16

Sep

2008

Today, we discussed our Test 1 – Minerals and Rocks results. We also talked about our test retake policy (academic recovery plan). If you would like to retake your test, remember you need to fill out a form, let me know by Monday, make sure you have no missing work in science, and correct your [...]

15

Sep

2008

We had our test over minerals and rocks on Friday. We will go over the results of our test in class on Tuesday. No Homework

11

Sep

2008

Today, we reviewed for our test tomorrow. Here is the rockreview PowerPoint that we used to review. Happy studying!

10

Sep

2008

Today, we created a foldable about the rock cycle. We also reviewed our three types of rocks: igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary. Remember, our test over minerals and rocks is on Friday. Homework: Study Guide due tomorrow

10

Sep

2008

We begin exploring the rock cycle by completing a lab. We simulated the rock cycle in the classroom using air head candy. We also talked about what the rock cycle means. Remember, any kind of rock can turn into any other kind of rock. That is what the rock cycle is all about. An igneous [...]

8

Sep

2008

Today, we completed our metamorphic rocks lab and conclusions. We also watched a video about the rock cycle. Tomorrow, we will start activities that will help you understand how the rock cycle works. Remember to continue studying for your test on Friday. Your study guide is due on Thursday. Homework: Complete metamorphic rocks conclusion – [...]

8

Sep

2008

Today, we finished looking at our sedimentary rocks, and most classes began working with our metamorphic rocks. We also talked about our test on rocks and minerals which will be next Friday, September 12. I will post a copy of the study guide later this weekend.

4

Sep

2008

We began today by reviewing igneous rocks and finishing up our igneous rock lab. In most classes, we then moved on to talk about sedimentary rocks. Tomorrow, we will finish up with the sedimentary rocks and then move on to metamorphic rocks. Remember, these labs are weighted the same as quizzes, so it is important [...]

3

Sep

2008

We began today by trying to answer the EQ during our warm up time. We then moved on and completed a concept map for the ways we classify rocks. We then began talking about igneous rocks, and some classes had a chance to start looking at the rock samples. We will finish our igneous rock [...]

2

Sep

2008

We began today by answering our warm up: What is the difference between a rock and a mineral? We then discussed on quiz from Friday. I passed out two important documents today. One is a first quarter overview of all the important topics we will be covering this quarter with key vocabulary. The other was [...]