sure your get your credits?

Out- Reflection

In complete sentences, summarize how the water cycle works. Use 5 vocabulary words from class today.

Through- Classwork

Water cycle activity

Homework:

You may fix your notebook if you are not happy with your grade and resubmit it by Tomorrow.

All missing/make up work due Tomorrow

Extra credit review due on finals day

Study for finals


1st day warm up in

In- 12/13/11, Warm-Up

In at least a five sentence paragarph, write about what you have learned this semester. What was your favorite topic we studied? Why did you like it?

Out- Reflection

Summarize the review session today in at least 5 sentences.

Through- Classwork

Finals Review Session

Homework:

Study for finals


1st day warm up in

In- 12/04/08, Warm-Up P4

Write a five sentence paragraph. Summarize what you have learned this week. How can seismologist use data, like we have been working with, to learn about earthquakes? Underline 4 key terms,refer to the word wall, your book etc…

Out- Reflection

Through- Classwork

Travel Time Graph II

Glencoe Exploration

-How to Determine the Epicenter of an Earthquake

Locating an Epicenter WS

Homework:None


1st day warm up in

In- 12/04/08, Warm-Up

-Describe the Modified Mercalli Intensity scale.

-Why is the intensity value of an earthquake more meaningful than magnitude to a non-scientist.

-Explain how seismologist measure the magnitude of an earthquake.

Out- Reflection

Write a five sentence paragraph. Summarize what you have learned this week. How can seismologist use data, like we have been working with, to learn about earthquakes? Underline 4 key terms,refer to the word wall, your book etc…

Through- Classwork

Travel Time Graph II

Glencoe Exploration

-How to Determine the Epicenter of an Earthquake

Locating an Epicenter WS

Homework:

None (Finish Classwork)


1st day warm up in

In- 12/05/08, Warm-Up

None- set-up the right page

Out- Reflection 15pts.

Write a five-sentence paragraph. Summarize what you learned in the video today.

Underline 4 key terms

Through- Classwork

EARTH: THE BIOGRAPHY

20 Facts

(Must be in complete sentences)

-Skip Spaces

1.

2.

3.

4.

5.

6.

7.

8.

9.

10.

Etc…

Homework:

None


1st day warm up in

In- 12/8/08, Warm-Up

Write a five sentence paragraph. Summarize what you learned last week. How can seismologist use data, like we have been working with, to learn about earthquakes?

Out- Reflection 10pts.

Write a five sentence paragraph.Summarize what you learned today. Explain the intensity scale used to describe the effects of an earthquake. Explain how the magnitude, focus, and epicenter, directly effect the intensity of an earthquake. Underline 4 key terms,refer to the word wall, your book etc…

Through- Classwork

Earth Quest- Earthquake

-Computer w/projector

-Earthquake Intensity WS

Homework:

Earthquake Intensity WS


1st day warm up in

In- 12/8/08, Warm-Up

Write a five sentence paragraph. Imagine you were in an earthquake. What would you feel? What would you hear? What would you see? What would you smell?

Out- Reflection 10pts.

Write a five sentence paragraph.Summarize what you learned today. Explain the intensity scale used to describe the effects of an earthquake. Explain how the magnitude, focus, and epicenter, directly effect the intensity of an earthquake. Underline 4 key terms,refer to the word wall, your book etc…

Through- Classwork

Earth Quest- Earthquake

-Computer w/projector

-Earthquake Intensity WS

Homework:

Earthquake Intensity WS


1st day warm up in

In- 12/9/08, Warm-Up

Write a five sentence paragraph. Imagine you were in an earthquake. What would you feel? What would you hear? What would you see? What would you smell?

Out- Reflection 10pts.

Read the 1st paragraph on Page 141.Based upon this reading determine if the Modified Mercali intensity scale is a qualitative or quantitative value. Explain.

-Three complete sentences

-Underline key terms

Through- Classwork

Earthquake in Rattlesburg

Part I-Determine intensity values and plot on map.

Part II-Draw isoseismal lines on map.

(All class w/overhead)

Homework:

Read Pg G150-G152 CYU #1-2 + U&A #1e-f


1st day warm up in

In- 12/10/08, Warm-Up

Write a five sentence paragraph. Summarize what you have learned about earthquakes.

Out- Reflection 10pts.

Use a Venn diagram to compare and contrast the relationship between earthquake intensity and magnitude. Include and underline the following words:Intensity, Magnitude, Modified Mercali Scale, Richter Scale, Qualitative, and Quantitative.

Through- Classwork

Qualitative vs. Quantitative

Earthquake Damage PPT

Homework: None

Headings:

Notes:


1st day warm up in

In- 12/11/08, Warm-Up

We are going to study the water cycle today.

Write a five sentence paragraph. Identify the different places water can go as it moves through and around the Earth.

Out- Reflection 20pts.

Draw a basic diagram of the water cycle. Include and underline the following words:Evaporation, condensation, transpiration, precipitation, snowmelt, surface runoff, clouds, ground water, rivers, lakes, oceans. Connect them all with arrows.

