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6.6.12 Exam

Today you took your Investigations in Space Science semester B exam which will count as 20% of your 4th quarter grade. Good luck with the rest of your exams. If you have any missing/corrected work, please get it in as … Continue reading

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6.5.12 Review Day

 Today’s objective was to review concepts from plate tectonics, earth materials and earth’s history to prepare for the final exam. You spent the first half of the period going through your answers to the study questions 11-12. Then you walked … Continue reading

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5.31.12 Global Warming

Today’s objective was to compare the temperature and climate changes in the more present past with millions of years ago. We started the lesson going over inclusions and intrusions in page 3 of relative warm up. Then you were given … Continue reading

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5.30.12 Geological Time andMass Extinction

Today you worked on Geologic Time and Mass Extinction using the Earth’s Changing Surfaces textbook.

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5.29.12 Absolute Dating

Today’s objective was to compare how scientists date rocks using relative dating and absolute dating. We started the lesson with page 2 of relative warm up. Then we discussed the formation of inclusions and unconformities using this animation: Observe an animation showing … Continue reading

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5.25.12 Radioactive Dating

Today’s objective was to compare the process of radioactive dating to the process of relative dating. We started the lesson with page 1 of the relative warm up. Then we worked on finishing your Fossils Application BCR (page 4). Then you … Continue reading

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5.24.12 Relative Dating

Good afternoon. Today’s objective was to explain laws and principles of relative dating and its use for age determination is explored. We started the lesson going over the multiple choice questions on Fossils Application. You were then told that the Fossil … Continue reading

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5.23.12 Fossils

Good afternoon. Today’s objective was to compare and contrast the 6 main types of fossils and explain how scientists use fossil evidence. We started by going over the IESS B Exam Review June 2012. This exam will cover tectonic activity, … Continue reading

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5.22.12 Fossils

Today you started the last unit, Earth’s History. You worked on describing fossils using fossils, the reading is attached.

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5.21.12 Earth Materials and Processes Exam

Today’s objective was to describe how the Earth’s surface is constantly changing and reforming. We spent the class taking the county assessment. We will move onto Earth’s History tomorrow.

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