ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE SYLLABUS ARCHIVES

 

Neil Degrasse Tyson, The Most Astonding Fact

MON. 9/7

 

NO SCHOOL!

HAPPY LABOR DAY!

TUES. 9/8

E DAY

  • Introduction
  • What is environmental science?
  • My website

HOMEWORK:

  • fill out form
  • respond to Welcome to Environmental Science post on the class BLOG

WED. 9/9

E DAY

HOMEWORK:

THUR. 9/10

E DAY

  • Material world

HOMEWORK:

FRI. 9/11

E DAY

  • Fishing for survival

HOMEWORK:

 

MON. 9/14

 

NO SCHOOL!

HAPPY ROSH HASHANA!

TUES. 9/15

B DAY

HOMEWORK:

WED. 9/16

C DAY

HOMEWORK:

THUR. 9/17

D DAY

  • population pressures
Watch:

HOMEWORK:

FRI. 9/18

A DAY

NO CLASS

HOMEWORK:

MON. 9/21

A DAY

 

NO CLASS!

TUES. 9/22

B DAY

TEST ON CH.1

THE CORRELATION METHOD

HOMEWORK:

FINISH THE CORRELATION METHOD

WED. 9/23

C DAY

NO SCHOOL!

HAPPY YOM KIPPUR!

HOMEWORK:

THUR. 9/24

D DAY

SCIENTIFIC METHOD

DESIGN YOUR OWN EXPERIMENT

STATISTICS

HOMEWORK:

Read the following article: Volkswagen and the Era of Cheating Software

Respond to the class Blog

 

FRI. 9/25

C DAY

MODELS

DECISION MAKING

HOMEWORK:

You are considering adding an alternative energy source to your home. You are choosing between what you currently have (public electricity)

and

  • Small solar electric systems
  • Small wind electric systems
  • Microhydropower systems
  • Small hybrid electric systems (solar and wind)

Fill out the form to make a decision

MON. 9/28

A DAY

 

NO CLASS!

TUES. 9/29

B DAY

PREPARE POSTERS FOR DESIGN YOUR OWN EXPERIMENT

HOMEWORK:

READ ARTICLE ON FOOD WASTE

Respond to prompt on BLOG

 

WED. 9/30

C DAY

Check fast plant, record data

THE FATE OF THE ELWHA RIVER DAMS

HOMEWORK:

FINISH ELWHA PACKET

THUR. 10/1

D DAY

Continue THE FATE OF THE ELWHA RIVER DAMS

HOMEWORK:

Complete the skin cancer activity and graph the statistics

Skin cancer activity

Graph paper

DUE TUESDAY 10/6/15

 

FRI. 10/2

E DAY

THE FATE OF THE ELWHA RIVER DAMS debate

HOMEWORK:

Complete the skin cancer activity and graph the statistics

Skin cancer activity

Graph paper

DUE TUESDAY 10/6/15

 

MON. 10/5

A DAY

 

NO CLASS!

TUES. 10/6

B DAY

FINISH UNIT 2

Check fast plant, record data

HOMEWORK:

STUDY FOR TEST TOMORROW ON UNIT 2

 

WED. 10/7

C DAY

TEST ON UNIT 2

HOMEWORK:

Label the earth worksheet

 

THUR. 10/8

D DAY

Layers of the earth

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w-9gDALvMF4

2-D model

Layers of earth activity

HOMEWORK:

Finish Layers of earth activity

 

 

FRI. 10/9

E DAY

PLATE TECTONICS

PLATE TECTONICS WORKSHEET

HOMEWORK:

FINISH PLATE TECTONICS WORKSHEET

 

 

TUES. 10/13

 

11:45-12:28

VOLCANOS

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lMLo0E66O8A

VOLCANIC DISASTER WORKSHEET

HOMEWORK:

READ ARTICLE ON PLANTING TREES AT COAL MINES

POST A RESPONSE ON BLOG

 

