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    Topic 2: Measuring Earth

    Topic Outline:

    Earth's Shape and Evidence

    Spheres of the Earth 

       - Atmosphere (ESRT p. 14),      Hydrosphere, Lithosphere (ESRT p.1)

       - Composition of Spheres (ESRT p. 1)

     Earth’s Coordinate System

      (Latitude & Longitude/Time Zones)

     Field Maps

        - Drawing and Reading isolines

        - Gradient (ESRT p. 1)

     Contour Maps

       - reading a contour map

       - drawing a profile

       - Gradient (ESRT p. 1)

     

    Homework:

     

    HW#5-Spheres of Earth & Shape  Due: 9/28            RB p. 18-20 Do #1-17 p.20-21

     

    HW#6-Coordinate System   Due: _____

    RB p.22-24 Do #18-30 p. 24-25

     

    HW #7- Fields & Mapping   Due: _____

       RB p.26-30 Do #31-34 p.27 and

                              #35-48 p.31

     


    Online Homework:

    Shape of the Earth Video w/worksheet Due: 9/25 

     

    Class Assignments/Labs:

    Labs:

       1-2: Earth’s Shape

       1-4: Constructing a Field Map

       Topo Maps Lab

      

     

     

     

     

    Quizzes:

     Lab Quiz 1-2 Earth’s Shape: Fri., 9/29

     

     Lat/Long/Time Quiz: _________

     

     Lab Quiz 1-4 Field Maps: _________                             

    Test:

    ESRT Test #1 Wed., 9/27

    Topics 1 & 2: ______________

     

     
    Topic 1: Introduction 

    Topic Outline:

    Observations and Inferences

     Percent Deviation (% Error)

     Measurement Review

     Density

        -equation

        -Relative Density

        -temperature and pressure changes

        -size and shape changes

     

    Rate of Change

        -formula (ESRT p. 1)

        -graphing:

          Cyclic, Static, Direct, Inverse

     

    Homework:

    HW#1- Classroom Policies & Safety Contract  Due 9/8                                                       

    HW#2- Observation/% Deviation/Density Due 9/13

    Read Review Book p: 2-4

     Do #1- 9 on p. 4-5    and Read  p. 5-6

    Do # 10-18  on p. 7             

     

    HW#3 - Rate of Change   Due 9/19

    Read RB p. 7-9   Do # 19-28 p. 10-11

                                    

    HW #4 – Human Interaction   Due: _____

    Read RB p. 11-12     Do # 29-39 p. 12

                                 


    Online Homework:

    Density w/worksheet       Due 9/11  

           Go to teacher website, on left side click "Online HW" tab, click on the title of the video assigned. Watch video and fill in worksheet as you watch. You should pause and re-watch when necessary to make sure you fully understand the information.

     

    Beginners  Guide to Graphing  Due: _____

         w/worksheet   completed as classwork

     

     

    Class Assignments/Labs:

    P-1:Density

    P-3: Graph Analysis

     

     

    Quizzes 

    Measurement/Observation/Inference   

    Lab Quiz P-1: Density   Friday, 9/15

    Lab Quiz P-3: Graph Analysis Wed, 9/20

     

    Test:

     ESRT Test #1 Wed., 9/27