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Earth Science Syllabus

Earth Science Syllabus 2017-2018

Week

Classwork

Projects/Tests

Aug 21-25

Lab Safety

Scientific Method

 

Aug 28-Sept 2

Scientific Method

Measurement

 

Sept 4-8

Scientific Method

Sept 4: NO SCHOOL

Sept 5: Current Events 1

Sept 5: Science Fair Topic

Sept 8: Test 1

Sept 11-15

Maps and Topography

 

Sept 11: Current Events 2

Sept 12: Hiddenite Field Trip

Sept 13: SIBA Challenge Due

 

Sept 18-22

Maps and Topography

Resources

Sept 18: Current Events 3

 

Sept 19: Science Fair Research Plan

 

Sept 20: Test 2

 

Sept 25-29

Resources

Sept 25: Current Events 4

Sept 27: Science Fair Research Plan Corrections

 

Sept 29: Test 3

Oct 2-6

Minerals

Oct 5: Science Fair Background Research

Oct 6: Roanoke STEAM Day Field Trip

Oct 9-13

Rock Cycle

Igneous Rocks

Benchmark Review

Oct 9: NO SCHOOL

Fall Benchmark

Oct 10: Current Events 5

Oct 12: Science Fair Background Research Corrections

Oct 16-20

Metamorphic Rocks

Sedimentary Rocks

Weathering/Erosion/Deposition

Fossils

Oct 20: ½ DAY

Oct 18: Science Fair Forms

 

Oct 20: End of 1st 9 weeks

Oct 23-27

Plate Tectonics

 

Oct 23: Rock CD project due

 

Oct 23: Current Events 6

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

 

Oct 25: Test 4

Oct 30-Nov 3

Plate Tectonics

 

Oct 30: Current Events 7

Oct 31: Science Fair Notebook Corrections

Nov 6-10

Plate Tectonics

Nov 7: Parent Teacher Conferences NO SCHOOL

Nov 6: Current Events 8

Nov 9: Plate Tectonics Project Due

Nov 10: Test 5

Nov 13-17

 

Geologic Time

Nov 13: Current Events 9

Nov 20-24

THANKSGIVING BREAK

Geologic Time

 

Nov 22-24: NO SCHOOL

 

Nov 20: Current Events 10

Nov 21: Test 6

Nov 27-Dec 1

Lab: Science Fair

Nov 29: Science Fair Data Analysis

Nov 30: Science Fair Data Analysis Corrections

Dec 1: Science Fair Logbook and Conclusion

 

 

 

 

Dec 4-8

Midterm Review/Group Projects

Dec 4: Science Fair Logbook and Conclusion Corrections

Dec 5: Science Fair Abstract

Dec 6: Science Fair Abstract corrections

Dec 8: 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 11-15

Midterm Review/Provinces

Dec 15: Midterm StoryWalk Group Project Due

Dec 18-20

WINTER BREAK

Provinces

Dec 21: NO SCHOOL

Midterm Exam

Dec 20: Province Quiz

Dec 20: End of 2nd 9 weeks

Jan 1-5

Meteorology

Jan 1-2: NO SCHOOL

 

Jan 8-12

Meteorology

 

Jan 9: Woodrow Science Fair

Jan 15-19

Meteorology

Jan 15: NO SCHOOL

 

Jan 22-26

Meteorology

 

Jan 26: Meteorology Weather Videos due

 

Jan 26: Test 7

Jan 29- Feb 2

Groundwater/Soil/Watershed

Feb 2: Groundwater/Soil Quiz

Feb 5-9

Oceanography

 

Feb 9: Test 8

Feb 12-16

Astronomy

 

Feb 19-23

Astronomy

Feb 19: Parent Teacher Conferences NO SCHOOL

Feb 26-Mar 2

Astronomy/Simulation Review

 

Mar 5-9

Astronomy/Simulation Review

 

Mar 12-16

Astronomy/NASA Design challenge

March 16: ½ day

March 16: End of 3rd 9 weeks

Simulation Testing

Mar 19-23

Astronomy/NASA Design Challenge

March 23: NASA Challenge Due

March 26-30

SPRING BREAK

Astronomy

March 30: ½ Day

 

March 29: Test 9

March 30: Alien Project Due

 

 

April 9-13

 

SOL Review

 

April 16-20

SOL Review

 

April 23-27

SOL Review

 

April 30- May 4

SOL Review

 

May 7-11

SOL Review

SOL Testing

 

May 14-18

SOL Review

SOL Testing

 

May 21-25

SOL Review

 

SOL Testing

 

May 28-June 1

End of the year activities

 

May 28: No School

May 31: Last day 2 hour early release

SOL Testing