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Good Afternoon Scientists,
Below are the answers to the study guide. You can use it to study for your exam tomorrow.
I have posted powerpoints and videos as study tools for your Sedimentary and Metamorphic Rock test on Monday. You can find the resources in Unit 7: Rocks and Minerals. Have a great weekend and see you all on Monday!
We will be having a sedimentary lab tomorrow. Come prepared with all your materials! Make sure that you have your COMPLETED sedimentary rock reading packet and your COMPLETED sedimentary rock sample chart. This will give you access to the lab tomorrow. Also, the sedimentary rocks and metamorphic rock will be Monday, May 7 and the SLOs exam will be given on May 10. We will be reviewing next week.
Good Evening All!!!!!!
Many of you received your progress report today; however, your science grade wasn't included on your report. I will be distributing detailed progress reports tomorrow. Friendly reminder about upcoming events: We will have our Igneous Rock Test on Friday, 4/27/18. The igneous rock ppt will be posted in Unit 7: Rock and Minerals; in addition to a video.
Homeroom: Do NOT forget to give your parents the projected academic courses worksheet (pink form) and return on or before May 17, 2018. Also, return signed envelope/folder by
See you all tomorrow!!!!
Good Evening All,
Make sure you study for your test tomorrow! In addition to your test, make sure you bring your parent permission form to view the movie, "San Andreas". We will be watching the movie on the following days: Thursday(3/29) and Friday(3/30). In order to participate in the movie viewing, I need to have the permission form.
See you guys tomorrow!!!!!
We will be completing our notes tomorrow; make sure you have them in your science folder. We will be having our test on plate tectonics on Tuesday, March 27, 2018. Many of you guys had excellent Vocabulary "Books"! Some of your presentatioins will be posted in Unit 5: Dynamic Earth; for those that did a powerpoint.
Good Evening Scientists,
Make sure you are working on your vocabulary book. You can structure your book in different formats; such as a dictionary, a powerpoint, a newspaper, an article, a story; I know some people are doing a rap. The words you are creating a book on are listed below and are on your KIM Chart(Vocabulary Chart).
Folding Plate Tectonics Covergent Boundary Divergent Boundary
Transform Boundary Fault Compression Tension
Instructions: You will create a book with illustrations (pictures) using your vocabulary terms above.
Book must include:
- A title
- Definition of vocabulary term
- Pictures (be creative and colorful)
- All vocabulary terms must be used.
Be CREATIVE!!!!!!! You can use notebook paper, poster paper, or color paper. You can present the book in powerpoint format; it's your choice! Make sure your "book" includes: a title, pictures, definitions of vocabulary words, and ALL vocabulary terms are used.
For 1st, 2nd, and 4th period- your homework is due on Wednesday.
For 3rd period - your homework is due Thursday.
For homework, make sure you complete your restless continents article with the questions, the newsela article, "Plate tectonics: Earth's continents and oceans are on the move" with the 4 quiz questions. For 2nd and 3rd period, make sure you have questions 1-9 answered. To assist you on those questions, use the newsela article in your homework packet. As an additional resource, you can always use the online textbook. Chapter 7 section 2 and 3 pgs. 198-205. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd period, we will go over the vocabulary activity in your packet; just try to do the words you are familiar with.
See you all tomorrow!
Good Afternoon All,
Today, we began working on our project, Layers of the Earth Foldable. The project is due Wednesday, March 7, 2018. Please bring all your materials to class to work on and complete your project. Bring all coloring utensils, scissors, rubric, notes, and any other resource to help assist you with your project. I have included the Layers of the Earth ppt, a video, and the instructions/rubric in Unit 5: Dynamic Earth.
See you all tomorrow!
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