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This is where you will find information about what is going on in our Environmental Science classroom on a week to week basis.

 

1-26-09
1-27-09 1-28-09 1-29-09 1-30-09

First day of the new semeter.

 

Course Expectation

 

Pass Out textbooks

Environmental Problems, Their Causes and Sustainability (Chapter 1 PowerPoint)

*Population

 

Environmental Problems, Their Causes and Sustainability (Chapter 1 PowerPoint)

*Resources

*Commons

Tragedy of the Commons Discussion and Activity

Environmental Problems, Their Causes and Sustainability (Chapter 1 PowerPoint)

*Resources

*Pollution

 

Pollution Slogans

2-02-08 2-03-09 2-04-09 2-05-09 2-05-09

Pollution Slogans

 

Environmental Problmes, Their Causes and Sustainability (Chapter 1 PowerPoint)

*Pollution

*Environmental Impact

 

Bring textbook to class tomorrow.

*BRING YOUR TEXTBOOK

 

Cultural Changes (Chapter 2) Notes

 

Environmental Timelines (group project): Grading based on:

*thoroughness of timeline

*presentation of important dates

*creativity in timeline.

 

 

 

School Closed Due To Weather.

 

*BRING YOUR TEXTBOOK

 

Environmental Timelines (group project): complete projects

 

 

 

 

 

 


Timeline Presentations (Fourth Period)

 

Environmental Timelines (group project): complete project (First Period)                    

 

 

 

DUE: Tragedy of the Commons Lab   

 

2-09-09

2-10-09 2-11-09 2-12-09 2-13-09

Timeline Presentations (First Period)

 

Science and Models - Chapter 3 (Fourth Period)

 

 

Due: Chapter 3 Summary

Chapter 3: Science and Models

(Both Periods)

Chapter 3: Science and Models - Energy, Matter,

Experimentation

First Period:

Chapter 1 Review Questions pg 18 (3, 5, 9, 30)

Chapter 2 Review Questions page 37 (7, 17, 18)

Chapter 3 Review Quetions page 61-62 (2, 3, 4, 8, 13)

 

Fourth Period:

Ecosystems

To Be Turned In:
Chapter 1-3 Summaries, Notes, and Powerpoints (if using them for notes).

 

Optional: Test review questions and review questions completed in class (First Period).

 

Chapter 1-3 Test

 

2-16-09 2-17-09 2-18-09 2-19-09 2-20-09

1st Period: 

Geochemical cycles.

 

4th Period: Pass back tests.  Energy in ecosystems: food pyramids and food webs.

 

Chapter 4 summary due.

1st Period: 

Ecosystems, Levels of Organization, Energy Pyramids, Food Webs

 

4th Period:

Geochemical cycles projects.

Geochemical cycle projects.

 

 

 

 

Chapter 5 Summary Due

Geochemical cycle projects - completed. Geochemical cycle group presentations.

 

2-23-09 2-24-09 2-25-09 2-26-09 2-27-09

Finish Geochemical cycle project presentations.

 

Biodiversity, Niches, and Adaptation (Chapter 5)

Finish Geochemical cycle project presentations.

 

Biodiversity, Niches, and Adaptation (Chapter 5)

 

Biodiversity, Niches, and Adaptation (Chapter 5)

 

4th Period: Test Review Questions

 

To Be Turned In:
Chapter 4-5 Summaries, Notes, and Powerpoints (if using them for notes).

 

Optional: Test review questions .

 

Chapter 4-5 Test

Weather and Climate.

 

Video: Weather Concepts

 

Biome Project Assignment       

 

Chapter 6 Summary Due

 

3-2-09 3-3-09 3-4-09 3-5-09 3-6-09 3-7-09
School closed due to weater School closed due to weather Community Processes: Structure, Species, Predators

Computer lab to work on biome projects (first half of period)

 

Predator-Prey Simulation

Computer lab to work on biome projects (first half of period)

 

Chapter 7 Summary Due


Predator-Prey Graph Due

Shannon Wiener Diversity Index Lab

 

3-9-09 3-10-09 3-11-09 3-12-09 3-13-09

Irradiated Seed Lab (start)

 

Invasive Species Video: Cane Toads

 

Chapter 8 Summary Due


Test Corrections Due (First Period)

Biome Presentations Begin

 

Due: Presentations and Wiki Pages

 

Shannon Wiener Diversity Index

Biome Presentations Completed

 

 

 

Test Corrections Due (Fourth Period)

Community Processes: Symbiosis, Succession, and Stubility

 

Writing Assignment: Letter to (fictional) Town Council

Practice writing free response questions for AP Exam.

 

 

 

Due: Writing Asssignment

 

3-16-09 3-17-09 3-18-09

3-20-09

3-21-09

Irradiated Seed Lab: Measurements and Planting

 

Chapter 6-8 Test Review

Test: Chapter 6, 7, 8


To Be Turned In:

*Chapter Summary: Chapter 6, 7, 8

*Notes: Chapter 6, 8

*Shannon-Wiener Diversity Index

*Predator-Prey Graph

*Cane Toad Video Notes

Population Dynamics: Chapter 9

 

Mark and Recapture Activity

Population Dynamics, Reproductive Trends, and Carrying Capacity (Ch 9)

 

Due: Chapter 9 Summary 

Human Impacts on the Environment.

