Earth Environmental

Earth & Environmental Science 

River Mill Academy

Pauline Johnson (pjohnson@rivermill-academy.org) 

 

Course Description: In this course, students will be presented with concepts of earth systems and conservation that will build upon concepts learned in middle school science. The units of study will include the Lithosphere, Hydrosphere, Atmosphere, Biosphere and Astronomy.  Students will learn through a variety of methods including reading, lecture, media, discussion, critical thinking activities and laboratory work.  

Textbook:  Discovery Education, Science TechbookTM (digital textbook), Earth & Space Science


Lesson Plans: Earth Environmental Science - Week of March 29, 2021

 

Daily Activities

Homework

Mon.

3/29

9.1 Mechanical & Chemical Weathering

9.2 Erosion and Deposition

- Review Concepts for 9.1 & 9.2

-Lab activity for Weathering (using pennies)

9.1/9.2 Lesson Chart & Lab

(Assignment in Teams)

 

-Gather supplies for “Soil Parfait”

Tues.

3/30

10.1 Understanding Soils

- Lecture Notes for 10.1 Explore

-Science Notebook

-Soil Parfait Activity

10.1 Lesson Chart

(Assignment in Teams)

Wed.

3/31

REVIEW Weathering, Erosion and Soil

Review of Concepts

Study Guide

Additional Lab Acivities

Study Guide 9-10

(Assignment in Teams)

Thur.

4/1

TEST Weathering, Erosion and Soil

Review Lab Activities Prior to Test

Test Unit 9-10

 

Test Unit: 9-10

(Assignment in Teams)

Fri.

4/2

TEACHER WORKDAY / NO SCHOOL