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Wednesday, Oct. 12:
Agenda:

Evidence - Enrich worksheets and student presentations
Quiz review

Homework - study for quiz
Jovian vs. Terrestrial - size, density, spacing, orbits
Asteroids, comets, meteoroids - size, orbits, location
Seasons - direct vs. indirect sunlight
Nebular hypothesis and formation of the moon
Asteroid impact and dating of the areas of the moon
Venus, Earth, Mars atmospheres
What is an AU, light year?


Monday, Oct. 10:
Agenda:

Warm-up
Lecture - You are an ant!
     - other objects in the solar system
Demo - Seasons (Earths orbit and tilt)
Read Glencoe Earth Science 628-633 (copy Fig. 22-10)
Classwork - Objects in the solar system
Finish Ch. 21 - notes and vocabulary cards

Homework - Due Wednesday, October 12
Discuss the similarities and differences between the Nebular Hypothesis and the origin of the moon. 3 paragraphs minimum!
Solar system quiz and vocabulary cards due on Friday 14.  


Wednesday Oct. 5:
Agenda:

Relative sun and planet size - Demonstration
Lecture - The Planets
Classwork - Objects in the solar system
Finish Ch. 21 - notes and vocabulary cards
Begin Ch. 22 - Earth, Moon and Sun system

Homework - Due Monday, October 10
At home textbook assignment.  Read and take notes of the following sections:
Physical Science book - Read and take notes on all of Chapter 39.
Answer questions 1-20
Answer exercises 5,6,10,16,17

Monday Oct. 3:
Agenda:

Lecture - The Solar System
Lab - Modeling the Solar System

Homework - 

Finish Modeling the Solar System Lab - Due Wed. Oct. 5

At home textbook assignment.  Read and take notes of the following sections:
Physical Science book - Read and take notes on all of Chapter 39.
Answer questions 1-20
Answer exercises 5,6,10,16,17


Thursday Sept. 29:
Agenda:

Review Grades
Famous scientist presentation and poster
Lecture - Astronomy
Finish Glencoe Earth Science book
Read Chapter 21 - Exploring space
Homework - Due Date = Oct. 10,2011
At home textbook assignment.  Read and take notes of the following sections:

Physical Science book - Read and take notes on all of Chapter 39.
Answer questions 1-20
Answer exercises 5,6,10,16,17


Friday Sept. 23:
Agenda:
Review Test
Video - Are smarter than a Harvard Graduate?
Mini-Lab - Angle of the Sun
Glencoe Earth Science book
Read Chapter 21 - Exploring space
Outline and take notes sections 21.1, 21.3,21.4
Answer questions - pg. 589 #1
                                      pg. 599 #3
                                      pg. 608 #3
Turn in Lab Books!

Homework is due Tuesday!

Wednesday Sept. 21:
Agenda:
SI Lab - Metric System

Homework - At home textbook assignment.  Read and take notes of the following sections:
 
Motion Chapter 2- Due Tuesday, September 27
2.2, 2.4, 2.5,2.10
 
Force and Acceleration Chapter 3-
3.1-3.9
 
Action and Reaction Chapter 4-
4.8
Answer questions
p.31 Review #7,10,8
p.32 Review #7
p.49 Review #5
p.50 Review #9, 11(why),16
p.51 Exercises #15


Monday Sept. 19:
Agenda:
Scientific Method quiz
 
Homework - At home textbook assignment.  Read and take notes of the following sections:
 
Motion Chapter 2- Due Tuesday, September 27
2.2, 2.4, 2.5,2.10
 
Force and Acceleration Chapter 3-
3.1-3.9
 
Action and Reaction Chapter 4-
4.8
Answer questions
p.31 Review #7,10,8
p.32 Review #7
p.49 Review #5
p.50 Review #9, 11(why),16
p.51 Exercises #15

Thursday Sept. 15:
Agenda:
Homework due- Vocab. note cards and Spongebob variables
Graphing
Scientific Method quiz review

Homework - Finish Scientific Method Study guide and study for exam!

Tuesday Sept. 13:
Agenda

Homework due- Scientific Method Practice 1-14
Lecture - Models and Error
Graphing lecture and practice
SpongeBob variable practice
Vocabulary Note Cards

Homework - Vocabulary note cards and Spongebob variables

Friday Sept. 9:
Agenda

Finish Checks Lab and presentations
Continue Independent/dependent variable practice

Homework -
Scientific Method Practice
Questions 1-14

Wednesday Sept. 7:
Agenda

Notes- Law, theory and hypothesis
Independent/Dependent variable and hypothesis practice
Vocabulary Cards - Law and Theory
Lab - Hypothesis Checks

Homework -
The Whole Shebang (read and answer questions).
Due Friday Sept. 9














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