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 WELCOME to Ms. G's
EEn SCIENCE CLASS!

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ATMOSPHERE

 

MONDAY---- SEPTEMBER 16, 2019  

Today's Topic: THE WEATHER

Essential Question: 
How can we use weather maps and data to predict the weather.

Warm-Up: Who Ownes the Pet FishStation plot

Anticipatory Set:
Weather Jeopardy

Vocabulary: 
Wind, Jet Stream, Coriolis, Land Breeze, Sea Breeze

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:

The Weather Systems

Air Masses and Fronts

Tropical Cyclones

CLIMATE

Independent Work Exercise: 
Reading Station Models Activity

Group Work: 
Who Ownes the Pet Fish; Weather Jeopardy

Closing Activity: WORD-UP

 
 

 FRIDAY---- SEPTEMBER 13, 2019  

Today's Topic: Topographic Maps

Essential Question: realmap.en
What is a topographic map and how
is it used in earth science? 

Anticipatory Set: Design Your Community

Vocabulary: 
Topography; Contour Lines; elevation; map scale

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:

Introduction to Topographic Maps

YOUR Topographic Maps

Group Work: 
TODAY YOU WILL WORKING ON YOUR TOPOGRAPHIC MAP PROJECT.
REMEMBER YOU WILL BE MAKING A PAMPHLET ABOUT YOUR COMMUNITY
PLEASE BE SURE TO CLEAN UP BEFORE YOU LEAVE

 Closing Activity: CLEAN UP

 
 
 THURSDAY---- SEPTEMBER 12, 2019  

 

Today's Topic: BENCHMARK REVIEW

TODAY YOU WILL BE WORKING ON THE "BENCHMARK REVIEW TASK CARDS" YOU WILL RECEIVE AN ANSWER SHEET. WHEN COMPLETED, THIS ANSWER SHEET NEEDS TO BE PLACED IN THE CLASS BOX. WE WILL GO OVER THE ANSWERS SO YOU CAN STUDY FOR THE TEST, YES, THIS IS A TEST 40% OF YOU GRADE.

THIS IS THE LINK TO YOUR "BENCHMARK REVIEW TASK CARDS
WHEN YOU ARE FININSHED, YOU WILL BE WORKING ON THE "GETTING THE POINT ACTIVITY."

IF YOU HAVE COMPLETED BOTH TASKS AND PLACED THEM IN THE CLASS BOX, YOU MAY WORK ON YOUR TOPOGRAPHIC MAP PROJECT.

Essential Question: 
What do we have to know for our benchmark next week?

Warm-Up: Task Cards

 

Anticipatory Set: "Getting the Points

Vocabulary: Benchmark

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation: All PP up until now.

Group Work: Task Cards

Closing Activity: Clean-Up

 
 

WEDNESDAY---- SEPTEMBER 11, 2019  

Today's Topic: THE WEATHER

Essential Question: 
How can we use weather maps and data to predict the weather.

Warm-Up: BRAIN BUSTERStation plot

Anticipatory Set:
ATMOSPHERE REVIEW TRIVIA
WEATHER BINGO

Vocabulary: 
Ozone, Ozone Layer, Ultraviolet, Aurora, Albedo, Jet Stream

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:

Weather Analysis

The Wind

Air Masses and Fronts

Tropical Cyclones

CLIMATE

Group Work: 
Trivia Review
WEATHER BINGO

Closing Activity: WORD-UP

 
forces affect lithosphere
 

TUESDAY---- SEPTEMBER 10, 2019             

Today's Topic: THE ATMOSPHERE                                               

Objectives: 
EEn.2.5.1 Summarize the structure and composition of our atmosphere.

Essential Understanding: 
Summarize information from charts and graphs regarding layers of the atmosphere, temperature, chemical composition, and interaction with radiant energy.

Anticipatory Set:  BRAIN-DRAIN

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:  

The Atmosphere

Moisture in the Atmosphere

Weather Annalysis

 Closing Activity: Quizizz

 

 MONDAY   -  SEPTEMBER 9, 2019

Notes for this Power Point can be found here.

Today's Topic:
Topographic Maps

Essential Question: 
 What is a topographic map and how is it used in earth science? 

Warm-Up: 5 Minutes study time

Anticipatory Set: Design Your Community

Vocabulary: 
Topography; Contour Lines; elevation; map scale

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:

Introduction to Topographic Maps

YOUR Topographic Maps

Group Work: 
Matching Maps

 

Closing Activity:
Note Taking

 

 

WEDNESDAY---- SEPTEMBER 4, 2019             

Today's Topic: EARTHQUAKES                                               

Objectives: 
EEn.2.1.1 Explain how plate tectonics, volcanoes, and earthquakes impact the lithosphere.

Essential Understanding: 
Infer the relationship between the type of plate boundary and the locations of various features such as ocean trenches, earthquakes, volcanoes, mountain ranges and mid-ocean ridges. 

Anticipatory Set:  BRAIN-DRAIN

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:

Volcanoes
Volcano Hazzards

Closing Activity: Word-Up

 

TUESDAY---- SEPTEMBER 3, 2019             

Today's Topic: EARTHQUAKES  earthquakes                                             

Objectives: 
EEn.2.1.1 Explain how plate tectonics, volcanoes, and earthquakes impact the lithosphere.

Essential Understanding: 
Infer the relationship between the type of plate boundary and the locations of various features such as ocean trenches, earthquakes, volcanoes, mountain ranges and mid-ocean ridges. 

Anticipatory Set:  BRAIN-DRAIN

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:  

EARTHQUAKES

 Closing Activity: Word-Up

 

FRIDAY---- August 30, 2019

Today's Topic: Getting Done/Work Day                                               

Objectives: 
EEn.2.1.1 Explain how the rock cycle, plate tectonics, volcanoes, and earthquakes impact the lithosphere.

Essential Understanding: 
Infer the relationship between the type of plate boundary and the locations of various features such as ocean trenches, earthquakes, volcanoes, mountain ranges and mid-ocean ridges. (Relative to the development of the theory of plate tectonics and geologic time.)

Anticipatory Set:   Pet Rock

PET ROCK PROJECT EXPLAINED

Closing Activity:  PET ROCK PROJECT (due on Friday, August 30, 2019)

PET ROCK PROJECT EXPLAINED

Self Check

Sample 1Sample 2

 

THURSDAY---- August 29, 2019             

Today's Topic: Continental Drift and Plate Tectonics                                                

Objectives: 
EEn.2.1.1 Explain how the rock cycle, plate tectonics, volcanoes, and earthquakes impact the lithosphere.

Essential Understanding: 
Infer the relationship between the type of plate boundary and the locations of various features such as ocean trenches, earthquakes, volcanoes, mountain ranges and mid-ocean ridges. (Relative to the development of the theory of plate tectonics and geologic time.)

Anticipatory Set:  Plotting Earthquakes

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:  CONTINENTAL DRIFT and PLATE TECTONICS

PET ROCK PROJECT EXPLAINED

Closing Activity:  PET ROCK PROJECT (due on Friday, August 30, 2019)

PET ROCK PROJECT EXPLAINED

Self Check

Sample 1Sample 2

 
 

WEDNESDAY---- August 28, 2019             

Today's Topic: Continental Drift and Plate Tectonics                                                

Objectives: 
EEn.2.1.1 Explain how the rock cycle, plate tectonics, volcanoes, and earthquakes impact the lithosphere.

Essential Understanding: 
Infer the relationship between the type of plate boundary and the locations of various features such as ocean trenches, earthquakes, volcanoes, mountain ranges and mid-ocean ridges. (Relative to the development of the theory of plate tectonics and geologic time.)

Anticipatory Set:   Pangaea Puzzle

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:  CONTINENTAL DRIFT and PLATE TECTONICS

TODAY YOU HAVE A SUB...
THIS IS THE LAST EXTRA TIME YOU WILL HAVE TO WORK ON AND FINISH YOUR PROJECTS. BOTH THE NC HUMANIMPACT POSTER AND YOUR PET ROCK STORY ARE DUE FRIDAY, YOU WILL RECEIVE A DEDUCTION OF POINTS IF YOU FAIL TO TURNIT IN BY FRIDAY. 
PLEASE USE YOUR TIME WISELY.

PET ROCK PROJECT EXPLAINED

Closing Activity:  PET ROCK PROJECT (due on Friday, August 30, 2019)

PET ROCK PROJECT EXPLAINED

Self Check

Sample 1Sample 2

 

TUESDAY---- August 27, 2019             

Today's Topic: Continental Drift and Plate Tectonics                                                

Objectives: 
EEn.2.1.1 Explain how the rock cycle, plate tectonics, volcanoes, and earthquakes impact the lithosphere.

Essential Understanding: 
Infer the relationship between the type of plate boundary and the locations of various features such as ocean trenches, earthquakes, volcanoes, mountain ranges and mid-ocean ridges. (Relative to the development of the theory of plate tectonics and geologic time.)

Anticipatory Set:   Pangaea Puzzle

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:  CONTINENTAL DRIFT and PLATE TECTONICS

PET ROCK PROJECT EXPLAINED

Closing Activity:  PET ROCK PROJECT (due on Friday, August 30, 2019)

PET ROCK PROJECT EXPLAINED

Self Check

Sample 1Sample 2

 
 

MONDAY---- August 26, 2019             

Today's Topic: Continental Drift and Plate Tectonics                                                

Objectives: 
EEn.2.1.1 Explain how the rock cycle, plate tectonics, volcanoes, and earthquakes impact the lithosphere.

Essential Understanding: 
Infer the relationship between the type of plate boundary and the locations of various features such as ocean trenches, earthquakes, volcanoes, mountain ranges and mid-ocean ridges. (Relative to the development of the theory of plate tectonics and geologic time.)

