ES 9, August 10, 2017

Learning Target:  Students will explain the formation of planets.
Activities:  Open- Explain how planets formed.  Video:  How the Universe Works: Birth of the Earth, Fill in blank organizer from page 5 of notebook.

Physics 9, August 10, 2017

Learning Target:  Compare and contrast distance, position, velocity, and acceleration.
Activities:  displacement warmup, continue/review:  Guided notes on defining vector & scalar quantities, practice worksheets:  Distance v time

ES 8, August 9, 2017

Learning Target:  Students will be able to describe the life cycle of a star.

Activities:  Draw what you think a supernova looks like.
Create drawing of life cycle of star from teacher presentation/video segments Discovery Education & notes on section 29.3 text.

Ticket out door:  submit star life cycle or answer questions at end of 29.3

ES 7, August 8, 2017

Learning Target:  Where did the materials you’re made of come from?

Activities:  Read revised twinkle poem.  Students generate a list of items on board.  B:  Students write standard & EQ in notebook.  (Learning log)
video:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uKqvjEE0wFg discuss how heavy & light elements form.
video:  https://www.youtube.com/watch%3Fv%3DDEw6X2BhIy8  discuss which things were made by fusion

Lecture:  Where did stuff come from? 30.3 in text resources(students create organizer from material in video using teacher assistance)
Ticket out door- KWL

ES 6, August 7, 2017

Standard:  SES1 Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information to investigate the composition and formation of Earth systems, including the Earth’s place in the solar system.
a. Construct an explanation of the origins of the solar system from scientific evidence including the composition, distribution and motion of solar system objects. (Clarification statement: The nebular hypothesis should be included in this element.)

Learning Target:  I know what tools we use to study the universe.

Activities:  List as many tools/missions as you can.  Show:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_NASA_missions
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Space_exploration
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/science/edexcel/waves_universe/exploring_spacerev_print.shtml

Read:  http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/science/edexcel/waves_universe/exploring_spacerev_print.shtml
Take quiz:  http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/quiz/q78395156

Physics 6, August 7, 2017

Standard: SP1. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information about the relationship between distance, displacement, speed, velocity, and acceleration as functions of time.
Learning Target: Describe the difference between a vector and scalar.
Activities: Graphing data warmup.  Notes on accuracy/precision & significant figures, worksheets on significant figures and accuracy/precision.

Test Wednesday.

Physics 5, August 4, 2017

Learning Target:  Calculate the slope of a line and interpret its meaning

Open:  Slope & Area Warm up

Activity:  Pre-test.  Complete yesterday’s lab if necessary.  Review your scientific calculator.  Worksheet on dimensional analysis method.

ES 5, August 4, 2017

Target: I can evaluate what problems might occur if one of the sciences that make up earth systems is not taught.
Activity:  Pre-test.

Read pages 5-19 of your book.  Answer each of the section assessment questions (pages 9, 16, & 19).

Optional Assignment:  Individually, via writing, scripting, drawing, or digitally, create a document representing the worst possible disaster that could occur if we did not study each of the spheres AND how they interact.  Be CREATIVE!

ES 4, August 3, 2017

Target: I can obtain data to evaluate the impact Mt. St. Helens (geosphere) last eruption had on the local weather and the global climate (atmosphere) and explain why.
Activity:
Video: First 16:40: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fArB5Jz2wos
Individual:  Write 10 statements of what effect what you have seen had on your sphere at 5 miles, 10 miles, 100 miles, 1000 miles, and globally on your sphere.
What effect will those have on each of the other spheres? Include data if you can.
Be ready to share with the class.

Close: http://abcnews.go.com/Archives/video/19-1980-mount-st-helens-erupts-9615491