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Topics covered in quarter 1:

Science Safety ................Scientific Method
Atoms and Molecules......Minerals
Rocks.............................Weathering and Erosion



Date
Period 4A_
Period 4B
M 8/27 A Day
Group model of the earth
welcome letter day 1
safety contract
Partner Clock - choose partners

Illustrate your assigned safety rule with partner


HW Due 8/29/12: Parent email to me with contact info.
Student email to me with information
Safety contract signed
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T 8/28 B Day
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Group model of the earth
welcome letter day 1
safety contract
Partner Clock - choose partners

Illustrate your assigned safety rule with partner


HW Due 8/29/12: Parent email to me with contact info.
Student email to me with information
Safety contract signed
W 8/29 A Day
Warm Up: Observing rock formation
Candle lab
Safety Quiz

Textbooks assigned/Textbook search

Cool down: 1 question and 1 hypothesis that resulted from the candle lab_
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Th 8/30 B Day
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Warm Up: Observing rock formation
Candle lab
Safety Quiz

Cool down: 1 question and 1 hypothesis that resulted from the candle lab_
F 8/31 A Day
HW Due Wednesday 9/5: Current events handout
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T 9/4 B Day
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Textbooks assigned/Textbook search

HW Due Monday 9/10: Current events handout
W 9/5 A Day
Drill: What would you look for to determine if a scientific theory was "real"?
"Bathybius" reading
Scientific method powerpoint
branches of Earth science powerpoint

Quiz Tuesday on scientific method and branches of Earth science
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Th 9/6 B Day
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Drill: What would you look for to determine if a scientific theory was "real"?
"Bathybius" reading
Scientific method powerpoint
branches of Earth science powerpoint
HW:

3 Examples of Psuedoscience
Quiz Friday on scientific method and branches of Earth science
F 9/7 A Day
Drill: Racetrack Playa observation, how would you test your hypothesis?

Branches of Earth Science PPT and Notes

Accuracy and precision lab

HW: Scientific Method Handout
Quiz Tuesday on scientific method and branches of Earth science
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M 9/10 B Day
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Scientific Method Examples Due
3 Examples of Psuedoscience Due

- Media center information session

HW Due Wednesday: Scientific Method Example Handout
T 9/11 A Day
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Media center information session
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W. 9/12 B Day
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Drill: Put the steps of the scientific method in order
Branches of Earth Science PPT and Notes
Accuracy and precision lab

HW: Textbook sect. 2.1 (pg. 26-30), facts on foldable as explained in class
Th 9/13 A Day
Drill: Put the steps of the scientific method in order
Quiz, Scientific Method and Branches of Earth Science
Finish Accuracy and Precision Lab /Graphing
Structure of the Earth Pretest?

HW: Finish classwork: accuracy and precision lab and graphs
Read Textbook section 2.1 (pg. 26-30), use foldable as explained in class to collect information
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F 9/14 B day
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Drill: Why do people stay? What 2 branches of Earth science would study hurricanes?

Quiz: Scientific method/ Branches of Earth Science

Finish Accuracy and precision analysis /graphing

Final analysis question:
"Are the trends seen on the group and individual graphs the same or different? Describe how they are the same or different? Why do you think they are the same or different?"

HW due Wednesday: All data, tables, graphs, analysis/conclusion questions for accuracy and precision lab
M 9/17
NO SCHOOL
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NO SCHOOL
T 9/18 A day
Warm Up: List 4 features of the Earth
Due (Handed in): Accuracy and Precision Lab

Structure of the Earth PPT
Notes Page

Pretest: Structure of the Earth
Fill in review diagram
Begin Models

NO HOMEWORK
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W. 9/19 B day
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Warm Up: List 4 features of the Earth
Due (Handed in): Accuracy and Precision Lab

Structure of the Earth PPT
Notes Page

Pretest: Structure of the Earth

Begin Models

NO HOMEWORK
Th 9/20 A Day
Warm Up: where does energy on the surface of the Earth come from? Where does energy come from inside the Earth? What forms of energy do you find on Earth?

Models of Earth
Latitude/Longitude PPT and notes
Rheology PPT and notes

HW Due Monday: Latitude handout, Heat flow handout
Read textbook section 2.2 (4 boxes on foldable of notes)
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F 9/21 B Day
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Move rooms to Mr. Morton's classroom (Room 222)
Warm Up: Read through lab procedures and list the ind. variable, dep. variable and a hypothesis

Conservation of Mass Lab

Latitude/Longitude PPT and notes

HW Due Tuesday: Analysis/Conclusion questions for laboratory (have all papers with names and stapled, ready to hand in)

Read textbook section 2.2 (4 boxes on foldable of notes): this will help you on analysis questions
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M 9/24 A Day
Move rooms to Mr. Morton's classroom (Room 222)

Warm Up: Read through lab procedures and list the ind. variable, dep. variable and a hypothesis
Conservation of Mass Lab


Continue on models of Earth

Go over lat/long. handout and heat flow handout

HW Due Tuesday: Analysis/Conclusion questions for laboratory (have all papers with names and stapled, ready to hand in)
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T 9/25 B Day
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Warm Up: where does energy on the surface of the Earth come from? Where does energy come from inside the Earth? What forms of energy do you find on Earth?

