Geology Syllabus: January 2018
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

 

    January 4
DUE TODAY:
LEARNING TARGET
: List and describe the topics in physical geology. Why are they important?
IN CLASS: Intro to Physical Geology - gallery walk and written summary table to develop understanding of the course learning objectives
TO DO
: gallery walk and summary table
5
DUE TODAY: gallery walk and summary table
LEARNING TARGET
: Explain how crystals form.
IN CLASS:
Physical properties of Crystals - close read Minerals, Crystals, Rocks
Whiteboard a flow chart of terms
TO DO
: Read lab procedure - Growing Crystals

8
SNOW DAY!

NO SCHOOL!

9
DUE TODAY: Reading
LEARNING TARGET
: Explain how crystals form.
IN CLASS:
Rock and Mineral Quiz
Set up Growing Crystals lab - observations on Thursday or Friday
TO DO:

 

10
DUE TODAY:
LEARNING TARGET
: Explain how crystals form.
IN CLASS:
Check crystals How do Crystals form? Interactive lecture
TO DO:
Review for quiz

11
DUE TODAY:
LEARNING TARGET
: Connect properties of a mineral to its chemical bonding.
IN CLASS:

Check crystals
Crystals Around You - identifying crystals
Claim: Which substances are crystals? Evidence: observed properties
TO DO:
Review for quiz

12
NO SCHOOL!

SNOW DAY!

15
NO SCHOOL

16
DUE TODAY:
LEARNING TARGET
: Explain that properties of minerals are a result of their chemical and physical (crystalline) makeup, so properties can be used to ID minerals.
IN CLASS: Building Crystal Models
TO DO: Prepare for quizl read 6 Mesmerizing Minerals, noting any terms or unfamiliar ideas as questions

17
DUE TODAY: Claim, evidence, reason - Question: How do I know these are crystals?
LEARNING TARGET
: Explain that properties of minerals are a result of their chemical and physical (crystalline) makeup, so properties can be used to I D minerals.
IN CLASS: Observations and data collection - crystals; Crystal quiz
TO DO: Write claim, evidence, reason explaining that your crystals are, indeed, crystals.
18
DUE TODAY: Lab Analysis Questions
LEARNING TARGET
: Explain that properties of minerals are a result of their chemical and physical (crystalline) makeup, so properties can be used to ID minerals.
IN CLASS: Interactive lecture - mineral ID
TO DO:
Watch video to prepare for lab
19
DUE TODAY:
LEARNING TARGET
: Explain that properties of minerals are a result of their chemical and physical (crystalline) makeup, so properties can be used to ID minerals.
IN CLASS: Mineral ID lab
TO DO: Review for test

22
DUE TODAY:
LEARNING TARGET: Explain that properties of minerals are a result of their chemical and physical (crystalline) makeup, so properties can be used to ID minerals.
IN CLASS: Mineral ID lab
TO DO: Review for test

23
LEARNING TARGET: Explain that properties of minerals are a result of their chemical and physical (crystalline) makeup, so properties can be used to ID minerals.
IN CLASS: Mineral test
TO DO:

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February 1
DUE TODAY:
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IN CLASS:
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Februaru 2
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