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Agenda 10/23/2015

  • Classwork-

    1. Why do people over-populate?

    2. If you had all the resources available (money, staff, workers, etc,)

    3. What could you do to stabilize the human population? 

    • Send your essay to google classroom by the end of the period.

  • Homework

    • Continue working on your Eco-bottle Presentation

    • Read text page 94-107-Possible quiz

Agenda 10/21/2015

  1. Why do people over-populate?

  2. If you had all the resources available (money, staff, workers, etc,) What could you do to stabilize the human population? 

  3. Send your essay to google classroom by the end of the period.

 

  • Homework-Send to Google Classroom

    • Continue working on your Eco-bottle Presentation-1st Draft due Monday

    • Read text page 94-107-Possible quiz

 

 

Agenda 10/16/2015

  • Classwork-

    •  Chapter 5 Test  

      • Matching Vocab

    • Hand back work

    • Measure the pH and temperature within your Eco-bottles

      • Use the probeware

    • Work on your Project Presentation

      • Use the computers

  • Homework

    • Chapter

      • ​Read the Core Case Study, page 94.

        • Be ready to discuss

Agenda 10/13/2015

Agenda 10/9/2015

  • Classwork-

    • Follow the YouTube

      • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4d6W_eLisQk

        • Complete your bottles:

          •  Recording Data Today

            • Temperature

            • pH

              • In the future

                • DO, CO2, Nitrates, etc....

          • Adding your components 

            • Top Soil (Potting Soil)

            • Rocks for bottom of aquatic

            • Compost

            • Fish or ???

            • Aquatic Plants

            • Seeds for terrestrial

            • Earthworms (2 types), roaches, crickets, fruitflies, snails 

            • Food-fruit-apples or?

 

Agenda 10/7/2015

  • Classwork-

    • Chapter 4 quiz b

    • Continue setting up your Eco-column Project

    • Follow the YouTube

      • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4d6W_eLisQk

        • Get your bottles cut and assembled for a dry run

        •  Begin adding your components 

          • Top Soil (Potting Soil)

          • Rocks for bottom of aquatic

          • Compost

          • Fish or ???

          • Aquatic Plants

          • Seeds for terrestrial

          • Earthworms (2 types), roaches, crickets, fruitflies, snails 

          • Food-fruit-apples or?

  • Homework

    • Begin Reading Chapter 5, pages 79-86. Possible Pop-Quiz  on Friday

      • Matching Vocab

Agenda 10/5/2015

  • Classwork-

    • Hand back work

    • Eco-column Project

    • Begin constructing your columns

    • Follow the YouTube

      • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4d6W_eLisQk

        • Get your bottles cut and assembled for a dry run

        • You will begin adding your components tomorrow

          • Top Soil (Potting Soil)

          • Rocks for bottom of aquatic

          • Compost

          • Fish or ???

          • Aquatic Plants

          • Seeds for terrestrial

          • Earthworms

          • Food-fruit-apples or?

  • Homework

    • Finish Reading Chapter 4, Chapter Test tomorrow

      • Matching Vocab

Agenda 10/2/2015

  • Classwork-

    • Eco-column Project and Presentation

      • Hand out

      • Teams of 2

    • Complete the DVD-Saving the Bay 

      • Worksheet

        • Discussion

  • Homework

    • Bring in your Eco-Column Materials (bottles,....etc)

    • Finish Reading Chapter 4, Chapter Test on Monday-Matching Vocab 

Agenda 9/30/2015

 

Agenda 9/28/2015

  • Classwork-

    • Continue the DVD-Saving the Bay 

      • Worksheet

        • Discussion

  • Homework

    • Quiz on Chapter 4 pages 59-63

 

Agenda 9/25/2015

  • Classwork-

    • Hand back work

    • Discuss the Estuary project

    • Begin the DVD-Saving the Bay 

      • Worksheet

        • Discussion

  • Homework

    • Begin reading Chapter 4 pages 59-63

      • Possible Pop Quiz---so read it!

