• SEMESTER 1 QUARTER 1

    August 10th / 11th - welcome back, 1st day procedures

    August 14th / 15th - Lab Safety,word parts, video

    August 16th / 17th - chapter 1 sections 1 (Earth Science) and 2 (Scientific Method)

    August 18th / 21st - complete section 2 (Scientific Notation and Measurement), density activity

    August 22nd / 23rd - chapter 1 section 3 (Communication in Science), Earth's Structure activity, Graphing HONORS HW worksheet on metric measurement

    August 24th / 25th - complete chapter 3 and models

    August 28th / 29th - review chapter 1

    August 30th / 31st - TEST CHAPTER 1, HW assignment pages 26,  27, and 29 from workbooks due 9/8 and 9/11 : Honors pages 26 thru 29 due 9/11

    September 1st / 5th - begin periodic table, vocabulary and video, notes

    September 6th / 7th - continue atomic structure (worksheet), create models of atoms

    September 8th / 11th - HURRICANE IRMA

    September 12th / 13th -  HURRICANAE IRMA

    September 14th / 15th - HURRICANE IRMA

    September 18th / 19th - electron dot structure, complete chapter 3.1, HONORS - periodic table basics

    September 20th / 21st - HW DUE, review chapter 3.1

    September 22nd / 25th - CHAPTER 3.1 TEST, begin chapter 7, HW assignment pages 66, 67, 69 due 10/4 and 10/5 : Honors pages 66 thru 69 due 10/5

    September 26th / 27th - Chemical and Mechanical weathering, reading passage on Weathering

    September 28th / 29th - Activity - rate of weathering, complete chapter 7 notes, reading passage on The Water Cycle, begin ch. 8

    October 2nd / 3rd - mass movements and agents of erosion, continue ch.8

    October 4th / 5th - 8.3 Glaciers, begin ch.9, HW DUE, NEW HW pages 78, 81, 84, 85 due 10/10 and 10/11

    October 6th / 9th - Activity - porosity of soils, drainage basins, watersheds

    October 10th / 11th - complet unit 3 on weathering and erosion, review for test, HW DUE

    October 12th / 13th - Unit 3 test (parts of chapters 7, 8, and 9) Test grade will go on 2nd quarterbegin plate tectonics END OF FIRST QUARTER

    SEMESTER 1 QUARTER 2

    October 17th - "B" day Hurricane make up day, video, plate tectonics

    October 18th / 19th - Begin unit on Plate Tectonics (ch. 17, 18, 19)

    October 20th / 23rd - earthquakes 

    October 24th / 25th - CIS model (reading model) on Earthquakes

    October 26th / 27th - Complete CIS model  chapter 17 notes ,HW DUE

    October 30th / 31st - Begin CCL lesson on Plate Tectonics(engage and explore) HW CHAPTER 18 pages 202,203,204  Due 11/7 and 11/8

    Novenber 1st / 2nd - cont. CCL (magnet summary, graphs)

    November 2rd / 6th - cont. CCL (explain and elaborate)

    Novenber 7th / 8th - Complete CCL (Final Response), HW DUE

    November 9th / 10th - Begin chapter 18.1 (volcanoes), HW CHAPTER 19 pages 214, 216, 220, 224 Due 11/15 and 11/16

    November 13th / 14th -Earthquakes

    November 15th / 16th -HW DUE, Earthquakes

    November 17th / 27th - Volcanoes Puzzle Extra Credit, Complete unit on Plate tectonics

    November 28th / 29th - Review Plate Tectonics

    November 30th / December 1st - UNIT 4 TEST - PLATE TECTONICS, HW pages 249, 263 due 12/8 and 12/11, Honors 249, 251, 263 due 12/11

    December 4th / 5th - geologic time

    December 6th / 7th - geologic time, rock record

    December 8th / 11th - geologic time, 1/2 life, HW DUE

    December 12th / 13th - TEST - GEOLOGIC TIME, begin review for semester exams

    December 14th / 15th - review for semester exams

    December 18th / 19th - SEMESTER EXAMS

     

     

    SEMESTER 2 QUARTER 3

    January 3rd / 4th - The Atmosphere

    January 3rd / 4th - 11.1 Atmospheric Basics, Layers of the Atmosphere, HW DUE 1/13 and 1/17, pages 114, 115, 117, 120, 121

