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Earth Science Syllabus

Earth Science Syllabus 2018-2019

Week

Classwork

Projects/Tests

Aug 20-24

Lab Safety

Scientific Method

 

Aug 27-Aug 31

Scientific Method

Measurement

 

Sept 3-7

Scientific Method

Sept 3: NO SCHOOL

Sept 4: Current Events 1

Sept 6: Science Fair Topic

Sept 7: Test 1

Sept 10-14

Maps and Topography

 

Sept 10: Current Events 2

Sept 11: Scientific Investigation Project Due

Sept 12: Hiddenite Field Trip

Sept 17-21

Maps and Topography

Resources

Sept 17: Current Events 3

Sept 19: Science Fair Research Plan

Sept 21: Test 2

Sept 24-28

Resources

 

 

 

Sept 24: Current Events 4

Sept 26: Science Fair Research Plan Corrections

Sept 28: Test 3

Oct 1-5

Minerals

Oct 3: Science Fair Background Research

Oct 8-12

Rock Cycle

Igneous Rocks

Benchmark Review

Oct 8: NO SCHOOL

Fall Benchmark

Oct 8: Current Events 5

Oct 10: Science Fair Background Research Corrections

Oct 12: Science Fair Forms

Oct 15-19

Metamorphic Rocks

Sedimentary Rocks

Weathering/Erosion/Deposition

Fossils

Oct 19: ½ DAY

 

Oct 19: End of 1st 9 weeks

Oct 22-26

Plate Tectonics

 

 

 

Oct 22: Rock project due

Oct 22: Current Events 6

Oct 25: Science Fair Notebook (Title, Problem, Hypothesis, Materials, Procedure)

Oct 26: Test 4

Oct 29-Nov 2

Plate Tectonics

 

Oct 29: Current Events 7

Nov 1: Science Fair Notebook Corrections

Nov 5-9

Plate Tectonics

Nov 6: Parent Teacher Conferences NO SCHOOL

Nov 5: Current Events 8

Nov 8: Plate Tectonics Project Due

Nov 9: Test 5

Nov 12-16

 

Geologic Time

Nov 12: Current Events 9

Nov 19-23

THANKSGIVING BREAK

Geologic Time

 

Nov 21-23: NO SCHOOL

Nov 19: Current Events 10

Nov 20: Test 6

Nov 26-Nov 30

Lab: Science Fair

Nov 28: Science Fair Data Analysis

Nov 29: Science Fair Data Analysis Corrections

Nov 29: Science Fair Logbook and Conclusion

Nov 30: Science Fair Logbook and Conclusion Corrections

Dec 3-7

Midterm Review/Group Projects

Dec 3: Science Fair Abstract

Dec 5: Science Fair Abstract corrections

Dec 7: 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 10-14

Midterm Review/Provinces

Dec 15: Midterm Group Project Due

Dec 17-21

WINTER BREAK

Provinces

Dec 21: NO SCHOOL

Midterm Exam

Dec 20: Province Quiz

Dec 21: End of 2nd 9 weeks

Jan 7-11

Meteorology

Jan 8: Woodrow Science Fair

Jan 14-18

Meteorology

 

Jan 21-25

Meteorology

Jan 21: NO SCHOOL

 

Jan 28- Feb 1

Meteorology

 

Jan 31: Meteorology Project due

Feb 1: Test 7

Feb 4-8

Groundwater/Soil/Watershed

Feb 2: Groundwater/Soil Quiz

Feb 11-15

Oceanography

Feb 15: NO SCHOOL

Feb 15: Test 8

Feb 18-22

Astronomy

Feb 18: NO SCHOOL (Parent Teacher Conferences)

 

Feb 25-Mar 1

Astronomy

Mar 4-8

Astronomy/Simulation Review

 

Mar 11-15

Astronomy/Simulation Review

March 15: 2 hour early dismissal

March 15: End of 3rd 9 weeks

Simulation Testing

Mar 18-22

Astronomy/NASA Design challenge

Mar 25-29

Astronomy/NASA Design Challenge

March 29: NASA Challenge Due

April 1-5

Astronomy

April 4: Alien Project Due

 

April 5: Test 9

 

 

April 8-12

SPRING BREAK

SOL Review

 

April 22-26

SOL Review

 

April 29- May 3

SOL Review

 

May 6-10

SOL Review

 

May 13-17

SOL Review

SOL Testing

 

May 20-24

SOL Review

SOL Testing

 

May 27-31

SOL Review

May 27: No School

SOL Testing

 

June 3-7

End of the year activities

 

June 4: Last day 2 hour early release

SOL Testing