Mrs. Sowagen

EARTH SCIENCE 1st and 2nd Hour

EARTH SCIENCE  is agreat way to introduce young children to the scientific process as well as the world around them. It is also an interest that is easily fostered and developed for years to come as the subject is expansive and by no means fully understood.

Week of May 6-10, 2019

Monday- Climate Change with video response worksheet

Tuesday- Climate Change: Causes

Wednesday-Day 2- Climate Change: Effects

Thursday- Movie Review: Climate Change: IO

Friday-MOvie Review: Climate Change: IO

Week of April 22-26, 2019

Monday- No School

Tuesday- Climate Classification Video Presentation

Wednesday- Day 2- Climate Change

Thursday- Natural Feautres and HUman Activity that affects climate:

*  Urban Heat Islands and Rain Shadow

Friday- Kinds of Climate Change that repeats over time:

*  Ice Ages and El Nino 

Week of April 15-19, 2019

Monday- Intro to Climate- Presentation Making

Tuesday- Day 2- Climate Presentation

Wednesday- Potential Causes of Climate Change

Thursday- Movie Review- Climate Change

Friday- No School

Week of April 8-12, 2019

Monday- Quiz- Tornadoes, Lightning and Thunderstorms

Tuesday- Reinforcement Activity

Wednesday- Weather Instruments

Thursday- Intro to Climate- Latitude and Altitude

Friday- Marine and Continental Climates, Ocean Currents

Week of April 1-5, 2019

Monday- Kahoot It- Air Mass and Hurricane

Tuesday- Comparison: Thunderstorm, Lightning and Tornado

Wednesday- Presentation of Output

Thursday- Weather Instruments

Friday- Weather Instruments Game

Week of March 25-29, 2019

Monday- Fonts and Movement of Air Masses

Tuesday- High and Low Pressure

Wednesday- Investigating Air Masses-Lab Activity

Thursday- Formation of Hurricanes

Friday- Chapter Quiz

Week of March 18-22, 2019

Monday- Air Mass: Characteristics and Categories

Tuesday- Movie Review

Wednesday- Fonts and Movement of Air Mass

Thursday- Lab Activity- Air Mass

Friday- Lab Activity-Day 2

Week of March 11-15, 2019

Monday- Acid Precipitation

Tuesday- Types and Causes of Precipitation

Wednesday- GPM Research Project-Application

Thursday- No School

Friday- No School

Week of March 4-8, 2019

Monday- Global Precipitation Measurement- Description and Worksheet

Tuesday- Global Precipitation Model Making

Wednesday- Global Precipitation Model Making-2nd day

Thursday- Presentation of Models

Friday- Chapter Quiz

Week of February 25-28, March 1, 2019

Monday- Cloud Formation Activity

Tuesday- Day 2- Cloud formation Activity

Wednesday-  Presentation of Output

Thursday- Presentation of Output Day 2

Friday- Quiz on the types and characteritics of clouds

Week of February 18-22, 2019

Monday- No School

Tuesday- Math in Science: Navigating Jet Stream

Wednesday- Temperature affecting water in the air

Thursday- Humidity and Saturation

Friday- Hands-On Activity: Science of Humidity and Saturation

Week of February 11-15, 2019

Monday- El Nino and La Nina- Continuation

Tuesday-Calm Regions and Wind Belts

Wednesday- Phenomena, Impact and Consequences- Wind

Thursday- Unit Test

Friday- No School

Week of February 4-8, 2019

Monday- Wind Formation Packet

Tuesday- Earth's Rotation and Wind Direction

Wednesday- Quiz

Thursday- Land and Sea Breeze

Friday- La Nina and El Nino 

Week of January 28-February 1, 2019

Monday- Kahoot It Quiz

Tuesday- Test

Wednesday- Barometer and Air Pressure

Thursday- Wind Formation

Friday- Earth's Rotation and Wind

Week of January 21-25, 2019

Monday- Group Presentation on Cycles in The Atmosphere

Tuesday- Quiz

Wednesday- Sudden Changes that Affect the Atmosphere

Thursday- Energy From the Sun: Radiation

Friday- Conduction and Convestion

Week of January 14-18, 2019

Monday- Presentation of Output- Layers of the Atmosphere

Tuesday- Day 2- Presentation of Output- Layers of the Atmosphere

Wednesday- Materials in the Atmosphere

Thursday- Important Cycles that affects the Atmosphere

Friday- Important Cycles that affects the Atmosphere (Day 2)

