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Write notes while viewing the Layers of the Atmosphere recording at the link below.
In the Homework Submit enter a sentence about each picture in the notes.
Remember to also study Chapter 8: Geologic Time for our up coming test.
Video: Layers of the Atmosphere
Write notes while viewing the Air Pressure Notes at the link below coming soon. Also, read pages 380 to 385 in your textbook. Do the Assess Your Understanding on page 383 and 385. These do not need to be submitted.
Video: Air Pressure
Use pages 376 through 379 to complete the fill in the blank worksheet online at the link below. First you will need to enter your name and make a password before you will see the worksheet. You do not need an account at the site and you don't need to enter an email address.Print a copy for your Science binder. When you are finished click on hand in work and then confirm hand in work.
Although you didn't have to, some people submitted their practice answers for the test. There are a few points for every one to keep in mind. The answer need to be at least three sentences long. That is the absolute minimum. Also, if you use a term such as superposition, index fossil or half-life you need to explain want those terms mean and how they are used in relation to the question. Monday's test has been postponed. Today we going to begin a new chapter - The Atmosphere, please read 376 through 379. Answer the question in your book including Figure 1 and Figure 2, apply it and the Assess Your Understanding on pages 378 and page 379. You do not need to email me photos or submit this in any form
Below are the constructed response questions for the upcoming test on The Geologic Time Scale. For the test you will need to answer three. Today write practice answers for at least two. Use your notes and book. You do not need to submit them this is for your study use.If you have questions contact me.
1. Name and list three main divisions of the geologic time scale in the correct order from oldest to most recent. Give one fact for each of the time divisions.
2. Explain how scientists find the relative age of rocks and the fossils in them. What do they use and how?
3. What is a mass extinction? When were the two times they occurred in the geologic time scale? What were the effects of each?
4. What is radioactive dating and how is it used?
5. Describe how the Grand Canyon formed.
You may go back to the link for the crossword puzzle if you wish to use in for practice to review for the test.
Paleontologist Sarah Sheffield was interviewed on skype a scientist; watch her interview at the link below. Answer the following questions about her interview. 1. Describe two of the fossils she shows. 2. What is the name of the type of organisms she is interested in the most? 3 and 4 Give the answer to two other questions she answers that were submitted by viewers. Please type this in to my submit. If you can not do that, do not email a photo. Type you answers in a document or email. Check out skype a scientist to see the schedule for future events.
Video: Paleontologist Interview
Skype A Scientist Live Events
March 24 - Update 2
There are still a few people that have not done the Geologic Time kahoot. If you did the kahoot but used a fake name you need to message me and tell me what name you used or re take the kahoot. See the pin number in yesterday's update post.
March 24 -Update
Test Monday and Tuesday, March 30 and 31, on Chapter 8: Geologic Time. Monday will be the open notes portion and Tuesday the closed book and closed notes portion.
Chapter 8 Review and Assessment on pages 283 through 284, 1 through 22, skip numbers 6 and 19.
Type your answers into homework submit. If you submit a pdf or photograph be sure your name is on the paper before photographing or scanning and that the photo is clear.
March 23 Update 2
If you did not do the kahoot on Friday go to kahoot.it and enter the pin number 0632256 and you can still get credit for the assignment.
Also, if you watched or want to watch any of the animal videos from the Cincinnati Zoo submit a paragraph about the animal for extra credit. They are at the link given on March 20th or they are live every day at three on Facebook.
March 23 - update
Submit four sentence about the football field video to my homework submit.
Take notes while watching the link below. Also, watch the video of Earth's Entire history on a Football Field.
Geologic Time Review Video
Earth's History (Visualized On A Football Field)
March 20 - Update 3
If you have trouble with the kahoot link go to kahoot.it and used the pin number 03612
Also, you may retry if your score was low.
March 20 - Update 2
The Cincinnati Zoo is do a Home Safari with a different animal each day. It is live at 3:00 but, you can watch the recordings at the link below. They are entertaining and very educational. So far they have done the following animals: sloth, ocelot, porcupine and hippo. Please check it out.
Link to the site
March 20 - Update
For the kahoot use your real name. If you use a fake name you will receive a zero for the assignment.
Today's assignment is to play a kahoot, Geologic Time.
When it asks for a nickname enter your real first and last name so I can see that you have completed the assignment.
Click here to start.
You have until 11pm tonight to complete this challenge. Good Luck.
If you couldn't submit yesterday's crossword it may be because it wasn't complete. You can only submit if the puzzle is complete. Check that everything
is completely filled in before you try to submit. You can print a copy of your filled in puzzle as a backup.
Click on this link to go to the crossword puzzle on Geologic Time.
Complete the puzzle online (no need to print unless you want to use it to study from).
Once ALL the squares have been filled in, the puzzle will direct you how to submit the puzzle.
You do not need an account on the crossword puzzle site to solve and submit it.
Also, please submit one sentence about each of the four illustrations in yesterday's class video: Era's of Earth's History. If you need to view it
click on the link: class video under yesterday's date, March 18.
Please watch today's class video and write the information in your notes.
After watching the video, please complete the worksheets below.
Eras of Earth's History Review and Reinforce; Lesson Quiz p281E and p281G
This assignment is due by noon March 19th.
Submit the answers for this assignment using the link on the upper right corner of this page called Submit Homework.
Be sure to include the title of the assignment.
Read Eras of Earth's History, pages 270 through 281. Check back later for notes and an assignment.
March 16, update
Zoom will not begin until further notice, check back for updates.
The school will be open tomorrow from 9 until noon. I will available if students and parents want to stop in the Science Room to pick up
assignments or drop off completed work. Copies of assignments that were missed are also available. If you already came to pick up your child's
please be sure you have their Science textbook.