Anticipatory Set: WATCH THIS VIDEO and answer the questions on the handout. YOU WILL NEED HEADPHONES FOR THIS VIDEO. IF YOU DO NOT HAVE ANY, ASK AT THE DISTANCE LEARNING LAB (DLL).

Vocabulary: Fault, Earth Quake
WHEN YOU ARE DONE WITH THE VIDEO ACTIVITY, PLACE IT IN THE CLASS BOX. YOU MAY NOW WORK ON YOUR "PET ROCK STORY."

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation: PET ROCK PROJECT EXPLAINED

Closing Activity:  PET ROCK PROJECT (due on Friday, August 30, 2019)

PET ROCK PROJECT EXPLAINED

Self Check

Sample 1Sample 2

 
AUGUST 21 through AUGUST 23, 2019
 
 

WEDNESDAY ---- August 21, 2019             

Today's Topic: North Carolina Erosion                                                   

Objectives: 
EEn.2.1.3 Explain how natural actions such as weathering affect Earth’s surface. Physical and chemical weathering, heat and pressure, deposition, foliation and bedding.

Warm-Up: Soil Triangle

Essential Understanding: 
Weathering, Erosion, and Deposition work together to shape the lithosphere.

Anticipatory Set: Poster

Vocabulary: Weathering, erosion, sustainability

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:

SOIL

Soil Erosion

NC Human Impact

Group Work:  Poster Discussion on Rubric

Lab Exercise: North Carolina Weathering

Closing Activity: Poste  WATCH THIS VIDEO and answer the questions on the handout

You will find your RUBRIC HERE

Independent Work Exercise: Quiz
Cornell Note summary answering today's Essential Understanding.

PET ROCK PROJECT (due at the end of Unit)

PET ROCK PROJECT EXPLAINED

Self Check

Sample 1Sample 2

 

 

THURSDAY ---- August 22, 2019 

 

Quiz Today - 10 minutes study time at the beginning of class.

TOPIC: North Carolina Erosion                                                              ENVIRONMENT nc

Objectives: 
EEn.2.1.3 Explain how natural actions 
such as weathering, and erosion affect North Carolina. 

Warm-Up: Research and pick a topic

Essential Understanding: 
Weathering, Erosion, and Deposition work together to shape the lithosphere.

Anticipatory Set: Poster

Vocabulary: Weathering, erosion, sustainability

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:  NC Human Impact

HERE IS A LINK TO ALL CURRENT ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES

Group Work:  Poster Discussion on Rubric

Lab Exercise: North Carolina Weathering

Closing Activity: Poster

You will find your RUBRIC HERE

Independent Work Exercise: Quiz
Cornell Note summary answering today's Essential Understanding.

 

FRIDAY...August 23, 2019

Today's Topic: PET ROCK PROJECT STORY

PET ROCK PROJECT (due August 30, 2019)

PET ROCK PROJECT EXPLAINED

Self Check

Sample 1Sample 2

North Carolina Erosion                                                              ENVIRONMENT nc

Objectives: 
EEn.2.1.3 Explain how natural actions 
such as weathering, and erosion affect North Carolina. 

Warm-Up: Research and pick a topic

Essential Understanding: 
Weathering, Erosion, and Deposition work together to shape the lithosphere.

Anticipatory Set: Poster

Vocabulary: Weathering, erosion, sustainability

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:  NC Human Impact

HERE IS A LINK TO ALL CURRENT ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES

Group Work:  Poster Discussion on Rubric

Lab Exercise: North Carolina Weathering

Closing Activity: Poster

You will find your RUBRIC HERE

Independent Work Exercise: Quiz
Cornell Note summary answering today's Essential Understanding.

PET ROCK PROJECT (due at the end of Unit)

PET ROCK PROJECT EXPLAINED

Self Check

Sample 1Sample 2

 
 WEEK OF AUGUST 12 through AUGUST 16, 2019

MONDAY...August 12, 2019

Today's Topic:WEATHERING

Objectives: 
EEn.2.1.3 Explain how natural actions such as weathering affect Earth’s surface. Physical and chemical weathering, heat and pressure, deposition, foliation and bedding.

Warm-UpMyth Buster - WHAT THE HECK!
T
ake Fifteen minutes to work on your Myth Buster Activity.

Essential Understanding: 
Physical and Chemical weathering work together to shape the lithosphere.

Anticipatory Set: Weathering - Erosion - Deposition Sorting Activity

The note sheet can be found here. Make a copy of the notes and fill them in. Be sure to get a copy of the concept map and fill it in.

Vocabulary: 
Weathering; surface area; oxidation; stalactites/stalagmites
Carbonic Acid; exfoliation; erosion; dissolution; hydrolysis

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:
WEATHERING

Group Work: 
You may work together on your notes; however, each student must complete their own copy. 

Lab Exercise: Weathering - Erosion - Deposition Sorting Activity

Closing Activity: Rock Cycle Comic Strip

Independent Work ExerciseMyth Buster - WHAT THE HECK!
Cornell Note summary answering today's Essential Understanding.

PET ROCK PROJECT (due at the end of Unit)

PET ROCK PROJECT EXPLAINED

Self Check

Sample 1Sample 2

 

 

TUESDAY ---- August 13, 2019

Today's Topic: Erosion

Objectives: 
EEn.2.1.3 Explain how natural actions such as weathering affect Earth’s surface. Physical and chemical weathering, heat and pressure, deposition, foliation and bedding.

Warm-Up: QUIZIZZ

Essential Understanding: 
Weathering, Erosion, and Deposition work together to shape the lithosphere.

Anticipatory Set: Weathering - Erosion - Deposition Sorting Activity

Vocabulary: 
Weathering; surface area; oxidation; stalactites/stalagmites
Carbonic Acid; exfoliation; erosion; dissolution; hydrolysis

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:
EROSION

Group Work: 
You may work together on your notes; however, each student must complete their own copy. 

Lab Exercise: Weathering - Erosion - Deposition Sorting Activity

Closing Activity: Rock Cycle Comic Strip

Independent Work Exercise: Erosion Notes
Cornell Note summary answering today's Essential Understanding.

PET ROCK PROJECT (due at the end of Unit)

PET ROCK PROJECT EXPLAINED

Self Check

Sample 1Sample 2

 

WEDNESDAY ---- August 14, 2019

Today's Topic: Deposition

Objectives: 
EEn.2.1.3 Explain how natural actions such as weathering affect Earth’s surface. Physical and chemical weathering, heat and pressure, deposition, foliation and bedding.

Warm-Up: TASK CARD REVIEW

Essential Understanding: 
Weathering, Erosion, and Deposition work together to shape the lithosphere.

Anticipatory Set: Word Up

Vocabulary: 
Deposition, Graded Bedding, Sorting

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:
Wind Erosion

Water Erosion

DEPOSITION

Group Work: 
You may work together on your notes; however, each student must complete their own copy. 

Lab Exercise: Weathering - Erosion - Deposition Sorting Activity

Closing Activity: Rock Cycle Comic Strip

Independent Work Exercise: Erosion Notes
Cornell Note summary answering today's Essential Understanding.

PET ROCK PROJECT (due at the end of Unit)

PET ROCK PROJECT EXPLAINED

Self Check

Sample 1Sample 2

 
 

THURSDAY ---- August 15, 2019             quiz

Today's Topic: North Carolina Erosion                                                   

Objectives: 
EEn.2.1.3 Explain how natural actions such as weathering affect Earth’s surface. Physical and chemical weathering, heat and pressure, deposition, foliation and bedding.

Warm-Up: Ten minutes Study Time

Essential Understanding: 
Weathering, Erosion, and Deposition work together to shape the lithosphere.

Anticipatory Set: Poster

Vocabulary: Weathering, erosion, sustainability

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:

Water Erosion

Glacial Erosion

SOIL

Soil Erosion

NC Human Impact

DEPOSITION

Group Work:  Poster Discussion on Rubric

Lab Exercise: North Carolina Weathering

Closing Activity: Poster

You will find your RUBRIC HERE

Independent Work Exercise: Quiz
Cornell Note summary answering today's Essential Understanding.

PET ROCK PROJECT (due at the end of Unit)

PET ROCK PROJECT EXPLAINED

Self Check

Sample 1Sample 2

 
LITHOSPHERE STANDARD
 

 

FRIDAY ---- August 16, 2019             ENVIRONMENT nc

Today's Topic: North Carolina Erosion                                                              

Objectives: 
EEn.2.1.3 Explain how natural actions
such as weathering, and erosion affect North Carolina. 

Warm-Up: Research and pick a topic

Essential Understanding: 
Weathering, Erosion, and Deposition work together to shape the lithosphere.

Anticipatory Set: Poster

Vocabulary: Weathering, erosion, sustainability

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:  NC Human Impact

HERE IS A LINK TO ALL CURRENT ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES

Group Work:  Poster Discussion on Rubric

Lab Exercise: North Carolina Weathering

Closing Activity: Poster

You will find your RUBRIC HERE

Independent Work Exercise: Quiz
Cornell Note summary answering today's Essential Understanding.