Through- Classwork

The Water Cycle Reading

USGS Website Overview

The Water Cycle Activity

“Imagine” Water Cycle

Water Cycle RAFT

Homework: Complete Water Cycle Story (RAFT)


1st day warm up in

In- 12/12/08, Warm-Up

We are going to study the water cycle today.

Write a five sentence paragraph. Identify the different places water can go as it moves through and around the Earth.

Out- Reflection 20pts.

Draw a basic diagram of the water cycle. Include and underline the following words:Evaporation, condensation, transpiration, precipitation, snowmelt, surface runoff, clouds, ground water, rivers, lakes, oceans. Connect them all with arrows.

Through- Classwork

The Water Cycle Reading

USGS Website Overview

The Water Cycle Activity

“Imagine” Water Cycle

Water Cycle RAFT

Homework: Complete Water Cycle Story (RAFT)


1st day warm up in

In- 12/15/08, Warm-Up

Write a five-sentence paragraph.Based on what we have studied so far this year, explain how the Earth’s systems are connected.

As an example you could explain how volcanoes are connected to the geosphere, the atmosphere,the hydrosphere, and the biosphere.

Out- Reflection

TBD

Through- Classwork

Mid-Term Review Session PPT

Mid-Term Exam Study Guide

Homework: Complete Mid-Term Exam Study Guide


1st day warm up in

In- 12/16/08, Warm-Up

Write a five sentence

Paragraph. What is your favorite topic of study/activity that we have studied this year in Earth Science? Why did you enjoy this area of study? What is your least favorite study/activity? Why?

Out- Reflection

TBD

Through- Classwork

Mid-Term Review Session PPT

Mid-Term Exam Study Guide

-Part II

Homework: Complete Mid-Term Exam Study Guide


1st day warm up in

Through- Class work

Set-Up Interactive Notebook

Homework-

In- 8/20/09, Warm-Up

No Warm-Up

Out- Reflection

Write a five sentence paragraph about someone that you look up to. (Someone you know or a celebrity) Who? Why? Etc…


1st day warm up in

In- 8/21/08, Warm-Up

Write a five sentence paragraph

about the most beautiful place

that you have ever been. What is

the name of this place?Who took

you there? When did you go

there? Where is this place? Why

is it beautiful?

Out- Reflection 10 pts.

Earth Science Concept Map

-What items did you connect?

-What was your favorite

connection?

-Why is understanding connections

between the different spheres

important?

-CSIQ- Complete Sentences

12

Through- Classwork

Earth Science

Slideshow

Answer each slide in complete sentences.

CSIQ:

Complete Sentence Including Question

Earth Science Concept Map

Homework-

Earth Science Word Search

13


1st day warm up in

In- 8/22/08, Warm-Up

Write a five sentence

paragraph about why

understanding connections

between the different spheres

Important.

-Give a few examples of some

Of the connections that you

made.

-Explain how air, surface,

water, frozen water, and living

things interact to affect your

lives.

Out- Reflection

None (Applying Science/What is

Earth Science? WS)

14

Through- Classwork

Earth Science Notes

-Graphic Organizer

Applying Science/What is Earth Science? WS

Homework-none

15


1st day warm up in

Interactive Notebook- Scoresheet


1st day warm up in

In- 8/25/08, Warm-Up

Write a five sentence

paragraph that summarizes the

problems and benefits that

result from our modern

technology.

-Give a few examples of these

problems and benefits from

Friday's assignment.

Out- Reflection

None (Scientific Method Lab

Report WS)

15

Through- Classwork

Scientific Method

-Cornell Notes WS

Scientific Method Lab

Report WS

Homework-Scientific Method Lab Report WS

16


1st day warm up in

In- 8/26/08, Warm-Up

-What is a hypothesis?

-What is an independent

variable?

-What is a dependent

variable?

-What is a control?

Out- Reflection

None (Using the Scientific

Method Lab)

17

Through- Classwork

Using the Scientific Method Lab

-Test the Hypothesis and

Analyze the Data

Notes: Recording data and graphing basics (optional)

Homework-

Using the Scientific Method Lab

-Bar Graph and Conclusion

18


1st day warm up in

In- 8/28/08, Warm-Up

-CSIQ-

-From yesterdays lab, what

was your hypothesis?

-From the data, what was

the warmest part of the

room?

-Based on the data, what

conclusion did you draw?

-How did your findings

compare to the two other

groups that you exchanged

Data with?

Out- Reflection -CSIQ-

Explain two ways to find

the density of an

Object? 10pts

.19

Through- Classwork

Safety in the Science Classroom

Density Lab

Homework-Designing an

Experiment/Scientific Method WS

20


1st day warm up in

In- 8/29/08, Warm-Up

-CSIQ-

-What is the changeable

factor in an experiment

called?

-What word refers to a

standard for comparison

In an experiment.

-What do milliliters and

Cubic centimeters

measure?

-What do grams measure??

Out- Reflection

None

.

Through- Classwork

Quiz- Intro to Earth Science & Basics of Science (Open Note)

Practicing Measurement Skills WS

Homework-none


1st day warm up in

In- 9/2/08, Warm-Up

Write a five sentence

paragraph about your

favorite musician or

band. Who is this

musician or band? What

style is this musician or

band? Why do you like

this musician or band?

