Category Archives: Environmental Science

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
  • Tue. 11/14
    • present pointless products and vote!
  • Wed. 11/15
    • Quiz #7: Natural Resources (make-up)
    • #8-1: The Wedges Game
  • Thu. 11/16
    • “30 Days: Working in a Coal Mine” Video
  • 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.

Environmental Science: Mon. 10/16 – Fri. 10/20

Hello, and welcome to the last week of 1st Quarter! Here are your assignments for Monday, October 16th through Friday, October 20th:

  • Mon. 10/16
    • #5-1: 1st Quarter Project Exploration
    • begin #5-2: 1st Quarter Project
    • AP: Read Cracking APES, Chapter 3: Earth’s Interdependent Systems, take the practice quiz and score it (directions on Google Classroom)
  • Tue. 10/17
    • work on #5-2: 1st Quarter Project
  • Wed. 10/18
    • work #5-2: 1st Quarter Project
    • DUE: #4-2: Water Quality Index
  • Thu. 10/19
    • finish #5-2: 1st Quarter Project
    • begin sharing 1st Quarter Projects
    • start #5-3: 1st Quarter Project Reflection
    • DUE: #4-3: Invertebrate Community Index (ICI) Simulation
  • Fri. 10/20
    • END OF 1ST QUARTER
    • finish sharing 1st Quarter Projects
    • DUE: #5-1: 1st Quarter Project Exploration, #5-2: 1st Quarter Project and #5-3: 1st Quarter Project Reflection
    • AP: Cracking APES Chapter 3 homework due

I hope you’ve enjoyed our first quarter together – please let me know if you have any questions!

Environmental Science: Mon. 10/9 – 10/13

Welcome to our unit on climate change! Here are your assignments for Monday, October 9th through Friday, October 13th:

  • Mon. 10/9
  • Tue. 10/10
    • start #6-2: Greenhouse Effect Lab
    • Quiz #4: Stream Metrics (make-up)
    • DUE: #3-4: Purifying Water Lab
  • Wed. 10/11
    • start “An Inconvenient Truth” movie
  • Thu. 10/12
    • watch “An Inconvenient Truth” movie
    • DUE: #4-1: Citizen’s Qualitative Habitat Evaluation Index (CQHEI) form
  • Fri. 10/13
    • finish “An Inconvenient Truth” movie
    • AP: Chapter 7 homework due

Have a great week!

Environmental Science: Mon. 10/2 – Fri. 10/6

Welcome to October!  We’ll go outside this week to take advantage of these unusually warm days.  Here are your assignments for Monday, Oct. 2nd through Friday, Oct. 6th:

  • Mon. 10/2
  • Tue. 10/3
    • #4-2: Water Quality Index of Riverbend Creek – OUTSIDE
  • Wed. 10/4
    • calculations for #4-2: Water Quality Index
    • intro to macroinvertebrates
    • start #4-3: Invertebrate Community Index (ICI) Simulation
    • DUE: #3-2: RHS Tree Benefits
  • Thu. 10/5
    • finish #4-3: Invertebrate Community Index (ICI) Simulation
  • Fri. 10/6
    • Quiz #4: Metrics
    • intro to global warming and climate change
    • start #6-1: The Basics of Climate Change
    • AP: Chapter 20 homework due

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Environmental Science: Mon. 9/25 – Fri. 9/29

Welcome to the last week of September and the first full week of fall! Here are your assignments for Monday, September 25th through Friday, September 29th:

  • Mon. 9/25
    • #3-3: What is a Watershed?
    • AP: Read Miller Ch. 8 & answer questions (directions on Google Classroom)
  • Tue. 9/26
    • #3-4: Purifying Water Lab
  • Wed. 9/27
    • Quiz #3: Water
    • Finish #3-4: Purifying Water Lab; Intro to stream metrics
  • Thu. 9/28
    • #4-1: Citizen’s Qualitative Habitat Evaluation Index (CQHEI) at Riverbend Creek – OUTSIDE
    • DUE: #2-4: Pollution in Our Neighborhood
  • Fri. 9/29
    • review Quiz #3: Water; fix CQHEI forms; introduce Water Quality Index (WQI)
    • DUE: #3-1: Water Usage at Home
    • AP: Chapter 8 homework due

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

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!