 

WED. 10/14

 

12:30-1:14

EROSION

ATMOSPHERE

HOW SOIL IS DEGRADED GAME

HOMEWORK:

READ: DIRT POOR

finish question from soil game

 

THUR. 10/15

 

12:45-12:28

OCEANS

http://video.nationalgeographic.com/video/oceans-narrated-by-sylvia-earle/oceans-overview

HOMEWORK:

FILL OUT THE WORKSHEET USING INFORMATION FROM

http://coolclassroom.org/cool_projects/lessons/miniunits/lesson2.html

OCEANOGRAPHY WORKSHEET

 

 

FRI. 10/16

 

NO CLASS

HOMEWORK:

 

 

 

MON. 10/19

A DAY

NO CLASS

TUES. 10/20

B DAY

 

FINISH UNIT 3

HOMEWORK:

STUDY FOR TEST TOMORROW ON UNIT 3

 

 

WED. 10/21

C DAY

 

TEST ON UNIT 3

HOMEWORK:

Define ecosystem terms

 

 

THUR. 10/22

D DAY

 

Introduce Unit 4- The Organization of Life

Ecosystems

Human Impact

on Ecosystems

http://www.bozemanscience.com/055-biodiversity/

HOMEWORK:

FINISH Human Impact

on Ecosystems

 

FRI. 10/23

E DAY

 

 

ECOSYSTEMS WORKSHEET 1

SCRAMBLED FOOD CHAIN

THREATS TO BIODIVERSITY

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=85DRqF8dXMY

HOMEWORK:

FINISH TODAY'S ASSIGNMENTS

 

 

 

 

 

MON. 10/26

A DAY

NO CLASS

TUES. 10/27

B DAY

 

HUMAN IMPACT ON BIODIVERSITY

http://www.bozemanscience.com/055-biodiversity/

PLAN PSA

PSA DIRECTIONS

HOMEWORK:

ECOSYSTEMS WORKSHEET 1

 

 

WED. 10/28

C DAY

 

MOVIE STUDIO WORK ON PSA

HOMEWORK:

LISTEN OR READ: UN CLIMATE NEGOTIATIONS

RESPOND TO BLOG

 

 

 

THUR. 10/29

D DAY

 

MOVIE STUDIO WORK ON PSA

 

HOMEWORK:

Final work on PSA

 

 

FRI. 10/30

E DAY

 

 

MOVIE STUDIO- COMPLETE PSA

HOMEWORK:

 

 

 

 

 

 

MON. 11/2

E DAY

WORK ON PSA

TUES. 11/3

E DAY

FINISH PSA

HOMEWORK:

UPLOAD PSA TO YOUTUBE

WED. 11/4

E DAY

EVOLUTION

THE EVOLUTION OF DOGS

HOMEWORK:

HAVE A GREAT 4 DAY WEEKEND!

 

MON. 11/9

A DAY

NO CLASS

TUES. 11/10

B DAY

 

WATCH PSAs

ALEX, NICK, GEORGE

DYLAN, DYLAN, NINA

NAJEEKAH, GABE, JAMIE

DANIELA, MICAH, TRISTAN

HOMEWORK:

EVOLUTION WORKSHEET

DUE FRIDAY

 

 

 

WED. 11/11

C DAY

 

 

BIODIVERSITY

THE SCIENCE OF DOGS

HOMEWORK:

EVOLUTION WORKSHEET

STUDY FOR TEST ON FRIDAY

 

 

 

THUR. 11/12

D DAY

 

 

REVIEW FOR TEST

HOMEWORK:

STUDY FOR TEST TOMORROW

 

 

 

FRI. 11/13

E DAY

 

 

TEST ON ECOSYSTEMS

HOMEWORK:

 

 

 

 

 

 

MON. 11/16

A DAY

NO CLASS

TUES. 11/17

B DAY

 

INTRODUCE WATER

HOW MUCH WATER DO I USE?

http://water.org/#

how much water did you use yesterday?