PET ROCK PROJECT (due at the end of Unit)

PET ROCK PROJECT EXPLAINED

Self Check

Sample 1Sample 2

 
 
 WEEK OF AUGUST 5 THROUGH AUGUST 9, 2019
 

 MONDAY...August 5, 2019welcome 1

Today's Topic: The Rock Cycle

Essential Understanding:: 
The rock cycle recycles materials. 
There are three rock types: Sedimentary, Igneous, Metamorphic

Warm-Up: Build a Boat - Hope It Floats 

Anticipatory Set: Pet Rock Project

Vocabulary: Solidification, cementation, subduction 

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:

Rock Cycle

ROCK CYCLE DIAGRAM

Group Work:  Build a Boat; PET ROCK PROJECT; 

Closing Activity: Presentations of prizes for best Boat

Independent Work Exercise: Note Taking

PET ROCK PROJECT (due at the end of Unit)

PET ROCK PROJECT EXPLAINED

Self Check

Sample 1Sample 2

 

 

TUESDAY...August 6, 2019

Today's Topic: The Rock Cycletuesday bird

Essential Understanding:: 
The rock cycle recycles materials. 
There are three rock types: Sedimentary, Igneous, Metamorphic

Warm-Up: Survivor Logo

Anticipatory Set: Rock Cycle Comic Strip

Vocabulary: Solidification, cementation, subduction 

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:

Rock Cycle

ROCK CYCLE DIAGRAM

Group Work:  Comic Strip; PET ROCK PROJECT;  Rock Cycle Diagram

Closing Activity: Presentations of Boats

Independent Work Exercise: Note Taking

PET ROCK PROJECT (due at the end of Unit)

PET ROCK PROJECT EXPLAINED

Self Check

Sample 1Sample 2

 

WEDNESDAY...August 7, 2019

 Today's Topic: Sedimentary Rockswednesday quotes

Essential Understanding:: 
The rock cycle recycles materials. 
There are three rock types: Sedimentary, Igneous, Metamorphic

Anticipatory Set: Which One Doesn't Belong

Vocabulary:  Sedimentary Rocks, fossils

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation: Sedimentary Rocks

Warm-Up: Rock Cycle Task Cards

Anticipatory Set: Which One Doesn't Belong

Group Work:  Which one doesn't Belong Code Busters

Closing Activity: Mini Sedimentary Lab

Independent Work Exercise: 

Note Taking

Cornell Note summary answering today's essential question. 

 

 

 THURSDAY...MAY 8, 2018

 

TOPIC: ROCKS AND MINERAL SURVIVOR

Warm-Up: 
SURVIVOR TIME

Now they we have finished our section on ROCKS, let's have some fun with what we have learned. Can you ESCAPE! 

DO NOT FORGET YOUR ROCKS TOMORROW!

Essential Understanding: 
Physical and Chemical weathering work together to shape the lithosphere.

Anticipatory Set: 
Myth Buster - WHAT THE HECK!

Vocabulary: 
Weathering; surface area; oxidation; stalactites/stalagmites
Carbonic Acid; exfoliation; erosion; dissolution; hydrolysis

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:
WEATHERING

Group Work: 
Table Teaser - Take 5 -White Board Exercise
Take 5 - Do You Know What I Am Looking For?

Closing Activity:
Code Buster - "10 Questions"

Independent Work Exercise:
Exit Ticket
Cornell Note summary answering today's Essential Understanding. 

PET ROCK PROJECT Due at the end of our unit

PET ROCK PROJECT EXPLAINED

Self Check

Sample 1

Sample 2

 

FRIDAY...MAY 9, 2018

 

TOPIC: MY PET ROCK ITS STORY

Warm-Up: Create your rock, Create your comic!

Essential Understanding: 
Physical and Chemical weathering work together to shape the lithosphere.

Anticipatory Set: 
Myth Buster - WHAT THE HECK!

Vocabulary: 
Weathering; surface area; oxidation; stalactites/stalagmites
Carbonic Acid; exfoliation; erosion; dissolution; hydrolysis

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:
WEATHERING

Group Work: 
Table Teaser - Take 5 -White Board Exercise
Take 5 - Do You Know What I Am Looking For?

Closing Activity:
Code Buster - "10 Questions"

Independent Work Exercise:
Exit Ticket
Cornell Note summary answering today's Essential Understanding. 

PET ROCK PROJECT Due at the end of our unit

PET ROCK PROJECT EXPLAINED

Self Check

Sample 1

Sample 2

 
 FRIDAY...MAY 9, 2018

 

 

EEN Earth in the Universe standards

 DO NOT GO PAST THIS POINT PLEASE

 
 

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:
Water Erosion

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:
EROSION

Wind Erosion

Independent Work Exercise:

Please do all of the following:

Weathering Quiz
Erosion Notes

 Riddle Me THIS

WEATHERING and EROSION JEOPARDY

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:
SOIL

Soil Erosion

NC Human Impact

Invasive Species Power Point

Alien Invaders

INVASIVE SPECIES of NORTH CAROLINA

APA FORMATING HELP

Anticipatory Set:
Alien Invaders

Vocabulary: 
Environmental Hazzards

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:

NC Human Impact

Water and Pepper Lab

VIRTUAL LAB - Water

VIRTUAL LAB - Glaciers

Vocabulary: 
Mass Wasting; Slump; Landslide; Creep; Angle of Repose; Mass Movement

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:
Water Erosion

Glacial Erosion

GLACIAL EROSION NOTES

Group Work: 
Pepper and Water Lab
Table Teaser

Lab Exercise:
EROSION ACTIVITY

WEATHERING and EROSION WEB QUEST

Warm Up Questions to Answer
Brain Teasers

Anticipatory Set:
Particle Size vs Water Velocity

Vocabulary: 
Horizontal Sorting; Vertical Sorting; Pebbles; Cobbles; Boulders; Sand; Silt; Clay
Graded bedding; Delts

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:
Deposition

Water Erosion

Glacial Erosion

SOIL

Soil Erosion

NC Human Impact

DEPOSITION

 

Today's Topic: REVIEW 

Essential Question: 
What is the best way to review for our NCFE? 

Group Work:

Survivor

POWERPOINTS:

Movement of Groundwater

Surface Water

THURSDAY   Februry 1

UNIT TEST TODAY

Today's Topic: 
WEATHERING

Objectives: 
EEn.2.1.3 Explain how natural actions such as weathering affect Earth’s surface. Physical and chemical weathering, heat and pressure, deposition, foliation and bedding.


Warm-Up: 
Study Time

Essential Understanding: 
Physical and Chemical weathering work together to shape the lithosphere.

Anticipatory Set: 
Myth Buster - WHAT THE HECK!

Vocabulary: 
Weathering; surface area; oxidation; stalactites/stalagmites
Carbonic Acid; exfoliation; erosion; dissolution; hydrolysis

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:
WEATHERING

Group Work: 
Table Teaser - Take 5 -White Board Exercise
Take 5 - Do You Know What I Am Looking For?

Lab Exercise:
Chalk Weathering

Closing Activity:
Code Buster - "10 Questions"

Independent Work Exercise:
Exit Ticket
Cornell Note summary answering today's Essential Understanding. 

Videos:

https://youtu.be/Y1B2tEqazPI

http://sciencereviewgames.com/srg/subjects/geol.php

you choose

 

 

TUESDAY...MAY 8, 2018

Today's Topic: REVIEW 

Essential Question: 
What is the best way to review for our NCFE? 

Warm-Up: 

https://reviewgamezone.com/game.php?id=532

 

ANTS

 

 

 

 

WEDNESDAY...MAY 9, 2018

 

continues

Today's Topic: REVIEW 

Essential Question: 
What is the best way to review for our NCFE? 

Group Work:

Survivor

 

POWERPOINTS:

Movement of Groundwater

Surface Water

 

 

THURSDAY

Weather Mechanics Review

Weather Systems Review

 

 


Survivor

POWERPOINTS: 

Rock Cycle

ROCK CYCLE DIAGRAM

Weather Mechanics Review

Weather Systems Review

Closing:

Jeopardy

 
 
 

 

FRIDAY...MAY 4, 2018

 

Today's Topic: REVIEW Continues with quiz

Essential Question: 
What is the best way to review for our NCFE? 

Warm-Up: 

do 2

Anticipatory Set:
Tribal Council 

Jeopardy
Challenge

Vocabulary: 
Semester inclusive

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:
GEOLIGIC HISTORY of the CAROLINAS

Group Work: 
SURVIVOR

Closing Activity:
Note Taking

Independent Work Exercise:
Note Taking
Cornell Note summaryanswering today's essential question. 

 
 
 

 

MONDAY...APRIL 23

REMEMBER:

Tomorrow is Biosphere Day. Make sure you are finished. You will have some time tomorrow to work on your project.

TOPIC: Review

You will be working on your review packet.

 

START HERE:

start here

END AFTER YOU COMPLETE THE CHART BELOW

end here

END HERE

 

WHEN YOU ARE FINISHED YOU MAY WORK ON YOUR BIOSPHERE PROJECT.

PLEASE CLEAN UP WHEN YOU ARE DONE!

 

 

 

TUESDAY...APRIL 24

REMEMBER:

Today is Biosphere Day from 4-6. Make sure you are finished. 

TOPIC: Review

You will be working on your review packet.

START HERE:

tues work from here

STOP HERE

tues stop here

END HERE

WHEN YOU ARE FINISHED YOU MAY WORK ON YOUR BIOSPHERE PROJECT.

PLEASE CLEAN UP WHEN YOU ARE DONE!

 

 

 

WEDNESDAY...APRIL 25

 

TOPIC: Review

You will be working on your review packet.

START HERE:

wed start here

 

END HERE

 

wed end here

 REVIEW JEOPARDY

 

 
 
 

 

MONDAY...APRIL 16

 

Human Impact 1

 

Cornell Note summary answering today's essential question. 

 

 

 

 

TUESDAY...APRIL 17

test

 

Impact on the Lithosphere Review

Group Work: 
Task Cards

Closing Activity:
Note Taking

Independent Work Exercise:
Note Taking
Cornell Note summary answering today's essential question. 

 
 

 

THURSDAY...APRIL 19

 rock test 2

Today's Topic: Ecology TWEST and Biosphere Day

Essential Question: 

Explain how abiotic and biotic factors interact to create the various biomes in North 
                Carolina. Explain why biodiversity is important to the biosphere. 