Complete Early Earth: Review and Reinforcement, due Monday
Also, continue with test corrections, due Monday, March 16.
Read pages 266 through 269 and complete Early Earth
Classwork: read pages 262 through 265 and complete The Geologic Time Scale.
Homework: Study for tomorrow's test on Chapter 7: Erosion and Deposition
Answer 3 of the Chapter 7 test questions. Any more than 3 are extra credit. Due tomorrow March 5.
Chapter 7 Review and Assessment, skip 10, 17 and 6 on page 239. Due tomorrow March 4.
Write a paragraph of at least 6 sentences on How Caves Form/Karst Topography from the videos. You can write about one or the other video or
information from both. Due tomorrow Feb. 26
Video 1: How do caves form.
Video 2: Formations of Karst Landscapes
Erosion and Deposition Word Search. Also write at least 5 sentences in your own words using at least 10 of the words. Due tomorrow Feb. 25
Erosion and deposition: Chapter 7 Study Guide due tomorrow Feb. 14
Crossword puzzle Erosion and Deposition; Chapter 7, due tomorrow Feb. 13
Study for test on Volcanoes which on Tuesday Jan. 21
Read pages 180 through 187 to complete Rocks and Weathering fill in. Also, Do the Math; Which Weathers Faster, due tomorrow Jan. 9
Complete Volcanoes fill in chapter review. Also, finish Volcanoes and Plate Tectonics: Enrich. Both due tomorrow Jan. 8
Complete activity finding the epicenter of the Alaskan earthquake. Write a paragraph describing the steps in the process used to locate an
Volcanoes word search and sentences - write at least 5 sentences in your own words using at least 10 of the words. Due Dec. 18
Complete 3 Practice essay questions about volcanoes, due Dec.17
Read pages 164 through 169 and complete Volcanic Landforms
Read pages 156 through 163 and complete Volcanic Eruptions
Study for tomorrow's test on Chapter 4: Earthquakes
Study for Friday's test on Chapter 4:Earthquakes. Also, Finish Volcanic Eruptions if you didn't finish in class
Practice test questions. Also, Volcanoes and Plate Tectonics.
Chapter 4 Review and Assessment. Skip 6, 17, 18 and constructed response 6, due tomorrow Dec. 3
At parent/teacher conferences I spoke to several parents that wanted to be added to the remind system so they can be notified of up coming
tests. If you wish to be added to the remind system, please email me
email@example.com with your name, the students name, grade level and a parent cell phone number that can receive text
Note: This must be a parent cell number. This system is not permitted to send text message to children.
Finish crossword puzzle: Earthquakes, Chapter 4, Due tomorrow Nov. 26
Finish Monitoring Earthquakes, due Monday Nov. 25
Study for tomorrow's test on Chapter 3, Plate Tectonics
Finish practice test questions. Study for Wednesdays test on Plate Tectonics.
Write a paragraph of at least 6 sentences of information from the videos on Continental Drift and Plate Tectonics, due tomorrow Thursday Nov.
Finish the Review and Assessment for Chapter 3, Skip 5, 18 and 6 on page 113, Due Wed. Nov. 13. Then, read pages 120 to 127 and do the Assess
Finish crossword puzzle, Plate Tectonics due Tuesday Nov. 12
Complete Birth of the Himalayas and The Curious Case of Mesosaurus, both due tomorrow Nov. 8
Read pages 104 to 109 and complete The Theory of Plate Tectonics
Read pages 98 to 103 and complete Sea Floor Spreading
Study for tomorrow's test on Minerals and Rocks
Answer questions from Chapter Two study guide for extra credit. Study for Wednesday's test
Period 4 class - complete Chapter Twp Review and Assessment, due tomorrow Oct. 24. Period 5 class complete Minerals and Rocks Crossword puzzle
tomorrow Oct. 24
Period 5 - study for test on mapping Earth's Surface. Chapter One lessons 4,5 and 6
Latitude, Longitude and Hemispheres due Wed. Oct. 9 Also, makeup crossword puzzle: Mapping Earth's Surface due tomorrow Oct. 9,
Finish crossword puzzle: Mapping Earth's Surface, due tomorrow Oct. 3
Use pages 36 to 39 to complete the worksheet Topographic Maps: Review, Reinforce and Lesson Quiz and Topographic Map Enrich
Read pages 36 through 39 and do Assess Your Understanding on page 39
Read pages 28 through 35 and complete the worksheet Models of Earth due tomorrow Sept. 26
Test corrections are due Friday Sept. 28
Finish About Earth's Layers and About Density. Study for Monday's test on the first three sections of Chapter One - The Earth System, Earth'
Interior, and Convection and the Mantle also be
able to calculate density
Read pages 22 to 27 and complete Exploring Earth's Surface. Also, study for Friday's test on the first three sections of Chapter One.
Finish Convection and the Mantle due tomorrow, Sept. 18
Finish crossword puzzle using notes and book Chapter One sections one through three. Due tomorrow Sept. 17
Complete Earth's Interior. Also, for illustration of students working in lab give six unsafe lab behaviors and six safe lab behaviors, due
Wednesday Sept. 11
For four lab expectations explain why they are important. Read pages 10 trough 17 and answer the questions on those pages. Put the answers in
Due Tuesday Sept. 10
Read pages 4 through 9 and answer the questions on those pages. Put the answers in your book. Due Monday Sept. 9
Complete You are Here, My Science Bio (lab coat) and Course Expectations/Contact Information Sheet
All three due by Friday Sept. 6
Also:Review page 1 and complete page 2 of the course Intro CLICK HERE