A.P. E.S.
Living World Schedule

Schedule Dates

State Standards / Objectives


Instructional Activities

Fri

Oct 9

2, 4, 6

 

1) check homework
2) porosity and permeability lab for soil samples brought
3) work on "biogeochemical cycles projects"
4) Ch 4 Concepts

Homework: Ch 4 Concepts question 1-11. Bring soil data on Monday

Unit 1 Exam Study Guide

Mon

Oct 11

2, 4, 6

 

1) Ch 4 concepts checked
2) Ch 4 concepts discussed
-timeline
-chem vs. biological evolution
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3) Soil lab data analyzed

Homework: Soil Lab 5 paragraphs of discussion writeup

Mon

Oct 19

 

1) Hand in biogeochemical cycles projects
2) Discuss Evolution: Darwin's five ideas, Types of Natural Selection

Homework: Study for Ch 4 vocab exam

Wed

Oct 21

 

1) Vocabulary Exam Ch 4
2) discuss micro & macro evolution
3) Biome projects in groups
4) ch 5 study guide

Homework: Ch 4 take home test

Fri

Oct 23

 

1) Eval take home test
2) Finish Biome Projects in groups
3) Give Green Ambassadors project description and possible sponsors / mentors/ experts to be used

Homework: finish biome projects and ch 5 1st 1/2 outline

Mon

Oct 26

 

1) Biome presentations with posters, poems, and enthusiasm!

Homework: biome poesm/raps; 2nd half of ch 5 outline

Wed

Oct 28

 

1) Finish presentations
2) Grading FRQ's
3) 2 interacting factors that determine global climate patterns (what is this? this?)

Homework: finish outlines, study for ch 5 vocab

Fri

Oct 30

 

1) Wind patterns by hemisphere
2) CH 5 Vocabulary quiz
3) How sun angle and coriolis combine
4) Last biome presentations

Homework: Ch 5 Questions; Ch 5 Outline (if not submitted Fri)

Mon

Nov 2

 

1) submit questions
2) finish ch 5 discussion

Homework: Ch 5 Take Home Test Practice for biome quiz (please enter your name to get practice credit)

Wed

Nov 4

 

1) Biome quiz (from climatographs & biome maps)
2) Evaluate take home quiz
3) Discuss saltwater concepts from chapter 6
4) Deep Ocean video (Planet Earth)

Homework: Complete CH 6 Concepts Questions ; Ch 6 outline due Monday

Fri

Nov 6

 

1) Ch 6 questions due
2) Discussion of freshwater concepts from Ch 6

Homework: Study for ch 6 vocab test on Monday, and outline of Ch 6

Mon

Nov 9

 

1) Ch 6 vocab quiz

2) Finish Ch 6 Discussion of freshwater life zones
3) Video on Coral Reefs
4) Video quiz

Homework: Ch 6 Take Home Test

Fri

Nov 12

 

1) Ch 6 Take Home Test due
2) Ch 7 Concepts
3) Important species brochure
4) Cane Toads video (let the fun begin with invasive species!)

     
Wed Nov 10
 

1) species brochure due
2) Ch 7 vocab test
3) discussion of Ch 7 concepts
4) work on take home test

Homework: ch 7 take home

Fri Nov 12
  1) evaluate ch 7 take home test
2) presentation of special species project
3) revisit talking points (talking points rubric) (SEE EXAMPLE, PLEASE)Due Monday after Thanksgiving break