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 8, 2021

 

Daily Activities

Homework

Mon.

3/8

Midterm – Units 1 - 6

Students take the midterm during this class period

Read Lesson 7.1 Causes of Earthquakes

Tues.

3/9

7.1 Causes of Earthquakes

- Lecture Notes for 7.1 (Science Notebook) -

7.1 Lesson Chart

(Assignment in Teams)

Wed.

3/10

7.1 Causes of Earthquakes

Exploration: Causes of Earthquakes

7.1 Exploration

(Assignment in Teams)

 

Thur.

3/11

7.2 Seismic Waves

- Lecture Notes for 7.2 (Science Notebook)

 

7.2 Lesson Chart

(Assignment in Teams)

 

Fri.

3/12

7.3 Earthquake Impacts

- Lecture Notes for 7.3 (Science Notebook)

7.3 Earthquake Plan

*Describe plan if earthquake occurs while you are home (5)

*List Survival Kit Items (9)

7.3 Lesson Chart

(Assignment in Teams)