JANUARY

21 MLK Holiday

22 A   1   3   5   7 Class 1

Per 1 and 7 Demo: Pepper in water

Absorption Lab

Energy Transfer lecture begin

WUP: Name the movement that pepper made

HW: Finish everything for the EGG DROP CHALLENGE a. sketch b. capsule c. paragraph d. parent feedback form

23 B    2   4   6   7

 Per 6 WUP: Predict the motion of Pepper in water

Absorption Lab

Energy Transfer lecture

WUP: Name the movement that pepper mad

HW: Finish Sketch, Capsuly, paragraph and parent form

24 C   1   3   5  6 Class 2

EGG DROP CHALLENGE

Keep coffee cans or large cans for tomatoes for a later experiment.

Per 1 and 6

Egg Drop

HW: Type up a paragraph about your drop today. What went well and why do you think it did? What are some improvments you could make. If your egg broke, why do you think it did. Again how could you change it in the future?

25 D   2   4   5  7

 

  Per 7 Class 3

Egg Drop

HW: Type up a paragraphabout your drop today. What went well and why do you think it did? What are some improvments you could make. If your egg broke, why do you think it did. Again how could you change it in the future?

Period 7 Class 2

WUP: What causes the Seasons?

Reasons for the Seasons

Globe Lab about half way

28
E   1   3   4   6 Class 3

Globe Lab

Reasons for the Seasons

Seasons Lecture

 

29
F    2   3   5   7

WUP: What is the difference between conduction and convection

finish ip Globe Lab

Heat Flow worksheet

HW: Prelab: Angle of Insolation and type up a Introduction paragraph. Follow the directions for Lab Format Report add detailed background to your topic. Refer to Peer Rubric

HW: Bring in coffee cans or large cans for tomatoes for a later experiment.

30
G   1   2   4  6 Class 4

Per 1 and 6 no WUP

Seasons Lecture

finish up Globe Lab

Heat Flow worksheet

HW: Prelab: Angle of Insolation and type up a Introduction paragraph. Follow the directions for Lab Format Report

HW: Bring in coffee cans or large cans for tomatoes for a later experiment due NP

HW:Per 6 Also need to do Heat Flow worksheet

31
A   1   3   5   7 Class 5

Seasons worksheet

Angle of Insolation lab and graph in class

HW: Type up a trends paragraph and conclusion. MOVEMENT and TRANSFER of ENERGY

 

 

 

 

 

FEBRUARY 2013

    Mon                  Tue                        Wed                  Thu                         Fri             

 

 

 

 

1
B    2   4   6   7

Period 6: Class 5

Seasons worksheet

Angle of Insolation lab and graph in class

HW: Type up a trends paragraph and conclusion. MOVEMENT and TRANSFER of ENERGY

 

Per 7 Class 6

WUP: What else besides angle of insolation affects climate?

PEER EDIT twice the Angle of Insolation lab, trends paragraph and conclusion.

LAPTOP Lecture: Latitude to Proximity to water

HW: Type Final Draft for Angle of Insolation Follow the directions for Lab Format Report

4
C   1   3   5   6 Class 6

WUP: What else besides angle of insolation affects climate?

PEER EDIT twice the Angle of Insolation lab, trends paragraph and conclusion.

LAPTOP Lecture: Latitude to Proximity to water

HW: Type Final Draft for Angle of Insolation Follow the directions for Lab Format Report

5
D   2   4   5   7

Class 7 Period 7

Turn in Final Draft, 2 peer edit forms, Graph, Rough Draft and Blue lab itself

WUP: 1. Draw a simple graph for the data comparing Quito (0 degrees and 2850 m ) andSingapore 2 degrees N and 3 m. 2. What is causing the difference in lines?

CW: Atmosphere and Elevation worksheet

CW and HW: Barometer Activity build in class and introduction. HW build one at home, research how a barometer works and start getting data at home due Mon with parent signature

6
E   1   3   4   6 Class 7

Turn in Final Draft, 2 peer edit forms, Graph, Rough Draft and Blue lab itself

WUP: 1. Draw a simple graph for the data comparing Quito (0 degrees and 2850 m ) andSingapore 2 degrees N and 3 m. 2. What is causing the difference in lines?