Warm-Up: 
Ten Minutes to study for Test - Weather

Anticipatory Set:
Weather Test

Vocabulary: 
Abiotic, Biotic; Niche; Population

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:
 Ecology -- Threat to Biodiversity

Ecology Biotic/Abiotic

Threats to Biodiversity

Group Work: 

Word-Up

Closing Activity:
Note Taking

Independent Work Exercise: 
Note Taking
Cornell Note summary answering today's essential question. 

 

FRIDAY...APRIL 20

Reminder: Biosphere Work Day

PROJECT is DUE on APRIL 20, 2018

LINK TO EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT Biospheres

Today's Topic: 
Biosphere

Objectives: 
... to understand how the different earth processes work together to make life possible on earth.

PLEASE TAKE THIS TIME TO MAKE SURE YOUR PACKET IS UP TO DATE.

This is a link that will Elements of Sustainability within an ecosystem. Use it to fill in your packet.

LINK TO CARBON OXYGEN CYCLE

LINK TO POWERPOINT BIOSPHERE 2 -

YOU SHOULD COMPLEYE THIS SEGMENT TODAY. 

LINK TO PROMPT #2 - BIOSPHERE 2

Reading Article #1

Reading Article #2

Please remember to share this document with me.

Essential Question: 
What are the important factors to consider when creating your biosphere? 

Anticipatory Set: 
BIOSPHERE VIDEO

Vocabulary: 
- Biosphere, Terraforming, APA

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:
none

Group Work: 
Biosphere Research

Closing Activity:
Journal Entry

Independent Work Exercise:
Journal Entry 

 
 

 

MONDAY....APRIL 9

 test  weather

Today's Topic: Ground Water

Essential Question: 
 Where is our Water stored? 

Warm-Up: 
The Dog Show

Anticipatory Set:

Find your ECOLOGICAL FOOTPRINT

Please read and define the vocabulary words on the Conceptual Notes Map in preparation for the Word-Up Game today.

Vocabulary: 
Permeapility, Capillary Fringe, Water Table

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:

Movement of Groundwater

Group Work: 
Word Up

Closing Activity:
Note Taking

Independent Work Exercise: 

Note Taking

Cornell Note summary answering today's essential question. 

 

 

TUESDAY...APRIL 10

testweather

Today's Topic: Ocean Water

Essential Question:

How is the density and temperature of ocean water results in major ocean currents distributing heat away from the equator toward the poles?

Warm-Up: 
COLORS

Anticipatory Set:
Weather Jeopardy

Vocabulary: 
Salinity, Long Shore Currents, Barrier Island, Groins, Breakwaters, Levees

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:
Ocean Water

Group Work: 

Word-Up

A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

Closing Activity:
Note Taking

Independent Work Exercise: 
Note Taking
Cornell Note summary answering today's essential question. 

 

 

WEDNESDAY...APRIL 11

test weather test tomorrow

 

IMPORTANT - Benchmark Today

Today's Topic: ECOLOGY

Essential Question:
 What is ecology and why is it important? 

Warm-Up: 
The Flat Tire

Anticipatory Set:
Which Doesn't Belong

Vocabulary: 
Degragation; Fragmentation; Biodiversity

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:
ECOLOGY

Group Work: 
Word-Up

Closing Activity:
Note Taking

Independent Work Exercise:
Note Taking
Cornell Note summary answering today's essential question. 

 

 

 

THURSDAY...APRIL 12

 rock test 2

Today's Topic: Ecology: Threats to Biodiversity; Abiotic/Biotic

Essential Question: 

Explain how abiotic and biotic factors interact to create the various biomes in North 
                Carolina. Explain why biodiversity is important to the biosphere. 

Warm-Up: 
Ten Minutes to study for Test - Weather

Anticipatory Set:
Weather Test

Vocabulary: 
Abiotic, Biotic; Niche; Population

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:
 Ecology -- Threat to Biodiversity

Ecology Biotic/Abiotic

Threats to Biodiversity

Group Work: 

Word-Up

Closing Activity:
Note Taking

Independent Work Exercise: 
Note Taking
Cornell Note summary answering today's essential question. 

 
 

 FRIDAY...APRIL 13

 

Reminder: Biosphere Work Day

PROJECT is DUE on APRIL 20, 2018

LINK TO EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT Biospheres

Today's Topic: 
Biosphere

Objectives: 
... to understand how the different earth processes work together to make life possible on earth.

PLEASE TAKE THIS TIME TO MAKE SURE YOUR PACKET IS UP TO DATE.

This is a link that will Elements of Sustainability within an ecosystem. Use it to fill in your packet.

LINK TO CARBON OXYGEN CYCLE

LINK TO POWERPOINT BIOSPHERE 2 -

YOU SHOULD COMPLEYE THIS SEGMENT TODAY. 

LINK TO PROMPT #2 - BIOSPHERE 2

Reading Article #1

Reading Article #2

Please remember to share this document with me.

Essential Question: 
What are the important factors to consider when creating your biosphere? 

Anticipatory Set: 
BIOSPHERE VIDEO

Vocabulary: 
- Biosphere, Terraforming, APA

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:
none

Group Work: 
Biosphere Research

Closing Activity:
Journal Entry

Independent Work Exercise:
Journal Entry 

 
 

MONDAY MARCH 25

Today's Topic: THE Environment

Essential Question:
What impact do we have on our Environment?

Warm-Up: 
Quizizz

Anticipatory Set:
WORD-UP
DaisyWorld

Vocabulary: 
Eutrophication, biodiversity, indicator species, smog

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:

Human Impact on the Environment

Movement of Groundwater

 

 

 

TUESDAY MARCH 27

 

Reminder: Biosphere Work Day

PROJECT is DUE on APRIL 20, 2018

LINK TO EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT Biospheres

Today's Topic: 
Biosphere

Objectives: 
... to understand how the different earth processes work together to make life possible on earth.

PLEASE TAKE THIS TIME TO MAKE SURE YOUR PACKET IS UP TO DATE.

This is a link that will Elements of Sustainability within an ecosystem. Use it to fill in your packet.

LINK TO CARBON OXYGEN CYCLE

LINK TO POWERPOINT BIOSPHERE 2 -

YOU SHOULD COMPLEYE THIS SEGMENT TODAY. 

LINK TO PROMPT #2 - BIOSPHERE 2

Reading Article #1

Reading Article #2

Please remember to share this document with me.

Essential Question: 
What are the important factors to consider when creating your biosphere? 

Anticipatory Set: 
BIOSPHERE VIDEO

Vocabulary: 
- Biosphere, Terraforming, APA

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:
none

Group Work: 
Biosphere Research

Closing Activity:
Journal Entry

Independent Work Exercise:
Journal Entry 

 

 

WEDESDAYMARCH 28

 

Notes for this Power Point can be found here.

Today's Topic: Surface water

Essential Question: 
Explain the human influences on our waterways.

Warm-Up: 
Water Cycle Activity Sheet

Please fill in the necessary information and then study the vocabulary words for the WORD-UP Game.

Anticipatory Set:

Code Buster

WORD-UP

Vocabulary: 
Water Shed; Stream; Bog; marsh; solution; suspension

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:

Surface Water

Group Work: 

Code Buster
Word-Up Preparation

Closing Activity:
Note Taking

Please read and define the vocabulary words on the Conceptual Notes Map in preparation for the Word-Up Game tomorrow.

Independent Work Exercise: 

Note Taking

Cornell Note summaryanswering today's essential question. 

 

 

THURSDAYMARCH 29

Today's Topic: Ground Water

Essential Question: 
 Where is our Water stored? 

Warm-Up: 
CODE BUSTER

Anticipatory Set:
Please read and define the vocabulary words on the Conceptual Notes Map in preparation for the Word-Up Game today.

Vocabulary: 
Permeapility, Capillary Fringe, Water Table

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:

Movement of Groundwater

LAB: 

Virtual Lab

Soil Triangle Tutorial

LAB WRITE-UP Sheet - to be turned in by the end of class

Group Work: 

Word-Up

Closing Activity:
Note Taking

Independent Work Exercise: 

Note Taking

Cornell Note summary answering today's essential question. 

 

 

FRIDAYMARCH 23

QUIZ TODAY

Today's Topic: THE CLIMATE

Essential Question:
What impact do we have on our climate?

Warm-Up: 
10 Minute Study Session

Anticipatory Set:
WORD-UP
DaisyWorld

Vocabulary: 
Eutrophication, biodiversity, indicator species, smog

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:
BLOCKS 1 and 2

Air Masses and Fronts

CLIMATE

BLOCKS 4
Human Impact on the Environment

Group Work: 
BLOCKS 1 and 2
DaisyWorld Activity

BLOCKS 4

WORD-UP

Closing Activity:
DaisyWorld

Independent Work Exercise: 

Cornell Note summaryanswering today's essential question.

 

 

 

 

                                MONDAY   MARCH 12

QUIZ on THURSDAY

Today's Topic:

VOLCANOES!!

Volcanoes - Notes for this Power Point can be found here.

Hazzards - Notes for this Power Point can be found here.

Essential Question:: 

In what way do volcanoes effect the lithosphere?

Warm-Up: 

Quizizz

Anticipatory Set:

HIDE and SEEK

FAMILY ENERGENCY PREPAREDNESS DOCUMENT

 

Vocabulary: 
Volcano, Lava Magma, Caldera, Hot Spot

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:

Volcano Hazzards

How Long?

Vocabulary: 
P-wave; S-wave; epicenter; focus; fault

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:

EARTHQUAKES
Earthquake Waves

EARTHQUAKE HAZZARDS

Group Work: 

Warm up exercise.

How Long

Closing Activity:
You may work on your "Rock" paper. Remember this is due 3/15.

Independent Work Exercise: 

Cornell Note summary answering today's essential question. 

