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Environmental Science. Daily Agenda Fall 2011. Environmental Science: W 11/16. Warm up Is there any way for ocean water to be added back into the freshwater cycle? How might global warming affect the amount of fresh water available to us?

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    1. Environmental Science Daily Agenda Fall 2011

    2. Environmental Science: W 11/16 Warm up • Is there any way for ocean water to be added back into the freshwater cycle? • How might global warming affect the amount of fresh water available to us? • Why is fresh water as a resource becoming more limited? Stamp homework

    3. Environmental Science: T 11/15 Warm Up (use text, ch 11.2) • What % of the earth’s water is fresh water? • What % of the fresh water is frozen at the poles? • What % remains at our disposal? CW/HW Vocabch 11 Read ch 11 All section review Q’s

    4. Environmental Science: F. 11/11/11 Turn in packet • p. 200, #19-23, 28-31 (stamped) • Ch 7.1 section review and vocab (stamped) • Ch 7.2 section review and vocab (stamped) • Aquatic Ecosystems vocabulary • Aquatic Ecosystems - notes • "Quiz" and "Concept Review“ • Test

    5. Environmental Science: Th. 11/10 Stamp HW p. 200, #19-23, 28-31 Put together packet • p. 200, #19-23, 28-31 (stamped) • Ch7.1 section review and vocab (stamped) • Ch 7.2 section review and vocab (stamped) • Aquatic Ecosystems vocabulary • Aquatic Ecosystems - notes • "Quiz" and "Concept Review“ • Review HW • BINGO vocab review

    6. Environmental Science: Wed. 11/9 Warm Up • List three different anthropogenic threats to coral reefs and describe their specific effects on coral reefs. • Compare and contrast plankton, benthos and nekton. (Three way venn) • Which creatures are affected by ocean acidification: Pteropods or zooxanthellae? Explain. • Review notes • Complete vocab (use own words. Make a sketch) Text work p. 200, #19-23, 28-31 • Test Friday: aquatic biomes • Ch 7 + Coral reefs, wetlands, ocean acidification, runoff

    7. Environmental Science: Mon. 11/7/11 Warm up • If you could be any kind of scientist for a living, what would you like to be? • Science career day sign-ups – Nov. 18th • Coral Reef video notes • Ocean acidification & runoff ws - complete • Aquatic biomes vocab • Test Friday: aquatic biomes • Ch 7 + Coral reefs, wetlands, ocean acidification, runoff

    8. Environmental Science: Thur. 11/3/11 Warm up • What do you think is the largest source of pollution to our waterways? • Presentations, as available • iRespondvocab anticipation quiz • Aquatic ecosystems test Tuesday (includes ch 7)

    9. Environmental Science: Tue. 11/1/11 Presentations Coral Reefs Ocean Acidification Wetlands Run-off Pollution

    10. Environmental Science: Mon 10/31 Warm Up • Define anthropogenic Presentations Coral Reefs Ocean Acidification Wetlands Run-off Pollution

    11. Environmental Science: Fri! 10/28 • Turn in handouts for me to copy (don’t forget names!) • Share current events • Turn in current events • Video: freshwater biomes • Presentations Monday

    12. Environmental Science: Thurs. 10/20 • Turn in biodiversity article with notes Project: Georgia endangered animals

    13. Environmental Science: Wed. 10/19 • Finish reviewing Concept Review ws from yesterday • CW/HW: Aquatic Biodiversity Active Reading with questions • Last 10 minutes: Great Pacific Garbage Patch video

    14. Environmental Science: Tues. 10/18 Debrief on End of the Line movie Sign up for “Where does your fish come from?” Stamp book work 7.2 Review ch 7 book work CW/HW: Ch 7 Concept Review sheet

    15. Environmental Science: Thurs. 10/13 Warm Up • What is the defining difference between freshwater and marine habitats? • In what part of the ocean would you expect to find the greatest biodiversity? Explain. Review text work Ch 7.1 CW/HW: Text Ch 7.2 marine ecosystems • vocab • Read • answer section review Q’s p. 197 • Read Case Study P. 192-3. Answer Q’s.

