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February 24, 2015

EARTH SCIENCE:

–Warm Up: Get your paper ready for the Lightning & Thunder Quiz. There are 10 questions.

–Partners: use your reading notes to quiz your partner (10 minutes).

–Individuals: Lightning & Thunder Quiz

–Small Groups: Severe Winds & Tornadoes –What Do You Seeà Write a caption for the illustration.

–Individualsà Partners: Think About It (p. 582)

–Warm Up: Get your paper ready for the Lightning & Thunder Quiz. There are 10 questions.

–Partners: use your reading notes to quiz your partner (10 minutes).

–Individuals: Lightning & Thunder Quiz

–Small Groups: Severe Winds & Tornadoes –What Do You Seeà Write a caption for the illustration.

–Individualsà Partners: Think About It (p. 582)

ENVIRONMENTAL:

–Watch Videos: Long Way Down: Mariana Trench (2:05) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y2tm40uMhDI

& James Cameron Descends 7 Miles Into Pacific Ocean’s ‘Desolate’ Mariana Trench (3:05)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v5DG5Eup9ss

–Small Groups: Read “The Hydrosphere & Biosphere” (p. 73-81)


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February 23, 2015

EARTH  SCIENCE:

Last Word Synopsis-LIGHTNING. Write the Word “Lighting” down your paper so that each letter is on a separate line. Then using each letter create a phrase about lightning.

–Whole Group:  What Happens If You’re Struck By Lightning (4:00) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L1HhRAUqFqM

–Small Groups: Jigsaw: Understanding & Applying p. 580

–Whole Group: Compare U & A answers with teacher’s answers.

*Quiz Tomorrow

ENVIRONMENTAL:

–Individuals: complete Frayer Models: Water cycle, evaporation, condensation, precipitation, salinity, fresh water, biosphere, closed system, open system


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February 19, 2014

EARTH SCIENCE:

–Warm Up: Rank the “Severe Weather Fatalities” from 1960-2010 (1st-most fatalities, 2nd most fatalities, etc.). Hint: How many fatalities is each severe weather event responsible for?

 

–Partners: Read & take notes (3 column) “What is Lightning” (p. 576-579)

–Whole Group: Lecturette—“What is Lightning”

Environmental:

–Warm Up: No warm up

–Whole Group: Vocabulary Presentation—“The Hydrosphere & Biosphere” Students take notes for Frayer Models (Water cycle, evaporation, condensation, precipitation, salinity, fresh water, biosphere, closed system, open system).


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February 18, 2015

EARTH SCIENCE:

–Warm Up: Draw a comic strip about “LIGHTNING”.

–Partners: Read & take notes (3 column) “What is Lightning” (p. 576-579)

–Whole Group: Lecturette—“What is Lightning”

–Individuals: “Checking Up” (p. 579)à Small Groups

**Early Release

ENVIRONMENTAL:

–Warm Up: No warm Up

–Whole Group: Watch  movie–Discovery Channel – Global Warming, What You Need To Know, with Tom Brokaw (1:27:32) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xcVwLrAavyA

Individuals: write a 3-2-1

(Learned-Interesting-Question)

*Early Release

**Senior Dodge ball

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