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Middle school

Current Assignments
Monday  11/13/17  Matter notes part 2.  Correct Atom packet and hand in.  Grades / papers and folder clean out. 

Tuesday 11/14/17  Nova: Treasures of the Earth / STEAM field trip in the afternoon.

Wednesday 11/15/17  Physical / Chemical Change lab

Thursday 11/16/17 No School Staff Development

Friday  11/17/17  Matter Quiz (morning hours) 
Mineral Observation:  Write down the name of each mineral and any observations you can about each in your notebook.
 School Play afternoon. 

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Monday 11/20/17 
Read Pgs 43 - 48 as a class.  Complete mineral observation from Friday in your notebook.

Tuesday  11/21/17 
Mineral properties notes / mineral hardness test video and practice 
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Thanksgiving Break
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Monday  11/27/17  Complete the hardness test for each mineral.  Begin finding the color and streak and write those in your notes. 

Tuesday 11/28/17  Luster / breakage review.    Continue finding hardness, color and streak.  Use your notes and examples to add luster and breakage to your notes. 

Wednesday 11/29/17  Quarry Hill Karst

Thursday 11/30/17  Quarry Hill Karst day 2

Friday 12/1/17  Read pgs. 50-57.  Answer questions 1-5 on pg. 57 and hand in.  Complete and correct information about all 30 minerals.
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Monday 12/4/17  Mineral Practice test / flow chart.  Complete and hand in pg.57 Qs 1-5.

Tuesday 12/5/17 Mineral properties quiz.  Mineral Uses Worksheet (Google classroom - Geology section.)
  

Wednesday 12/6/17 Practice Test / complete mineral uses worksheet.  

Thursday 12/7/17  Mineral test review

Friday 12/8/17  Mineral test
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Monday 12/11/17  Complete mineral test, Parts of an experiment notes

Tuesday 12/12/17 Lab Safety, Begin Supervolcano

Wednesday 12/13/17  Supervolcano day 2

Thursday 12/14/17 Complete Supervolcano 

Friday 12/15/17  Crystal Lab intro._________________________________________________________

12/18/17  Crystal Lab question, hypothesis, procedure writing.


12/19/17  Crystal Lab solution making  

12/20/17  Crystal Lab day 2.

12/21/17 Rock Cycle Diagram
 Read pgs. 75-80. Draw a picture of the rock cycle. Label and define these words ( using the textbook )on your drawing:

Igneous rock,
Sedimentary rock,
Metamorphic rock
Magma.

Use the web to define the following words and label where they occur on your drawing:

Uplift,
Erosion,
Crystallization,
Metamorphism,
Weathering,
Melting,
Compaction,
Cementation
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Here's a few sites to help you:
http://www.learner.org/interactives/rockcycle/diagram.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rock_cycle 
http://www.oum.ox.ac.uk/thezone/rocks/cycle/
Extra Credit:  Draw and color a picture for each word on your diagram.  

12/22/17  Igneous Rock Notes  Complete rock cycle diagram.

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Winter Break
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Wednesday  1/3/18  Igneous Rock properties and observation.
 In the lab, write down the name of each rock, the colors it comes in, crystal size and special properties. Add magma type, Texture, Intrusive/Extrusive to your chart
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Complete any leftover rock cycles and hand in.

Thursday 1/4/18  Read pgs 82-87.  
Answer section review questions 1-6 on pg. 87.

Friday 1/5/18   Igneous Rock Quiz
Assignment:  Interior of the Earth diagram.  
Read Pages 185-189. Begin Interior of the earth drawing: 
Use a scale of 1 cm = 1000 km to draw all of the earth's interior layers to scale. 
Label the following on your drawing: 
1.) the name of the layer 
2.) the thickness in km of each layer 
3.) what the layer is made of and it's state of matter. (Solid, Liquid, Semi-Solid)  
Color your drawing with markers or colored pencils.

Label:  Inner Core, Outer Core, Crust, Mantle, Lithosphere, Asthenosphere
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Monday 1/8/18
 
Answer these questions while watching the video:  https://youtu.be/wJS7hGMr0Ws
1.  How many of the world’s volcanoes are found along the Ring of Fire?
2. What type of volcano is Augustine Volcano?
3. Why is a blocky lava an important clue to the explosiveness of a volcano?
4. What happens when the gas in magma is unable to escape?
5. What happens when the upward energy of an eruption column decreases?
6. What is the process that moves rock and seawater down into the Earth?
7. What percent of the world’s earthquakes occur around the Pacific Rim/Ring of Fire?
8. What is one of the major hazards associated with megathrust earthquakes?
9. About how deep is the trench by Alaska?
10. What role do convection currents play in plate tectonics?
11. What is the major feature that keeps the plate movement alive?
12. What is the ultimate process by which plates move?


Tuesday 1/9/18   Plate Tectonics Introduction (See Google Classroom for assignment.)

 Wednesday  1/10/18 
Complete and hand in introduction.

Thursday 1/11/18 Snow Day

Friday 1/12/18 
Honors:  Science project work time.
All others:  Plate Tectonics Video



Individually
Read 190-204 Answer these questions using complete sentences:

1. What is the theory of continental drift and what evidence supports this theory?
2. What happens at mid-ocean ridges?
3. Where are the youngest and oldest ocean rocks found? Why are they found there?
4. What happens to ocean crust at ocean trenches?
5. Why is continental crust so much older than ocean crust?
6. What causes plates to move?
7. Describe how plates move at three different plate boundaries.
8. What are hot spots and how can they be used to track plate movement?

    
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Monday 1/15/18  No School

Tuesday 1/16/18 
Complete and correct questions.  Crystal lab results, grades / papers / missing work.
Honors:  Present science projects


Wednesday 1/17/18    Notes: Plate tectonics and plate boundaries  
Honors:  Complete presentations

Thursday 1/18/18  Century Shadow Day

Friday 1/19/18  Plate Boundary Drawings.
Use pgs. 199-211   Draw a diagram of each of the following plate boundaries:
Continental- Continental (convergent)
Continental-Continental (divergent)
Oceanic - Continental (convergent)
Oceanic - Oceanic (divergent)
Transform.
For each, use arrows to indicate the direction of movement. Draw and label any landforms that would be associated with that type of boundary. (Volcanoes, mountains, trenches, rift valleys, etc.)

Honors: 
Individually
Read 190-204 Answer these questions using complete sentences:

1. What is the theory of continental drift and what evidence supports this theory?
2. What happens at mid-ocean ridges?
3. Where are the youngest and oldest ocean rocks found? Why are they found there?
4. What happens to ocean crust at ocean trenches?
5. Why is continental crust so much older than ocean crust?
6. What causes plates to move?
7. Describe how plates move at three different plate boundaries.
8. What are hot spots and how can they be used to track plate movement?


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Monday  1/22/18  Complete and hand in plate boundary drawings.  Crystal lab:  Complete entire write up and hand into Google Classroom. 

Tuesday  1/23/18     Plate Tectonics Quiz.   Japanese 9.0 Earthquake and Tsunami 

http://youtu.be/TPHl3P-FedM

Wednesday 1/24/18  Earthquake Notes  Quiz retakes
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Thursday 1/24/18 Last day for late work or retakes.
Reading Assignment:  Read pgs. 253-260  Answer q's 1-5 on pg 260.  

End of 2nd Quarter

Friday 1/25/17  No school  teacher work day. 

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