    16. Environmental Science: Tues. 10/11 Warm Up • What abiotic factors determine an aquatic biome? • Stamp text section 7.1 work • Terrestrial biome presentations

    17. Environmental Science: Mon. 10/10 • Complete biome presentations CW/HW: Aquatic Biomes, Ch 7 • Define Section 1 vocabulary (p. 185) • Read Ch 7, Section 1 • Answer Section 1 Review Q’s, p. 190

    18. Environmental Science: Friday! 10/7 • Get into groups • grade your project on rubric • Turn in rubric • Project presentations • Each person presents their role

    19. Environmental Science: Tues. 10/4 • Turn in biomes organizer • Begin biomes project – due Friday • (Ace) trop. RF • savanna • desert • Temp rain forest • Temp deciduous forest • Tundra • Temperate grassland • Chaparral • taiga

    20. Environmental Science: Mon. 10/3 Warm-up • What is a deciduous tree? • What is a coniferous tree? CW/HW Biomes graph Biomes Organizer – complete

    21. Environmental Science: Fri. 9/30 Stamp and keep Current Event Warm Up • What factors determine a biome? (ch 6) Start biomes unit • Active Reading: What is a Biome?

    22. Biomes Unit Standards SEV2. Students will demonstrate an understanding that the Earth is one interconnected system. • c. Characterize the components that define a Biome. • Abiotic Factors – to include precipitation, temperature and soils. • Biotic Factors – plant and animal adaptations that create success in that biome.

    23. Environmental Science: Thurs. 9/29 • Complete lab write-up and turn in

    24. Environmental Science: Wed. 9/28 • Turn in packet • Ch 4 vocab • ch 4 textbook work • ch 5 vocab • ch 5 textbook work • Transfer of Energy in Ecosystems ws • Kingdom VENN diagrams ws • The Organization of Life ws (2 triangles) • Clear desk for test • Journal check after test • Current event due Friday

    25. Environmental Science: Tues. 9/27 • Lab write-up on computers • Complete lab write-up Thursday Test tomorrow Packet due tomorrow Journal check tomorrow Current event due Friday

    26. Environmental Science: Mon. 9/26 Warm Up • What kind of graph will you use for data? • Review text work • Vocab review sheet • demo lab format Ecology Test Wednesday

    27. Environmental Science: Fri. 9/23 • Radish Lab – Water/Record data – last time • Review text work • Succession

    28. Environmental Science: Thurs. 9/22 • Radish Lab – Water/Record data • Stamp text work pp. 143 – 145 #1-10, 24-26, 34-35 Warm Up • Compare and contrast primary and secondary succession. • What events can lead to primary succession? • What events can lead to secondary succession? • Complete Matter Cycles Notes • Review Text work Ecology Test Friday (Ch 4 & 5 + activities) Journal Check tomorrow Packet Due tomorrow (add text pp. 115-117 + VENN ws to packet TOC)

    29. Environmental Science: Wed. 9/21 Radish Lab – Water/Record data Turn in Web Quest Warm up: • What are biofuels? (Break the word down) • Given what you know about phosphorus (and oil) shortages, argue how biofuels could be thought of as nonrenewable. • Carbon cycle & succession notes • HW: Read ch 5, section 3. • Ch 5 review pp. 143 – 145 #1-10, 24-26, 34-35 Ecology Test Friday (Ch 4 & 5 + activities)

    30. Environmental Science: Tues 9/20 • Radish Lab – Water/Record data • Complete web quest • Ecology Test Friday (Ch 4 & 5 + activities)

    31. Environmental Science: Mon 9/19 Radish Lab – Water/Record data Warm up: • What are the three main components of fertilizer? • What would happen if excess fertilizer got into natural water bodies? 2nd: Complete nitrogen cycle notes + P cycle 4th: phosphorus cycle WEB QUEST Ch 4 & 5 test Friday

    32. Environmental Science: Fri. 9/16 • Radish Lab – Water/Record data Warm up: • What is nitrogen used for? • Stamp and share current events • Nitrogen Cycle Notes/video clips

    33. Environmental Science: Thurs. 9/15 • Radish Lab – Water/Record data Warm Up • What is a “trophic level”? (use your vocab) • Energy pyramid discussion CW: Complete and review Energy in Ecosystems ws • Notes on nitrogen cycle • Current event due tomorrow

    34. Environmental Science: Wed. 9/14 • Radish Lab – Water/Record data Warm-up • What do the arrows represent in a food chain? • What do you call a bunch of interconnected food chains? • What is the energy source for almost all ecosystems? • What kinds of organisms consume from every level of all food chains? • Correct yesterday’s warm-up in your journal. • Food web activity. CW/HW: Food web diagram Current Event Due Friday

