Category Archives: Environmental Science

Environmental Science: Mon. 9/18 – Fri. 9/22

Hello! Here are your assignments for Monday, September 18th through Friday, September 22nd:

  • Mon. 9/18
  • Tue. 9/19
    • Quiz #2: Pollution (make-up)
    • practice identifying trees
  • Wed. 9/20
    • start #3-2: RHS Tree Benefits – OUTSIDE
    • DUE: #2-2: Picturing Pollution
  • Thu. 9/21
    • finish #3-2: RHS Tree Benefits; start “Earth, a New Wild: Water” video
  • Fri. 9/22
    • finish “Earth, a New Wild: Water” video
    • DUE: #2-3: Pollutants in the Body Poster
    • AP: Chapter 13 homework due

Please log in to Google Classroom to complete these assignments. Have a great week!

Environmental Science: Mon. 9/11 – Fri. 9/15

Here are your assignments for Monday, Sept. 11 through Friday, Sept. 15:

  • Mon. 9/11
    • #2-3: Pollutants in the Body Poster
    • AP: Read Miller Ch. 21 & answer questions (directions on Google Classroom)
    • DUE: #1-3: Environmental Laws Timeline
  • Tue. 9/12
    • Testing for pollution at the Cuyahoga River – OUTSIDE
  • Wed. 9/13
    • start #2-4: Pollution in Our Neighborhood
  • Thu. 9/14
    • finish #2-4: Pollution in Our Neighborhood
  • Fri. 9/15
    • Quiz #2: Pollution
    • #3-1: Water Usage at Home
    • AP: Chapter 21 homework due

Have a great week!

Environmental Science: Tue. 9/5 – Fri. 9/8

I hope you got outside and enjoyed our three-day weekend!  Here are your assignments for Tuesday, Sept. 5th through Friday, Sept. 8th:

  • Mon. 9/4
    • Labor Day – NO SCHOOL
  • Tue. 9/5
    • “Cosmos: The Clean Room” video
  • Wed. 9/6
    • Quiz #1: History of Environmentalism (make-up)
    • start #2-2: Picturing Pollution
  • Thu. 9/7
    • finish #2-2: Picturing Pollution
  • Fri. 9/8
    • #2-3: Pollutants in the Body Poster

Have a great week!

Environmental Science: Mon. 8/21 – Fri. 8/25

Hello, welcome to the first full week of school, which starts with the Great American Eclipse! Please complete these assignments promptly.

  • Mon. 8/21
    • All about the Great American Eclipse!
    • AP: Read Chapter 17; answer at least one question from each Section of Chapter Review
  • Tue. 8/22
    • Begin watching “The Return of the Cuyahoga” movie
  • Wed. 8/23
    • Finish watching “The Return of the Cuyahoga” movie
    • Start #1-2: Ecological Footprint*
  • Thu. 8/24
    • Finish #1-2: Ecological Footprint*
  • Fri. 8/25
    • #1-3: Environmental Laws Class Timeline
    • DUE: Class Contract

The asterisk (*) denotes an assignment done primarily online. I hope you’re looking forward to the eclipse as much as I am. Have a great week!

Environmental Science: Wed. 8/16 – Fri. 8/18

Hello, and welcome to Environmental Science for the 2017-2018 school year! Here are your assignments for the first week of school:

  • Wed. 8/16
    • Welcome to Environmental Science!
    • HW: get your class contract signed!
  • Thu. 8/17
    • #1-1: What’s Important to You?
  • Fri. 8/18
    • Walk to Standing Rock – OUTSIDE!
    • AP: complete Summer Assignments #1 & #2 by Monday 8/21 (see Google Classroom for details)

I’m looking forward to having a wonderful year together! Please let me know if you have any questions.

Environmental Science: Mon. 5/22 – Wed. 5/24

Welcome to exam week, Juniors! Here’s your exam schedule:

  • Mon. 5/22
    • 2nd Semester Exam
    • 2nd period: 9:15a – 10:45a
    • HW: 7/8th period: 11:25a – 12:55p
  • Tue. 5/23
    • 2nd Semester Exam
    • 10th period: 9:15a – 10:45a
  • Wed. 5/24
    • 2nd Semester Exam
    • 5/6th period: 9:15a – 10:45a

Congratulations to the Class of 2017, and good luck next year, Juniors! I hope you all had a great year, and I hope you come back to visit.

