• Wed./Thur., March 11-12

    Posted by John Owens on 3/11/2020

    Daily Essential Question - Describe and explain how organic chemical sedimentary rocks are formed.

    Today students will do the Sugar Cube Weathering Lab.

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  • Mon./Tue., March 9-10

    Posted by John Owens on 3/9/2020

    Daily Essential Question - Describe and explain how foliated rocks form.

    Today students will continue working on their Concept Map. 

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  • Thur./Fri., March 4-5

    Posted by John Owens on 3/5/2020

    Daily Essential Question - Describe and explain the difference between intrusive and extrusive rocks.

    Today students will begin working on their Concept Map for Units 7.1 and 7.3.

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  • Tue./Wed., March 3-4

    Posted by John Owens on 3/3/2020

    Daily Essential Question - Describe and explain the term clast and explain what type of rock it is found in.

    Today students will be graded on their Daily Essential Questions and will do the online Rock Cycle Assessment.

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  • Thur./Mon., February 27 and March 2

    Posted by John Owens on 2/27/2020

    Daily Essential Question - Describe and explain the 4 criteria for identifying a rock.

    Today students will finish their Rock Cycle Project/Poster.

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  • Tue./Wed., Feb. 25-26

    Posted by John Owens on 2/25/2020

    Daily Essential Question - Describe and explain hydraulic fracture mining and give 1 positive aspect and 1 negative aspect.

    Today students will start to work on their Rock Cycle poster/project.

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  • Fri./Mon., February 21-24

    Posted by John Owens on 2/21/2020

    Daily Essential Question - (None today)

    Today students will take the Natural Resources Quiz, then take notes on the Rock Cycle, then answer the Rock Cycle Questions worksheet,after reading pages 72-85.

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  • Wed./Thur., February 19-20

    Posted by John Owens on 2/19/2020

    Daily Essential Question - Describe and explain 1 positive and 1 negative aspect of nuclear energy.

    Today students wil finish their "Paper vs. Plastic" essay.

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  • Fri./Tue., February 14-18

    Posted by John Owens on 2/14/2020

    Daily Essential Question - Describe and explain 1 positive impact and 1 negative impact of solar energy.

    Today students will begin their "Paper vs. Plastic" essay assignment. They will participate in a discussion about paper bags and plastic bags, and learn the good and bad of using either one. They will then choose how to bag their customer's groceries (pretending they opened a grocery store). Their essay must explain why they chose the option they chose and why they did not choose the other options.

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  • Wed./Thur., February 12-13

    Posted by John Owens on 2/12/2020

    Daily Essential Question - Describe and explain 1 type of surface mining and give 1 positive impact and 1 negative impact of that type of mining.

    Today students will take notes on renewable and non-renewable energy resources. They will then complete the "Renewable vs. Non-Renewable Resources: Pros and Cons" worksheet.

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