    35. Environmental Science: Tues. 9/13 • Radish Lab – Water/Record data • Check textbook work. • Ch 4 quiz Warm- up (after quiz) • What kingdoms are the decomposers? • Describe the planet without decomposers. • Draw the longest realistic food chain you can think of. CW/HW: Define terms from Ch 5

    36. Environmental Science: Mon. 9/12 • Radish Lab – Water/Record data Warm-up • Compare and contrast habitat & niche • Describe your niche? • Review VENN ws • Text p. 115-117 # 10-17, 18-19, 21-24, 28-29 The Organization of Life (Ch 4) quiz tomorrow Current event due Friday

    37. Environmental Science: Fri. 9/9 • Radish Lab – Water/Record data Warm-up • Can organisms choose to evolve? Explain. • Compare and contrast natural selection and pesticide resistance. • Diversity of Living Things (4.3) notes CW/HW • VENN ws • Text p. 115-117 # 10-17, 18-19, 21-24, 28-29

    38. Answer to W.U. #2 9/9 • Same: In both cases, the organisms best adapted to the environment survive to pass their genes on to the next generation. • Diff.: With N.S., nature “selects” the best adaptations. With P.R., the pesticide becomes the main selector.

    39. Environmental Science: Thurs. 9/8 • Record Data (2 minutes) Warm-up • Compare and contrast pesticide and herbicide using a VENN diagram • Can you remember the 6 kingdoms? Complete Resistance ws Diversity of Living Things Note taking Ch 4 Quiz Tuesday

    40. Environmental Science: Wed. 9/7 Warm-up • Brainstorm some good lab safety practices. • Brainstorm other common sense lab practices. Review evolution Pesticide resistance

    41. Lab Safety • broken glass? • report immediately to teacher • Spills of every day materials? • Clean up immediately • Working with caustic or corrosive chemicals? • Close-toed shoes, safety goggles & apron • Chemical in eyes? • Eye-wash station

    42. Good Lab Practices • Return equipment to cart, cleaned and dried • Immediately clean up any spills to floor • Use sponges, not paper towels, for all water spills on counter • ONLY WATER in the sinks. • Wash hands when finished • ID your set-up (on drawing and cup) • Measure and Record accurate volumes, using small beakers or graduated cylinders • On data sheet, include space for notes/qualitative observations

    43. Pesticide resistance • http://www.npr.org/2011/01/19/133057071/bed-bug-genome-reveals-pesticide-resistance • Herbicide resistance

    44. Environmental Science: Tues. 9/6 Warm-up • What are adaptations? • Give an example of co-evolution. • Give one plant and one animal example of artificial selection. (Selective breeding) Test returns Set up radish experiment with group

    45. Environmental Science: Fri. 9/2 • Turn in current event • Current event group sharing • Design an experiment • HW: bring supplies for experiment

    46. Environmental Science: Thurs. 9/1 Warm-up • List some abiotic factors that affect plant life. • Define “germinate”. • Review scientific method - notes CW: sci. meth. X-word & back of sheet HW: Current Event due tomorrow

    47. Environmental Science: Wed., 8/31 • Turn in lab safety sheet • Stamp vocab • New Unit, new routine • Get a small (70 sht) spiral notebook to be used exclusively for Environmental Science notes and warm-ups • Date each page as you go • Copy every warm-up question • Answer each question when you enter the room • Correct any wrong answers when we go over them

    48. 8/31 Reminders • Current Event due Friday • Open House Tomorrow

    49. Ecology Unit Standards SEV2. Students will demonstrate an understanding that the Earth is one interconnected system. a. Describe how the abiotic components (water, air, and energy) affect the biosphere. b. Recognize and give examples of the hierarchy of the biological entities of the biosphere (organisms, populations, communities, ecosystems, and biosphere).

    50. Ecology Unit Standards SEV2. Students will demonstrate an understanding that the Earth is one interconnected system. c. Characterize the components that define a Biome. Abiotic Factors – to include precipitation, temperature and soils. Biotic Factors – plant and animal adaptations that create success in that biome. d. Characterize the components that define fresh-water and marine systems. Abiotic Factors – to include light, dissolved oxygen, phosphorus, nitrogen, pH and substrate. Biotic Factors – plant and animal adaptations characteristic to that system.