 

PET ROCK PROJECT Due 3/15

 Common Types of Rocks

PET ROCK PROJECT EXPLAINED

Self Check

Sample 1

Sample 2

 

 

 

                                TUESDAY   MARCH 13

 

Notes for this Power Point can be found here.

Today's Topic:
Topographic Maps

Essential Question: 
 What is a topographic map and how is it used in earth science? 

Warm-Up: 
Quizizz Earthquakes

Anticipatory Set:
Matching Maps

Vocabulary: 
Topography; Contour Lines; elevation; map scale

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:

Introduction to Topographic Maps

Topographic Maps Two

Questions to Answer

Group Work: 
Matching Maps

 

Closing Activity:
Note Taking

Independent Work Exercise: 

Note Taking
Topographic Map Drawing
Profile Drawing

Cornell Note summary answering today's essential question. 

 

 

                           WEDNESDAY   MARCH 14

Notes for this Power Point can be found here.

Today's Topic:
Topographic Maps

Essential Question: 
 What is a topographic map and how is it used in earth science? 

Warm-Up: 
Locating an Earthquake

Anticipatory Set:
Matching Maps

Vocabulary: 
Topography; Contour Lines; elevation; map scale

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:

Introduction to Topographic Maps

Topographic Maps Two

Questions to Answer

Group Work: 
Matching Maps

 

Closing Activity:
Note Taking

Independent Work Exercise: 

Note Taking
Topographic Map Drawing
Profile Drawing

Cornell Note summary answering today's essential question. 

Locating an Earthquake

 

 

                             THURSDAY   MARCH 15

TODAY IS YOUR UNIT TEST

It is not about an A or a B. 
It is about doing your best always.

Today's Topic:
Topographic Maps AND Prevention/Prediction Presentations

Essential Question: 
 What is a topographic map and how does it relate to lithospheric changes? 

Warm-Up: 
Locating an Earthquake

STUDY TIME

Anticipatory Set:
Presentations

Topographic Map Packet

Vocabulary: 
Topography; Contour Lines; elevation; map scale

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:

Introduction to Topographic Maps

Topographic Maps Two

Questions to Answer

Group Work: 
Study Time

Presentations

Closing Activity:
Topographic Packet

Independent Work Exercise: 

Note Taking
Topographic Map Drawing
Profile Drawing

Cornell Note summary answering today's essential question. 

 
 

 

                                    MONDAY  March 5

Quiz on THURSDAY

Today's Topic:
Plate Tectonics

Essential Understanding: 
 Plate tectonics impact the lithosphere.

Warm-Up: 
The Puzzle

Anticipatory Set:
Which One Doesn't Belong

Vocabulary: 
Continental Drift, Pangea, Plate Tectonics

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:
Plate Tectonics

Group Work: 
The Puzzle

Closing Activity:

PET ROCK PROJECT Due 3/15

 Common Types of Rocks

PET ROCK PROJECT EXPLAINED

Self Check

Sample 1

Sample 2

Independent Work Exercise: 

Cornell Note summary answering today's essential question. 

 

 

                                   TUESDAY  March 6

 

Lesson Plans can be found HERE

QUIZ on THURSDAY

Today's Topic:
Types of Boundaries

Essential Question:
How do the movement of tectonic plates impact the lithosphere?

Warm-Up: 

CODE BUSTERS

Anticipatory Set:
EUREKA!!!!!!!

Vocabulary: 
Subduction; constructive; destructive

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:

Types of Boundaries

Group Work: 
Word-Up.

Independent Work Exercise: 
In a Nutshell Summary Worksheet

Notes can be found here.

Cornell Note summary answering today's essential question.

 

PET ROCK PROJECT Due 3/15

 Common Types of Rocks

PET ROCK PROJECT EXPLAINED

Self Check

Sample 1

Sample 2

 

 

                           WEDNESDAY    March 7

 

QUIZ on THURSDAY

Today's Topic:

VOLCANOES!!

Volcanoes - Notes for this Power Point can be found here.

Hazzards - Notes for this Power Point can be found here.

Essential Question:: 
In what way do volcanoes effect the lithosphere?

Warm-Up: 

Types of Plates Note Page

Anything Helps

Anticipatory Set:
EUREKA!!!!!!!

Video

Vocabulary: 
Volcano, Lava Magma, Caldera, Hot Spot

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:

Volcanoes
Volcano Hazzards

How Long?

Vocabulary: 
P-wave; S-wave; epicenter; focus; fault

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:
Earthquake Waves

Locating an Earthquake

Group Work: 

Warm up exercise.

How Long

Closing Activity:
You may work on your "Rock" paper. Remember this is due 3/15.

Independent Work Exercise: 

Cornell Note summary answering today's essential question. 

 

PET ROCK PROJECT Due 3/15

 Common Types of Rocks

PET ROCK PROJECT EXPLAINED

Self Check

Sample 1

Sample 2

 
 

 

                                MONDAY  February 26

Today's Topic:
Minerals

Essential Understanding:: 
Minerals are the building blocks of rocks.

Warm-Up: 
Silly Science

Anticipatory Set:
Spot-It Game

Vocabulary: 
Crystal Structure; inorganic; solid; chemical composition; 
streak; cleavage; hardness

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:

Minerals

Mineral Pics

NAME the MINERAL
 - Using 
your reference sheet, name the mineral as presented.

Group Work: 
Pet Rock Activity

Closing Activity:

NAME that MINERAL

Independent Work Exercise: 

Getting Up and Personal With Your PET ROCK

Cornell Note summary answering today's essential question. 

 

 

                               TUESDAY  February 27

TOPIC:
Metamorphic Rocks

Essential Understanding:: 

Explain the rock cycle in enough detail to relate the cycling of materials

Warm-Up: 
Code Buster

Anticipatory Set:

Sluiceing Slueths 

Vocabulary: 
mineral, rock cycle, regional, contact

Power Point

Metamorphic Rocks

Group Work:
Spot It

Scheme for Metamorphic Rocks

Closing Activity:
Scheme for Metamorphic Rocks

Independent Work Exercise:

Getting Up and Personal With Your PET ROCK
Cornell Note summary answering today's essential question. 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

                                MONDAY  February 19

Reminder: Biosphere Work Day

LINK TO EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT Biospheres

Today's Topic: 
Biosphere

Objectives: 
... to understand how the different earth processes work together to make life possible on earth.

PLEASE TAKE THIS TIME TO MAKE SURE YOUR PACKET IS UP TO DATE.

This is a link that will Elements of Sustainability within an ecosystem. Use it to fill in your packet.

LINK TO CARBON OXYGEN CYCLE

LINK TO POWERPOINT BIOSPHERE 2 -

YOU SHOULD COMPLEYE THIS SEGMENT TODAY. 

LINK TO PROMPT #2 - BIOSPHERE 2

Please remember to share this document with me.

Essential Question: 
What are the important factors to consider when creating your biosphere? 

Anticipatory Set: 
BIOSPHERE VIDEO

Vocabulary: 
- Biosphere, Terraforming, APA

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:
none

Group Work: 
Biosphere Research

Closing Activity:
Journal Entry

Independent Work Exercise:
Journal Entry  

 

 

 TUESDAY and WEDNESDAY  Feb. 20 - 21

Today's Topic:
Soil

Essential Understanding:: 
... Explain how natural actions such as weathering, erosion (wind, water and gravity), and soil formation affect Earth’s surface. 

Warm-Up: 
Code Busters
Questions to Answer

Anticipatory Set:
EDITABLE SOIL

Vocabulary: 
WORD UP - GAME

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:
SOIL

Soil Erosion

NC Human Impact

Invasive Species Power Point

Group Work: 
Mystery Powder

Closing Activity:
Questions to Answer

Visit THIS website

Independent Work Exercise:
Cornell Note summary answering today's essential question. 

Videos:

None

 
 

                                THURSDAY  Feb. 22

Reminder: UNIT TEST TOMORROW

Today's Topic:
Soil

Essential Understanding:: 
... Explain how natural actions such as weathering, erosion (wind, water and gravity), and soil formation affect Earth’s surface. 

Warm-Up: 
Code Busters
Questions to Answer

Anticipatory Set:  
WORD UP - Vocabulary GAME

Student Presentations

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:

Soil Erosion

Invasive Species Power Point

Group Work: 
Test Buster

Code Buster
Presentations

Closing Activity:
Questions to Answer

Visit THIS website

Independent Work Exercise:
Cornell Note summary answering today's essential question. 

 
 
 
 
 
 

 

                                MONDAY  February 12

Today's Topic: 
Erosion

Essential Understanding:: 
... ...Explain how natural actions such as weathering, erosion (wind, water and gravity), and soil formation affect Earth’s surface. 

Warm-Up : 
QUIZizz

Anticipatory Set:
Water and Pepper Lab

VIRTUAL LAB - Water

VIRTUAL LAB - Glaciers

Vocabulary: 
Mass Wasting; Slump; Landslide; Creep; Angle of Repose; Mass Movement

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:
Water Erosion

Glacial Erosion

GLACIAL EROSION NOTES

Group Work: 
Pepper and Water Lab
Table Teaser

Lab Exercise:
EROSION ACTIVITY

WEATHERING and EROSION WEB QUEST

Warm Up Questions to Answer
Brain Teasers

Anticipatory Set:
Particle Size vs Water Velocity

Vocabulary: 
Horizontal Sorting; Vertical Sorting; Pebbles; Cobbles; Boulders; Sand; Silt; Clay
Graded bedding; Delts

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:
Deposition

Closing Activity:
Answer these Review Questions

 
 

                              TUESDAY  February 13

Today's Topic:
Deposition

Essential Understanding:: 
... Explain how natural actions such as weathering, erosion (wind, water and gravity), and soil formation affect Earth’s surface. 

