Category Archives: Environmental Science

Environmental Science: Mon. 1/8/18 – 1/12/18

Welcome to 2018!  I hope you had a happy New Year.  Here are your assignments for Monday, January 8th through Friday, January 12th:

  • Mon. 1/8
    • Snow Day – NO SCHOOL
  • Tue. 1/9
    • start #11-1: Biodiversity of Habitats Activity
    • AP: Read Miller Chapter 9 & answer questions (due Fri. 1/12)
    • AP DUE: Questions from Miller Chapters 3 & 4
  • Wed. 1/10
    • finish #11-1: Biodiversity of Habitats Activity
  • Thu. 1/11
    • start #11-2: Habitat Loss in Google Earth
  • Fri. 1/12
    • Snow Day – NO SCHOOL
    • AP: Questions from Miller Chapter 9 due on Tuesday 1/16

Have a great week back at school!  Set a good tone for the semester by starting out strong and keeping up with your assignments.

Environmental Science: Mon. 12/18 – Fri. 12/22

Exam week is here!  Here is your schedule for Monday, December 18th through Friday, December 22nd:

  • Mon. 12/18
    • Quiz #9: Population Growth (make-up)
    • work on 2nd Quarter Project
  • Tue. 12/19
    • finish 2nd Quarter Project
    • DUE: #9-1: Cemetery Demographics Lab; #9-2: Visualizing Population Growth; #9-3: Population Growth by Country; #9-4: Solutions to Population Growth
    • NO ASSIGNMENTS IN UNITS #6-9 WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER THIS DATE!
  • Wed. 12/20
    • 2nd Period Exam: 9:15am – 10:45am
    • 6/7th Period Exam: 11:25am – 12:55am
  • Thu. 12/21
    • 9th Period Exam: 7:30am – 9:00am
    • 10th Period Exam: 9:15am – 10:45am
  • Fri. 12/22
    • 3rd Period Exam: 7:30am – 9:00am
    • DUE: #10-1: 2nd Quarter Project Exploration; #10-2: 2nd Quarter Project

Make sure you finish your 2nd Quarter Project by Friday.  Good luck on all of your exams!  Have a happy holiday, enjoy your time off, and I’ll see you in 2018!

Environmental Science: Mon. 12/11 – Fri. 12/15

It’s the last full week of 1st Semester!  We’re going to wrap up our unit on Population Growth and start the 2nd Quarter Project.  Here are your assignments for Monday, December 11th through Friday, December 15th:

    • Mon. 12/11
    • Tue. 12/12
      • #9-4: Solutions to Population Growth
    • Wed. 12/13
      • Quiz #9: Population Growth
      • #10-1: 2nd Quarter Project Exploration
      • DUE: #8-3: Impacts of Natural Gas
    • Thu. 12/14
      • SNOW DAY!
    • Fri. 12/15
      • review Quiz #9
      • work on 2nd Quarter Project
      • DUE: #8-4: Energy & Climate Simulation
      • AP DUE: Miller Chapter 5 Questions

     

  • Make sure you keep up with your work and do a good job on your 2nd Quarter Project. Have a great week!

Environmental Science: Mon. 12/4 – Fri. 12/8

Welcome to the first week of December!  We only have two and a half weeks until semester exams.  Here are your assignments for Monday, December 4th through Friday, December 8th:

  • Mon. 12/4
    • Collect data for #9-1: Cemetery Demographics Lab – OUTSIDE
    • AP: Read Miller Chapter 6 & answer questions (directions on Google Classroom, due Fri. 12/8)
  • Tue. 12/5
    • review Quiz #8
    • #9-1: Cemetery Demographics Lab
  • Wed. 12/6
    • Quiz #8 make-up: Energy
    • #9-2: Visualizing Population Growth
  • Thu. 12/7
    • start watching “Soylent Green” movie
  • Fri. 12/8
    • finish watching “Soylent Green”
    • AP DUE: Miller Chapter 6 Questions

I hope you enjoy our foray into population growth this week and next.  Have a good week!