Environmental Science: Mon. 5/15 – Fri. 5/19

Welcome to our last week of class! We’ve been through a lot this year together, and I hope you’ve enjoyed it and learned a lot. Here’s what we’re doing for Monday, May 15th through Friday, May 19th:

  • Mon. 5/15
    • Fix metric forms from Hiram Field Trip; #21-1: Hiram Field Trip Reflection
  • Tue. 5/16
    • 2nd Semester Exam for Seniors & AP students
    • Work on Final Project
  • Wed. 5/17
    • Last class trip outside to Standing Rock!
  • Thu. 5/18
    • Senior awards & slideshow
    • Work on Final Project
  • Fri. 5/19
    • Share Final Projects

Thanks for a great year! Seniors, good luck with all your future endeavors and please keep in touch.  Juniors, your exam will be next week.  Enjoy the dry weather!

Environmental Science: Mon. 5/8 – Fri. 5/12

Hello, welcome to the week we’ve all been waiting for – our annual field trip to the Hiram Biological Field Station! Please get your form signed by a parent and in to me as soon as possible, otherwise you won’t be allowed to go and will have to complete the difficult alternate assignment instead. Here are the plans for this week:

  • Mon. 5/8
    • Intro to QHEI & Pebble Count
    • HW: Get your Hiram Field Trip form signed by Thursday!
  • Tue. 5/9
    • Practice QHEI & Pebble Count – OUTSIDE
  • Wed. 5/10
    • Practice ICI (macroinvertebrates) & ORAM (wetlands) – OUTSIDE
  • Thu. 5/11
    • Prepare for Hiram Field Trip
  • Fri. 5/12
    • Field Trip to Hiram!

I hope you’re looking forward to Friday as much as I am. Have a great week!

Environmental Science – Mon. 5/1 – Fri. 5/5

Welcome to the last month of school – let’s have some fun this week! Here’s what we’re doing in class for Monday, May 1st through Friday, May 5th:

  • Mon. 5/1
    • AP Environmental Science Exam – 7:30am-11:45am at the KCSD Board Office!
    • #19-1: Kill-A-Watt Lab
  • Tue. 5/2
    • #19-2: Polychromic Polymers Lab
  • Wed. 5/3
    • Envirothon Competition
    • work on Final Project
  • Thu. 5/4
    • #19-3: Plastics by the Numbers Lab
  • Fri. 5/5
    • #19-4: Leaf Posters!

Only three weeks of school left! Make sure you keep up with your Final Project so that you don’t run out of time at the end of the year.  Have a great week!

Environmental Science: Mon. 4/24 – Fri. 4/28

Hello everyone, and welcome to National Environmental Education Week – yes, it’s actually a thing! Here are your assignments for Monday, April 24th through Friday, April 28th:

  • Mon. 4/24
    • State testing schedule: Extended 6/7° or 7/8°, all classes
    • 2°, 5/6° & 10° – “Dirty Jobs: Brown Before Green” Video
    • 7/8° – World Simulation!
  • Tue. 4/25
    • State testing schedule: Extended 6/7° or 7/8°, all classes
    • 2°, 5/6° & 10° – #17-5: Response to “Dirty Jobs: Brown Before Green”
    • 7/8° – #18-3: Earth Day Geocaching Activity – OUTSIDE
  • Wed. 4/26
    • 2°, 5/6° & 10° – #18-4: Invasive Species Removal – OUTSIDE
    • 7/8° – #17-4: World Simulation Reflection
  • Thu. 4/27
    • share green jobs, businesses, and petitions
  • Fri. 4/28
    • work on Final Project

This is the last week of our bizarre state testing schedule, so we should finally be back to normal by the end of this week. Please let me know if you have any questions. Good luck to those students taking the AP Environmental Science exam on Monday, May 1st!