Honors Earth Science

Agenda


11/9/15
Research day
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11/10 Research day
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11/11 Energy presentation
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11/12 Motion in the Ocean Lab
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11/13 Motion in the ocean lab teaching and start segment 1
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11/16
Segment 1 task time
Quiz tomorrow
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11/17 Task time  - you should be correcting your reading questions, show me your notes, and do your practice quiz

Quiz tomorrow
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11/18 Final quiz segment 1
Segment 2 task work
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11/19 Segment 2 task time
Final Quiz tomorrow
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11/20 Segment 2 Quiz 
Segment 3 task time

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11/23 Segment 3 task time
Final quiz tomorrow - end of hour
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11/24 Review and segment 3 quiz
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11/30 Review
TEST tomorrow!
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12/1 TEST Unit 3 
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12/2 Unit 4 introduction
Intro Climate Change (climate vs weather) (Climate Factors vs climate change factors) http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Features/GlobalWarming/page3.php ... Looking at the data - U4S1 taskwork time
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12/3 Milankovich Cycle Dance :) - Milankovich tutorial
- U4S1 taskwork time - ** Final QUIZ tomorrow!

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FRI 12/4

 U4S1 Final QUIZ - U4S2 intro & work time (Albedo demo & discussion)

NOTE: classzone.com albedo is EXTRA CREDIT! :)

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MON 12/7
 U4S2 work time - discuss feedback loops - **Final QUIZ Tomorrow!

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TUES 12/8

U4S2 Final QUIZ - Greenhouse Effect drawing & DEMO 
- U4S3 taskwork time

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THUR 12/10

GHG card work (groups) 
- U4S3 work time
 - **Seg 3 Final QUIZ tomorrow!
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FRI 12/11


U4S3 Final QUIZ 
- U4S4 & review work time

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MON 12/14
U4S4 & review work time
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TUES 12/15
unit review work time - partner study! 
 - ** TEST tomorrow!!
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WED 12/16

Unit 4 TEST - turn in your unit 4 packet and notes
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Thursday 12/17 
Light bulb lab
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Friday 12/18
Assembly
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Monday 1/4
Introduction to astronomy
Packets U4S1 work
Lets talk about your research project
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Tuesday 1/5
U4S1 Work
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Wednesday 1/6 
U4S1 Work
Quiz tomorrow beginning of class
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Thursday 1/7 
U4S1 Final Quiz
Research Project time
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Friday 1/8 
Research Project time
Due WEDNESDAY!!!!!!
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Monday 1/11
U5S2 Work
PROJECT POSTER AND 3D MODEL DUE WEDNESDAY!!!!
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Tuesday 1/12 - snow day

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Wednesday 1/13 Trial run for presentations
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Thursday 1/14 Presentations
6th hour gets U5S2 time
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Friday 
Card Sort and star life cycle
U5S2 Work - Quiz on Monday end of hour

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Monday
U5S2 work time 
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Tuesday 
Quiz Unit 5 seg 2
Go through bigbang
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Wednesday
Review for final exam time
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Thursday 
Review for final exam time
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Friday 
Review for final exam time

///Warm-up (Do when you enter class) and Objective (Your goal for this class period):








































11/30  How do ocean currents affect the climate of the US - name two examples and describe
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12/1 - no warm up - test
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12/2/15
What is the difference between climate and weather


12/3   Are humans solely responsible for the global warming we are currently in?  Explain.  

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12/4  Name the 3 Milankovich cycles and the time-frames for each. 

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12/7 Melting snow reduces albedo (more absorption), which leads to more heat in the system...more snow melt...more warming...more melt...more warming...more... What feedback loop is this? 
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12/8  How can volcanoes lead to short-term-cooling climate change? 
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12/10  Describe how the greenhouse effect works (include wavelengths & GHGs in description). 
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12/11 Name all 6 GHGs and one source for each.  Identify if that source is natural or anthropogenic
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12/14  What gas did the Kyoto Protocol limit? What gas did the Montreal Protocol ban? 
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12/15  Which GHG is responsible for 95% of the warming? 
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12/16  List 3 consequences of a warming planet. 




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1/4 What is your address in the universe?



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1/5  Compare/contrast an astronomical unit and a light year.
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1/6 draw the sun and label the layers
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1/7 Compare a solar prominence and a solar flare
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1/8 What is an aurora? 
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1/11 What is the electromagnetic spectrum?  
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Wednesday 1/13 
What are the characteristics of a presenter?
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Thursday No warmup
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Friday 1/15 What is a super nova and why does it occur?
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Monday 1/18 List everything that our sun will become