Out- Reflection

None

.

Through- Classwork

Check out Earth Comm Textbooks

-Introducing the Earth Comm Textbook WS

-Geo Words Format Handout and Assignment Instructions

Homework-Geo Words

Pg U8-U12 All


1st day warm up in

In- 9/4/08, Warm-Up

-CSIQ-

Use your book Pg U8 U12

-How do you think weathering

and erosion provide the

ingredients that will form a

sedimentary rock?

-How do you think compaction

and cementation can form a

sedimentary rock?

Out- Reflection

-CSIQ-

Write a five-sentence

paragraph that summarizes

the rock cycle. Include the

three types of rocks.

Through- Classwork

Homework Format

Rock Cycle Activity

Homework-Read Pg U8-U12

Answer questions: CYU #1-4 and U&A #1&2


1st day warm up in

In- 9/5/08, Warm-Up

Update Scoresheet

Out- Reflection

Complete Sentences

What processes cause sediment

to be converted into

sedimentary rock?

Describe each of the following:

Sedimentary Rock

-Clastic

-Chemical

-Organic

Through- Classwork

Rock Types- Graphic Organizer

You will paste your Graphic Organizer here at the end of class.

Homework-None


1st day warm up in

Interactive Notebook- Scoresheet


1st day warm up in

In- 9/8/08, Warm-Up

-CSIQ-

What are two different

categories of igneous rocks?

What are two different

categories of

metamorphic rocks?

What are three different

categories of

sedimentary rocks?

Out- Reflection

None(start homework)

Through- Classwork

DPS Earth Science Pre-Test

Extra Credit Bedrock Geology Word Search

Homework-

Geo Words Pg U17-U20 All


1st day warm up in

In- 9/9/08, Warm-Up

-CSIQ-

-What type of environment does

limestone suggest?

-In what type of environment

does coal form?

-What processes cause sediment

to be converted into

sedimentary rock?

Out- Reflection

Describe the variety of rocks

in our community. Are there

many different types of rocks

in our community? If so, Why

do you think this is the case?

Explain.

Through- Classwork

Geologic Maps and the Rocks of Our Community

-What are the most common sedimentary rocks in our community?

-What are the most common igneous rocks in our community?

-What are the most common metamorphic rocks our community?

-What are the oldest rocks in our community?

-Data Tables on the following pages.

Homework-

Read Pg U17-U20 CYU 1-4


1st day warm up in

In- 9/11/08, Warm-Up

-CSIQ-

-Describe the type of igneous

rock that is formed when magma

cools very slowly. (details)

-Describe the type of igneous

rock that is formed when lava

cools very quickly. (details)

-What determines the color of

an igneous rock?

Out- Reflection

Describe the variety of rocks

in our community. Are there

many different types of rocks

in our community? If so, Why

do you think this is the case?

Explain.

  • Through- Classwork

  • Geologic History Notes

  • -answer 9/9/08 Through Questions

  • -Butera’s Favorite Areas

  • -How to Describe a Rock

  • Lecture w/handout

  • Rock Lab

  • Homework-

  • Read Pg U27-U30 CYU 1-3

  • +Geo Words Pg U27-U30 All


1st day warm up in

In- 9/12/08, Warm-Up

-CSIQ-

-What is a protolith?

-Explain why foliation

occurs in many metamorphic

rocks.

-Explain regional metamorphism.

Out- Reflection

Write a five sentence paragraph

that summarizes what you have

learned this week. Please be

specific.

  • Through- Classwork

  • Activity 4: Rock Units

  • -Read U36-U37

  • -Rock Units and Your Community WS

  • Together as a class

  • Geo Words Cross Word Puzzle

  • Homework-

  • None


1st day warm up in

In- 9/16/08, Warm-Up

-What are two sources of heat that can lead to metamorphism?

-Explain how regional metamorphism can metamorphose large volumes of rock.

-Explain contact metamorphism.

-Explain how foliation occurs in a metamorphic rock.

Out- Reflection

None (Start HW)

Through- Classwork

Cornell Notes-

-Forces in the Earth Part II

-Review homework format and start homework

Classwork/Homework:

Read Pg. U53-U55 CYU 1-3 + U&A 1+2

Headings:

Notes:


1st day warm up in

In- 9/15/08, Warm-Up

Write a five sentence

paragraph. Explain the rock cycle. Include some of the new information that you have learned recently in this class. Please include at least 3 Geo Words and underline them.

Out- Reflection

None (Start HW)

Through- Classwork

Cornell Notes-

Forces in the Earth Part I

Classwork/Homework:

Read Pg. U43-U47 CYU 1-3 + U&A 1+2

Headings:

Notes:


1st day warm up in

In- 9/18/08, Warm-Up

-What factors determine whether the Earth’s crust will fold or form a fault?

-What are the three types of faults?

-What are the two types of folds?

Out- Reflection 15pts

Write a five sentence paragraph that explains what you have learned about bedrock geology. Include three of the new Geo Words that you have learned. Additionally, include some examples of evidence of geologic principle that are found in our community.