Agenda 9/22/2015

  • Classwork-

    • Chapter 3 Test on the chapter vocabulary (definitions) and the Biogeochemical Cycles

    • Begin the Estuary Unit

      • SF Bay

        • Saving the Bay

    • Homework

      • Get your assignments and grades in order

Agenda 9/18/2015

  • Classwork-

 

Agenda 9/16/2015

Agenda 9/14/2015

  • Classwork-

    • Complete the "Saving Planet Earth" video

    • Water recycling

      • Do some more Research;

        • Equipment used to recycle water

      • Setting up an Environmentally Conscious company

        • Name

        • Philosophy

        • Goals

        • Market

  • Homework

    • Choose the water recycling Equipment you prefer 

      • Give 5 reasons why you chose it.

 

Agenda 9/11/2015

Agenda 9/9/2015

 

 

 

Agenda 9/9/2015

  • Classwork-

    • Everyone needs a Text Today- 13th Edition Only

    • Hand back work

 

 

Agenda 9/4/2015

  • Classwork-

    • Everyone needs a Text Today- 13th Edition Only

  • Homework 

    • None

Agenda 9/2/2015

 

Agenda 8/31/2015

  • Classwork

    • Economic Systems overview

    • Discuss;

      • Question 1. What system do we have?

      • Question 2. Would we be better off with a different system?

      • Question 3. Can you create a better system?

Agenda 8/28/2015

  • Classwork

    • Hand in your your Ecological Footprint calculator.

      • Take a text off the table

        • The Assessment-You will use your text and an I-Net connection. ( 20 points total, 10 points each in the test category 20%). 

          • Testing seats. No collaboration

            • Use your text to answer the following questions.

            • For the 10th Edition

            • Project Question # 4- If you cannot create a concept map on your device use a blank sheet of computer paper from the desk

            • Critical Thinking Question #8, page 18

            • For the 13th Edition

            • Critical Thinking p. 21, #s 4, and 9

            • Title it: Chapter 1 Assessment

    • Economic Systems overview

  • Homwork

    • Begin reading Chapter 2, Environmental Economics, Politics , and Worldviews

 

Agenda 8/26/2015

  • Classwork

    • Discuss the Homework(s)

    • Activity-Your Personal ECO-FOOTPRINT Calculator

    • Your Ecological Footprint

      • Discussion-Introduction

      • Student Activity-Handout the Calculator-Complete in class.

  • Homework (one page single spaced)-gmail share with me . Due Friday

    • Tragedy of the Commons

      • Discuss a minimum of 3 problems caused by the Tragedy of the Commons

      • Give two solutions to the problems  encountered by  the Tragedy of the Commons.

 

 

Agenda 8/24/2015

  • Discuss the Homework

    • The Critical Thinking question page 5.  1/2 page TNR, single spaced.

      • If you were in charge of the World's economy, what are the three most important things you would do?

  • Homework

    • How is the fall of the stock market today related to your last homework assignment?

    • Chapter read -pages 1-18 complete by Thursday.

 

Agenda 8/19-21/2015

 

Welcome to Environmental Science

Tell me about you---

  • What are your hobbies?

  • Do you play a sport?

  • Do you watch sports?

  • Do you play an instrument, sing, dance, write, or??

  • Have you traveled recently?

  • Anything else you'd like to tell us.

  • What is Environmental Science?

    • What does the experiment on the front table represent?

  • Review the Letter to Students on the home page.

  • In-Class work

    • Describe the Envionmental Issue (Problem), caused by humans, that has done the most harm to the Earth? (one paragraph). Share it with ,me, using Google Docs, to my gmail Drive, edharrison35@gmail.com 

  • Homework -Due next class

    • Continue the classwork. List your solution to the problem (one page, 12 point TNR, single spaced)

 

Agenda 8/21/2015

 

  • Classwork

    • Review the Homework

      • Check Google Drive 

        • I've created folders for all students to have their own.

      • Present your report

        • Class Critique

    • Hand out the texts

      • Class read Text, p. 4-5, the essay,  Natural Capital 

  • Homework

    • Answer the Critical Thinking question page 5.  1/2 page TNR, single spaced.

      • If you were in charge of the World's economy, what are the three most important things you would do? 

 

 

 

Agenda 2/12/2016

  • Classwork

  • Chapter 10 Test today-2 versions (TOC#10)

    • Two to a table-alternate tests-spread out

      • Scantron

      • Pencil

    • When everyone has completed the test get with your team, take a computer and work on your Current Event project 

    • Remember to send it to Google Classroom or share it with me at edharrison35@gmail.com.