Warm-Up: 

Warm Up Questions to Answer
Brain Teasers

Anticipatory Set:
Particle Size vs Water Velocity

Vocabulary: 
Horizontal Sorting; Vertical Sorting; Pebbles; Cobbles; Boulders; Sand; Silt; Clay
Graded bedding; Delts

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:
Deposition

Group Work: 
Water Depositional Lab

WORD UP - VOCABULARY GAME

Independent Work Exercise:
Cornell Note summary answering today's essential question. 

 
 

 

                         WEDNESDAY  February 14

Today's Topic:
Soil

Essential Understanding:: 
... Explain how natural actions such as weathering, erosion (wind, water and gravity), and soil formation affect Earth’s surface. 

Warm-Up: 
Alien Invaders

INVASIVE SPECIES of NORTH CAROLINA

APA FORMATING HELP

Anticipatory Set:
Alien Invaders

Vocabulary: 
Environmental Hazzards

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:

NC Human Impact

Group Work: 
Alien Invaders

Closing Activity:
Questions to Answer

Independent Work Exercise:
Cornell Note summary answering today's essential question. 

Videos:

None

 

 

                         THURSDAY  February 15

Today's Topic:
Soil

Essential Understanding:: 
... Explain how natural actions such as weathering, erosion (wind, water and gravity), and soil formation affect Earth’s surface. 

Warm-Up: 
What the Heck

Anticipatory Set:
White Stuff Lab

Vocabulary: 
Environmental Hazzards

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:
SOIL

Soil Erosion

NC Human Impact

Invasive Species Power Point

Group Work: 
Mystery Powder

Closing Activity:
Questions to Answer

Visit THIS website

Independent Work Exercise:
Cornell Note summary answering today's essential question. 

Videos:

None

 
 

 

                                TUESDAY   Februry 6

 

UNIT QUIZ on FRIDAY

Today's Topic: 
WEATHERING

Objectives: 
EEn.2.1.3 Explain how natural actions such as weathering affect Earth’s surface. Physical and chemical weathering, heat and pressure, deposition, foliation and bedding.


Warm-Up: 
Myth Buster - WHAT THE HECK!
T
ake Fifteen minutes to work on your Myth Buster Activity.

Essential Understanding: 
Physical and Chemical weathering work together to shape the lithosphere.

Anticipatory Set: I will not be in today; however I have composed a note sheet for you to fill in while you are reading your notes. I will check this when I come in on Wednesday. 
The note sheet can be found here. Make a copy of the notes and fill them in. Be sure to get a copy of the concept map and fill it in.

Vocabulary: 
Weathering; surface area; oxidation; stalactites/stalagmites
Carbonic Acid; exfoliation; erosion; dissolution; hydrolysis

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:
WEATHERING

Group Work: 
None - you may work together on your concept map; however, each student must complete their own copy. Hold on to these will will check them on Wednesday.

Lab Exercise:
Chalk Weathering

Closing Activity:
Code Buster - "5 Questions" record your answers on your weekly warm up sheet. You can find these sheets on the student table in the back of the room, in the silver rack. 

Independent Work Exercise:
Exit Ticket
Cornell Note summary answering today's Essential Understanding. 

Videos:

https://youtu.be/Y1B2tEqazPI

 

 

                           WEDNESDAY  February 7

 

Today's Topic:
Erosion

Essential Understanding:: 
... Explain how natural actions such as weathering, and erosion (wind, water and gravity), affect Earth’s surface. 

Warm-Up: 
Weathering Quiz

Anticipatory Set:
Riddle Me This

Vocabulary: 
Mass Wasting; Slump; Landslide; Creep; Angle of Repose; Mass Movement

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:
EROSION

Wind Erosion

Independent Work Exercise:

Please do all of the following:

Weathering Quiz
Erosion Notes

 Riddle Me THIS

WEATHERING and EROSION JEOPARDY

Group Work: 
Name That Sign

Lab Exercise:
none

Closing Activity:
Answer these Review Questions

Cornell Note summary answering today's essential question. 

Videos:
None

 

 

                             THURSDAY  February 8

Today's Topic:
Erosion

::Essential Understanding:: 
... Explain how natural actions such as weathering, and erosion (wind, water and gravity), affect Earth’s surface. 

Warm-Up: 

PLEASE STUDY THESE DOCUMENTS SO YOU WILL BE PREPARED FOR YOUR QUIZ ON FRIDAY
ANSWER SHEET TO CODE BUSTERS. PLEASE STUDY FOR QUIZ.

ANSWERS to WEATHERING and EROSION JEOPARDY

 NOTES for POWER POINT

Anticipatory Set: For Your Enjoyment

Click on the link below to read this story.
CITY SWALLOWING SAND DUNES

Vocabulary: 
Abrasion; Saltation; Deflation; Saltation; Windbreak

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:
Wind Erosion
 NOTES for POWER POINT

Independent Work Exercise:

Please do all of the following:
Study Notes for Tomorrow's Quiz

ANSWER SHEET TO CODE BUSTERS. PLEASE STUDY FOR QUIZ.

ANSWERS to WEATHERING and EROSION JEOPARDY

 NOTES for POWER POINT

Group Work: 
!!!! Study Notes for tomorrow's QUIZ!!!!

 

 

                                   FRIDAY  February 9

Today's Topic: 
Erosion

Essential Understanding:: 
... ...Explain how natural actions such as weathering, erosion (wind, water and gravity), and soil formation affect Earth’s surface. 

Warm-Up #1:
10 minute study session
Please do all of the following:

Study Notes for Tomorrow's Quiz

ANSWER SHEET TO CODE BUSTERS. PLEASE STUDY FOR QUIZ.

Warm Up #2:

Review Quiz Bowl

Anticipatory Set:
Water and Pepper Lab

Vocabulary: 
Mass Wasting; Slump; Landslide; Creep; Angle of Repose; Mass Movement

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:
Water Erosion

Group Work: 
Pepper and Water Lab
Table Teaser

Lab Exercise:
Walking Water

Closing Activity:
Answer these Review Questions

 

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                                MONDAY  

Reminder: Quiz on Thursday

Today's Topic: 
Earth's Place in Space

Objectives: 
... to explain how the moon and the earth's rotation and revolution affect its shape and relate to the tides.

Warm-Up: 
Tides Worksheet

Essential Question: 
How is tidal impact directly related to the moon's gravitational attraction.

Anticipatory Set: 
The Dark Side

Vocabulary: 
Waning/Waxing; Crescent/Gibbious; Spring Tide/Neap Tide
Eclipses; Cyclic; Oblate Spheroid

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:
Tides and Moon

Group Work: 
White Board Exercise

Closing Activity:
Answer these Review Questions

Independent Work Exercise:
Phases of the Moon Worksheet
Tides Worksheet
Cornell Note summary answering today's essential question. 

Videos:
None

 

 

                                TUESDAY  

Reminder: Unit Test Thursday

Today's Topic: 
Earth's Place in Space

Objectives: 
... to explain how the moon and the earth's rotation and revolution affect its shape and relate to the tides.

Warm-Up: 
Myth Busters - The Dark Side

Essential Question: 
How is tidal impact directly related to the moon's gravitational attraction.

Anticipatory Set:

JUST for FUN

Some more fun

Vocabulary: 
Waning/Waxing; Crescent/Gibbious; Spring Tide/Neap Tide
Eclipses; Cyclic; Oblate Spheroid

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:
Tides and Moon

Group Work: 
White Board Exercise

Closing Activity:
Answer these Review Questions

Independent Work Exercise:
Phases of the Moon Worksheet

Cornell Note summary answering today's essential question. 

Videos:
None

 
 

                          WEDNESDAY  

 

Reminder: UNIT  TEST Thursday

Today's Topic: 
Seasons

Essential Understanding:: 
... to explain how the tilt of the earth's axis causes the seasons due to the amount of solar energy impacting the earth's surface.

Warm-Up: 
CODE BUSTERS

Anticipatory Set:
Review Jeopardy
Bingo

Vocabulary: 
Tropic of Cancer/Tropic of Capricorn
Insolation/Soltice/Intensity

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:

The Reason for the Seasons

Group Work: 
Jeopardy
Word-Up Game

Closing Activity:
Answer these Review Questions

Independent Work Exercise:
Cornell Note summary answering today's essential question. 

Videos:
None

 

 

                            THURSDAY   Februry 1

UNIT TEST TODAY

Today's Topic: 
WEATHERING

Objectives: 
EEn.2.1.3 Explain how natural actions such as weathering affect Earth’s surface. Physical and chemical weathering, heat and pressure, deposition, foliation and bedding.


Warm-Up: 
Study Time

Essential Understanding: 
Physical and Chemical weathering work together to shape the lithosphere.

Anticipatory Set: 
Myth Buster - WHAT THE HECK!

Vocabulary: 
Weathering; surface area; oxidation; stalactites/stalagmites
Carbonic Acid; exfoliation; erosion; dissolution; hydrolysis

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:
WEATHERING

Group Work: 
Table Teaser - Take 5 -White Board Exercise
Take 5 - Do You Know What I Am Looking For?

Lab Exercise:
Chalk Weathering

Closing Activity:
Code Buster - "10 Questions"

Independent Work Exercise:
Exit Ticket
Cornell Note summary answering today's Essential Understanding. 

Videos:

https://youtu.be/Y1B2tEqazPI

 

 

QUIZ on FRIDAY
BIOSPHERE DAY on THURSDAY

Today's Topic: THE WEATHER

Essential Question: 
How can we use weather maps and data to predict the weather.

Warm-Up: 

Quizziz

Anticipatory Set:
ATMOSPHERE REVIEW TRIVIA

Vocabulary: 
Ozone, Ozone Layer, Ultraviolet, Aurora, Albedo, Jet Stream

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:

Weather Analysis

The Wind

Air Masses and Fronts

Tropical Cyclones

CLIMATE

Group Work: 
Trivia Review
Weather Map Activity

Closing Activity:
SAIL AWAY GAME - Try to Reach You Destination

Independent Work Exercise: 

Cornell Note summaryanswering today's essential question.