Through- Classwork

Activity #6 Reading the Geologic History of Your Community

Part A

1a)

b)

c)

2a)

b)

3a)

b)

4a)

b)

5a) b)

Part B

1a)

Fault Lab

Homework:None


1st day warm up in

In- 9/22/08, Warm-Up

Write a five sentence

paragraph. Explain the geologic principle of superposition. What are two exceptions to this rule. Where can you see a good example of this principle in the Denver area?

Out- Reflection

None (Start HW)

Through- Classwork

Cornell Notes-

Bedrock Geology Review

Classwork/Homework:

Bedrock Geology Study Guide

Headings:

Notes:


1st day warm up in

In- 9/23/08, Warm-Up

-CSIQ-

-Explain the geologic principle of lateral continuity.

-Explain the geologic principle of superposition.

-What are the causes of uplift and subsidence?

Out- Reflection

None

Through- Classwork

Bedrock Geology Chapter Test

Homework:

None


1st day warm up in

In- 9/25/08, Warm-Up

-CSIQ-

Write a five-sentence paragraph. Explain what you learned as you studied bedrock geology. What did you know already? What was new to you? What was your favorite part?

Out- Reflection

Write a five-sentence paragraph. Summarize what you learned today on the plate tectonics website. You must include five new terms from the website. Underline each term.

Through- Classwork

Counselor Presentation

Plate Tectonics Web Activity

Homework:

None


1st day warm up in

Through- Classwork

Plate Tectonics Web Activity

Extra credit word search

-Rocks and Minerals

-Due at the end of class

Must finish web activity first

Homework:

None

In- 9/26/08, Warm-Up

-CSIQ-

Write a five-sentence paragraph. Summarize what you learned today on the plate tectonics website. You must include five new terms from the website. Underline each term.

Out- Reflection

None


1st day warm up in

In- 9/29/08, Warm-Up

Write a five sentence

Paragraph. Summarize what you learned last week about plate tectonics. Include at least five specific terms and underline them.

Out- Reflection

None (Start HW)

Through- Classwork

Cornell Notes-

Plate Tectonics

Classwork/Homework:

Geo Words Pg G68-G72 All

Headings:

Notes:


1st day warm up in

In- 9/30/08, Warm-Up

-CSIQ-

-What are three types of plate boundaries?

-What are the two layers of mantle?

-Describe these two layers of mantle.

Out- Reflection

None (Start HW)

Through- Classwork

Sea Floor Spreading- Reading

Pg G69-G72

Magnetosphere PPT

Rates of Sea Floor Spreading

-Activity/WS

Classwork/Homework:

Rates of Sea Floor Spreading

-Activity/WS


1st day warm up in

In- 10/2/08, Warm-Up

-CSIQ-

Write a five-sentence paragraph.

Summarize what you learned form the activity, Rates of Sea Floor Spreading.

-Where is the oldest rock relative to the Mid-Atlantic Ridge? Where is the

youngest rock? What conclusion can you draw from this data?

-How do the magnetic striping patterns help prove the existence of divergent

plate boundaries, sea floor spreading and plate tectonics?

Out- Reflection

Write a five-sentence paragraph.

Describe all of the evidence for the Theory of Plate Tectonics that we have

learned so far.

Through- Classwork

-Plate Tectonics Act.#2 Investigate Pg. G77

Part C 1a,b,c

Part D 1a,b,c

-Subduction Zone Lab Set

Classwork/Homework:

Read Pg G68-G72 CYU# 1-6 + U&A 1,3,4,5


1st day warm up in

Headings:

Notes:

In- 10/03/08, Warm-Up

Write a five sentence

Paragraph. Explain how the different types of evidence that we have studied this week supports the theory of plate tectonics. (GPS: Global Positioning System, Sea Floor Spreading, The Andesite Line)

Out- Reflection 10pts.

Write a five sentence

Paragraph. Summarize what you learned this week. Include six specific terms and underline them.

Through- Classwork

Cornell Notes-

Plate Boundaries PPT

Plate Boundaries WS

Homework:

None


1st day warm up in

In- 10/06/08, Warm-Up

-Name three types of boundaries between lithospheric plates.

-Convergent boundaries can be found in three different settings, what are they?

Out- Reflection 10pts.

Write a five sentence

Paragraph. Describe subduction. Include four specific terms and underline them.

Through- Classwork

Read Pg G68-G72, G78-G83

Plate Tectonics Poster

Homework:

Read Pg G78-G83 CYU #1-7


1st day warm up in

In- 10/07/08, Warm-Up

Write a five sentence

Paragraph. Describe subduction. Include four specific terms and underline them.

Out- Reflection

None (Start HW)

Through- Classwork

Plate Tectonics Poster

-Due today: no additional class time will be used.

Extra Credit Cross Word

-Must finish poster, due at the end of class

Homework:

Read Pg G89-G93 CYU #1-6 + U&A #1a+b


1st day warm up in

Headings:

Notes:

In- 10/17/08, Warm-Up

Write a five sentence

Paragraph. Describe all of the geologic features that can form at plate boundaries. Include four specific terms and underline them.

Out- Reflection

Write a five sentence

Paragraph. Explain the following information: Which rock was the most dense, which rock was the least dense earth material. Which of these rocks is found on the continental crust and which of these rocks is found in the oceanic crust. How does this lab relate to Plate tectonics?

