Monday, May 30, 2011

Environmental - Earth's Motions

There are 2 final readings with Review Questions for our unit on Astronomy.

1) Complete the "Earth's Motions" reading and answer the 5 Review Questions. Click the link below to get started.

Earth's Motions


2) Complete the "Sun, Earth, Moon" reading and answer the 5 Review Questions. Click the link below to get started.

Sun, Earth, Moon

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Environmental - Universe Webquest

Click on the link below and complete the "Universe Webquest" by visiting websites A through F and answer the questions on a separate sheet. Turn in your answers at the end of class.

Universe Webquest

Monday, May 23, 2011

Environmental - Stars

In today's (5/24) lesson you will be introduced to stars. At the end of the lesson, you should be able to...
1) Define constellations.
2) Describe the flow of energy in a star.
3) Classify stars based on their properties.
4) Outline the life cycle of a star.
5) Use light-years as a unit of distance.

Click on the link below for the reading and answer the 9 Review Questions at the bottom of the page.

Intro to Stars

Chemistry FINAL

For your final exam, you will showcase a chemical reaction either through a live demonstration or a recorded video. The project details are located in the document below:

Chemical Reaction Showcase

Use the following resources to research your reaction:

>> In DROPBOX, open the "Videos" folder in the "Chemistry" folder and watch the two videos titled: "Single Displacement" and "Double Displacement". You will need to determine which type of reaction yours is classified as

>> In the purple Glencoe Chemistry text book, use pgs. 287 - 291 for help about single replacement vs double replacement reactions

>> Wikipedia contains information about the Chemical Formulas and names of your Reactants. Simply search the names on the "Reaction #" slip

>> A Basic Reaction Procedure Outline is provided. You must adapt this to your specific reaction.

>> Use a Google search If you are having trouble determining the Products of your reaction

>> Check out this tutorial on Precipitation Reactions


THE REACTION SHOWCASE IS FRIDAY JUNE 3rd!!!!!!!

Thursday, May 19, 2011

Environmental - Intro to the Solar System

Today (Friday 5/20) you will be introduced to our Solar System. At the end of the lesson you should be able to...

1) Describe historical views of the solar system.
2) Name the planets, and describe their motion around the sun.
3) Explain how the solar system formed.

Click the link below and answer the 8 "Review Questions" at the bottom of the page. When finished, check out the video below:

Intro to the Solar System

Solar System 101 Video

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Plates, Volcanoes and Earthquakes...OH MY! - Review

Environmental Science - TIME TO REVIEW!!!!

To review the topics of plate tectonics, volcanoes and earthquakes, complete the review sheet and use these resources to study...

1) Your folder with all your completed work
2) Your Evernote notes (7th period only)
3) Old posts on this blog
4) More websites below.....

Earthquake Sites
1) http://www.exploratorium.edu/faultline/basics/index.html
2) http://www.ga.gov.au/hazards/earthquakes/earthquake-basics.html

Volcanoes
1) http://www.nssgeography.com/physical%20web/Unit%20volcanoes/VOLCANO%20%20BASICS.htm
2) http://www.thetech.org/exhibits_events/online/quakes/overview/