    January 5th / 8th- 11.2 Atmospheric Properties, Wind and Air Pressure, Demo. on Air Pressure

    January 9th / 10th - 11.3 Clouds and Precipitation, Demo. cloud formation, create cloud charts

    January 11th / 12th - complete chapter 11, review HW DUE

    January 15th - No School

    January 16th / 17th - TEST CHAPTER 11, HW pages 126, 129, 131, 132, 135 (DUE 1/25 and 1/26)

    January 18th / 19th -  Begin chapter 12

    January 22nd / 23rd - 12.1 Weather, Read "Basics of Weather," Video Weather

    January 24th / 25th - Coriolis Effect, Global Winds

    January 26th / 29th - Weather Maps

    January 30th / 31st - HW DUE,complete weather maps, read - What Makes a Hurricane,  13.1 HW pages 143, 144, 146 due 2/7 and 2/8    HONORS 142, 143, 144, 146, 147 DUE 2/8

    February 1st / 2nd - 13.2 Torndoes, weather puzzles, video

    February 5th / 6th - 13.3 Hurricanes, video, compare and contrast tornadoes and huricanes

    February 7th / 8th - CIS Reading model on Tornadoes, HW DUE

    Februry 9th / 12th - review weather

    February 13th / 14th - TEST ON WEATHER, HW pages 154, 156, 160 due 2/22 and 2/23, HONORS 154, 156, 158,160 due 2/23

    February 15th / 16th - Begin Climate, video, 14.1, climate maps HONORS WEATHER BROCHURE IS DUE

    February 19th - No School

    February 20th / 21st - review weather test, quiz on weather, ch. 14.3 long and short term climate changes, read Climate

    February 22nd / 23rd - 14.4 influences on climate, read El Nino, climate graphs

    February 26th / 27th - review climate

    February 28th - FSA writing TEST

    March 1st - video, global warming puzzle

    March 2nd / 5th - TEST CLIMATE, HW pages 171, 173, 174 due 3/8 and 3/9

    March 6th / 7th - 15.1 - 15.2 (Oceans), reading passage, salinity graphs

    March 8th / 9th - 15.3, ocean waves, tides and the moon HW DUE, BELL RINGERS DUE by this date, Extra credit project due for regular classes

    March 12th - 16th - Spring Break

    March 19th / 20th - 27.1 and 27.2 electromagnetic spectrum, tools of an astronomer HW pgs. 318, 319, 324, 326 due 3/28 and 3/29

    SEMESTER 2 QUARTER 4

    March 21st / 22nd - 27.3 eclipses, moon phases

    March 26th / 27th - CIS reading packet on Eclipses

    March 28th / 29th - reinforcement and content mastery on the moon, review, HW DUE

    March 30th / April 2nd - TEST - MOON, HW pgs. 330, 334, 337, 338, 339 due 4/11 and 4/12  honors 330, 331, 334, 337, 338, 339 due 4/12

    April 3rd / 4th - Read "Our Solar System," power points on Hubble space telescope, notes

    April 5th / 6th - read Asteroids, Big Bang Activity, voc. 28, notes

    April 9th / 10th - Graphs - Ellipses, notes

    April 11th / 12th - Read Black Holes, Inner Planets, HW DUE

    April 13th / 18th - Outer Planets

    April 16th / 17th - 9th grade FSA reading test 

    April 19th / 20th -Asteroids, Comets, and Meteoroids, Pluto - Planet or Not

    April 23rd / 24th - Reveiw ch 28, PART 1 of EOC (writing portion)

    April 25th / 26th - TEST - SOLAR SYSTEMHW ch 29 pgs. 344, 347, 348, 349, 351, 353 due MAY 9th and 10th

    April 27th / May 2nd - Begin ch 29

    April 30th / May 1st - FSA Algebra 1 TEST

    May 3rd / 4th - HR diagrams

    May 7th / 8th - Finish ch 29, review

    May 9th / 10th - HW DUE, TEST - STARS

    May 11th / 14th - CH 30 - Galaxies

    May 15th / 16th - Finish ch 30, Review for LEOCE

    May 17th / 18th - REVIEW FOR LEOCE

    May 21st / 22nd - REVIEW FOR LEOCE

    May 23rd / 24th - LEOCE