October 11

10/11/2017 – Chemical Weathering

Science Starter -10/10/17

Your starter is to review the first few slides on the PowerPoint presentation.

Learning Questions-

  1. How do changes in the Earth’s surface occur over time?
  2. How does weathering change the typography of the land?

Standard –

S6E5f. Explain the effects of physical processes (plate tectonics, erosion, deposition, volcanic eruption, gravity) on geological features including oceans (composition, currents and tides).

 Agenda

  1. Unit Pre-Test
  2. Science Starter
  3. PowerPoint Presentation
  4. Exit Ticket

Homework (Copy in Your Agenda Book)

Review your notes from class.  You will then respond to the Flipgrid located HERE.

 

You can view today’s PowerPoint lesson by clicking HERE.

 

 

October 10

Weathering & Erosion

Science Starter -10/10/17

Today we start our unit on Weathering and Erosion.  Your starter is the first few slides on the PowerPoint presentation.

Learning Questions-

  1. How do changes in the Earth’s surface occur over time?
  2. How does weathering change the typography of the land?

Standard –

S6E5f. Explain the effects of physical processes (plate tectonics, erosion, deposition, volcanic eruption, gravity) on geological features including oceans (composition, currents and tides).

 Agenda

  1. Unit Pre-Test
  2. Science Starter
  3. PowerPoint Presentation
  4. Exit Ticket

Homework (Copy in Your Agenda Book)

Review your notes from class.  You then get to choose what you will submit for a homework grade.  Find either an educational video, news article, or create a drawing about weathering that would be a great study tool for you and your classmates.  You can either email it to me at [email protected], put it in your OneNote notebook, or bring it to class tomorrow.  This is your choice so make sure it represents your BEST work.

 

You can view today’s PowerPoint lesson by clicking HERE.

 

 

October 2

Rocks and Minerals Unit Test Resources

  1.  Click Here for Minerals Study Jams (Just take the Test and Score 100%)
  2.  Click Here for Characteristics of Minerals Quizlet (Complete the Learn Activity, an additional learning activity, and take the test and score 100%)
  3. Click Here for Properties of Minerals Quizlet (Complete the Learn Activity and take the test and score 100%)
  4. Click Here for Igneous Rock Study Jams (Just take the Test and Score 100%)
  5. Click Here for Igneous Rock Quizlet (Complete the Learn Activity and take the test and score 100%)
  6. Click Here for Sedimentary Rock Study Jams (Just take the Test and Score 100%)
  7. Click Here for Sedimentary Rock Quizlet (Complete the Learn Activity and take the test and score 100%)
  8. Click Here for Metamorphic Rock Study Jams (Just take the Test and Score 100%)
  9. Click Here for Rock Cycle Study Jams (Watch the Video, take the Test and Score 100%)
  10. Click Here for Metamorphic Rock and Rock Cycle Quizlet (Complete the Learn Activity and take the test and score 100%)
  11. Click Here for How do Rocks Undergo Change
  12. Click Here Rock Activity- Watch the Video, take the test, and Score 100%
  13. Click Here for Rock Cycle Interactive
  14.  Rocks and Minerals Study Guide with Answers-Rocks and Minerals Study Guide-2017 Answers-tq6qsq
September 21

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Rock Types

  1. Almost There Exam Friday (Minerals, Igneous Rock, Sedimentary Rock, and Metamorphic Rock-Study-Rocks and Minerals Study Guide and Quizlets-See Quizlets Below)
  2. Finish Metamorphic Rock notes
  3. For extra Help, review Rocks and Minerals Videos

 

  1. Which layer is the youngest in the diagram above? __________________________________
  2.  Which layer is the oldest in the diagram above? _____________________________________
  3.  What theory did you just practice in determining the youngest and oldest layers in the diagram?

______________________________________________________________________

Principle of Superposition Video 

Metamorphic Rock Quizlet

https://quizlet.com/49772292/metamorphic-rock-and-rock-cycle-flash-cards/

 

Key Vocabulary for Sedimentary Rocks

Weathering, erosion, compaction, cementation, deposition, sediment, strata, stratification, sedimentary rock, clastic sedimentary rock, chemical sedimentary rock, organic sedimentary rock, fossil, principle of superposition

 

Sedimentary Rock Quizlet

https://quizlet.com/47112291/sedimentary-rocks-flash-cards/

 

Igneous Rock Quizlet

https://quizlet.com/46901117/igneous-rocks-flash-cards/

 

Mineral Quizlets

  1. https://quizlet.com/45959836/characteristics-of-minerals-flash-cards/
  2. https://quizlet.com/46085355/properties-of-minerals-flash-cards/

 

August 25

8/25/17 – Minerals

Learning Questions-

  1. What are minerals?
  2. How do they help us?

Standards

S6CS9. Students will investigate the features of the process of scientific inquiry

S6E5. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information to show how Earth’s surface is formed.

  1. Plan and carry out an investigation of the characteristics of minerals and how minerals contribute to rock composition.

Today you will go on adventure as a mineralogist.  The directions are HERE. One person will need to save it to your OneDrive in Office 365.  We will walk through the steps to do this in class.  Submit the names of your team members HERE.  Select your mineral that you are researching HERE.

Links for information about the minerals can be found below.

If you need extra practice testing the minerals using the virtual lab, click HERE.

Other resources for studying

Quizlet 1

Quizlet 2

Do not forget that your Summative Test is next Tuesday.

August 24

8/24/2017 – Minerals

Learning Questions-

  1. What are minerals?
  2. How do they help us?

Standards

S6CS9. Students will investigate the features of the process of scientific inquiry

S6E5. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information to show how Earth’s surface is formed.

  1. Plan and carry out an investigation of the characteristics of minerals and how minerals contribute to rock composition.

Today’s SUCCESS STARTER can be found HERE. To answer the question follow the directions on the screen.  Use the camera that is on your phone or in the laptop.

Today we tested several minerals both in class and virtually.  If you need extra practice testing the minerals using the virtual lab, click HERE.

Other resources for studying

Quizlet 1

Quizlet 2