Finish Models of Earth
Finish review diagrams
Rheology PPT and notes

HW Due Thursday: Heat flow handout
Read textbook section 2.2 (4 boxes on foldable of notes)
W 9/26
NO SCHOOL
NO SCHOOL
Th 9/27 A Day
Review and Test
Finish review diagrams

(Test material: scientific method, Ch. 2.1, Ch. 2.2, Ch. 3.1, Energy flow)

HW Due Monday: Atom and Measurement Review Handout
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F 9/28 B Day
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Review and Test

(Test material: scientific method, Ch. 2.1, Ch. 2.2, Ch. 3.1, Energy flow)

Handout and peer review for Conservation of Mass lab revision

HW Due Tuesday: Atom and Measurement Review Handout
Revision of Conservation of Mass Lab: edit and revise all questions, add hypothesis, IV, DV and percent error to your typed version.
M 10/1 A Day
Warm Up: 1. Describe the difference between a physical and a chemical property of matter
2. Give at least one example of each (physical/chemical property)

Review Hmwk sheet: Atoms and measurements

Lego molecules activity/worksheet

Cool Down: what is the difference between a pure substance and a mixture

HW Due Wednesday: Flashcards of ALL Ch. 4 terms
HW Due Friday:
Revision of Conservation of Mass Lab: edit and revise all questions, add hypothesis, IV, DV and percent error to your typed version.
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T 10/2 B Day
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Warm Up: Find New Seats
1. Describe the difference between a physical and a chemical property of matter
2. Give at least one example of each (physical/chemical property)

Review Hmwk sheet: Atoms and measurements

Finish Models of the Earth

HW Due Thursday: Flashcards of ALL Ch. 4 terms
W 10/3 A Day
Warm Up: Find New Seats
Demo Physical/Chemical Properties

Categorizing matter: design a series of experiments to categorize the matter in the 4 beakers

Video: Physical Science Series (bonding)
Notes on video

HW Due Friday: Discussion Question from video
Conservation of mass revision
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Th 10/4 B Day
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Warm Up:

Lego activity: Elements/Molecules

Demo Physical/Chemical Properties

Design a series of experiments to identify the different categories for the matter in each beaker

HW Due Monday: Textbook pg. 94 #1-8, 11, 12, 14,16
Page 1 of lab handout
Extra Credit Mass vs Weight handout
F 10/5 A Day
Switch to Mr. Morton's room

Density Lab
Hand back test
Review bonding discussion questions
Begin discussion of balancing chemical equations

HW Due Tuesday: Finish questions for lab
Textbook page 94 #1-8, 11, 12, 14, 16
Extra Credit: Mass vs. Weight handout

Remediation: If you received a 53/67 or lower
Textbook pg. 44 #18, 20, 21, 24, 30
Points will be added to your test grade*

Quiz Thursday: Chapter 4.1 (Atomic structure, isotopes, ions, chemical formulas, balancing chemical equations, bonds, categories of matter)
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M 10/8 B Day
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Switch to Mr. Morton's room

Density Lab

Chemical bonding video and discussion questions

HW Due Wednesday: Finish questions for lab
discussion questions for video

Remediation: If you received a 53/67 or lower
Textbook pg. 44 #18, 20, 21, 24, 30
Points will be added to your test grade*

Quiz Friday:
Chapter 4.1 (Atomic structure, isotopes, ions, chemical formulas, balancing chemical equations, bonds, categories of matter)
T 10/9
A Day
Due: Density Lab calculations and analysis

Warm Up: a solid rubber ball has a mass of 33.0g and a volume of 30 cm3. What is its density?
The density of ice is 0.92 g/cm3. An ice sculptor as a 1 cubic meter (1,000,000 cm3) block of ice. What is its mass?

Balancing chemical equations

Handed out vocabulary list Chapter 5
Minerals - PPT and Notes


HW: Textbook pg. 108 #1, 2, 3, 4, 9
Study for Quiz
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W 10/10 B Day
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Due: Density Lab calculations and analysis

Warm Up: a solid rubber ball has a mass of 33.0g and a volume of 30 cm3. What is its density?
The density of ice is 0.92 g/cm3. An ice sculptor as a 1 cubic meter (1,000,000 cm3) block of ice. What is its mass?

