Category Archives: Environmental Science

Environmental Science – Mon. 10/21 – Fri. 10/25

Welcome to the first week of 2nd Quarter! We’ll wrap up our Unit 3 on Populations this week. Here are your assignments for Monday, October 21st through Friday, October 25th:

  • Mon. 10/21
    • #3-4: Population Growth by Country
    • AP: read Chapter 6-3 through -4; do p.140 Questions #7-10 & Data Analysis (due Friday 10/25)
  • Tue. 10/22
    • #3-5: Solutions to Population Growth
  • Wed. 10/23
    • watch “TED Talk: Global population growth, box by box” featuring Hans Rosling
    • finish #3-5: Solutions to Population Growth
    • DUE: #3-3: Cemetery Demographics Lab
  • Thu. 10/24
    • QUIZ #3: Populations
    • intro to Unit #4: Earth Systems & Resources
  • Fri. 10/25
    • review Quiz #3
    • rock kits!
    • AP DUE: p.140 Questions #7-10 & Data Analysis

As always, I hope you have a great week! Please let me know if you have any questions.

Environmental Science: Mon. 10/14 – Fri. 10/18

Welcome to the last week of 1st Quarter! All assignments up through #3-2 must be turned in by this Friday in order to count for credit. Here are your assignments for Monday, October 14th through Friday, October 18th:

  • Mon. 10/14
    • finish #3-2: Human Population Growth
    • AP: read Chapter 6-1 through -2; do p.139 Questions #1-6 (due Friday 10/18)
    • AP DUE: p.117 Questions #2, 4, 5, 7, 8 & Data Analysis (due Monday 10/14)
  • Tue. 10/15
    • #3-3: Cemetery Demographics Lab – OUTSIDE!
    • DUE: #2-4: Local Wetland Profile
  • Wed. 10/16
    • finish #3-3: Cemetery Demographics Lab
    • DUE: #3-1: Hawks & Field Mice Lab
  • Thu. 10/17
    • begin watching “Soylent Green”
    • DUE: #3-2: Human Population Growth
  • Fri. 10/18
    • finish watching “Soylent Green”
    • ALL 1ST QUARTER WORK MUST BE TURNED IN BY THIS DAY!
    • AP DUE: p.139 Questions #1-6

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

Environmental Science: Mon. 10/7 – Thu. 10/10

Hello! This week we’ll wrap up Biodiversity before moving into our new unit on Populations (including human population growth). Here are your assignments for the abbreviated week of Monday, October 7th through Thursday, October 10th:

  • Mon. 10/7
    • Quiz #2: The Living World – Biodiversity
    • finish #2-5: Endangered Species Poster (due Wed. 10/9)
    • work on #2-4: Local Wetland Profile (due Mon. 10/14)
    • DUE: #2-3: ORAM at Riverbend Wetland
    • AP: read Chapter 5; do p.118 Questions #2, 4, 5, 7, 8 & Data Analysis (due Monday 10/14)
  • Tue. 10/8
    • intro to Unit 3: Populations
    • #3-1: Hawks & Field Mice Lab – OUTSIDE!
  • Wed. 10/9
    • start #3-2: Human Population Growth
    • Quiz #2: The Living World – Biodiversity (make-up)
    • DUE: #2-5: Endangered Species Poster
  • Thu. 10/10
    • population growth dice game
    • finish #3-2: Human Population Growth
  • Fri. 10/11
    • Teacher Work Day – NO SCHOOL
    • HW: finish #2-4: Local Wetland Profile – due Monday 10/14!

This should be a fun, short week! Let me know if you have any questions. Enjoy your 3-day weekend!

Environmental Science: Mon. 9/30 – Fri. 10/4

I hope you enjoyed Homecoming! Here are your assignments for Monday, September 30th through Friday, October 4th:

  • Mon. 9/30
    • finish #2-3: ORAM at Riverbend Wetland
    • start #2-4: Local Wetland Profile
    • AP: complete “Unit 1 Progress Check: MCQ” on AP Classroom (due Friday 10/4)
  • Tue. 10/1
    • watch “Cosmos: Some of the Things Molecules Do” video
  • Wed. 10/2
    • start #2-5: Endangered Species Poster
    • DUE: #2-2: RHS Tree Benefits
  • Thu. 10/3
    • finish #2-5: Endangered Species Poster
  • Fri. 10/4
    • “Goodbye”
    • AP DUE: “Unit 1 Progress Check: MCQ” on AP Classroom

As always, please let me know if you have any questions. Have a great week, and stay cool!

