5/1 Finish Haiti movie. “Differentiation” project–choose one of the four options to use the vocab words from this unit in a creative way.
4/29 Movie over Haiti and their extremely destructive earthquake.
4/27 Earthquake notes notes earthquakes, crossword, and “reading for understanding” form.
4/23 Yellowstone article–research CNN article. Make a Public Service Announcement—the volcano is about to blow! 🙂 (IMPROV! DRAMA! LAUGHTER!)
4/21 Dante’s peak.
4/17 Volcano notes. notes Volcano notes Dante’s Peak with question sheet.
4/15 Notes over plate tectonics (clozed notes). Notes Plate boundaries only spring 2015 CLOZED NOTES small font for printing Playdoh boundaries–email the pics. Short internet research about actual boundaries, like Iceland….
4/13 (Teacher absent.) Pre-test over plate tectonics. 2 Plate Tectonics videos, and plate tectonics notesheet with book questions at the end.
4/9 Test over weather, and crossword over plate tectonics.
4/7 Grudgeball review for test.
4/1 Review sheet over weather.
3/30 Climate Change notes (handout). Make a LARGE climate change concept map, using poster paper and your table pods.
3/26 Finish the Hurricane Katrina movie. Then….
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3/24 Hurricane notes. Inside Hurricane Katrina (National Geographic) movie with movie fact sheet.
3/20 Water Cycle drawing/notes on board. Make your own 3D water cycle with a partner.
3/18 (Teacher gone–sick child) Handout the Thunderstorm Life Cycle notes. Read Sections 13.1 and 13.2 and do questions 2 & 3, pg 333; questions 1, 3, 4 pg 340; and questions 1, 6, 9, 19, 23 pages 356-357
3/16 Finish the Storm Chasers videos.
Thurs 3/12 TEST over the solar system, stars, the sun, and galaxies.
Tues 3/10 Grudgeball review
Thurs 3/5 NO SCHOOL-State Basketball
2/27 Cosmology notesheet-find the answers in Chapter 31 and fill in the blanks. Hand out the review sheet.
2/25 Finish presentations and Sun notes. Do questions 1, 2, 4, 5, 8-10, 15, 21, 22 pages 830-831.
2/23 Finish presentations (for people absent on 2/19 due to wrestling or other…) …..LET OUT EARLY DUE TO NO POWER
2/19 Star Life Cycle PRESENTATIONS! Show us your lovely work. 🙂
2/17 Star Life Cycle project work day. Due next time.
2/13 Telescope bubble sheet (fill in with facts). Star Life Cycle project-begin.
2/11 Planet worksheet with Scavenger Hunt.
2/9 Notes about the formation of our solar system. Early Earth notesheet.
2/5 More time for packet. Find an article on the internet about a “habitable” planet being found. Write a 1 paragraph summary of the article. Packet and Paragraph/Article are due Monday 2/9.
2/3 TEST over Moon and Seasons and “Can other Planets and/or their moons support life” packet. (teacher absent)
1/30 REVIEW SHEET MOON and SEASONS
1/28 Seasons notes. Do Book questions:
Q 1 & 2, page 757
Q 1 through 4, page 767
Q 6, 11, 15, 17, 18, 19, 21, 22 pages 772-773
1/26 Eclipses and phases. Notes, worksheet and activity.
1/22 Discovery Channel show, “When NASA left Earth”–Apollo 11. 2 paragraph reflection.
1/20 Bill Nye Moon movie. Moon Crossword.
1/16 First day stuff and Textbook Scavenger Hunt worksheet.