Finish video about chemical bonds and chemical bond notes

Balancing chemical equations

Handed out vocabulary list Chapter 5

HW: Textbook pg. 108 #1, 2, 3, 4, 9
Study for Quiz
Th 10/11 A Day
Warm Up:
Determine if each of the following are minerals
1. glucose (C6H12O6), 2. Calcite (CaCO3), 3. Copper (Cu), 4. Water (H2O)

Quiz (first 20 minutes of class)

Models of silicate minerals packet Day 1,2

HW: Textbook pg. 114 #1-6
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F 10/12 B Day
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Warm Up:
1. Determine if each of the following are elements, compounds, homogenous mixture or heterogenous mixtures
glucose (C6H12O6), 2. tossed salad, 3. Copper (Cu), 4. Water (H2O), 5. Hawaiian punch
2. Identify the bonds in each of these
crystals of salt, (O2) oxygen atoms bonded to become more stable, Water (H2O)

Quiz (First 20 minutes of class)

Minerals - PPT and Notes

HW: Concept Map of minerals
Textbook pg. 114 #1-6
M 10/15 A Day
Warm Up:

Crystal structure notes

Identifying minerals lab

HW: Finish any analysis questions from lab
AND
Concept map of minerals handout
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T 10/16 B Day
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Warm Up:

mineral structure
concept map of minerals

Identifying minerals lab

HW: Finish any analysis questions from lab
adjust concept map for quiz
Pg. 116 #1-7, 9-16 practice for quiz
Mineral use report Due Oct. 26
W 10/17 A Day
No Class College Visit Field Trip
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Th 10/18 B Day
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Warm Up:
1. What is responsible for mineral structure
2. What are the special properties of halites, carbonates, and ferromagnesians?
3. How would you identify an unknown mineral?

Review for test
Quiz on mineral facts and identification

HW: Handout for notes on Chapter 6
Mineral use report Due Oct. 26
F 10/19
NO SCHOOL
NO SCHOOL
M 10/22 A Day
Warm Up:
1. Crystal shape is determined by what?
2. the difference between olivine and amphibole is?
3. Special properties of halites?carbonates? ferromagnesians?
4. How can you identify an unknown mineral?

Concept Map of minerals

Igneous rock formation online activity
Link is on home page

HW: *As always if you did not finish activity in class you must finish for homework*
Notes on Chapter 6 Due Friday
Mineral use report Due Oct. 29
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T 10/23 B Day
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Warm Up: No warm up in media center

Igneous rock formation online activity
Link is on home page
Rock cycle online activity
Link is on home page

HW:
Mineral use report Due Oct. 29
*As always if you did not finish activity in class you must finish for homework*
W 10/24 A Day
Warm Up: no warm up, quiz

Quiz Chapter 5 - Minerals (How to ID minerals, composition, structure leads to what phys. properties)

Igneous rock identification lab
Using Table of Igneous rock information

HW:
Notes on Chapter 6 Due Friday
Mineral use report Due Oct. 29
Quarter 1 Review sheet Due Oct. 30
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Th 10/25
B Day
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Warm Up: Igneous rocks are categorized (felsic, intermediate, mafic) by what two characteristics?

Igneous rock identification lab
Using Table of Igneous rock information

Going over what we learned from our 3 activities.

HW:
Mineral use report Due Oct. 29
Quarter 1 Review sheet Due Oct. 30
F 10/26
A Day
Warm Up:Bowen's reaction series: What is it?

Igneous rock formation online activity
Link is on home page

Going over what we learned from our 3 activities.
Notes: Metamorphic Rocks/Sedimentary rocks

HW: Quarter 1 Review Due Oct 30
Mineral use report Due Oct. 30
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M 10/29 B Day
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No School - Hurricane Sandy
T
10/30
A Day
No School - Hurricane Sandy
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W 10/31 B Day
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Warm Up: 1. Describe the difference between cementation and compaction.
2. Where are two areas where you expect to see metamorphic rocks forming?

Metamorphic/sedimentary/weathering
Review Q1 Material
Key Q1 Review

HW: Study for quarter 1 assessment
Th 11/1
Warm Up: Review for test 5 minutes with partner, 20 minutes with class

Key Q1 Review

Quarterly Test Ch. 1-6, 14 (multiple choice portion)

HW: Textbook Ch. 8 pg.190 #1-8
Radioactive decay worksheet
Notebooks will be collected WEDNESDAY
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F 11/2
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No Warm Up

Quarterly Test Ch. 1-6, 14
HW: Textbook Ch. 8 pg.190 #1-8
Radioactive decay worksheet
Notebooks will be collected THURSDAY
M 11/5
NO SCHOOL
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T 11/6
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NO SCHOOL

END OF QUARTER 1 ACTIVITIES
END OF QUARTER 1 ACTIVITIES