Environmental Science: Mon. 9/23 – Fri. 9/27

Welcome to the first week of fall! We’re going to try to go outside three times this week, if the weather allows. Here are your assignments for Monday, September 23rd through Friday, September 27th:

  • Mon. 9/23
    • ecosystem services and tree keying
    • DUE: #1-5: Ohio Wildlife Trivia Questions
    • AP: read Ch. 4.5-6, answer Questions #7-10 & Data Analysis on p.97 (due Friday 9/27)
  • Tue. 9/24
    • #2-2: RHS Tree Benefits – OUTSIDE
  • Wed. 9/25
    • finish #2-2: RHS Tree Benefits
    • intro to wetlands & ORAM
  • Thu. 9/26
    • practice ORAM at Stanton Wetland – OUTSIDE
  • Fri. 9/27
    • #2-3: ORAM at Riverbend Wetland – OUTSIDE
    • AP DUE: p.97 Questions #7-10 & Data Analysis

Please let me know if you have any questions. Have fun at Homecoming!

Environmental Science: Mon. 9/16 – Fri. 9/20

Welcome to the last week of summer! Here are your assignments for Monday, September 16th through Friday, September 20th:

  • Mon. 9/16
    • finish #1-5: Ohio Wildlife Trivia Game
    • AP: read Ch. 4.1-4, answer Questions #1-6 on p.97 (due Friday 9/20)
  • Tue. 9/17
    • play the Ohio Wildlife Trivia Game!
    • DUE: #1-4: Trophic Levels of Food Webs
  • Wed. 9/18
    • Quiz #1: The Living World – Ecosystems
    • intro to biodiversity
  • Thu. 9/19
    • ecosystem services and tree keying
  • Fri. 9/20
    • #2-1: RHS Tree Benefits – OUTSIDE
    • AP DUE: p.97 Questions #1-6

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

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

Here are your assignments for Monday, September 9th through Friday, September 13th:

  • Mon. 9/9
    • primary productivity, trophic levels and food webs
    • AP: read “5 Steps to a 5” packets #9 & 10 and complete review questions (due Friday 9/13)
  • Tue. 9/10
    • #1-4: Trophic Levels of Food Webs
  • Wed. 9/11
    • play WolfQuest!
  • Thu. 9/12
    • start “In the Valley of the Wolves” video
    • DUE: #1-3: CQHEI at Riverbend Creek
  • Fri. 9/13
    • finish video; start #1-5: Ohio Wildlife Trivia Game
    • AP DUE: “5 Steps to a 5” packets #9 & 10

Please let me know if you have any questions. Enjoy spirit week!

Environmental Science: Tue. 9/3 – Fri. 9/6

Welcome back, I hope you enjoyed your 3-day weekend! Here are your assignments for Tuesday, September 3rd through Friday, September 6th:

    • Mon. 9/2
      • Labor Day – NO SCHOOL
    • Tue. 9/3
      • start “Earth, a New Wild: Water” video
      • AP: read Chapter 3-4 thru 3-5; answer p.74 Questions #9-10 and p.75 Data Analysis (due Friday 9/6)
    • Wed. 9/4
      • finish “Earth, a New Wild: Water” video; intro to CQHEI
      • DUE: #1-1: Biomes of the World
    • Thu. 9/5
      • #1-3: CQHEI at Riverbend Creek – OUTSIDE
      • DUE: #1-2: Map of Life
    • Fri. 9/6
      • finish CQHEI form; the carbon cycle
      • AP DUE: Chapter 3 Questions #9-10 + Data Analysis

As always, please let me know if you have any questions. Enjoy your short week!

Environmental Science: Mon. 8/26 – Fri. 8/30

Hello! Here are your assignments for Monday, August 26th through Friday, August 30th:

  • Mon. 8/26
    • start “The Return of the Cuyahoga” video
    • AP: read Chapter 3-1 thru 3-3; answer p.74 Questions #1-8 (due Friday 8/30)
  • Tue. 8/27
    • finish “The Return of the Cuyahoga” video; intro to ecosystems
  • Wed. 8/28
    • #1-1: Biomes of the World
  • Thu. 8/29
    • #1-2: Map of Life
    • DUE: #0: What’s Important to You?
  • Fri. 8/30
    • water’s incredible journey; intro to biogeochemical cycles
    • AP DUE: Chapter 3 Questions #1-8
    • DUE: your signed class contract

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

Environmental Science: Wed. 8/21 – Fri. 8/23

Hello, and welcome to Environmental Science for the 2019-2020 school year! Here are your assignments for the first week of school:

    • Wed. 8/21
      • Welcome to Environmental Science!
      • HW: get your class contract signed!
    • Thu. 8/22
      • #0: What’s Important to You?
    • Fri. 8/23
      • Walk to Standing Rock – OUTSIDE!
      • AP: complete Summer Assignments #1 & #2 by Friday 8/30 (see Google Classroom for details)

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