A.P. E.S.
Renewable & Nonrenewable Resources

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Schedule Dates

State Standards / Objectives


Instructional Activities

Feb 5 (Mon)
  1) ch 14 study guide due (if you weren't in class Friday, please print it out and have it ready )
2) Discuss ch 14 concepts
3) Ch 14 vocab
4) Ch 14 take home test (Due Wed)
Feb 7 (Wed)
  1) ch 14 take home due
2) see results of ch 14 take home test
3) Preparation of presentations of CH 15-2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9
4) New Orleans wetlands video
Feb 9 (Fri)
  1) ch 14 & 13 cumulative vocab quiz
2) Ch 15 presentations
3) ch 15 ppt file with figures
Feb 14 (Wed)
Happy Valentines Day!
 

1) finish ch 15 presentations
2) vocab for ch 15
3) Howard Kunstler essay "Making Other Arrangements" from Orion Magazine (environmental wisdom publication)

Homework: ch 15 study for vocab test

Feb 16 (Fri)
  1) Ch 15 Vocab Test (cumulative with 13, 14) (PRACTICE TEST ON QUIA)
2) Finish Ch 15 Presentations
3) Home energy audit lab introduced
4) cookie mining simulation
5) Take Home Test
Feb 21 (Wed)
 

1) Take home test due (ch 15)
2) 10 things you learned about mining from mining cookies simulation due (please write on separate sheet of paper)
3) Home energy audit lab introduced (teacher background)

Homework: Read Solar House lab; 3 paragraphs for background on Home Energy Audit; & Outline Ch 16

Feb 23 (Fri)
  1) Guest Speaker: From Corona Water District (Alison Loukeh)
2) Vocab for Ch 16 (practice test)
3) Energy Types Project: a) labeled diagrams you draw, b) descriptions of how they work, and c) advantages/benefits & disadvantages/challenges (include standard nuclear, fuel cell car, 1 solar (you pick the type), wind, & geothermal.
Feb 26 (Mon)
  1) Vocab Test for Ch 16 cumulative for 15, 14, & 13 (15 words from ch 16, 5 from 15, 5 from 14, & 5 words from 13) practice test .
2) FRQ (Subject: Corona Water Related Issues)
Feb 28 (Wed)
  1) Vocab Test
2) Movie on renewable energy / geothermal
3) Home energy audit: how to do the spreadsheet (due Wed min day)