Environmental Science: Mon. 11/27 – Fri. 12/1

Hello, and welcome back from Thanksgiving Break! Here are your assignments for Monday, November 27th through Friday, December 1st:

  • Mon. 11/27
    • Start watching “Gasland”
    • DUE: #7-3: Oil Presentation Slide
    • AP: Read Cracking APES Chapter 4: “Inhabitants of Planet Earth” & take practice quiz (due Fri. 12/1)
  • Tue. 11/28
    • Finish watching “Gasland”
    • DUE: #7-4: Pointless Product Competition
  • Wed. 11/29
    • #8-3: Impacts of Natural Gas
    • DUE: #8-1: The Wedges Game
  • Thu. 11/30
    • start #8-4: Energy & Climate Simulation
  • Fri. 12/1
    • Quiz #8: Energy
    • finish #8-4: Energy & Climate Simulation
    • DUE: #8-2: Kill-a-Watt Lab
    • AP DUE: Cracking APES Chapter 4

I hope you have a great week back!

Environmental Science: Mon. 11/13 – Mon. 11/20

Hello! Here are your assignments for Monday, November 13th through Monday, November 20th, the last week before Thanksgiving:

  • Mon. 11/13
    • Quiz #7: Natural Resources
    • #7-4: Pointless Product Competition!
    • DUE: #6-4: Solutions to Climate Change
    • AP: Read Miller Ch. 16 & answer questions (directions on Google Classroom)
  • Tue. 11/14
    • present pointless products and vote!
  • Wed. 11/15
    • Quiz #7: Natural Resources (make-up)
    • #8-1: The Wedges Game
    • DUE: #7-1: Natural Resources Lotus Diagram
  • Thu. 11/16
    • “30 Days: Working in a Coal Mine” Video
    • DUE: #7-2: Natural Resources in the News
  • Fri. 11/17
    • #8-2: Kill-a-Watt Lab
    • AP: Miller Ch. 16 questions
  • Mon. 11/20
    • “My Life as a Turkey” video
    • AP: Read Cracking APES Chapter 6: “Resource Use” & take practice quiz (due Mon. 11/27)

I hope you have a Happy Thanksgiving!

Environmental Science: Mon. 11/6 – Fri. 11/10

Welcome to the first full week of November! Here are you assignments for the fragmented week of Monday, November 6th through Friday, November 10th:

  • Mon. 11/6
  • Tue. 11/7
    • Election Day – NO SCHOOL – Go vote if you’re registered!
  • Wed. 11/8
    • finish #7-3: Oil Presentation Slide & begin sharing
    • DUE: #6-3: Climate Change PechaKucha Presentation
  • Thu. 11/9
    • finish sharing Oil Presentation Slide
  • Fri. 11/10
    • start #7-4: Pointless Product Competition
    • AP: Miller Ch. 15 questions

I hope you have a great week! We have one more week after this and then we have Thanksgiving Break, so make sure you’re getting your work turned in.

Environmental Science: Mon. 10/30 – Fri. 11/3

Hello, and welcome to the end of October! Here are your assignments for Monday, October 30th through Friday, November 3rd:

  • Mon. 10/30
  • Tue. 10/31
    • Happy Halloween! 🎃
    • Quiz #6: Climate Change
    • watch “VICE: The Cost of Climate Denial” video
  • Wed. 11/1
    • #7-1: Natural Resources Lotus Diagram
  • Thu. 11/2
    • Quiz #6: Climate Change (make-up)
    • #7-2: Natural Resources in the News
  • Fri. 11/3
    • watch “Story of Stuff” video; assign oil slides
    • AP: Chapter 14 homework

Have a great week! Let me know if you have any questions, and if you’re going on the Leadership Retreat, I hope you have fun!

Environmental Science: Mon. 10/23 – Fri. 10/27

Hello, and welcome to the first week of 2nd Quarter! Here are your assignments for Monday, October 23rd through Friday, October 27th:

  • Mon. 10/23
    • Watch “VICE: Greenland is Melting” and “VICE: Our Rising Oceans” videos
    • AP: Read Miller Ch. 19 & answer questions (directions on Google Classroom)
  • Tue. 10/24
    • start #6-3: Climate Change PechaKucha Presentation
  • Wed. 10/25
    • finish #6-3: Climate Change PechaKucha Presentations; begin sharing
  • Thu. 10/26
    • finish sharing PechaKucha Presentations
  • Fri. 10/27
    • Play “Cool It!” card game!
    • AP: Chapter 19 homework

Have a great week! Let me know if you have any questions.