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Earth Science Syllabus

Earth Science Syllabus 2021-2022 

Week

Classwork

Projects/Tests

Aug 24-27

Lab Safety

Aug30-Sept3

Scientific Method

Measurement

Sept 3:NO SCHOOL

Pre-Test

Sept6-10

Scientific Method

Sept6: NO SCHOOL

Sept7: Current Events 1

Sept8: Science Fair Topic

Sept10: Test 1

Sept13-17

Maps and Topography

Sept 13: Current Events 2

Sept 17: Scientific Investigation Project Due

Sept20-24

Maps and Topography

Resources

Sept20: Current Events 3

Sept22: Science Fair Research Plan

Sept 24: Test 2

Sept27-Oct 1

Resources

 

 

 

Sept 27: Current Events 4

Sept30: Science Fair Research Plan Corrections

Oct 1: Test 3

Oct4-8

Minerals

 

Oct5: Science Fair Background Research

 

Oct11-15

Rock Cycle

Igneous Rocks

Benchmark Review

Oct11: NO SCHOOL

Fall Benchmark

Oct 12: Current Events 5

Oct 14: Science Fair Background Research Corrections

Oct18-22

Metamorphic Rocks

Sedimentary Rocks

Weathering/Erosion/Deposition

Fossils

Oct20: Science Fair Forms

Oct 22: End of 1st9 weeks

Oct25-29

Plate Tectonics

Oct 29:2 hourearlydismissal

 

Oct 25: Current Events6

Oct 25: Test4

Oct 27: Science Fair Notebook (Title, Problem, Hypothesis, Materials, Procedure)

Nov 1-5

Plate Tectonics

Nov 1:Parent Teacher ConferencesNO SCHOOL

Nov 2: NO SCHOOL

Nov3: Current Events7

Nov4: Science Fair Notebook Corrections

Nov8-12

Plate Tectonics

 

Nov8: Current Events8

Nov11: Plate Tectonics Project Due

Nov 12: Test 5

Nov 15-19

Geologic Time

 

Nov 15: Current Events 9

 

Nov 22-26

THANKSGIVINGBREAK

Geologic Time

Nov 24-26: NO SCHOOL

Nov 22: Current Events 10

Nov 23: Test 6

Nov29-Dec3

 

Lab: Science Fair

Nov 29: Science fair project must be complete with data (bring to class)

Nov30: Science Fair Data Analysis

Dec31: Science Fair Data Analysis Corrections

Dec1: Science Fair Logbook and Conclusion

Dec 2: Science Fair logbook and conclusion corrections

Dec 3: Science Fair Abstract

Dec6-10

Midterm Review/Group Projects

Dec6: Science Fair Abstract corrections

Dec10: 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!!!

Dec13-17

WINTER BREAK

Provinces

Dec 17: 1/2day

Dec 15:Group Project Due

Dec 17: Test 7

Jan3-7

Meteorology

 

Jan 6: Woodrow Science Fair (All students must attend....NO EXCEPTIONS!)

Jan10-14

Meteorology

Midterm Review

Midterm

Jan17-21

Meteorology

Jan 17: NO SCHOOL

Jan 21: ½ day

End of 9 weeks

Jan24-28

Meteorology

Jan 27: MeteorologyProject Due

Jan28: Test 7

Jan31- Feb4

Groundwater/Soil/Watershed

Feb 4:Test 8

Feb7-11

Oceanography

Feb 7: Parent Teacher conferences

NO SCHOOL

Feb11: Test9

Feb 14-18

Astronomy

Feb21-25

Astronomy

 

Feb 28-Mar4

Astronomy/Simulation Review

Mar7-11

Astronomy/Simulation Review

 

Mar 14--18

Astronomy/NASA Design challenge

March 18: NO SCHOOL

March 18: End of 3rd9 weeks

Simulation Testing

Mar21--25

Astronomy/NASA Design Challenge

March 25: 1/2 day

March 24:NASAChallenge Due

March 28-April 1

Astronomy

March 30: Alien Project Due

March 31: Test 10

April4-8

SPRING BREAK

SOL Review

April 18-22

SOL Review

April 18: NO SCHOOL

April 25-29

SOL Review

May2-6

SOL Review

May9-13

SOL Review

SOL Testing

May16-20

SOL Review

SOL Testing

May23-27

SOL Review

SOL Testing

May30-June3

End of the year activities

May 30: NO SCHOOL

SOL Testing

June 6-10

 

End of the year activities

June 9th: Last day;2 hourearly release