 

 

 

3-23-09 3-24-09 3-25-09 3-26-09 3-27-09

Irradiated Seed Lab: Measurement of shoots and roods of radish plants.

 

Human Impacts on the Environment: Plant and Animal Species Posters

 

Due: Chpater 12 Summary

Computer Lab: Population Research for Constructing Age Structure Diagrams

 

Assigned Risk Assesment Activity

 

Worked on Test Corrections             

Human Population Growth: Birth rate, death rate, and migration.

 

 

Due: Chapter 11 Summary

Human Population Changes and Control

 

Age-Structure Diagram 

 

Due: 

*Test Corrections

*Extra Credit Book Assignment 

Age Structure Population Graph Analysis

 

Risk and Risk Assessment

 

Due:  Age Structure Graphs     

 

3-30-09 3-31-09 4-01-09 4-02-09 4-03-09

Toxins, Dosage Curves, and Perceived Risk.

 

Risk Assessment Activity

 

Due: Risk Assessment Survey

BRING BOOK

 

Test Review

 

Risk Assessment Graphs

 

(NC  JETS  Competition - Class had a substitute teacher)

Unit 4 Test: Chapter 9, 12, 11


Due: Chapter 9, 11, 12 Notes and Chapter Summaries

Passed back tests.

 

Geological Processes: Drawing Plate Boundaries

 

Risk Assessment Graphs

Natural Hazards: Earthquakes

 

Video: Tsunami

 

 

 

Due: Irradiated Seed Lab Report

 

4-06-09 4-07-09 4-08-09 4-09-09 4-10-09

Earthquake Follow-Up Discussion (Earthquake in Italy)

 

Minerals, Rocks, and Soils

 

Due: Chapter 10 Summary 

Food Resources, Agriculture, and the Green Revolution

Food Resources, Nurishment, Agriculture, and Commercial Fishing

 

Activity: Gone Fishing

 

Due: Chapter 13 Summary

Soil Chemistry Lab

 

Unit 4 Test (Chapter 10 and 13)

 

Due: Chapter 10 Summary and Notes; Chapter 13 Summary and  Notes; Gone Fishing Answers

 

4-13-09 4-14-09 4-15-09 4-16-09 4-17-09

School closed for Spring Break.

 

 

School closed for Spring Break. School closed for Spring Break. School closed for Spring Break. School closed for Spring Break.

 

4-20-09 4-21-09 4-22-09 4-23-.09 4-24-09

Passed back tests

 

Passes back irradiated seed lab reports

 

Air and Air Pollution

Air Pollution

 

Acid Deposition Demonstration

 

Water Pollution

Water Pollution

 

Sewage Treatment Facilities

Climate Change

Test/Quiz Unit VI (Chapters 17, 19, 18)

 

Computer lab second half of the class period to work on alternative energy  presentations.

 

4-27-09 4-28-09 4-29-09 4-30-09 5-01-09

Mineral Resources

 

Mining

 

Mining Activity

Computer lab first half of period to work on alternative energy presentations.

 

Nonrewable Energy Resources - Coal 

 

 

Computer lab first half of period to work on alternative energy presentations.

 

Alternative Energy Presentations

Alternative Energy Presentations

 

Fourth: Alternative Energy Calculations

First: Finish Alternative Energy Presentations & Alternative Energy Calculations

 

Solid Waste Disposal

 

5-04-09 5-05-09 5-06-09 5-07-09 5-08-09
Practice Free-Response Questions for APES Exam

Due: Legislative Projects

 

Legislative Presentations

Legislative Presentations

 

AP Exam Review

Due: Engangered Species Models

 

AP Exam Review

 

Progress Reports Sent Home

AP Exam Review

 

 

5-11-09 5-12-09 5-13-09 5-14-09 5-15-09
AP Exam Review

AP Exam

 

 

 

Media and the Environment Media and the Environment  Media and the Environment 

 

5-18-09 5-19-09 5-20-09 5-21-09 5-22-09

Media and the Environment 

 

First Period: Computer lab to research court case

 

 

Media and the Environment  Media and the Environment  Media and the Environment  Media and the Environment

 

5-25-09 5-26-09 5-27-09 5-28-09 5-29-09

 

No School: Memorial Day Holiday

 

Media and the Environment  Media and the Environment  Media and the Environment 

Media and the Environment 

 

4th: Senior Class Day

 

6-1-09 6-2-09 6-3-09 6-4-09 6-5-09

DUE: Current Event Assignment and Book Reports (Extra Credit)

 

 

    DUE:  Journal Assignments

First Period Exam

 

Second Period Review

 

6-8-09 6-9-09 6-10-09 6-11-09 6-12-09

Second Period Exam

 

Third Period Review

Third Period Exam

 

Fourth Period Review

Fourth Period Exam

 

Early Dismissal

Teacher Workday

Teacher Workday

 

GRADUATION

 

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