CW: Atmosphere and Elevation worksheet

CW and HW: Barometer Activitybuild in class and introduction. HW build one at home, research how a barometer works and start getting data at home due Mon with parent signature

 

 

 

7
F    2   3   5   7

Period 7 Class 8

Check out Barometers

CW and HW:Barometer Activity build in class and introduction. HW build one at home, research how a barometer works and start getting data at home due Mon with parent signature

Land Water Temp Lab

Climate Lecture: Topogrpahy (world and inversions)

HWOrographic Effects

 

 

 

8
G   1   2   4   6 Class 8

Check out Barometers

CW and HW:Barometer Activitybuild in class and introduction. HW build one at home, research how a barometer works and start getting data at home due Mon with parent signature

Land Water Temp Lab

Climate Lecture: Topogrpahy and Ocean Currents (world and inversions)

HWOrographic Effects

 

11
A   1   3   5   7 Class 9

Warmup: Compare the temp on the windward and leeward sides of the mountain. Explain why these trends exist.

Turn in Barometer Activity

Check off the Orographic Effect worksheet and go over

Review

POP QUIZ

Weather Water Tanks Lab due in class unless you need to finish for hw

12
B    2   4   6   7

Warmup: Compare the temp on the windward and leeward sides of the mountain. Explain why these trends exist.

Turn in Barometer Activity

Check off the Orographic Effect worksheet and go over

Review

POP QUIZ

Weather Water Tanks Lab due in class unless you need to finish for hw

 

13
C   1   3   5   6 Class 10

 

Warmup: compare two locations temp range based on proximity to cold and hot water currents : Ocean Currents of the World and Their Affect on Climate Activity

Pressure Suits video

LAPTOP Lecture: Ocean Currents

Hot Planet Cold Comfort

WRAP: What temp current flows away from the equator? Explain/draw

SPECIAL SCHEDULE

 

 

 

14 Valentine’s Day
D   2   4   5   7

Class 11: Per 7

HW: Get Binder Organization sheet signed by a parent

Optional HW: Redo Barometer Lab. Remember you must earn the right to reenter this assign,ent by having one of your folks write notes from your explanation of barometric pressure and signature. DUE 8 am MON 2/25

Gas Laws Lab

 

15
E   1   3   4   6 Class 11

 

HW: Get Binder Organization sheet signed by a parent

Optional HW: Redo Barometer Lab. Remember you must earn the right to reenter this assign,ent by having one of your folks write notes from your explanation of barometric pressure and signature. DUE 8 am MON 2/25

Gas Laws Lab

Class 10

Warmup: compare two locations temp range based on proximity to cold and hot water currents : Ocean Currents of the World and Their Affect on Climate Activity

Pressure Suits video

LAPTOP Lecture: Ocean Currents

Hot Planet Cold Comfort and worksheet

WRAP: What temp current flows away from the equator? Explain/draw

18  Pres. Week

19  Pres. Week

20 Pres. Week

21 Pres. Week

22 Pres. Week

25
F    2   3   5   7

Warmup: Draw the Thermohaline pump and explain why it's slowing down could cause another little ice age.

Turn in Redo Barometer Lab and Parent Signed Binder sheets

Go over and turn in Hot Planet Cold Comfort and worksheet

Demo with Mallomars

Gas and Air Pressure Notes

WRAP: Tank demo: Why does the can crush?

HW Period 7 Do 1,2 on both sides of Charles worksheet

Period 1: No hw

Period 6: No hw

 

263rd Progress Period
G   1   2   4   6 Class 12

Warmup: Draw the Thermohaline pump and explain why it's slowing down could cause another little ice age.

Turn in Redo Barometer Lab and Parent Signed Binder sheets

Go over and turn in Hot Planet Cold Comfort and worksheet

Demo with Mallomars

Gas and Air Pressure Notes

WRAP: Tank demo: Why does the can crush?

HW Period 7 Do 1,2 on both sides of Charles worksheet

Period 1: No hw

Period 6: No hw

 

27
A   1   3   5   7 Class 13

 

 

WUP: Why does the Bay Area have such a moderate climate?