Through- Classwork

Density & Convection

-Demo + PPT

Cornell Notes: How to solve for Volume and Mass

Density of Earth Materials Lab

Homework:

Read Pg G100-G103 CYU #1-4


1st day warm up in

In- 10/10/08, Warm-Up

Draw and label a diagram showing the three main layers of the earth. Include diagrams of convection currents and show some of the features that result from these forces.(Refer to figure 3 on Pg G92.)

Out- Reflection 10pts. Write a five sentence

Paragraph. Describe the process thermal convection in the Earth’s interior. Explain how this process drives the plates. Include fivespecific terms and underline them.

Through- Classwork

Plate Tectonics Poster

-Super Bonus, one-time only, last day!

Extra Credit Cross Word

-Must finish poster, due at the end of class

Homework:None


1st day warm up in

In- 10/13/08, Warm-Up

Answer the following questions in complete sentences. -CSIQ-

-What pattern discovered along the ocean floor helps prove that the plates are

moving apart at ocean ridges?

-What is the name of the process when one lithospheric plate remains at the

surface and another plate slides down beneath the surface plate?

-How was the Andes Mountain range in western South America most likely formed?

Out- Reflection

Write a five sentence

Paragraph. Describe how the heat flow at mid-ocean ridges provides evidence to

support the theory of plate tectonics.

Through- Classwork

Mid-Ocean Ridge Heat Flow

Homework:

Read Pg G110-G116 CYU #1-5


1st day warm up in

In- 10/14/08, Warm-Up

Think of a person in history, in your community, or in the news today who has made a positive contribution to the world. What is/was that contribution and how was it linked to the individuals skills and talents, and/or personal values?

Out- Reflection

What are some of your strengths?

What are some of your values?

What careers could possibly lead from your interests, strengths and values?

Through- Classwork

College Ed 10/14/08

College Ed is a series of activities in a workbook that you will be completing this year. It is part of the Excelerator Program.

TJHS received a large grant from College Board, the organization that runs the Excelerator Program, two years ago. This grant allows TJHS to provide more AP classes, run the Future Center, and provide programs like AVID and College Ed, which help prepare students for college.


1st day warm up in

In- 10/16/08, Warm-Up

Answer the following questions in complete sentences. -CSIQ-

-Using your notes give an example of a divergent boundary, a convergent boundary, and a transform boundary. For each example state the location and the types of geologic features are found there.

Out- Reflection 10pts

Write a five sentence

Paragraph. Describe how the Earth’s Systems are interconnected. Refer to the DVD Earth: The Biography- Volcanoes.Include fivespecific terms and underline them.

Through- Classwork

Mid-Ocean Ridge Heat Flow

DVD Earth: The Biography- Volcanoes

20 Facts or Theories

(Must be in complete sentences)

-Skip Spaces

1.

2.

3.

4.

5.

6.

7.

8.

9.

10.

Etc…

Homework:

None


1st day warm up in

In- 10/17/08, Warm-Up

Write a five sentence

Paragraph. Describe how the Earth’s Systems are interconnected. Refer to the DVD Earth: The Biography- Volcanoes.Include fivespecific terms and underline them.

Out- Reflection 10pts

Write a five sentence

Paragraph. Summarize what you learned this week. Include six specific terms and underline them.

Through- Classwork

Building Features on the Earths Surface- PPT w/ WS

Homework:

None


1st day warm up in

In- 10/20/08, Warm-Up

-How was the Andes Mountain range in western South America Likely formed?

-If an unknown rock has a mass of 30.0 g and a volume of 10.0 cm3, What is the density?

-What is the name of the process by which the continental landmass grows as a result of ocean continental subduction?

Out- Reflection 10pts

Write a five sentence

Paragraph. Explain all of the pieces of evidence that you have learned about that help to support the theory of plate tectonics. Include six specific terms and underline them.

Through- Classwork

Tonga Trench- Intro

Island Arc/Trench Earthquakes Lab Set

Plate Tectonics Chapter Test Friday 8/24/08 159 pts.

Homework:Study for Plate Tectonics Chapter Test


1st day warm up in

In- 10/23/08, Warm-Up

Answer in complete sentences

-Why are earthquakes and volcanoes usually found on the continental side of a plate boundary?

-What is the name of the process when one lithospheric plate remains at the surface and another plate slides down beneath the surface plate?

-What is the part of the Earth that is the solid uppermost part- the most technical term?

Out- Reflection 10pts

Write a five sentence

Paragraph. Explain all of the pieces of evidence that you have learned about that help to support the theory of plate tectonics. Include six specific terms and underline them.

Through- Classwork

DDRG Development of the Theory of Plate Tectonics

Pangaea/Laurasia and Gondwanland Map Activity

Plate Tectonics Chapter Test Review

Plate Tectonics Chapter Test Friday 8/24/08 159 pts.

Homework:Study for Plate Tectonics Chapter Test


1st day warm up in

In- 10/24/08, Warm-Up

Write a five sentence

Paragraph. Explain all of the pieces of evidence that you have learned about that help to support the theory of plate tectonics and continental drift. Include six specific terms and underline them.