                                    FRIDAY February 2

Reminder: Biosphere Work Day

LINK TO EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT Biospheres

Today's Topic: 
Biosphere

Objectives: 
... to understand how the different earth processes work together to make life possible on earth.

Warm-Up: 
- Pick your teams (no more than 3 to a group)
- Create a team Logo
- Read all handouts
- Research selected items
- Fill in the questions in your journal

This is a link that will Elements of Sustainability within an ecosystem. Use it to fill in your packet.

LINK TO CARBON OXYGEN CYCLE

LINK TO POWERPOINT BIOSPHERE 2

Essential Question: 
What are the important factors to consider when creating your biosphere? 

Anticipatory Set: 
Pick Your Partner - Create Your Logo

Vocabulary: 
- Biosphere, Terraforming, APA

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:
none

Group Work: 
Biosphere Research

Closing Activity:
Journal Entry

Independent Work Exercise:
Journal Entry  

 

 

                            MONDAY   January 22

REMINDER: Quiz on Thursday

TODAY'S TOPIC:
The Sun

OBJECTIVES: 
... to understand the energy flow from the sun to the earth through space.

WARM-UP: 

QUIZIZZ

ESSENTIAL QUESTION: 
How does incoming solar energy makes life possible on earth?

ANTICIPATORY SET: Video

VOCABULARY: 
- Transfer, Transformation; Fission, Fusion; Radiation, Electromagnetic Spectrum
- Differential Heating, Land/Sea Breeze

POWERPOINT LESSON PRESENTATION:
Astronomy: The Sun

GROUP WORK: 
Energy Systems Activity

CLOSING ACTIVITY:
Transfer/Transformation: Yes/No

INDEPENDENT WORK EXERCISE:
Note Taking

Cornell Note summary answering today's essential question. 

VIDEOS:
Size - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GoW8Tf7hTGA&t=5s

Earth Magnetic Field ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yEYy_nVC4L0 )

 
 

                               TUESDAY  January 23

Reminder: Quiz Thursday

TODAY'S TOPIC: 
Earth's Place in Space

OBJECTIVES:
... to understand the energy flow from the sun to the earth through space.

WARM-UP:
POW SCIENCE - Center of Mass

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:
Can you explain the relative motion of earth within the solar system. 

ANTICIPATORY SET: 
TRUTH of MYTH: Salt Water

Take "5" and define these Words
Word-Up Vocabulary Game

VOCABULARY:
- Precession, Nutation, Barycenter
- Inclination, Insolation, Parallelism
- Equinox
, Solstice

POWERPOINT LESSON PRESENTATION:
EEn Solar System

GROUP WORK:
POW SCIENCE - Center of Mass

CLOSING ACTIVITY:
Cornell Notes Summary. 

INDEPENDENT WORK EXERCISE:
Vocabulary
Cornell Note summary answering today's essential question. 

VIDEOS:
Universe (  http://htwins.net/scale2/ )

Big Bang ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wNDGgL73ihY)

Barycenter ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RudB-LLPaG4 )

 

 

                          WEDNESDAY  January 24

Reminder: Quiz Thursday

TODAY'S TOPIC: 
EEn.1.1 Explain the Earth’s role as a body in space.

OBJECTIVES:
EEn.1.1.1 Explain the Earth’s motion through space, including precession, nutation, the barycenter, and its path about the galaxy.

WARM-UP:
Code Buster

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:
Can you explain the relative motion of earth within the solar system. 

ANTICIPATORY SET: 
POW SCIENCE - Center of Mass

VOCABULARY:
Take "5" and define these Words

Word-Up Vocabulary Game
- Precession, Nutation, Barycenter
- Inclination, Insolation, Parallelism
- Equinox
, Solstice

POWERPOINT LESSON PRESENTATION:
EEn Solar System

GROUP WORK:
POW SCIENCE - Center of Mass
Word-Up

CLOSING ACTIVITY:
Cornell Notes Summary. 

INDEPENDENT WORK EXERCISE:
Vocabulary
Cornell Note summary answering today's essential question. 

VIDEOS:

Barycenter ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RudB-LLPaG4 )

 
 

                            THURSDAY  January 25

Reminder: Quiz Today

Today's Topic: 
Earth's Place in Space

Objectives: 
... to explain how the moon and the earth's rotation and revolution affect its shape and relate to the tides.

Warm-Up: 
Ten Minutes to Study for today's quiz.

Essential Question: 
How is tidal impact directly related to the moon's gravitational attraction.

Anticipatory Set: 
MYTH BUSTER

Vocabulary: 
Waning/Waxing; Crescent/Gibbious; Spring Tide/Neap Tide
Eclipses; Cyclic; Oblate Spheroid

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:
Tides and Moon

Group Work: 
White Board Exercise

Closing Activity:
Answer these Review Questions

Independent Work Exercise:
Phases of the Moon Worksheet
Tides Worksheet
Cornell Note summary answering today's essential question. 

Videos:
None

 

 

 

                                 TUESDAY January 9

TODAY'S TOPIC:
The Earth System

OBJECTIVES:
... to understand earth as a "Dynamic, Self-Regulating, Self-Evolving, and  Self-Sustaining System".

WARM-UP:
Mystery Triangles Puzzle

Brain Doodles

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:
Why is the word "Dynamic Equilibrium" important in understanding earth processes, and how does it relate to today's objective?

ANTICIPATORY SET:
Mystery Triangles Puzzle

VOCABULARY:
- Dynamic Equilibrium, System
- Atmosphere, hydrosphere, lithosphere, biosphere, cryosphere 
- Self-regulating, self-sustaining, self-evolving

POWERPOINT LESSON PRESENTATION:
Earth: The Beginning

GROUP WORK:

Problem Solving Activity - Feedback Loop
Biosphere Project Introduction
Biosphere Handbook
Designing Space Colonies Criteria

INDEPENDENT WORK EXERCISE: (Closing)
Cornell Note summary answering today's essential question. 

VIDEOS:
Earth’s Spheres (  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tesqNIXwamQ )

 

 

                           WEDNESDAY January 10

Reminder: Quiz on Thursday

TODAY'S TOPIC:
The Earth System

OBJECTIVES:
... to understand earth as a "Dynamic Self-Regulating, Self-Evolving, and  Self-Sustaining System".

WARM-UP:
Trees

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:
Why is the earth an example of a perfect system?

ANTICIPATORY SET:
POW SCIENCE

VOCABULARY:
- Dynamic Equilibrium, System
- Atmosphere, hydrosphere, lithosphere, biosphere, cryosphere 
- Self-regulating, self-sustaining, self-evolving

POWERPOINT LESSON PRESENTATION:
Earth: The Beginning

INDEPENDENT WORK EXERCISE: (Closing)

Which Doesn't Belong
Cornell Note summary answering today's essential question. 

VIDEOS:
Earth’s Spheres (  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tesqNIXwamQ )

 

 

                             THURSDAY January 11

Reminder: NO QUIZ TODAY

TODAY'S TOPIC:
The Earth System

OBJECTIVES:
... to understand earth as a "Dynamic Self-Regulating, Self-Evolving, and  Self-Sustaining System".

WARM-UP:
Arrange the numbera Activity

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:
Why is the earth an example of a perfect system?

ANTICIPATORY SET:
Which Doesn't Belong

PROBLEM SOLVING ACTIVITY

VOCABULARY: Word-Up Game
- Dynamic Equilibrium, System
- Atmosphere, hydrosphere, lithosphere, biosphere, cryosphere 
- Self-regulating, self-sustaining, self-evolving

POWERPOINT LESSON PRESENTATION:
Earth: The Beginning

INDEPENDENT WORK EXERCISE: (Closing)

Which Doesn't Belong
Cornell Note summary answering today's essential question. 

 VIDEOS:
Earth’s Spheres (  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tesqNIXwamQ )

 

 

                                    FRIDAY January 12

Reminder: Biosphere Work Day

LINK TO EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT MARS

Today's Topic: 
Biosphere

Objectives: 
... to understand how the different earth processes work together to make life possible on earth.

Warm-Up: 
- Pick your teams (no more than 3 to a group)
- Create a team Logo
- Read all handouts
- Research selected items
- Fill in the questions in your journal

This is a link that will Elements of Sustainability within an ecosystem. Use it to fill in your packet.

Essential Question: 
What are the important factors to consider when creating your biosphere? 

Anticipatory Set: 
Pick Your Partner - Create Your Logo

Vocabulary: 
- Biosphere, Terraforming, APA

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:
none

Group Work: 
Biosphere Research

Closing Activity:
Journal Entry

Independent Work Exercise:
Journal Entry  

 
 
 

 

                              MONDAY January 15

Reminder: Quiz Today

TODAY'S TOPIC:
Earth's Place in Space

OBJECTIVES:
... to understand the energy flow from the sun to the earth through space.

WARM-UP:
POW SCIENCE

ESSENTIAL UNDERSTANDING:
Explain the relative motion of earth within the solar system. 

ANTICIPATORY SET:
Take "5" and define these Words
Word-Up Vocabulary Game

VOCABULARY:
- Precession, Nutation, Barycenter
- Inclination, Insolation, Parallelism
- Equinox
, Solstice

POWERPOINT LESSON PRESENTATION:
EEn Solar System

GROUP WORK:
POW SCIENCE

CLOSING ACTIVITY:
Cornell Notes Summary. 

INDEPENDENT WORK EXERCISE:
Vocabulary
Cornell Note summary answering today's essential question. 