Week of December 17-21, 2018

Monday- Earthquake occur along faults

Tuesday- Earthquake release energy

Wednesday- Earthquake damage 

Thursday- Semester Test

Friday- Semester Test

Week of December 10-14, 2018

Monday- Layers of the Earth

Tuesday- Tectonic Plates

Wednesday-TRacking Tectonic Plates-Problem Solving

Thursday-Geologic Changes on Earth

Friday- Quiz

Week of December 3-7, 2018

Monday- Types of Glaciers

Tuesday- Glaciers in North Dakota

Wednesday- Morraines and Lakes

Thursday- Moraines- Presentation

Friday- Quiz

Week of November 26-30, 2018

Monday- Dune Formation, Loess and Desert Pavement

Tuesday- Life on Dunes

Wednesday- No Interaction

Thursday- Unit Test

Friday- Glaciers Affect Land

Week of November 19-23, 2018

Monday- Poster Making on Shoreline, Island Barrier and Sandbars

Tuesday- Day 2- Dune Formation, Loess and Desert Pavement

Wednesday- Output/Project Presentation

Thursday- No School

Friday- No School

Week of November 12-16, 2018

Monday- No School

Tuesday- Quiz on Erosion and Mass Movement

Wednesday- Drainage Basins and Divides

Thursday- Valleys and Floodplains

Friday- Alluvial Fans and Deltas-Video Presentation

Week of November 5-9, 2018

Monday- Mass Movement and Erosion Pre Test

Tuesday- Types of Mass Movement

Wednesday- Types of Mass Movement Part II- Beach Barrier

Thursday- Continuation of Project MAking on Beach BArrier

Friday- Presentation of Output

Week of October 29-31 and November 1-2, 2018

Monday- Intro to Weathering and Soil Formation 

Tuesday- Mechanical and Chemical Break Down of Rocks

Wednesday- Quiz

Thursday- Weathering and Organic Processes form Soil

Friday- Soil Composition and Horizon- Worksheet


Week 4- October 22-26, 2018

Monday- Introduction to Geoscience Processes- Weathering

Tuesday- Mechanical Weathering- Salt and Chalk Lab

Wednesday- Mechanical and Chemical Weathering Differences

Thursday- Presentation of Outputs

Friday- Quiz

Week 3- October 15-19, 2018

Monday- Divergent Boundary

Tuesday- Transform Fault Boundary

Wednesday- Test

THursday & Friday- No school

Week 2- October 8-12, 2018

Monday- Plate Tectonics: Continental Drift Theory/Pangaea

Tuesday- Sea-Floor Spreading 

Wednesday- Group Presentation (Sea-Floor Spreading)

Thursday- Plate Boundaries

Friday- Output Presentation (Plate Boundaries- Convergent Boundary)

Week 1- October 1-5, 2018

Monday- MAPs Testing

Tuesday- MAPs Testing

Wednesday- Plate Tectonics

Thursday- MAPs Testing

Friday- No School

Week 4 - September 24-28, 2018

Monday- Composition of Rocks

Tuesday- Group of Rocks

Wednesday- Formation of muntain chains and ocean basins

Thursday- Rock Cycle

Friday-Chapter Test

Week 3 - September 17-21,2018 

Monday- Quiz

Tuesday- History of the Earth

Wednesday-  Presentation of Timeline of the Earth

Thursday- Geologic Timeline

Friday- Rock Formations and Fossils


Week 2- September 10-14, 2018

Monday- Planet Overview ( Mercury and Venus, Earth and Mars, Jupiter and Saturn, an Uranus and Neptune)

TuesdayEarth based instruments, space-based telescopes and spacecraft

Wednesday- Other Solar Objects ( Asteriods, Comets and Meteors)

ThursdayAnalysis of Data ( statistical information, drawings, photographs and models )

Friday- Quiz (Rescheduled on Monday)