E 84, December 13, 2017

Standard:  Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information to understand how rock relationships and fossils are used to reconstruct the Earth’s past.
Learning Target: 
I can explain how we know how old something is.
Open:  video:  geologic time,  video:  https://app.discoveryeducation.com/learn/videos/fec2a0b5-74be-43c7-83e2-745aa832084e?hasLocalHost=false ,  review guide
Work:  
complete chapter 21 notes, geologic time scale activity
Close: 
submit work, What questions do you have about the test?

E 83, December 12, 2017

Standard:  Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information to understand how rock relationships and fossils are used to reconstruct the Earth’s past.
Learning Target: 
Calculate the absolute age of rocks using a variety of methods to include varve count as well as half-lives.
Open:  Notes on chapter 21.  
Work: 
online lab- radioactive dating (linkn;  https://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/legacy/radioactive-dating-game), work on section assessments for chapter 21.
Close: 
labs due, summary

E 82, December 11, 2017

Standard:  Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information to understand how rock relationships and fossils are used to reconstruct the Earth’s past.
Learning Target:
Interpret a geologic cross-section and describe how unconformities form, as well as construct an argument applying principles of relative age.
Open:  Check 21.1 & 21.2 section assessments
Work: 
Go over 21.1 & 21.2 section assessments, begin notes on 21.3 & 21.4
Close: 
half life demonstration

E 81, December 8, 2017

Standard:  Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information to understand how rock relationships and fossils are used to reconstruct the Earth’s past.
Learning Target: 
I will be able to analyze and interpret data from rock and fossil succession in a rock sequence.
Open:  complete drawings and turn in
Work: 
Notes on 21.2.  Begin work on section assessments.
Close: 
KWL

E 80, December 7, 2017

Standard:  Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information to understand how rock relationships and fossils are used to reconstruct the Earth’s past.
Learning Target: 
I will be able to explain the principles of relative dating.
Open:  How do we know what happened first?
Work: 
Notes 21.1.  Organizer/poster:  http://academic.brooklyn.cuny.edu/geology/leveson/core/topics/time/froshlec8.html
Close: 
check in with me for progress

E 79, December 6, 2017

Test
Standard: 
Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information to understand how rock relationships and fossils are used to reconstruct the Earth’s past.
Learning Target: 
Analyze and interpret data from rock and fossil succession in a rock sequence.
Open:  After test, Read 21.1 & complete section assessments.
Work: 
Video:  Evolution through time
Close: 
section assessments due

E 78, December 5, 2017

Test tomorrow!

Standard:  Understand how plate tectonics creates certain geologic features, landforms, Earth materials, and geologic hazards.
Learning Target: 
I know the hazards of earthquakes and understand the actions to take.
Open:  complete section assessments
Work: 
check & go over all section assessments
Close: 
review guide

E 77, December 4, 2017

Standard:  Understand how plate tectonics creates certain geologic features, landforms, Earth materials, and geologic hazards.
Learning Target: 
I understand the measures of earthquakes. 
Open:  earthquake video
Work: 
lab p. 541, notes 19.3 & 19.4
Close: 
begin section assessments

E 76, December 1, 2017

Standard:  Understand how plate tectonics creates certain geologic features, landforms, Earth materials, and geologic hazards.
Learning Target: 
I can explain via words or diagram the cause of stress, strain, & faults.
Open: 
foldable p. 527
Work: 
notes chapter 19.1 & 19.2, section assessments.
Close: 
ticket out door- completed work.

E 75, November 30, 2017

Standard:  Understand how plate tectonics creates certain geologic features, landforms, Earth materials, and geologic hazards.
Learning Target: 
I know where in the world volcanoes are.
Open: 
check section assessments for chapter 18
Work: 
go over section assessments for chapter 18, volcanism video, discuss extra credit assignment, possible notes on earthquakes
Close: 
submit one possible test question on volcanoes

E 74, November 29, 2017

Standard:  Understand how plate tectonics creates certain geologic features, landforms, Earth materials, and geologic hazards.
Learning Target: 
I can identify the different types of volcanoes and the parts of volcanoes.
Open: 
Complete presentations as needed
Work: 
Complete chapter 18 notes & section assessments (alternate time in class) and turn in.
Close: 
ticket out door- section assessments.

E 73, November 28, 2017

Standard:  Understand how plate tectonics creates certain geologic features, landforms, Earth materials, and geologic hazards.
Learning Target: 
I can identify the different types of volcanoes and explain the hazards of each.
Open: 
Earth Revealed video- volcanism
Work:  
lab p. 499
Extra credit:  
Identify two volcanoes- one you’d be willing to live near & one you would not.  Explain why in a brief explanation/presentation to the class.  Due in class tomorrow
Close:  
lab reports due