ES 68, April 27, 2018

Standard:  Construct an explanation based on evidence that describes the mechanisms causing plate tectonic motion.
Learning Target:  Students will be able to cite evidence for sea floor spreading.
Open:  Clip from Discovery ED:  Sea floor spreading
Work:
  Notes on  17.1.  Complete 17.1 section assessments.
Close: Ticket:  completed work

ES 67, April 26, 2018

Standard:  Construct an argument using multiple forms of evidence that supports the theory of plate tectonics (e.g., fossils, paleomagnetism, seafloor age, etc.).
Learning Target:
  Students will be able to cite multiple forms of evidence in support of plate tectonic theory.
Open:  Review sedimentary rock & layers
Work:
  Fossil Evidence Lab
Close:  Write:  How do you think Wegner’s life would have been different if….

ES 66, April 25, 2018

Standard:  Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information to understand how plate tectonics creates certain geologic features, landforms, Earth materials, and geologic hazards.
Learning Target:  I will be able to explain where the tectonic plates are and why the margins are there.
Open:  Test corrections?
Work:
  17.1 section assessments & Ring of Fire lab
Close:   Ticket- turn in work

ES 65, April 24, 2018

Standard:  All prior.
Learning Target:
  All prior.
Open:   last second test questions
Work:
  Test, Foldable on p. 467, launch lab p. 467
Re-Open:  Who is Alfred Wegner?
More:  Notes on 17.1
Close: Answer to re-open

ES 64, April 23, 2018

Standard:  All prior.
Learning Target:
  Students will be able to describe the different processes for each type of rock.
Open:  Test tomorrow.
Work:
  Complete notes:  rock cycle.  Go over all section assessment questions.  Review guide.  Video on Metamorphic rock
Close: What do you need to know for the test?

ES 63, April 20, 2018

Standard:  Compare and contrast the relationship between transformation processes of all rock types (sedimentary, igneous, and metamorphic) and specific plate tectonic settings.)
Learning Target:  I can classify a metamorphic rock.
Open:  Review factors in classification
Work:  Metamorphic rock lab
Close:  Turn in your lab

ES 62, April 19, 2018

Standard:  Compare and contrast the relationship between transformation processes of all rock types (sedimentary, igneous, and metamorphic) and specific plate tectonic settings.)
Learning Target:  I can explain how the different factors in the creation of metamorphic rocks affect the identity of it.
Open:  Review factors in classification of a sedimentary rock.
Work:  Notes on 6.2.  Section assessments 6.2.  Video:  Sedimentary rock.  Prelab on Metamorphic rock
Close:  What are the factors that are used to classify a metamorphic rock?

ES 61, April 18, 2017

Standard:  Compare and contrast the relationship between transformation processes of all rock types (sedimentary, igneous, and metamorphic) and specific plate tectonic settings.)
Learning Target:  I can classify a sedimentary rock.
Open:  Review factors in classification
Work:  Sedimentary rock lab
Close:  Turn in your lab

ES 60, April 17, 2018

Standard:  Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information regarding crystal growth and igneous rocks.
Learning Target:
  I can explain the role of cooling rate in the formation of igneous rocks.
Open:  Turn in/check/go over section assessments 5.1 & 5.2
Work:
  Lab p 125, p 133
Close:  KWL, reports ready for analysis/conclusion

ES 59, April 16, 2018

Standard:  Compare and contrast the relationship between transformation processes of all rock types (sedimentary, igneous, and metamorphic) and specific plate tectonic settings.)
Learning Target:  I can explain the factors that cause one sedimentary rock to be different from another.
Open:  How is sediment formed?  How does it become a rock?
Work:  Notes 6.1, section assessment 6.1 questions
Close:  Ticket out door- turn in 6.1 section assessments.

ES 58, April 13, 2018

Standard:  Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information regarding crystal growth and igneous rocks.
Learning Target:  I can explain the role of cooling rate in the formation of igneous rocks.
Work:  video:  igneous rocks, section assessments chapter 5
Close:  Work due

ES 57, April 12, 2018

Standard:  Identify the processes important in igneous rock formation.
Learning Target:  I can explain the role of cooling rate in the formation of igneous rocks.
Work:  Video:  Igneous rock texture.  Lab:  Identification of igneous rocks.
Close:  ticket out door- what are the factors that allow us to identify igneous rocks?

ES 56, April 11, 2018

Standard:  Compare and contrast the relationship between transformation processes of all rock types (sedimentary, igneous, and metamorphic) and specific plate tectonic settings.
Learning Target:  I can explain why an igneous rock has the texture it has.
I can explain the role of cooling rate in the formation of igneous rocks.
Work:  Notes, read, section assessments for 5.1
Close:  Create an organizer to assist you in identification of igneous rocks.