17

Dec

2008

Today we focused on reviewing the major topics we covered this quarter. Please take time to look at your second quarter overview. Remember, this quarter we have looked at the following concepts: Earth’s interior layers Continental Drift and Sea Floor Spreading Plate Tectonics Earthquakes and Volcanoes Weathering Erosion and Deposition Soil Formation River System Formation [...]

16

Dec

2008

We took our weathering, erosion, depositon, and soil test today. After the test, we reviewed our science process skills. You should be spending time the rest of the week reviewing for your benchmark exam. Here is the schedule: Thursday: First and Second Period Exams Friday: Third and Fourth Period Exams Please look back at your [...]

15

Dec

2008

We went over our study guide for tomorrow’s test over weathering, erosion, deposition, and soil. First and second period also had a chance to review by playing a game. Several students did not complete their study guides. It is very important that you complete your study guides in order to help you prepare for classroom [...]

13

Dec

2008

Today, we took notes focusing on soil, loam, gravel, sand, silt, clay, and soil conservation practices. We also made a foldable for our soil horizons. Make sure to study these as your prepare for your test. Homework: Study guide due on Monday

11

Dec

2008

We watched a short video today that traced a river from its source all the way to its mouth. We discussed how erosion and deposition affect the river along the way. When then reviewed erosion and deposition. If you need to complete your earthquakes and volcanoes project, please make sure you come in before school [...]

10

Dec

2008

I was not here today. Students completed their soil lab write up, erosion and deposition foldable, and received their test study guide. The study guide is due on Monday, and the test is on Tuesday or weathering, erosion, deposition, and soil.

9

Dec

2008

I hope you enjoyed today’s lab and learned a lot about the five soil layers we are studying. Make sure you tell your parents what we did today and what each layer represented. No homework

8

Dec

2008

We still need some supplies for tomorrow’s lab. If you will bring in any of the following items, please leave a comment. Check the comments before deciding what to bring. Thank you all for helping bring in the supplies! I promse you will enjoy this lab! (Strike throughs and changes indicate updates to supply list.) [...]

8

Dec

2008

We began erosion and deposition today by creating a flipbook. We will finish this up on Wednesday. I also passed back projects, labs, and weathering foldables. Please make sure you turn these in ASAP if you have not yet. Several of you need to  come in early to complete your projects. Remember, you may come [...]

5

Dec

2008

We will be doing an extra special lab next week – probably on Tuesday. In order to do this lab, I will need help with supplies. If you can help by bringing in any of the following items, it would be greatly appreciated! Boxes of instant chocolate pudding Boxes of instant vanilla pudding Oreos Nilla [...]