• Fiery Earth

     

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    Earth's Interior PPT notes                                                Igneous Rock PPT notes  
                                                                                                                                                               
       Plate Tectonics PPT                      Science Tips                Volcanoes PPT notes

    Looking ahead to next week: Science Binder Check!!  Due by Wednesday, 4/4
    Friday
    3/30/12
    Today in class:
    • Hand in study guides and video notes
    • TEST: FIERY EARTH (included an essay and an igneous rock practical)
    • used class time to organize binders (use the binder content link on the welcome page)
    • REMINDER: there's only 4 days left of the quarter.  Let's get your make-up and extra credit work in BEFORE then!
    EXTRA CREDIT
    offered on 3/29
    due by 4/4
    *EXTRA CREDIT (up to 5pts)*: print out the following handout and then visit the website to answer the questions.  Due no later than Wed, April 4th.
    Thursday
    3/29/12
    Today in class:
    • Science tip #4 (1st hour and 6th hour)
    • discussed student questions from last 2 nights of study guides
    • watched a video on an explosive style volcanic eruption (Krakatoa) that will help prepare for test essay question as well as a review of vocab and concepts for the test.
    • HMK: STUDY FOR TEST TOMORROW!
     
    Wednesday
    3/28/12
    Today in class:
    • Science Tip #4 (except 1st hour)
    • discussed student questions from last night's study guide
    • received the 2nd half of the study guide (except 1st hour...see assignments for an online copy)
    • watched/took notes on video about Hawaii's shield volcano (Kiluaua) and how it formed from a Hot Spot.
    • CHANGED TEST TO FRIDAY!
    Tuesday
    3/27/12
    Today in class:
    • corrected homework (crossword answers and notes)
    • added to our objective notes (10.8-10.9)
    • hmk: review guide and new crossword
    Monday
    3/26/12
    Today in class:  YOU NEED YOUR BOOK
    • choose a lab group of 4 or less and work on handout which consists of Volcano notes as well as a crossword puzzle. 
    • HMK: complete what you didn't finish in class.
    • need a word bank for your crossword? check the "fiery earth assignment page" and click "volcano notes and crossword"
    Friday
    3/23/12
    Today in class:
    • Finish up Igneous rock LAB and turn in.
    • Fiery Earth Mini-Quiz #1!!
    • During 3rd hour: learned the procedure for lockdown. (whole school)
    Thursday
    3/22/12
    Today in class:
    • Science tip #3
    • Reviewed material covered so far (objectives 10-10.65 and plate tectonics info from video)
    • Igneous Rock LAB
    • hmk: study material covered so far.  Review all the ppt notes, particularly the Plate Tectonic one.
    Wednesday
    3/21/12
    Today in class:
    • Science Tip #2
    • Watched video about the volcanic island of Iceland. Please click on this link to review some of the material covered as you will find many of these concepts on your unit test. There are also some fabulous links to videos and info on your "helpful links" page.
    Tuesday
    3/20/12
    Today in class:
    • Science Tip #1
    • Discussed hmk (scaling earth's interior)
    • took objective notes 10.1-10.5
    • hmk: fill in objective note 10.6 (using your textbook)
    Monday
    3/19/12
    Today in class:
    • Began our "Fiery Earth" unit--title your binder tab accordingly
    • Receiceved graded ECO GEO tests and completed a test analysis for it in class
    • hmk: Scaling Earth's Interior (handout)