• Environmental Science Materials List

     

    • Composition notebook
    • Folder with pockets
    • Pencils and pens
    • 1 highlighter
    • Index Cards

     

    Optional:

    • Colored pencils, crayons, or markers
    • Glue stick
    • Scissors

     

    Teacher needs: (please do not feel obligated!) Thank you!

    • Tissues
    • Hand sanitizer
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  • 1/13-1/17

    Posted by Ashley Banta on 1/12/2020 2:25:00 AM

    Monday: Complete Biodiversity and Evolution research questions using the notes and textbook

    Tuesday: Wolf to Dog Activity 

    Wednesday/Thursday: Finish Wolf to Dog Activity; Review and submit research questions; Begin working on Biodiversity and Evolution study guide (click here) *Test next Thursday

    Friday: Work on Biodiversity and Evolution study guide 

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  • 1/6-1/10

    Posted by Ashley Banta on 12/21/2019 6:15:00 AM

    Monday: NO SCHOOL 

    Tuesday: Bell ringer: What is biodiversity and why is it important? 

    Biodiversity and Evolution vocabulary (click here

    Wednesday/Thursday: Biodiversity and Evolution textbook questions (click here); Galapagos Tortoise reading and questions 

    Friday: Guided notes (powerpoint-click here) (notes pages--click here)

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  • 12/16-12/20

    Posted by Ashley Banta on 12/14/2019 4:20:00 AM

    EXAM WEEK! 

    • Final times to study and take exam 
    • Only work to be turned in is the study guide and the exam
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  • 12/9-12/13

    Posted by Ashley Banta on 12/7/2019 3:10:00 AM

    *THIS FRIDAY WILL BE THE LAST DAY TO TURN IN MISSING WORK

    Monday: Midterm review game (winning team gets extra credit)

    Tuesday: Midterm review game (winning team gets extra credit)

    Wednesday/Thursday: Study for midterm--complete study guide, organize notes; work on make-up work if complete. 

    Friday: Study for midterm--complete study guide, organize notes; work on make-up work if complete. 

    *LAST DAY TO TURN IN ANY MAKE-UP WORK

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  • 12/2-12/6

    Posted by Ashley Banta on 11/30/2019 5:10:00 AM

    Monday: Continue working on Green Island Project 

    Tuesday: Finish working on Green Island Project

    Wednesday/Thursday: Begin working on Midterm study guide (click here)

    Friday: Continue working on Midterm study guide

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  • 11/18-11/22

    Posted by Ashley Banta on 11/16/2019 3:15:00 AM

    Monday: Ch. 12 and 13 questions (click here)--use the textbook to answer the questions 

    Tuesday: Renewable/Nonrenewable Lab

    Wednesday/Thursday: Design a Green Island Project (click here)

    Friday: Finish projects and turn in 

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  • 11/11-11/15

    Posted by Ashley Banta on 11/10/2019 2:10:00 AM

    Monday: Read section 11.3 (pgs. 368-374), and answer questions 1-3 on pg 374.

    Tuesday: Geology and Mineral Resources vocabulary (look up in textbook): 

    Renewable resource

    Nonrenewable resource

    Mountain top removal

    Open-pit mining 

    Strip mining 

    Subsurface mining 

    Surface mining 

    Active solar heating system 

    Passive solar heating system 

    Biomass 

    Nuclear fission 

    Hydropower

    Nuclear waste 

    Photovoltaic cell 

    Wind turbine

    Wednesday/Thursday: Go to library to watch two videos on mining, filing in guided notes (guided notes--click here) (YouTube links are below); Complete analysis assignment on cell phones and mining (click here)

     

    Friday: Complete Mining Research activity (click here)

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  • 11/4-11/8

    Posted by Ashley Banta on 11/2/2019 3:15:00 AM

    Monday: Give out study guides--DUE FRIDAY! (click here)

    Field trip tomorrow! 

    Tuesday: Read section 10.4 in the textbook (334-347) and answer questions 1-6 on pg 347 on your own paper (turn in by the end of the period!)

    Wednesday/Thursday: Water Conservation Research assignment (click here)

    Friday: Test on Food, Soil, Agriculture & Water Resources and Pollution 

     

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  • 10/28-11/1

    Posted by Ashley Banta on 10/26/2019 5:15:00 AM

    Monday: Water Resources and Pollution vocab (click here); Water Resources and Pollution notes (click here) slides 4-5, 7-10, 15-16, 18-20, 22-24, 31-33

    Tuesday: Finish Water Resources and Pollution notes and vocab

    Wednesday (early release): Water Filtration Lab pre-questions 

    Thursday: Water Filtration Lab and post-questions (click here)

    Friday: Pesticides/Biodiversity Loss article (click here) and text-based questions (click here)

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  • 10/21-10/25

    Posted by Ashley Banta on 10/19/2019 3:10:00 AM

    Monday: Agricultural Sustainability vocab (click here); Agricultural Sustainability Notes part 1 (click here--slides 32-33, 35-36)

    Tuesday: Article and text-based questions on sustainable pesticide (article-click here) (questions-click here)

    Wednesday/Thursday: Agricultural Sustainability notes part 2 (slides 16-19, 21-27, 39); Sustainable farming ad assignment (click here

    Friday: Finish notes and vocab from this week and make sure assignments from this week are turned in! 

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