You made it! Science Rules... -February: End of CE

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Dinner conversations:  What is your favorite catastrophe?  Provide specifics about type, location, how is it measured, and how do people prepare. 

Earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/map/

Now 23: Investigation Volcanic Ash   
Next:End of Book Test 
 
Reading for Volcanoes Unit 18-25:  Volcanoes: Help or Hindrance? An Island is Born, Volcanologists Talk About Their Work, Volcano Types, Volcanoes: Roaring Demons, Raging Giants, Earth's Waterworks, The Rock Cycle, Mt. St. Helens Erupts, Volcano in a Cornfield, The Volcano Lovers
 
Vocabulary: CE Volcanoes photo glossary link

Constructive
Destructive
Convection Current
Volcanologist
Lithosphere
Crust
Mantle
Core
Hot Spot

 

Ash
Ash Fall
Mineral
Pumice
Pillow Lava  
Ring of Fire
Geothermal Energy Geyser

Crater
Lava Dome
Hot springs
Lava Flow
Caldera
Viscosity
Cohesion
Surface-Tension
Volcano
Cinder Cone
Composite
Sheild
Pyroclastic Flow
Mudflow
Lahar
Rock
Rock Cycle
Igneous rock
Metamorphic rock
Sedimentary rock
Obsidian
Crystallization
Folded Gneiss
 
Vocabulary: CE Earthquakes
seismology
Earthquake
P-wave
S-wave
Body wave
Surface wave
Epicenter    
Focus
Magnitude
Intensity
Amplitude
Richter Scale
Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale
 Plate tectonics
Crust
Mantle
Outer Core
Inner Core
Lithosphere Asthenosphere
Continental Crust
Oceanic Crust Echolocation
Fault
Convergent Plate Boundary
Divergent Plate Boundary
Transform Boundary
Subduction Zone
Tectonic plate Ridge
Shelf
Hot Spot
Brittle
Ductile
Density

Vocabulary: CE Storms

Catastrophe
Meteorologist
Geologist
Seismologist
Volcanologist
Anemometer
Thermometer
GOES
POES
Vortex

Tornado
Hurricane
Storms
Volcano
Climate
Atmosphere
Solar energy
Solar radiation
Saffir Simpson Scale
Fujita Scale
control variable

independent variable (manipulated)
dependent variable (responding)
Convection
Conduction
Radiation
Earthquakes
Volcanoes Weather
Climate

 

Solar Energy
Solar Radiation
Boyle's Law
Charle's Law
Air Mass
Unstable Air Mass
Stable Air Mass
Heat Transfer
Convection Current
Weather Front
Upwelling 

Target Practice: 

CE Target Practice - (Make up)

EMM Target Practice Questions

(click above to get access to the learning target assignment for the latest lesson)
 
 

Homework: Daily Thought

Science notebooks are a large part of this class.  Please investigate the provided materials on the homework/classwork page to learn more.

 


Daily Thoughts are required in the science notebooks.  This requirement can be met even while sick or on vacation.  Keep your eye out for science and then share. Make connections to what you learn. Upon your return, talk to a "study buddy" to get the missed notes.

Sick? Home-bound? Check out the Sick page for instructions. 

 
January- 
Oatmeal Month 
Clean your Computer Month
28th - 2nd- National Cowboy Poetry Gather Week
3rd - J. R. R. Tolkien Day
18th- Pooh (Winnie the) Day
26th- Curmudgeon Day

 



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