Agenda 2/10/2016

  • Classwork

    • Don't forget to make up your Labs,quizzes and tests. The marking period ends this week. Just ask for a tutorial pass or make arrangements for after school.

    • Hand back work

      • Organize your binder

    • Study Guide handout for Chapter 10 Test(TOC#9)

    • Current Event in Science 

      • Template Handout provided

        • Teams of 2

        • Use a computer to work on this in class to find your topic. 

          • Create a slide presentation addressing all the points on the template. (a slide for every point would be good)

          • Topics must be related to our current text chapter (10).

          • The topics you choose may not be older than 6 months.

          • The rubric is at the bottom of the template page. (20 points)

          • Save this on Google Classroom (preferred), or share it with me at my gmail edharrison35@gmail.com

          • Due Feb 22.

  • Homework

    • Study for the Chapter 10 Test -Study Guide(TOC#9)

 

 

Agenda 2/5-8/2016

 

 

Agenda 2/3/2016

  • Classwork

    • Present your 1st draft of the From Farm to Home Project Presentation

    • Hand back work

      • Organize your binder

    • Pesticides 1

    • Pesticides 2

  • Homework

    • Complete your project

    • Step 1: List the necessay steps in getting ready to grow food.

      • Soil Prep

      • Fertilizer

      • Farm set up

      • Climate

      • Seasons

      • Plus much more

    • Step 2: Growing the food

      •  

    • Step 3: Moving the food from the field

      • Harvest techniques

      • Equipment necessary

    • Step 4: Processing the food

      • Equipment necessary

    • Step 5: Selling the food

      • Transport

      • Markets

    • Step 6: Storing the food

      • Equipment

    • Step 7: Preparing and eating the food

      • Wholesalers and retailers

Agenda 2/1/2016

  • Classwork

    • Complete the Project Presentations

    • Hand back work

      • Organize your binder

    • Work on your, From Farm to Home Project Presentation

      • Computers 

        • Follow the 7 Steps

  • Homework

    • Complete your project

Agenda 1/29/2016

  • Classwork

  • Homework

    • Project-Teams of 2

      • From the Farm to Your Home-Due Weds (100 points)

      • Choose any fast food item. (one)

        • Create a PowerPoint Presentation focusing on the following.

          • Step 1: List the necessay steps in getting ready to grow food.

          • Step 2: Growing the food

          • Step 3: Moving the food from the field

          • Step 4: Processing the food

          • Step 5: Selling the food

          • Step 6: Storing the food

          • Step 7: Preparing and eating the food

 

Agenda 1/25-27/2016

  • Classwork

    • Complete the Project Presentations

    • Hand in the Homework-extended time given

      • Text page 204, Critical Thinking, questions 1-3

    • Begin the Review of the Test Study Guide

      • Use a text Chapters 8 and 9

    • Lab-Seasons and Angle of Insolation

      • Demonstration

        • Collect Data

        • Complete the focus question

          • One-paragraph

  • Homework

    • Study for the test-Complete the Study Guide

    • Test Friday

Agenda 1/20-22/2016

  • Classwork

    • Project Presentations

    • Hand in the Homework

      • Text page 204, Critical Thinking, questions 1-3

    • Hand out the Test Study Guide

      • Work with a partner on the study guide

        • Use a text Chapters 8 and 9

  • Homework

    • Study for the test-Complete the Study Guide

Agenda 1/20-22/2016

Agenda 1/15/2016

  • Classwork

    • Work on your Endangered Species Project PowerPoint

    • Computers provided

    • No Late Presentations

    • A Binder must be kept this semester

  • Homework

    • Complete your projects

Agenda 1/13/2016

  • Classwork

    • A Binder must be kept this semester

      • Table of contents

    • Complete  your chosen invasive species in California presentation and your one page report explaining how it arrived, the damage it caused and, or, is causing, and how it's controlled.