HOMEWORK:

CLIMATE CHANGE AND WATER QUIZ

WED. 11/18

C DAY

 

 

World water usage fact sheet

HOMEWORK:

Global Water cycle

 

 

 

 

THUR. 11/19

D DAY

 

 

Earth from Above: Water video

Water cycle adventure

HOMEWORK:

Read The Rising Pressure Of Global Water Shortages

respond to Blog

 

 

 

 

FRI. 11/20

E DAY

 

 

Finish water

HOMEWORK:

Study for test on Tuesday

 

 

 

 

 

 

MON. 11/23

E DAY

BAG IT

HOMEWORK:

BAG IT MOVIE QUESTIONS

 

TUES. 11/24

E DAY

 

BAG IT

HOMEWORK:

BAG IT MOVIE QUESTIONS

WED. 11/25

1/2 DAY

 

 

BAG IT

HOMEWORK:

BAG IT MOVIE QUESTIONS

 

 

 

 

MON. 12/7

A DAY

NO CLASS

 

TUES. 12/8

B DAY

 

INTRODUCE AIR

SAVE SMOG CITY 2

HOMEWORK:

FINISH SAVE SMOG CITY 2

WED. 12/9

C DAY

 

INDUSTRIAL POLLUTION

LAYERS OF THE ATMOSPHERE

HOMEWORK:

FINISH LAYERS OF THE ATMOSPHERE

THUR. 12/10

D DAY

 

 

AIR, NOISE AND LIGHT POLLUTION

Cap and Trade: Acid Rain Program Results

Questions

air pollution video

HOMEWORK:

FINISH CAP AND TRADE QUESTIONS

 

FRI. 12/11

E DAY

 

 

ACID RAIN

ACID LAKE

HOMEWORK:

ACID LAKE DISCUSSION QUESTIONS

 

 

 

 

 

MON. 12/14

A DAY

NO CLASS

 

TUES. 12/15

B DAY

 

THE STRATOSPHERIC OZONE PLAY

HOMEWORK:

READ OZONE ARTICLE

Respond to BLOG

WED. 12/16

C DAY

 

Cleaning the air design challange

HOMEWORK:

study for test on air

THUR. 12/17

 

 

Cleaning the air design challange

HOMEWORK:

study for test on air

FRI. 12/18

E DAY

 

 

Review Air

HOMEWORK:

study for test on air on Monday

 

 

 

 

 

MON. 12/21

E DAY

TEST ON AIR

HOMEWORK:

ATOMOSPHERE REVIEW

TUES. 12/22

E DAY

 

CLIMATE

CLIMATE AND WEATHER VIDEO

WEATHER AND CLIMATE ACTIVITY

HOMEWORK:

VIEW CLIMATE AND WEATHER VIDEO

 

WED. 12/23

1/2 day

 

CONTINUE CLIMATE AND WEATHER VIDEO

HOMEWORK:

RECORD DAILY TEMPERATURE FOR WEATHER AND CLIMATE ACTIVITY

 

MON. 1/4

A DAY

NO CLASS

 

TUES. 1/5

B DAY

WIND AND CURRENTS

EL NINO VIDEO

EL NINO DISCUSSION QUESTIONS

HOMEWORK:

FINISH EL NINO DISCUSSION QUESTIONS

 

WED. 1/6

C DAY

OZONE

OZONE VIDEO

OZONE IN THE ATMOSPHERE

CLIMATE CHANGE

HOMEWORK:

OZONE WORKSHEET

 

THUR. 1/7

D DAY

SIX DEGREES COULD CHANGE THE WORLD

Packet

HOMEWORK:

Work on Packet

FRI. 1/8

E DAY

SIX DEGREES COULD CHANGE THE WORLD

Packet

HOMEWORK:

Work on Packet