A.P. E.S.
Land & Water Use

Schedule Dates

State Standards / Objectives


Instructional Activities

Jan 11 (Mon)

 

1) "Playing God With Africa" video: wildlife management strategies
2) Wildlife management paper guidelines

Homework: Write paper on video about wildlife management strategies used in Africa; prepare for ch 9 vocab quiz on Wed (link to movie)

Jan 13 (Wed)

 

1) Ch 9 Vocab Quiz
2) Ch 9 Take home due
3) The Wolf that Change America [1.5 page paper: a) 5 paragraphs on connections to class b) last paragraph your personal reaction to the video]

Jan 15 (Fri)
 

1) Green Ambassador Work
2) Ch 13 Vocab & Concepts
3) Ch 13 presentation work
4) Eagle Hike?

Homework: 1st 10 pages of ch 13; talking points (talking points rubric) (SEE EXAMPLE, PLEASE)

Jan 20 (Wed)
RAIN

1) Green Ambassador Group Rewrite due

 

Jan 22 (Fri)
RAIN 1) HOME review video
2) Review (relationship statements; study guide unit3)

Feb 1

(Mon)

 

1) Go over semester test
2) Ch 13 presentations and work on study guide

Homework: greenwashing; see PE.com article

Feb 3
(Wed)
 

1) peer evaluation of greenwashing paper
2) presentation of ch 13 concepts
3) video on world agriculture: "land of plenty, land of want"

Homework: prepare for ch 13 vocab test on Fri; finish ch 13 questions

Feb 5

(Fri)

 

1) Ch 13 vocab test (only ch 13 words 30 randomly selected); ch 13 questions due
2) feedlot math
3) salinization lab setup

Homework: Feedlot math (notice additional background); Ch 13 take test (no written out answers will be accepted; doc, rtf, html) If you are going to be gone Wed (wink, wink) submit homework on Tuesday.

Feb 10

Wed

  1) submit feedlot math
2) evaluate ch 13 take home test
3) prepare ch 14 presentations (powerpoints)
Feb 12
 

1) Take data on salinity and mung bean growth lab (5 paragraphs of conclusion writeup due Wed next week) -how to writeup lab
-checklist/lab writeup rubric
2) Ch 14 concept presentations 1-5

homework: lab writeup; ch 14 vocab test prep (cumulative to 13)

Feb 17

Wed

 

1) Vocabulary exam Ch 14 cumulative to 13
2) Finish presentations of Ch 14
3) Finish "HOME" video

Ch 14 Take Home Test (doc, rtf, html)

Feb 19

Fri

  1) Evaluate Ch 14 Take Home Test
2) Earthquake video
3) Figuring where earthquakes occur by triangulation (virtual courseware)
4) Assignment of ch 15 presentations

Feb 22

Mon

 

1) Green Ambassador projects revisited
2) Ch 15 questions presented (1-3)

homework: outline ch 15 (don't forget your chocolate chip cookies!)

Feb 24

Wed

  1) Cookie mining simulation
2) Presentation of Ch 15 powerpoint questions

Feb 26

Fri

 

1) 10 things learned from mining simulation due
2) Ch 15 vocabulary test
3) Portrait of a Planet video of Earth processes

Homework: ch 15 take home test