 

CW: Biome Reference worksheet

 

CW : Climatogram Activitynot what we did in class

 

HW: Global Wind Patterns

 

 

 

 

28
B    2   4   6   7

Per 6 Class 13

CW: Biome Reference worksheet

 

CW : Climatogram Activitynot what we did in class

 

HW: Global Wind Patterns

Gas and Air Pressure Notes

Reduced Pressure: Water Boil video

go over Charles Law 1 and 2 both sides

finish Climate Lecture: Prevailing Winds and Coriolis Effect

Rv: Global Wind Patterns

What Makes Wind Blow animation

 WUP: Why do the winds blow?

HW: Finish Climatogram activity using this website: for the Bay Area. Make a climatogram in one of your blank ones like Pleasanton LABEL IT!!!!

UNIT TEST on CLIMATE Next A day period 1,7; B day period 6

Per 7 Class 14

Gas and Air Pressure Notes

Reduced Pressure: Water Boil video

go over Charles Law 1 and 2 both sides

go over Global Wind Patterns

finish Climate Lecture: Prevailing Winds and Coriolis Effect

What Makes Wind Blow animation

HW: Finish Climatogram activity using this website: for the Bay Area. Make a climatogram in one of your blank ones LABEL IT!!!!

UNIT TEST on CLIMATE Next A day period 1,7; B day period 6

MARCH 2013

    Mon                  Tue                         Wed                  Thu                         Fri             

 

 

 

 

1
C   1   3   5   6 Class 14

 

4
D   2   4   5   7 Class 15

WUP: What direction do winds blow? Explain

Air Mass Lecture

Where do the Winds Blow?

WIND MAP online COOL!!

Upwelling Animation

HW: Complete Section 1 and 2 Upwelling Activity

Review Guide due the day of the test Fri Per 1,7 and Mon Per 6 MOVED To MON AND TUES

Be ready for a binder check

5
E   1   3   4   6 Class 15

WUP: What direction do winds blow? Explain

Air Mass Lecture

Where do the Winds Blow?

WIND MAP online COOL!!

Upwelling Animation

HW: Complete Section 1 and 2 Upwelling Activity

Review Guide due the day of the test Fri Per 1,7 and Mon Per 6 MOVED To MON AND TUES

Be ready for a binder check

6
F    2   3   5   7

check off HW

Binder Check

Lots of review on White boards

HW: Section 3 and 5 please type 5 and print your source page(s)Upwelling Activity

Upwelling Animation

Climate Unit Review

Answers to Climate Review

Period 7 TEST ON MON

Period 1,6 TEST ON TUES

7
G   1   2   4   6 Class 16

check off HW

Binder Check

Lots of review on White boards

HW: Section 3 and 5 please type 5 and print your source page(s)Upwelling Activity

Upwelling Animation

Climate Unit Review

Answers to Climate Review

Period 7 TEST ON MON

Period 1,6 TEST ON TUES

8
A   1   3   5   7 Class 17

WUP: Explain the Cartesian Diver

Sea Breeze Animation

Upwelling Activity Part 4 finish if you need to HW: Section 3 and 5 please type 5 and print your source page(s)

HW: Complete Review guide

Climate Unit Review

Answers to Climate Review

WUP: Draw a climatogram for the BAY AREA

11
B    2   4   6   7

Period 6: Upwelling Activity Part 4 finish if you need to HW: Section 3 and 5 please type 5 and print your source page(s)

Climate Unit Review

Answers to Climate Review

Period 7: UNIT TEST on CLIMATE

CW/HW Cornell Notes p 518-522 Self Check 2,3,6

12
C   1   3   5   6 Class 18

UNIT TEST on CLIMATE

CW/HW Cornell Notes p 518-522 Self Check 2,3,6

 

 

13
D   2   4   5   7

Class 19

Go over Notes

Earth's Energy Lecture

Greenhouse Effect Worksheet

 

Insolation Worksheet

 

HW: Carbon and Water Footprint Activity

Try this link for the water calculator:

 

 

14
E   1   3   4   6 Class 19

Go over Notes

Earth's Energy Lecture

Greenhouse Effect Worksheet

 

Insolation Worksheet

 

HW: Carbon and Water Footprint Activity

 

Try this link for the water calculator:

 

 

15
F    2   3   5   7 Class 20

Carbon, Water, Nitrogen and Phosphorous Cycle worksheet

Global Warming?