    • Endangered Species

  • Homework

    • Create a 1st draft of your Endangered Species Project

        • Include the name of your Endangered Species and a PowerPoint Outline

Agenda 1/11/2016

  • Classwork

    • Complete Friday's Agenda

      • Review the homework

        • Your chosen invasive species in California and your one page report explaining how it arrived, the damage it caused and, or, is causing, and how it's controlled.

Agenda 1/8/2016

Agenda 12/18/2015

  • Classwork-

    • The Final Exam

      • You'll be given a test booklet and a Scantron Card

      • Take 2 sheets of binder paper. Make sure to put your name on them immediately.  You will write the essays on this sheet. Make sure you write the number of the essay.

      • Good luck!

Agenda 12/7-15/2015

 

Agenda 12/4/2015

  • Classwork-

    • Review the Homework

      • Chapter 7, Review Questions, Not Critical Thinking, page 150, q's 2, 3 and 4

        • Hand it in

    • During the Lab-as Data is being collected

      • A Make up day

        • All work for Late Credit

    • Complete all the Lab Questions and hand them in at the end of class

  • Lab

  • Homework

    • Text Review questions (not Critical Thinking)on page 150, Questions 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9

 

Agenda 12/2/2015

 

Agenda 11/30/2015

Agenda 11/24/2015

Agenda 11/20/2015

  • Classwork-

    • Complete the Insulation Study Vernier Probe Lab

      • Review and compile the class results.

      • Calculate:

        • The Best Insulator

    • Begin the Investigating Salinity Vernier Probe Lab.

      • ​Handout

        • ​Discuss

          • You'll be using a Conductivity Probe

            • Demo

        • Teams

          • Assign locations for a team member to acquire water samples from around the bay. We must have at least 6 different locations. Fill a water bottle.

          •  

  • Homework

    • Acquire your water samples

    • You must have a binder by Monday

Agenda 11/18/2015

  • Classwork-

  • The Last presentation

  • Design a Lab-Insulation Study

    • 2 handouts

      • You'll need a computer, LabPro and sensors

        • Modify the materials we have.

          • You should have 3 different insulation materials. You'll be checking them 2 at a time.

            • Follow the procedures and try to complete the first 2 samples.

              • Every team will be given 2 temperature sensors.

                • One to be used for the control and the other for the insulation sample.

  • Homework

    • Answer all the questions on the 2 sheets.

Agenda 11/13-16/2015

  • Classwork-

  • Test today

    • Testing seats

      • Pencil only

      • Scantron

      • Do not write on the test

    • Design a Lab-Insulation Study

      • Lab 25-Demonstration

        • Modify the materials we have.

  • Homework

    • Acquire 4 20 oz plastic soda bottles

    • Collect 3 different types of insulation examples. Enough to wrap around 3 of the 20 OZ plastic soda bottles

Agenda 11/10/2015

  • Classwork-

    • Eco-Bottle Presentation presented in class 

      • 20-30 slides

        • 5 to 10 minutes in length

          • Follow the handout

    • Design a Lab

      • Lab 25

        • Modify with the materials we have.

  • Homework

    • Test  Friday

Agenda 11/4/2015

  • Classwork-

  •  Eco-Bottles

    • Take your last readings of pH and Temperature

    • Begin the Use of the New Probes and take readings

      • Upper Terrestrial Ecosystem only

        • Relative Humidity

        • CO2

        • Soil Moisture

          • First take reading of bagged soil

    • Break down the ECO-Bottles

      • Fish back in the tank

      • Dispose of all other material

  • Continue the test review.

  • Presentation presented in class next Tues 11/10

    • 20-30 slides

      • 5 to 10 minutes in length

        • Follow the handout

        • Test  Fri 11/13

  • Homework

    • Continue working on the study guide

      • Test Fri

Agenda 11/2/2015

  • Classwork-

  • Begin the test review.

  • Presentation presented in class next Monday

    • 20-30 slides

      • 5 to 10 minutes in length

        • Follow the handout

        • Test a week from Weds. 11/10

  • Homework

    • Continue working on the study guide

Agenda 10/30/2015

  • Classwork-

    • Observe your Eco-Bottles

      • Take notes and record

    • Get a computer

      • Work on your Presentation

    • Get your Study Guide

      • Work on your questions

  • Homework

    • Work on your presentation

Agenda 10/28/2015

 

 

 

Agenda 10/26/2015

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