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Friday, April 20th, 2018

posted Apr 20, 2018, 3:05 AM by Mary Bozenmayer

Do Now:                              Sunday 4/22 is Earth Day!
1. On your Do Now page, write today's date and answer the following:
"Name a SMALL change you could make to your lifestyle to become more Earth-friendly."
Today's Goals:                    Earth Science!        Arguing CONTINENTAL DRIFT today!
1. Use the Cont. Drift CER Pre-writing half page to plan your argument.
2. Next, assemble your plan into your Continental Drift essay.       It is a PROJECT grade!
3. Done? Turn it into the class bin.      (Make sure I can read it!)
4. Move on to Earth Science HW #2
5. Finish that too? Have your guided reading done? Read/do work for another class.
 Homework:
Earth Science HW #2 and Continental Drift essay are both due Monday! 
Next Assessment: Earth Science Quiz Tuesday 4/24. Study Guide HERE
(Earth Science digital textbook linked HERE.)

Thursday, April 19th, 2018

posted Apr 19, 2018, 3:50 AM by Mary Bozenmayer

Do Now:                              
1. Take out last night's HW:   Earth Science HW#1
2. On your Do Now page, write today's date and answer the following:
"What is a SLOW change to Earth? What is a FAST one? Can they both have BIG effects on how Earth looks?"

Today's Goals:                    Earth Science!
Dating a Planet.     (How can we know how long ago rocks were formed?)

 Homework:
(Sign out a textbook OR use the scanned pages shared in Google Classroom or linked HERE.)

Wednesday, April 18th, 2018

posted Apr 18, 2018, 3:48 AM by Mary Bozenmayer

Do Now:                              
1. Put your Relative Dating Activity (from yesterday) into the class bin.  
2. On your Do Now page, write today's date and answer the following:
"Opinion: Why should we be interested in what Earth was like long ago?"

Today's Goals:                    Earth Science!
Fast and Slow Changes to Earth.     (lots of videos today!!!)

 Homework:
Earth Science HW#1 (worksheet)
Ongoing: Earth Science Guided Reading due Friday. 
(Sign out a textbook OR use the scanned pages shared in Google Classroom or linked HERE.

Tuesday, April 17th, 2018

posted Apr 17, 2018, 3:39 AM by Mary Bozenmayer

Do Now:                              
1. On your Do Now page, write today's date and answer the following:
"Why does it make sense that many major mountain ranges are near the edge of continents? (think about the PLATES)"

Today's Goals:                    Earth Science!
Relative Dating: How does it work?    
DinoLayers Activity                Honors: Relative Dating Activity

 Homework:
Finish Relative Dating Activities from class, if needed (links above)
(Sign out a textbook OR use the scanned pages shared in Google Classroom or linked HERE.

Monday, April 16th, 2018

posted Apr 16, 2018, 3:36 AM by Mary Bozenmayer

Do Now:                              
1. On your Do Now page, write today's date and answer the following:
"Compare and contrast an OREO tectonic model to what is actually happening with Earth's tectonic plates."

Today's Goals:                    Earth Science!
Plate Boundaries & Their Effects 

 Homework:
(Sign out a textbook OR use the scanned pages shared in Google Classroom or linked HERE.

Friday, April 6th, 2018

posted Apr 6, 2018, 3:42 AM by Mary Bozenmayer   [ updated Apr 6, 2018, 4:16 AM ]

Do Now:                              
1. Turn in your PaleoGeographic Mapping Activity into the class bin.
2. On your Do Now page, write today's date and answer the following:
"Make a guess as to why the advent of satellite technology helped further confirm continental drift."

Today's Goals:                    Earth Science!
Oreo Tectonics:   How can an oreo model the action of tectonic plates? 

 Homework:
Have an amazing Spring Break. Get lots of rest, go play outside, and come back refreshed and ready to tackle the 4th marking period!

Thursday, April 5th, 2018

posted Apr 5, 2018, 3:55 AM by Mary Bozenmayer

Do Now:                              
1. Turn in your Earth Science Pre-Test into the class bin. 
2. On your Do Now page, write today's date and answer the following:
"What is one way that scientists know that the continents have shifted over time?"

Today's Goals:                    Earth Science!
How do things as large as continents actually MOVE? 
 Homework:
PaleoGeographic Mapping Activity & Questions (links below) due FRIDAY
Paleogeographic Mapping Activity.  (Boze Honors Version HERE

Wednesday, April 4th, 2018

posted Apr 4, 2018, 3:31 AM by Mary Bozenmayer

Do Now:                              
1. Set up a new Unit 7 tab in your notebook. 
2. Add it to the table of contents. Also create a page for Do Nows and Vocab!

Today's Goals:                    Earth Science Kicks Off today!
How do scientists know what Earth was like long ago
Paleogeographic Mapping Activity.  (Boze Honors Version HERE
 Homework:
Earth Science Pre-Test  due THURSDAY
PaleoGeographic Mapping Activity & Questions (links above) due FRIDAY

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018

posted Apr 3, 2018, 3:39 AM by Mary Bozenmayer   [ updated Apr 3, 2018, 7:35 AM ]

Do Now:                              
1. Take out your Unit 6 Study Guide to be checked in!
2. Highlight any questions on which you felt unsure while working on your SG.
3. Look over your returned Beats Lab, ask questions, and put in your folder.

Today's Goals:                    Test Day!!!!
Show what you know about WAVES:   
  • types of waves (light vs. sound)
  • what waves do when they encounter matter?
  • parts of a wave
  • analog vs. digital technologies
 Homework:
Earth Science Pre-Test  due THURSDAY

Monday, April 2nd, 2018

posted Apr 2, 2018, 5:11 AM by Mary Bozenmayer

It's a SNOW DAY (again)

The Unit 6 test on WAVES will still be tomorrow (Tuesday). 
Check your email/Google Classroom for the study guide answer key and Quizlet review game. 
Email me with any questions today or bring them to class tomorrow!

Enjoy your (hopefully) last unexpected day off of this school year!

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