HW: Read 354-361 Earth's Interior notes and SC and clean out binder

 

18
G   1   2   4   6 Class 20

 

19
A   1   3   5   7 Class 21

WUP: List all the evidence you can think of that supports The Theory of Plate Tectonics

 

SETO' s WEBJOG

 

CW: Lab: Model Scale of Earth’s Model finish for HW and type last question due NP

 

Earth is Born Video worksheet here is the transcript if you are absent, answer all questions if finished movie otherwise wait til NP due NP

 

20
B    2   4   6   7

21
C   1   3   5   6 Class 22

WUP: List any evidence you can think of tha supports the idea that most of the Earth is molten rock with a solid Iron core.

 

Turn in Scale Model of Earth

 

Plate Tectonics Lecture ppt

 

Student copy if you lost yours

 

CW: Model the beginning and finish for HW Determining the Rate of Ocean Floor Spreading worksheet

 

22
D   2   4   5   7

25  Passover Begins
E   1   3   4   6 Class 23

WUP: What is the densest layer of the Earth? Why?

WRAP: How do we know the above info. Think evidence.

 

Plate Dynamics worksheet

Real time video of tectonics

 

CW Global patterns worksheet and use USGS Qauke site

 

CW: Plate Tectonics Evidence Worksheet

 

HW:Turn in Determining Rate of Ocean Floor Spreading if needed

 

26
F    2   3   5   7

27 3rd Quarter Ends
G   1   2   4   6 Class 24

WUP: Compare anf contrast oceanic and continental crust.

 

Online quake waves simulation

 

CW: Hot Spots worksheet

 

 

 

HW: : p. 373-378 notes and SC

 

28  Career Day
SP    1    3    7 Class 25

Online quake waves simulation and accompanying worksheet:

 

Real time video of tectonics

 

Thur Per 3,4 in Rm 26 Library per 2 Fri: Online late tectonics interactive activity. Take the quiz at the end until you reach 85%: http://www.learner.org/interactives/dynamicearth/

 

CW/ HW: Volcanic Activity: Virtual Volcano

 

 

29
SP   2   4   5   6

 

 

 

APRIL 2013

    Mon                  Tue                        Wed                  Thu                         Fri             



A   1   3   5   7 Class 26

Warmup Matching Tectonic features practice Quiz and QUIZ NP

 

CW : Polar Wandering.

 

2
B    2   4   6   7

3
C   1   3   5   6 Class 27

 CW: Lithosphere Plate Movement Quiz

 

Volcano Lecture ppt

 

CW: Student Volcano ppt copy

 

CW: Tonga Trench Activity in class

 

 

HW:BRING A COMPASS DUE NP

 

 

 

UNIT PLATE TECTONICS TEST A/B

 

4
D   2   4   5   7


E   1   3   4   6 Class 28

WUP: Explain why the line on the Tonga Trench is sloped?

 

Go over, correct and turn in Tonga Trench Activity

 

Earthquake waves lecture

 

Online quake waves simulation

 

Earthquakes worksheet # 1-16

 

CW: Watch Deadliest volcanoes about 20 min per day and answer worksheet: NOVA Deadliest Volcanoes

 

For a review of today's lecture if needed   take cornell notes on Earthquakes p. 362-369

 

Predicting Quakes Article interesting read

 

8
F    2   3   5   7

9
G   1   2   4   6 Class 29

finish Earthquakes worksheet

Quake Reading

 

Quake Worksheets

 

 

HW:Earthquake Intensity online activity

Nuclear Reactor Explanation FYI

10
A   1   3   5   7 Class 3o

Quake Lab: Magnitude Part II and  Part III

 

Earthquake lecture ppt

Student Earthquake ppt

 

Plate Tectonics Review

Plate Tectonics Review answers (first half)

 HW: Complete both review guides ( epicenter activity  and fill in)

 

11
B    2   4   6   7

12
C   1   3   5   6 Class 31

UNIT PLATE TECTONICS TEST 

 

HW: Clean out your binder and put the entire unit in your desk at home for the final. 

