A.P. E.S.
Energy Resources & Consumption

Schedule Dates

State Standards / Objectives


Instructional Activities

Feb 24

Fri

 

Unit 4 Exam

Homework: Read 1st half of Ch 16 for reading quiz on Monday; bring text and all materials (notes, pics, & video from wastewater treatment)

Feb 27

Mon

 

1) Ch 16 1st half reading quiz
2) Ch 16 study guide
3) In groups of 3: Describe "the scoop on what happens to your poop" a) preliminary treatment [trash removal]; b) primary water treatment [removal of solid organics]; c) secondary water treatment [lowering BOD]; d) tertiary treatment [filtering through sand]; e) quaternary treatment [destroying coliform bacteria with chlorine]. Please use images take the day of the fieldtrip by your group. You may also use video from my share files.

Homework: Read last half of ch 16 for reading quiz Friday

Feb 29
Wed
(minimum day)
  It's Essay Day! 6th period please turn in your essay for Mr Pitts to evaluate
Mar 2
Fri
 

1) Take 2nd half of ch 16 reading quiz
2) Video on doing something about global climate change

Homework: Study for ch 17 (entire chapter) reading quiz

Mar 5

Mon

 

1) Ch 17 Reading Quiz (entire chapter)
2) Energy Types Project: a) labeled detailed diagrams you draw, b) descriptions of how they work, and c) advantages/benefits & disadvantages/challenges (include standard nuclear, a fuel cell, a photovoltaic cell, wind electrical generator, geothermal, & hydroelectric.
3 ) ch 17 vocab & concepts

Homework:work energy problems 1 - 6 from handout

Mar 7
 

1) Go over energy problems
2) Assign energy 7-8
3) Begin Energy Table

Homework: study for ch 17,16,15,14,13,9,8,7,6,5 vocab test (15 questions from 17 & 16, and 15 questions from the rest) Quia.com

May 9
 

1) Vocab Test
2) Work day for: a) peer review; b) energy summaries; c) study guide questions; d) wastewater story

Homework: Ch 16 & 17 Take Home Test (PDF; DOC)

May 16
 

1) Unit 5 exam MC
2) Due: energy tables
3) Due: drawing of nuclear power

Homework: "Home Energy Audit" on gambassa (only put in the "original" item name, description, quantity, wattage {volts * amps DO NOT SUBMIT, JUST SAVE}, hours per day); read 1st half ch 18 for reading quiz

May 19
 

1) ch 18 reading quiz 1
2) snake toxin LD50 calculations
3) ch 18 concepts (so you can see the vocab to study)

Homework: study for last half *reading quiz ch 18*; finish home energy audit & snake ld50 calculations