Environmental Science Syllabus: April 2019
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

April 1
DUE TODAY:
ENTRY TICKET:
A question I still have about climate change is _____

LEARNING TARGET:

• Use scientific argumentation to support a claim

IN CLASS:
• Read Ice Core Data Help Solve a Global Warming Mystery
• Prepare discussion questions
TO DO
:

STANDARD:

ENV.ES.5 Movement of matter and energy through the hydrosphere, lithosphere, atmosphere, and biosphere
•  ENV.ES.5e Climate

2

3
DUE TODAY:
ENTRY TICKET:
Look over your questions for today. Which one do you like best and why?
Set up the desks for the Socratic seminar
LEARNING TARGET:

• Explain how evidence for past climate is collected and processed..

IN CLASS:
• Socratic Seminar
Possibly Useful Links
Ice Core Basics
Climate Myths (debunked)
How Scientists Study Ice Cores
Ice Core Records
Collecting gases from ice cores
Lag Time


TO DO
:

STANDARD:

ENV.ES.5 Movement of matter and energy through the hydrosphere, lithosphere, atmosphere, and biosphere
•  ENV.ES.5e Climate

4
DUE TODAY:
ENTRY TICKET:


LEARNING TARGET:



IN CLASS:
• Project day - work on presentation

TO DO
:

STANDARD:



5
DUE TODAY:
ENTRY TICKET:
How can the time lag between CO2 production and global temperature increase be eplained?

LEARNING TARGET:

• Describe the data supporting the increase in global temperature.

IN CLASS:
• Analysis of evidence

TO DO
:

STANDARD:

ENV.ES.5 Movement of matter and energy through the hydrosphere, lithosphere, atmosphere, and biosphere
•  ENV.ES.5e Climate



8
DUE TODAY:
ENTRY TICKET:
Consider possible effects of climate change on your project. What might you consider?.

LEARNING TARGET:

Consider possible effects of climate change on your project. Include this perspective in your project.

IN CLASS:
• Project Day - discuss your progress and needs with me.
Consider possible effects of climate change on your project. Make space for them now.

TO DO
:

STANDARD:

ENV.ES.5 Movement of matter and energy through the hydrosphere, lithosphere, atmosphere, and biosphere
•  ENV.ES.5e Climate
9
10
DUE TODAY:

ENTRY TICKET:
List positive consequences of climate change. Then, list the negative consequences.

LEARNING TARGET:

List and describe some consequences of sea level rise for both coastal and inland regions.

IN CLASS: 
• Sea level activity - consider albedo as you record data

TO DO
:

STANDARD:

ENV.ES.5 Movement of matter and energy through the hydrosphere, lithosphere, atmosphere, and biosphere
•  ENV.ES.5e Climate
11
DUE TODAY:
ENTRY TICKET:
Consider possible effects of climate change on your project. List and discuss.

LEARNING TARGET:

Consider possible effects of climate change on your project. Include this perspective in your project.

IN CLASS:
• Project Day - discuss your progress and needs with me.
Consider possible effects of climate change on your project. Here are some helpful websites:
10 ft sea level rise
Flood map
 
Example letters to the editor format
TO DO
:

STANDARD:

ENV.ES.5 Movement of matter and energy through the hydrosphere, lithosphere, atmosphere, and biosphere
•  ENV.ES.5e Climate
12
DUE TODAY:
ENTRY TICKET:
What evidence do we have that climate is changing?

LEARNING TARGET:

• Project Day

IN CLASS:
• Evidence to support a claim
Project should be ALMOST DONE by the end of class.
TO DO
:
QR Code Generator :
Another QR code generator
STANDARD:

ENV.ES.5 Movement of matter and energy through the hydrosphere, lithosphere, atmosphere, and biosphere
•  ENV.ES.5e Climate
15
DUE TODAY:
ENTRY TICKET:
Read the standards your project must meet, below. Which are strong? Which will you work on today?

LEARNING TARGET:

• Scientific Inquiry and Application

IN CLASS:
• Put the final draft of your project together.

TO DO
:
Finishing touches on project.
STANDARD:

Science Inquiry and Application:
Identify questions and concepts that guide scientific investigations
Design and conduct scientific investigations
Use technology and mathematics to improve investigations and communication
Formulate and revise explanations and models using logic and evidence (critical thinking)
Recognize and analyze explanations and models
Communicate and support a scientific argument
16
DUE TODAY:
ENTRY TICKET:


LEARNING TARGET:



IN CLASS:


TO DO
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STANDARD:



17
DUE TODAY:
ENTRY TICKET:


LEARNING TARGET:



IN CLASS:
• Peer review of projects

TO DO
:
Work on concept map - terms
STANDARD:


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19 No School
22 No School
23
DUE TODAY:
ENTRY TICKET:


LEARNING TARGET:



IN CLASS:


TO DO
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STANDARD:


24
DUE TODAY:
ENTRY TICKET:


LEARNING TARGET:



IN CLASS:


TO DO
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STANDARD:


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25
DUE TODAY:
ENTRY TICKET:


LEARNING TARGET:



IN CLASS:


TO DO
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STANDARD:


OUT:

Julianna Carmean
Alan Hatfield
Quinn Humes
Savanna Spencer
Nicole Werling
Kayla Wicker
Nicholas Wolke
26
DUE TODAY: FINAL PROJECT
ENTRY TICKET:


LEARNING TARGET:



IN CLASS:


TO DO
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STANDARD:


29
DUE TODAY:
LEARNING TARGET
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IN CLASS:
TO DO:

30
DUE TODAY:
LEARNING TARGET
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IN CLASS:
TO DO:

May 1
DUE TODAY:
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IN CLASS:
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May 2
DUE TODAY:
LEARNING TARGET
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IN CLASS:
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May 3
DUE TODAY:
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