 

15 Spring Break

16 Spring Break

 

 

17 Spring Break

18 Spring Break

19 Spring Break

22
D   2   4   5   7

WUP: STATE TEST REVIEW ?s

 

CW: read p.617-623 Igneous Rocks and SC

 

Geology Part II: Rocks

 

CW: Igneous Rock Packet with rock samples

 

 HW: read p.624-629 "Sedimentary Rocks"  and SC 1-4

 

23
E   1   3   4   6 Class 32

WUP: STATE TEST REVIEW ?s

 

CW: Read p.630-635" Metamorphic Rocks and Rock Cycle" and complete section review

 

CW: Sedimentary Rock Packet

 

Geology Part II: Rocks

 

Sedimentary Rock Packet w/samples

 

 

 

HW: Rock Interactive site and quiz take the quiz and print it to turn in NP

 

24
F    2   3   5   7

25
G   1   2   4   6 Class 33

WUP: STATE TEST REVIEW ?s #23-59

 

Metamorphic Rock Packet and samples

 

Wrap and HW: STATE #60-89

 

27
SP  1   2   4   6 Class 34

STATE TEST REVIEW ?s

 

Finish Rock Packets for 3 types

 

Rock Cycle

 

HW: Notes Geologic Time p.669-675, SC

 

Geology Unit Test

 

29  STAR Testing
         3    5

24  STAR Testing
          2    7

 

 

 

MAY 2013

      Mon                 Tue                        Wed                  Thu                         Fri             

 

 

1  STAR Testing Class 35
      4    6

Rock Lab

 

Rock Cycle Quiz

 

CW: Watch Deadliest volcanoes worksheet: NOVA Deadliest Volcanoes

 

2
SP  1   3   5   7

3
A   1   3   5   7 Class 36

Geologic Profile Lecture

CW Establishing sequence worksheet

CWGeologic Profile worksheets

HW: read p. 608-615 and take Cornell Notes and answer ALL the SC questions

6
B    2   4   6   7

 

Period 7 Class 37

CW Rock Clock Activity

CW: Whats up lab

Crystal lab mini

 

Geology Part I: Minerals ppt

 

Mineral Density Lab

7
C   1   3   5   6 Class 37

 

 

8
D   2   4   5   7 Class 38

Mineral Identification Activities

HW: Complete Rocks and Minerals Review

Check your answers on the Answers for the Rocks and Minerals Review Guide

 

 

9
E   1   3   4   6

10
F    2   3   5   7Class 39

Geology Unit Test (55 minutes)

How the Earth Was Made: San Andreas Fault?

134th Progress Period

G   1   2   4   6

14
A   1   3   5   7 Class 40

Fault Lecture

Manilla folder demo

Spaghetti demo for resonance

BOSS Activity and BOSS Stations with Haiti short movie clip

15
B    2   4   6   7

 

Period 7 Class 41

go over BOSS

Lecture: oscillations student

Lecture: Oscillation teacher

YOGA in the PARK

16
C   1   3   5   6

17
D   2   4   5   7 Class 42

Building fun

Building Lecture

How the Earth Was Made: San Andreas Fault

20
E   1   3   4   6

21
F    2   3   5   7 Class 43

HW: load path diagrams and answering the questions for the Structural Reinforcement lab in complete sentences.

22
G   1   2   4   6

23
A   1   3   5   7 Class 44

Design phase 1: schematics only

Building Challenge  ppt

Building challenge Requirements and Rubric

HW: Individual Blueprints due By class

HW: Spring Final Review (1-40)

24 Day on the Green
SP   2   4   6
 

27 Memorial Day
     

28
A   1   3   5   7 Class 45

Building Day

HW: Spring Final Review (41-80)

29
B    2   4   6   7

Period 7 Class 46

Building Day

Building and blueprints with explanations due NP

BOOKS ARE DUE NP or -5 pts

HW: Spring Final Review (81-120)

30
C   1   3   5   6

31
D   2   4   5   7 Class 47

Building and blueprints with explanations due

BOOKS ARE DUE now for 5 pts. or -5 pts if not in for the final.

HW: Spring Final Review (121-175)

Answers to Spring Final Review

TEST BUILDINGS

JUNE 2013

    Mon                  Tue                        Wed                  Thu                         Fri             


3
E   1   3   4   6

4
F    2   3   5   7 Class 48

 

5
G   1   2   4   6

 

6
SP  1  3  5  SD

7
SP   2  4  6  T

   

10
          Class 7
   Final Exam 5 

11    
   Final Exams
      1    3
  

12    
   Final Exams
      2     4

13     
   Final Exams
      6    7

14
     Teacher
     Workday