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Important Dates:
Chapter 6 take home assessment due 1/3


Resources:
Metamorphic rock identification lab

How fossils are formed

Schedule Q1

Date

Class Activities

Homework

1/7 B Day

Chapter 10.1 Cornell Notes
1/6 A Day
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1/3 B Day
Chapter 8 vocabulary quiz
Geological Time clock worksheet
Chapter 9 Review p. 229 #22-25, 31-33
1/2 A Day
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12/21- 1/3
Winter Break
Winter Break
Chapter 8 data set analysis. Tell me the story of the rock. Due 1/3
12/20
B Day
Fossilization - online activity (45 minutes)
Geological Time Jigsaw
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Chapter 8 data set analysis. Tell me the story of the rock. Due 1/3
12/19
A Day
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12/18
B Day
Absolute Age - Radioactive Decay Demo
Radioactive Decay/Dating Worksheet
Intro. to fossils

12/17 A Day
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12/16
B Day
Relative Age - Group Activity "What's Up"
Overview Land Forms - Chapter 11 vocabulary
Chapter 8.2 Cornell Notes due 12/18
12/13
A Day
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12/12 B Day
Relative Age Vocabulary Jigsaw
Chapter 8.1 Cornell Notes , section review #1-8 due 12/16
12/11 A Day
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12/10 B day
SNOW DAY

12/9 A Day
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12/6 B Day
Metamorphic rock WebQuest
Review rocks/rock cycle
Introduce take home assessment
Take home Chapter 6 assessment Due Tuesday 12/10
All rock labs due Tuesday 12/10 (Igneous, Sedimentary, Metamorphic)
12/5 A Day
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12/4 B Day
Sedimentary Rock Lab finish
Metamorphic Rock Vocabulary
(sub)
Finish Igneous Rock lab and Sedimentary Rock Lab Analysis Questions Due 12/6
12/3 A Day
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12/2 B Day
Igneous Rock Lab Finish
Sedimentary rock intro.
Sedimentary rock lab

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Chapter 6 chapter review #1-20
11/27-11/29
Thanksgiving Break Enjoy :)

11/26/13 A Day
1/2 Day
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11/25/13 B Day
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1/2 Day

Mineralization - making rock candy
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Chapter 6.4 Cornell Notes section review #1-4 due 12/2
11/22/13 A Day
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11/21/13 B Day
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Igneous rock notes
Walk-about
Igneous rock lab
Digging for rare earth reading and summary Due 11/25
Article link
Cornell Note link
11/20/13 A Day
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11/19/13 B Day
Rock Cycle Lab - Exploring the processes of the rock cycle

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Chapter 6.3 Cornell Notes end of section review Question #8 (Concept Map)
11/18/13 A Day
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11/15/13 B Day
- Finish Mineral Concept Map
Mineral Quiz (Chapter 4-5) Multiple Choice and Short Answer (35 points total)
Movie: magnetic storm
Chapter 6.2 Cornell Notes end of section review #1-7 Due Tuesday
11/14/13 A Day
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11/13/13 B Day
Mineral Concept Map
Mineral characteristics synthesizing all the information
Study for Quiz (Chapter 4-5) Friday
Study Guide (credit given to those who hand in on Friday)
11/12/13 A Day
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11/11/13 B Day
Mineral ID Lab Finish (Hand in by end of class)
Chapter 6.1 Cornell Notes
11/8/13 A Day
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11/7/13 B Day
Mineral ID Lab
Digging Deeper Analysis Questions, Use article provided for answers.
11/6/13 A Day
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11/5/13 B Day
Mineral Notes and intro to mineral ID lab
Chapter 5 Review #1-20 p. 119
11/4/13 A Day
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11/1/13
No School For Students
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10/31/13
B Day
Happy Halloween

Finish Demonstrations: Matter
Types of Reactions and Types of Mixtures - Demos
Mineral Notes
Cornell Notes Chapter 5.2
10/30/13 A Day
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End of Marking Period
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10/29/13 B Day
Handout: Demonstration handout
Bonding Notes
Bonding discussion questions
Matter concept map

Bonding Video - Notes on Bonding
Types of Reactions and Types of Mixtures - Demos
Review Physical Properties/Chemical Properties
Cornell Notes Chapter 5.1
10/28/13
A Day
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10/25/13 B Day
Handout: Atomic structure packet
handout 1
handout 2
handout 3
handout 4

Atomic Structure and Chemical Equations

- Set up growing crystals
Cornell Notes Chapter 4.2
10/24/13
A Day
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10/23/13 B Day
Handout: None

Finish Biogeochemical Cycles
Cornell Notes Chapter 4.1
10/22/13 A Day
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10/21/13 B Day
Substitute

Chapter 2 Assessment (Chapter 2 vocabulary and concepts + density concepts and calculations)

