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Welcome to the Science Class Room

In this fast moving world, understanding how things work is even more crucial than before.  Students who master problem solving skills not only succeed in this class, but also in college and beyond.  Welcome to the global community!

 

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PATHS TO EXCELLENCE!

BE ON TIME

BE PREPARED

-NOTEBOOK AND PEN OR PENCIL

BE READY TO LEARN-

PARTICIPATE, GET A GOOD NIGHT SLEEP, HAVE SOMETHING TO EAT FOR BREAKFAST

BE RESPECTFUL-

BE GOOD TO YOURSELF, OTHERS, AND EVERYONE'S STUFF!

 

SYLLABUS FOR MY CLASSES

 

 

PRINCIPLES OF SCIENCE

 

1.  SCIENTIFIC MEASUREMENT

   

2. ATOMIC STRUCTURE  

AND PERIODIC TABLE

 

3. MOTION AND FORCES

WORK AND POWER

 

4. WAVES AND WAVE CHARACTERISTICS

 

 

THERE ARE 4 UNIT BENCHMARKS INSTEAD

OF CUMMULATIVE EXAMS

 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE

 

ENVL syllabus 2013-2014

Holt Environmental Science 2008

 

UNIT 1 – OUR NATURAL EARTH - THE WAY NATURE INTENDED

In order to understand how humans have impacted our environment, we must understand the natural environment and

how nature maintains itself.

5 Weeks

Chapter 3 Dynamic Earth

Chapter 4 The Organization of Life

Chapter 5 How Ecosystems Work

Chapter 10 Biodiversity

 

UNIT 2 – SHELTER, FOOD, AND WASTE

The most basic of needs for a living planet!   We humans have a large impact on our planet. As my Grandfather used to say,

"Everything in Moderation!"

5 Weeks - End of Marking Period

Chapter 14 Land

Chapter 15 Food and Agriculture

Chapter 11 Water

Chapter 19 Waste

 

UNIT 3 – ENERGY

The quest to maintain our lifestyle comes with a high price.  We consume energy and goods at an unprecedented pace.  We need to understand how we have used energy in order to create a community that can live within its means and create a clean energy!

5 Weeks

Chapter 16 Mining and Mineral Resources

Chapter 17 Non-renewable Energy

Chapter 18 Renewable Energy

 

UNIT 4 – OUR FUTURE

 

 As we build our town, we look to nature as a model of efficiency.  We can see that nature has been maintaining the world for billions of years!  We should mimic nature in order to maximize our potential for our future.

 

5 Weeks - End of Marking Period/Semester

 

Chapter 9 Human Population

Chapter 20 Environment and Human Health

Chapter 21 Economics, Policy, and the Future



For Home Study Students Only!

Define Key terms

Complete sections review for all sections

Complete Case study when present in chapter

Complete Standardized Test Prep for the chapter