Out- Reflection

None

Through- Classwork

Plate Tectonics Chapter Test -159 pts.-

Volcanoes Vocabulary

Homework:

Finish Volcanoes Vocabulary


1st day warm up in

In- 10/27/08, Warm-Up

Write a five sentence

Paragraph. Based on what you learned about plate tectonics , explain what causes volcanoes. Include four specific terms and underline them.

Out- Reflection 10 pts.

Write a five sentence

Paragraph. Describe what you saw in the slideshow today. What types of scenes were shown in the pictures? Was there loss of life or damages to the environment? What types of colors did you see in the images, describe them. Do these events occur on a small scale or a large scale. Are volcanoes powerful? Underline six key descriptive words.

Through- Classwork

Mt. St. Helens Video Clip

Famous Eruptions PPT

-Cornell Notes

Homework:

None

Headings:

Notes:


1st day warm up in

In- 11/3/08, Warm-Up

Write a five sentence

Paragraph. What is your favorite topic of study/activity that we have studied this year in Earth Science? Why did you enjoy this area of study? What is your least favorite study/activity? Why?

Out- Reflection

None

Through- Classwork

Volcanic Landforms PPT

-Cornell Notes

Glencoe Explorations 10 w/WS

Homework:

Read Pg. G7-G11 CYU#1-6

+ U&A 2,3,4

Headings:

Notes:


1st day warm up in

In- 11/4/08, Warm-Up

-Where do most volcanoes form on land?

-What are hot spots? Provide an example of a hot spot on Earth.

-Where do most volcanoes occur?

Out- Reflection

None

Through- Classwork

Physical and Chemical Properties of Molten Rock PPT

-Cornell Notes

Eruptions and Forms of Volcanoes WS

Homework:

Read Pg. G17-G21 CYU#3-6

Headings:

Notes:


1st day warm up in

In- 11/6/08, Warm-Up

Write a five sentence

Paragraph. Explain the relationship between silica content and pyroclastic vs. lava flow. Explain the relationship between water vapor and pyroclastic vs. lava flow.

Out- Reflection 10 pts.

Write a five sentence

Paragraph. Explain how today’s lab is relate to our recent studies of volcanoes.

Underline five key terms.

Through- Classwork

Speed of the Bubble Lab

-Graphs and Motion

Homework:

Read Pg. G26-G28 CYU#1-6


1st day warm up in

In- 11/7/08, Warm-Up

-What is viscosity?

-Name two factors that influence the viscosity of lava flow.

-What is a pyroclastic flow?

Out- Reflection 10 pts.

Write a five sentence

Paragraph. Summarize what you learned this week. Include the terms on the word wall.

Underline five key terms.

Through- Classwork

Investigation 17-2

-Volcanic Eruptions

Homework:

None


1st day warm up in

In- 11/11/08, Warm-Up

-What types of volcanic landforms are associated with high silica magmas?

-What type of volcanoes are usually found at subduction zones.

-What type of magma chemical composition would you expect to find at a hot spot?

Out- Reflection

None

Through- Classwork

Patterns of Volcanism

Homework:

Patterns of Volcanism


1st day warm up in

In- 11/13/08, Warm-Up

-What is the cause of most volcanoes found on land?

-Describe a composite volcano.

-Describe a shield volcano.

-Describe a cinder cone volcano.

Out- Reflection 15 pts.

Write a five-sentence paragraph.

Scenario: A volcano erupted and you died. What were you doing at the time of the eruption. Were you near the eruption or 80 Km away? What was your cause of death. What type of volcanic hazard led to your death? Underline 4 key terms,refer to the word wall, the Volcanic Hazards WS, etc…

Through- Classwork

Volcanic Hazards PPT

W/ Questions WS

Volcanic Hazards Graphing

Homework:

Volcanic Hazards Graphing


1st day warm up in

In- 11/14/08, Warm-Up P4

Write a five-sentence paragraph.

Scenario: A volcano erupted and you died. What were you doing at the time of the eruption. Were you near the eruption or 80 Km away? What was your cause of death. What type of volcanic hazard led to your death? Underline 4 key terms,refer to the word wall, the Volcanic Hazards WS, etc…

Out- Reflection 15 pts.

None

Through- Classwork

Ring of Fire DVD

Homework:

None


1st day warm up in

In- 11/17/08, Warm-Up

-What is the difference between magma and lava?

-How does the volume of an eruption affect the area covered by the eruption?

-What is a lahar and how are they formed?

Out- Reflection

None

Through- Classwork

Volcanic Hazards PPT

W/ Questions WS

Volcanoes Study Guide

Homework:

Volcanoes Study Guide


1st day warm up in

In- 11/18/08, Warm-Up

-What type of volcanic hazard is most likely to affect communities several hundred kilometers from the volcano site?

-What type of volcanic hazard is most likely to affect communities ten to one hundred kilometers from the volcano site?

-Describe the global distribution of volcanoes.

Out- Reflection

None

Through- Classwork

Poinsettias

Volcanoes Test

Volcanoes Word Search

Homework:

None


1st day warm up in

In- 11/19/08, Warm-Up

Write a five-sentence paragraph.Describe an experience you have had using a map. Why were you using a map? Where were you going? How did it work out for you?