VIDEOS:
Universe (  http://htwins.net/scale2/ )

Big Bang ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wNDGgL73ihY)

Barycenter ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RudB-LLPaG4 )

 

 

 

                                 FRIDAY January 12

Reminder: Biosphere Work Day

LINK TO EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT MARS

Today's Topic:
Biosphere

Objectives: 
... to understand how the different earth processes work together to make life possible on earth.

Warm-Up: 
- Pick your teams (no more than 3 to a group)
- Create a team Logo
- Read all handouts
- Research selected items
- Fill in the questions in your journal

This is printed out on the last page of your journal. You can continue working further if you have completed your research. 

Essential Question: 
What are the important factors to consider when creating your biosphere? 

Anticipatory Set:
Pick Your Partner - Create Your Logo

Vocabulary: 
- Biosphere, Terraforming, APA

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:
none

Group Work: 
Biosphere Research

Closing Activity:
Journal Entry

Independent Work Exercise:
Journal Entry  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HERE IS THE POWER POINT REVIEW WITH THE ANSWERS.

DO NOT STRESS, GET PLENTY OF SLEEP AND YOU WILL DO AWESOME!

 
 

 

MONDAY 12/4

Today's Topic: Ecology

Essential Question: 
Why is it important that we are mindful of the environment?

Warm-Up: 

CODE BUSTER REVIEW #5

Anticipatory Set:
QUIZ BOWL REVIEW #1

Vocabulary: 
Population; abiotic; biotic

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:

Biodivisity

ECOLOGY

 
 
 

 

Essential Question: 
What are the earth's resourses and how do we use them?

Warm-Up: 
CODE BUSTER REVIEW #3

Anticipatory Set:
MARS BIOSPHERE

Vocabulary: 
Stewardship; Carrying Capacity; Half-life

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:

Earth's Resources 

Group Work: 

Half Life

 

 
 

TUESDAY 11/28

Today's Topic: Earth's Resoources/Human Impct

Essential Question: 
What impact do human's have on earth's Resources?

Warm-Up: 

CODE BUSTER REVIEW #4

Anticipatory Set:
Mars Biosphere

Vocabulary: 
Population; non-renewable; renewable

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:

Earth's Resources/Human Impact

 

 

WEDNESDAY 11/29

Today's Topic: Earth's Resoources/Human Impct

Essential Question: 
What impact do human's have on earth's Resources?

Warm-Up: 

CODE BUSTER REVIEW #4

Anticipatory Set:
Mars Biosphere

Vocabulary: 
Population; non-renewable; renewable

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:

Earth's Resources/Human Impact

Group Work: 

Code Buster

 
 

THURSDAY 11/30

Today's Topic: Earth's Resoources/Human Impct

Essential Question: 
What impact do human's have on earth's Resources?

Warm-Up: 

CODE BUSTER REVIEW #4

Benchmark

Anticipatory Set:
Mars Biosphere

Vocabulary: 
Population; non-renewable; renewable

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:

Earth's Resources/Human Impact

 

 

FRIDAY 12/1

Today's Topic: Ecology

Essential Question: 
Why is it important that we are mindful of the environment?

Warm-Up: 

CODE BUSTER REVIEW #7

Anticipatory Set:
Quizizz

Vocabulary: 
Population; abiotic; biotic

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:

Biodivisity

ECOLOGY

 

 

MONDAY 11/19

Today's Topic: CLIMATE

Essential Question: 
How do global climat patterns change over time?

Warm-Up: 
CODE BUSTER REVIEW #1

Anticipatory Set:

Find your ECOLOGICAL FOOTPRINT

Vocabulary: 
Climate; Micro-climate; Urban Heat Island

Find your Ecological Footprint

 

 

 

TUESDAY 11/20

Today's Topic: CLIMATE

Essential Question: 
How do global climat patterns change over time?

Warm-Up: 
CODE BUSTER REVIEW #1

CODE BUSTER REVIEW #2

Anticipatory Set:

Find your ECOLOGICAL FOOTPRINT

Vocabulary: 
Climate; Micro-climate; Urban Heat Island

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:

CLIMATE

CLIMATE - Air Quality

CLIMATE - Ocean Systems

Group Work: 

Daisy World
Code Buster

Closing Activity:
Note Taking

Independent Work Exercise: 

Mind Map CLIMATE

Cornell Note summaryanswering today's essential question. 

 
 

 

Notes for this Power Point can be found here.

Today's Topic:
Surface water

Essential Question: 
Can you explain the human influences on our waterways.

Warm-Up: 
 Click on the link for Surface Water. Fill in the Notes sheet. Be prepared and study for a short ten question quiz. You have 15 minutes to complete this activity. 

Anticipatory Set:

Surface Water Quiz

Quiz A

Vocabulary: 
Water Shed; Stream; Bog; marsh; solution; suspension

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:

Surface Water

Mind Map Atmosphere

The New Weather Annalysis

Group Work: 

Code Buster

Study the Mind Map Atmosphere in preparation for today's QUIZ Buster

Closing Activity:
Note Taking

Independent Work Exercise: 

Station Model Handout

Note Taking

Cornell Note summaryanswering today's essential question. 

 

 

 TUESDAY 11/14

Today's Topic: Weather

Essential Question: 
Can you Summarize the structure and composition of our atmosphere.

Warm-Up: 
Station Model Handout

Anticipatory Set:

Following the Jet Stream

Vocabulary: 
Wind; Coroilis Effect; Jet Stream; isobars; isotherms

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:

The New Weather Annalysis

WIND

Group Work: 

Code Buster

Closing Activity:
Note Taking

Independent Work Exercise: 

Station Model Handout

Following the Jet Stream

Cornell Note summaryanswering today's essential question. 

 

 

WEDNESDAY 11/15

Today's Topic: Weather

Essential Question: 
Can you Explain the formation of typical air masses and the weather systems that result from air mass interactions?

Warm-Up: 
DEW POINT COMIC - WHAT is the RELATIONSHIP?

Anticipatory Set:

WHO'S in FRONT?

Vocabulary: 
Wind; Coroilis Effect; dew point; relative humidity; 

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:

The New Weather Annalysis

WIND

FRONTS and AIR MASSES

Independent Work Exercise: 

Station Model Handout

NAME THAT FRONT

 

 

THURSDAY 11/16

Today's Topic: Weather

Essential Question: 
Can you Explain the formation of typical air masses and the weather systems that result from air mass interactions?

Anticipatory Set:

Code Buster

Daisy World

Vocabulary: 
Wind; Coroilis Effect; dew point; relative humidity; 

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:

FRONTS and AIR MASSES

Tornadoes

Hurricanes

Independent Work Exercise: 

Mind Map Weather

 

Vocabulary: 
Water Shed; Stream; Bog; marsh; solution; suspension

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:

Surface Water

 
 
 

 

THURSDAY 11/9

Notes for this Power Point can be found here.

Today's Topic:
Surface water

Essential Question: 

Explain the human influences on our waterways.

Warm-Up: 
Please read this Conceptual Notes Map in preparation for the quiz next week and the Code-Buster today.

Anticipatory Set:

CODE BUSTER

Vocabulary: 
Water Shed; Stream; Bog; marsh; solution; suspension

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:

Surface Water

Group Work: 

Code Buster

Closing Activity:
Note Taking

Independent Work Exercise: 

Note Taking

Cornell Note summaryanswering today's essential question. 

Today's Topic:
Surface Water

Essential Question: 
 What is groundwater? 

Warm-Up: 

Anticipatory Set:

Word-Up

Vocabulary: 
Water Shed; Stream; Bog; marsh; solution; suspension

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:

Surface Water

Group Work: 

WORD-UP

Closing Activity:
Note Taking

Independent Work Exercise: 

Note Taking

Cornell Note summaryanswering today's essential question. 

 

 

WEDNESDAY 11/1

Quiz on FRIDAY(Topographic Maps)

Notes for this Power Point can be found here.

Today's Topic:
The Water Cycle

Essential Question: 
 What is a topographic map and how is it used in earth science? 

Warm-Up: 
Finish yesterday's Packet (REVIEW)

Anticipatory Set:
Draw the Water Cycle

Vocabulary: 
Evaporation; Condensation; neuclei; evapotransporation; transporation

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:

The Water Cyle

Group Work: 

Water Cycle Diagram

Closing Activity:
Note Taking

Independent Work Exercise: 

Note Taking

Cornell Note summary answering today's essential question. 

 

 

THURSDAY 11/2

Quiz on FRIDAY(Topographic Maps)

Notes for this Power Point can be found here.

Today's Topic:
The Water Cycle

Essential Question: 
 What is a topographic map and how is it used in earth science? 

Warm-Up: 
Suppose

Anticipatory Set:
Draw the Water Cycle

Vocabulary: 
Evaporation; Condensation; neuclei; evapotransporation; transporation

PowerPoint Lesson Presentation:

The Water Cyle

Movement of Groundwater

Group Work: 

Water Cycle Diagram

Closing Activity:
Note Taking

Independent Work Exercise: 

Note Taking

Cornell Note summary answering today's essential question. 

Cornell Note summary

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 WELCOME to Ms. G's
PHYSICAL SCIENCE CLASS!

If you would like to keep an ONLINE Science Notebook,
Please click here to access your Cornell Notes Template.

Click here to access the Table of Content Document.

Here is the LINK to your Roller Coaster Project.
 

 
 
 
 
 

new friday- SEPTEMBER 13, 2019

Today is "Project Friday."  project
Things to Remember:
- This is not a free day, you are to work in your group. If you are not  working, you will receive a zero for the day.
- We will also be working on Test and Quiz corrections and one on one 
   tutoring during this time.
- Remember to come equipped with the needed supplies and remember 
   to fill in your Log Book each day you work on your project

This is the  SCORING RUBRIC  for your Roller Coaster Project.