Biogeochemical cycles (Carbon, Nitrogen, Phosphorous)
Finish Biogeochemical Cycles Research
10/18/13
No School
Chapter 2 Assessment Monday 10/21
Chapter 2 Review Sheet Due Monday before Test
10/17/13 A Day
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Color Day
1/2 Day
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10/16/13 B Day
PSAT Day Field Trip to Colleges
Chapter 2 Assessment Monday 10/21
Chapter 2 Review Sheet
10/15/13 A Day
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10/14/13 B Day
Handout: None

Water Cycle Game
Ecosystems - Cycling of matter between spheres
Chapter 2 Assessment Monday 10/21
Water Cycle analysis question Due Monday
Chapter 2 study guide due Monday before Test.
10/11/13 A Day
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10/10/13 B Day
Handout: Water Cycle Game

Earth Structure - Making Earth Slices
Chapter review p. 44 #18-21 if you haven't done them -or- 5 potential test questions for a Chapter 2 test
10/9/13 A Day
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10/8/13 B Day
Handout: Earth Slices

Discuss graphing. Graphing Exercise
Earth structure by making Earth Slices
Chapter review p. 44 #1-17
10/7/13 A Day
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10/4/13 B Day
Handouts: none

Density Calculation Practice
Density Lab
Practice Density Problems #3
Finish Analysis Questions for Lab
10/3/13 A Day
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10/2/13 B Day
Handouts: Density demo/notes, Density Lab

Finish Measurement Lab
Calculation practice
Density Demo / Notes
Chapter 2.3 Cornell Notes and Section Review Due Friday

Finish Measurement lab if you did not turn it in.
10/1/13 A Day
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9/30/13 B Day
Handouts: Measurement reading, measurement lab

Measurement Lab
Current Event Due Wednesday

Chapter 2.3 Cornell Notes and Section Review by Friday

Finish analysis question (station 8) on measurement lab
9/27/13 A Day
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9/26/13
Handouts: None

Working with Ms. Currie-Scott on summarizing in Media Center
Current Event Due Wednesday
9/25/13 A Day
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9/24/13 B Day
Handouts: Current Events Prompt

Working with Ms. Currie-Scott on Database searches, APA format in Media Center
Write up the accuracy vs. precision lab Due Thursday
9/23/13 A Day
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9/20/13 B Day
Handouts: Current Event Prompt, Concept Mapping Activity, observation vs. inference

(Substitute). Concept map of earth science vocabulary
Observation vs. Inference Activity
Cornell Notes Chapter 2.2 in textbook and section review questions Due Tuesday

Write up the accuracy vs. precision lab Due Thursday
9/19/13 A Day
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9/18/13 B Day
Handouts:
Accuracy vs. Precision Lab Handout

Go over Chapter 2.1 cornell notes
Accuracy vs. Precision lab
Due Wednesday: Write up your candle lab using the lab write up requirements + Ch. 2.1 section review (due Friday)
9/17/13 A Day
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9/16/13 B Day
Handouts: Lab Report Requirements,

Go over quiz Chapter 1
Go over notes for Chapter 2.1
Candle lab part 2
How to write a lab report
Due Friday: Write up your candle lab using the lab write up requirements
9/13/13 A Day
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9/12/13 B Day
Handouts: none

Quiz Chapter 1: 15 multiple choice questions
Candle Lab part 1
Due Monday: Read Chapter 2.1 and take notes using cornell notes
9/11/13 A Day
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9/10/13 B Day
Handouts: What do Earth Scientists do?

Earth Science Pretest (50 multiple choice questions)
Chapter 1 review
Earth Science- What is it book search
Chapter 1 Quiz: Thursday 9/12
9/9/13 A Day
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9/6/13
Handouts: None

Earth Science Pretest
Earth video
Earth Systems activity (outside)
Presentation of Earth System Diagrams
Due Tuesday 9/10:

Read section 1.1 in your textbook p. 4-8
answer questions p. 8 #1-7

Quiz Chapter 1: Thursday 9/12
10 questions short answer/multiple choice
9/5/13
NO SCHOOL

9/4/13 A
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9/3/13 B Day
Handouts: None

What are systems ppt
What are systems? activity
Earth as a system pretest
Due Friday:
Read section 1.3 in your textbook p. 39-42
answer questions p. 42 #1-10
8/30/13 A Day
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8/29/13 B Day
Handouts: Textbook search

Textbook Search
Science safety quiz


Textbooks sent home
Due Tuesday:
Read Section 1.2 in your textbook p. 31-38
then answer questions p. 38 #1-11
8/28/13 A Day
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8/27/13 B Day
Handouts: Welcome Letter and Science Safety Contract

Student information cards
Find your buddy activity
Welcome letter review
Safety stations

"garbage" problem solving
Due Wednesday:
Signed Welcome Letter
Signed Safety Contract

Have all your supplies by Wednesday