Out- Reflection 15pts.

Write a five-sentence paragraph. What is a topographic map? What are the essential elements of a topographic map? How can you use a topographic map to find the shape and elevation of the landscape? Who uses topographic maps? Underline 4 key terms,refer to the word wall, the maps handout, etc…

Through- Classwork

Intro: Topographic Maps

-Colorado PPT

Topographic Map

-Oral reading w/handout

Topographic Map Lab

-Modeling Contours

Homework:

Maps & Topographic Maps WS Part A & B


1st day warm up in

In- 11/20/08, Warm-Up

Write a five-sentence paragraph.Describe an experience you have had using a map. Why were you using a map? Where were you going? How did it work out for you?

Out- Reflection 15pts.

Write a five-sentence paragraph. What is a topographic map? What are the essential elements of a topographic map? How can you use a topographic map to find the shape and elevation of the landscape? Who uses topographic maps? Underline 4 key terms,refer to the word wall, the maps handout, etc…

Through- Classwork

Intro: Topographic Maps

-Colorado PPT

Topographic Map

-Oral reading w/handout

Topographic Map Lab

-Modeling Contours

Homework:

Maps & Topographic Maps WS Part A & B


1st day warm up in

In- 11/21/08, Warm-Up

Write a five-sentence paragraph.Explain in your own words the meaning of a contour line, contour interval, and topographic map.

Out- Reflection 15pts.

Write a five-sentence paragraph. Explain how topography influences volcanic flows. What is the relationship between speed, velocity, and force and the steepness of a slope? How will this affect lava flows and lahars?

Underline 4 key terms,refer to the word wall, the maps handout, and your volcanoes resources (notes and textbook) etc…

Through- Classwork

Intro: Topographic Maps

-Labeling on a Map

Reading Topographic Map WS

-Guided Practice

Homework:

None


1st day warm up in

In- 11/24/08, Warm-Up

Write a five-sentence paragraph.Based on what we have studied so far this year, explain how the Earth’s systems are connected.

As an example you could explain how volcanoes are connected to the geosphere, the atmosphere,the hydrosphere, and the biosphere.

Out- Reflection 15pts.

Write a five-sentence paragraph. Summarize what you learned in the video today.

Underline 4 key terms

Through- Classwork

NOVA: Wave that Shook the World

20 Facts

(Must be in complete sentences)

-Skip Spaces

1.

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Etc…

Homework:

None


1st day warm up in

In- 11/25/08, Warm-Up

Write a five-sentence paragraph.Based on what we have studied so far this year, explain how the subjects that we studied are connected.

As an example you could explain how bedrock geology, plate tectonics, earthquakes and volcanoes are all connected.

Out- Reflection 15pts.

Write a five-sentence paragraph. Summarize what you learned in the video today.

Underline 4 key terms

Through- Classwork

NOVA: Wave that Shook the World

15 Facts

(Must be in complete sentences)

-Skip Spaces

1.

2.

3.

4.

5.

6.

7.

8.

9.

10.

Etc…

Homework:

None


1st day warm up in

In- 12/01/08, Warm-Up

Write a five sentence paragraph. Write about someone that you look up to.

Who is this person?

How do you know them?

Why do you look up to them?

How can you use the things that you learn from them to help you, in your life?

Out- Reflection

None- Start Homework

Through- Classwork

Oral Reading Digging Deeper

“What is an Earthquake”

-Pg G125

Wave Animations

“Recording Earthquake Waves”

-Pg G134

PDF Images

-Start Homework

Homework:

Read Pg G125-G129 CYU#1-5 + U&A #1-3

Read Pg G134-G136 CYU#1-4


1st day warm up in

In- 12/02/08, Warm-Up

-Explain how seismic waves are generated by an earthquake.

-Describe a P-wave.

-Describe an S-wave.

-Describe a surface wave.

Out- Reflection

Explain the relationship between the arrival times of P-waves and S-waves and the distances from the epicenter of the earthquake.

Through- Classwork

Travel Time Graph I

Homework:

Read Pg G141-G144 CYU#1-5


1st day warm up in

In- 12/04/08, Warm-Up P4

Write a five sentence paragraph. Summarize what you have learned this week. How can seismologist use data, like we have been working with, to learn about earthquakes? Underline 4 key terms,refer to the word wall, your book etc…

Out- Reflection

Through- Classwork

Travel Time Graph II

Glencoe Exploration

-How to Determine the Epicenter of an Earthquake

Locating an Epicenter WS

Homework:None


1st day warm up in

In- 12/04/08, Warm-Up

-Describe the Modified Mercalli Intensity scale.

-Why is the intensity value of an earthquake more meaningful than magnitude to a non-scientist.

-Explain how seismologist measure the magnitude of an earthquake.

Out- Reflection

Write a five sentence paragraph. Summarize what you have learned this week. How can seismologist use data, like we have been working with, to learn about earthquakes? Underline 4 key terms,refer to the word wall, your book etc…

Through- Classwork

Travel Time Graph II

Glencoe Exploration

-How to Determine the Epicenter of an Earthquake

Locating an Epicenter WS

Homework:

None (Finish Classwork)


1st day warm up in

In- 12/05/08, Warm-Up

None- set-up the right page

Out- Reflection 15pts.

