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Earth Science Syllabus

Earth Science Syllabus 2019-2020

Week

Classwork

Projects/Tests

Aug 19-23

Lab Safety

Scientific Method

 

Aug 26-30

Scientific Method

Measurement

 

Sept 2-6

Scientific Method

Sept 2: NO SCHOOL

Sept 3: Current Events 1

Sept 5: Science Fair Topic

Sept 6: Test 1

Sept 9-13

Maps and Topography

Sept 9: Current Events 2

Sept 16-20

Maps and Topography

Sept 16: Current Events 3

Sept 18: Science Fair Research Plan

Sept 20: Test 2

Sept 23-27

Resources

 

 

 

Sept 23: Current Events 4

Sept 25: Science Fair Research Plan Corrections

Sept 27: Test 3

Sept 27: Science Fair forms

Sept 30- Oct 4

Minerals

Oct 3: Science Fair Background Research

Oct 7-11

Rock Cycle

Igneous Rocks

Benchmark Review

Fall Benchmark

Oct 7: Current Events 5

Oct 10: Science Fair Background Research Corrections

Oct 14-18

Metamorphic Rocks

Sedimentary Rocks

Weathering/Erosion/Deposition

Fossils

Oct 18: ½ DAY

Oct 18: End of 1st 9 weeks

Oct 21-25

Plate Tectonics

Oct 21: NO SCHOOL

 

 

Oct 22: Current Events 6

Oct 23: Test 4

Oct 24: Science Fair Notebook (Title, Problem, Hypothesis, Materials, Procedure)

Oct 28-Nov 1

Plate Tectonics

 

Oct 28: Current Events 7

Oct 29: Science Fair Notebook Corrections

Nov 4-8

Plate Tectonics

Nov 5: Parent Teacher Conferences NO SCHOOL

Nov 4: Current Events 8

Nov 8: Test 5

Nov 11-15

 

Geologic Time

Nov 11: Current Events 9

Nov 18-22

Geologic Time

 

 

Nov 20: Current Events 10

Nov 21: Test 6

Nov 25-29

THANKSGIVING BREAK

Provinces

Nov 27-29: NO SCHOOL

 

Dec 2-6

Lab: Science Fair/Midterm Review

Dec 2: Science Fair Data Analysis

Dec 4: Science Fair Data Analysis Corrections

Dec 5: Science Fair Logbook and Conclusion

 

Dec 6: Science Fair Logbook and Conclusion Corrections

Dec 9-13

Midterm Review

Dec 9: Science Fair Abstract

Dec 11: Science Fair Abstract corrections

Dec 13: Science Fair board due as well as completed notebook, logbook, forms, research plan and background research (Everything should be turned in)

NO LATE PROJECTS ACCEPTED!!!

Dec 16-20

 

WINTER BREAK

Midterm Review/Provinces

Dec 20: ½ day

Midterm Exam

Dec 20: Province Quiz

Dec 20: End of 2nd 9 weeks

Jan 6-10

Meteorology

Jan 7: Woodrow Science Fair

Jan 13-17

Meteorology

 

Jan 20-24

Meteorology

Jan 20: NO SCHOOL

 

Jan 27-31

Meteorology

 

Jan 31: Test 7

Feb 3-7

Groundwater/Soil/Watershed

Feb 7: Groundwater/Soil Quiz

Feb 10-14

Oceanography

Feb 14: NO SCHOOL

Feb 13: Test 8

Feb 17-22

Astronomy

Feb 17: Parent Teacher Conferences NO SCHOOL

 

Feb 24-28

Astronomy

Mar 2-6

Astronomy/Simulation Review

 

Mar 9-13

Astronomy/Simulation Review

March 12: ½ day

March 13: NO SCHOOL

March 13: End of 3rd 9 weeks

Simulation Testing

Mar 16-20

Astronomy/NASA Design challenge

Mar 23-27

Astronomy/NASA Design Challenge

March 30- April 3

 

SPRING BREAK

Astronomy

April 2: Test 9

April 3: Alien Project Due

 

 

April 13-17

 

SOL Review

April 13: NO SCHOOL

 

April 20-24

SOL Review

 

April 27- May 1

SOL Review

 

May 4-8

SOL Review

 

May 11-15

SOL Review

SOL Testing

 

May 18-22

SOL Review

SOL Testing

 

May 25-29

SOL Review

May 25: No School

SOL Testing

 

June 1-5

End of the year activities

 

June 3: Last day 2 hour early release

SOL Testing