Write a five-sentence paragraph. Summarize what you learned in the video today.

Underline 4 key terms

Through- Classwork

EARTH: THE BIOGRAPHY

20 Facts

(Must be in complete sentences)

-Skip Spaces

1.

2.

3.

4.

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7.

8.

9.

10.

Etc…

Homework:

None


1st day warm up in

In- 12/8/08, Warm-Up

Write a five sentence paragraph. Summarize what you learned last week. How can seismologist use data, like we have been working with, to learn about earthquakes?

Out- Reflection 10pts.

Write a five sentence paragraph.Summarize what you learned today. Explain the intensity scale used to describe the effects of an earthquake. Explain how the magnitude, focus, and epicenter, directly effect the intensity of an earthquake. Underline 4 key terms,refer to the word wall, your book etc…

Through- Classwork

Earth Quest- Earthquake

-Computer w/projector

-Earthquake Intensity WS

Homework:

Earthquake Intensity WS


1st day warm up in

In- 12/8/08, Warm-Up

Write a five sentence paragraph. Imagine you were in an earthquake. What would you feel? What would you hear? What would you see? What would you smell?

Out- Reflection 10pts.

Write a five sentence paragraph.Summarize what you learned today. Explain the intensity scale used to describe the effects of an earthquake. Explain how the magnitude, focus, and epicenter, directly effect the intensity of an earthquake. Underline 4 key terms,refer to the word wall, your book etc…

Through- Classwork

Earth Quest- Earthquake

-Computer w/projector

-Earthquake Intensity WS

Homework:

Earthquake Intensity WS


1st day warm up in

In- 12/9/08, Warm-Up

Write a five sentence paragraph. Imagine you were in an earthquake. What would you feel? What would you hear? What would you see? What would you smell?

Out- Reflection 10pts.

Read the 1st paragraph on Page 141.Based upon this reading determine if the Modified Mercali intensity scale is a qualitative or quantitative value. Explain.

-Three complete sentences

-Underline key terms

Through- Classwork

Earthquake in Rattlesburg

Part I-Determine intensity values and plot on map.

Part II-Draw isoseismal lines on map.

(All class w/overhead)

Homework:

Read Pg G150-G152 CYU #1-2 + U&A #1e-f


1st day warm up in

In- 12/10/08, Warm-Up

Write a five sentence paragraph. Summarize what you have learned about earthquakes.

Out- Reflection 10pts.

Use a Venn diagram to compare and contrast the relationship between earthquake intensity and magnitude. Include and underline the following words:Intensity, Magnitude, Modified Mercali Scale, Richter Scale, Qualitative, and Quantitative.

Through- Classwork

Qualitative vs. Quantitative

Earthquake Damage PPT

Homework: None

Headings:

Notes:


1st day warm up in

In- 12/11/08, Warm-Up

We are going to study the water cycle today.

Write a five sentence paragraph. Identify the different places water can go as it moves through and around the Earth.

Out- Reflection 20pts.

Draw a basic diagram of the water cycle. Include and underline the following words:Evaporation, condensation, transpiration, precipitation, snowmelt, surface runoff, clouds, ground water, rivers, lakes, oceans. Connect them all with arrows.

Through- Classwork

The Water Cycle Reading

USGS Website Overview

The Water Cycle Activity

“Imagine” Water Cycle

Water Cycle RAFT

Homework: Complete Water Cycle Story (RAFT)


1st day warm up in

In- 12/12/08, Warm-Up

We are going to study the water cycle today.

Write a five sentence paragraph. Identify the different places water can go as it moves through and around the Earth.

Out- Reflection 20pts.

Draw a basic diagram of the water cycle. Include and underline the following words:Evaporation, condensation, transpiration, precipitation, snowmelt, surface runoff, clouds, ground water, rivers, lakes, oceans. Connect them all with arrows.

Through- Classwork

The Water Cycle Reading

USGS Website Overview

The Water Cycle Activity

“Imagine” Water Cycle

Water Cycle RAFT

Homework: Complete Water Cycle Story (RAFT)


1st day warm up in

In- 12/15/08, Warm-Up

Write a five-sentence paragraph.Based on what we have studied so far this year, explain how the Earth’s systems are connected.

As an example you could explain how volcanoes are connected to the geosphere, the atmosphere,the hydrosphere, and the biosphere.

Out- Reflection

TBD

Through- Classwork

Mid-Term Review Session PPT

Mid-Term Exam Study Guide

Homework: Complete Mid-Term Exam Study Guide


1st day warm up in

In- 12/16/08, Warm-Up

Write a five sentence

Paragraph. What is your favorite topic of study/activity that we have studied this year in Earth Science? Why did you enjoy this area of study? What is your least favorite study/activity? Why?

Out- Reflection

TBD

Through- Classwork

Mid-Term Review Session PPT

Mid-Term Exam Study Guide

-Part II

Homework: Complete Mid-Term Exam Study Guide


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