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Earth Science (Science 9) Assignments

Syllabus

- 2015-2016 Earth Science (Science 9) Syllabus


Lecture Notes

- Lecture Notes - ALL CHAPTERS


Mini-Projects & Projects

- Mini-Projects

- Article Project

- Storybook Project


Extra Credit

- Extra Credit Article Summary


Chapter 1:  The Nature of Science

- The Flat Out Truth

- Practice Measurement Skills

- Mass and Weight Lab

- Chapter 1 Concept Map

- Chapter 1 Review Sheet


Chapters 18 & 19:  Ocean Motion & Oceanography

- Why is the Ocean Salty?

- Mapping the Ocean Floor

- The Ups and Downs of the Ocean Floor

- Ocean Floor Map

- Major Surface Currents

- Measuring a Change:  The Tides

- Ocean Basin

- Floating in Freshwater and in Ocean Water

- Ocean Motion Chapter Review

- Chapters 18 & 19 Review Packet


Chapter 2:  Matter

- Periodic Table

- Periodic Table in Pictures and Words

- Periodic Table Scavenger Hunt

- Subatomic Particles and Orbital Diagrams

- Classifying Forms of Matter

- Elements, Compounds, and Mixtures

- Scales of Measurement

- Density

- Density and Buoyancy

- Rates - Parts 1 & 2

- Atomic Energy

- Properties of Matter Concept Map

- Chapter 2 Review Packet


Chapter 3:  Minerals

- Mineral Lab Kit - Directions

- Mineral Lab Kit - Identification Charts for Light and Dark Minerals

- Mineral Lab Kit - Answer Sheets

- Mineral Identification Tests - Notes

- Mineral Identification Lab

- Quartz

- Uses of Titanium

- Phosphates - Help or Hazard?

- Minerals Review

- Chapter 3 Review Packet


Chapter 4:  Rocks

- The Rock Cycle

- Igneous Rocks Identification Lab

- Metamorphic Rocks Identification Lab

- Sedimentary Rocks Identification Lab

- Rocks Review Lab

- Serious About Salt

- Igneous Rocks Concept Map

- Rocks Review

- Chapter 4 Review Packet


Chapter 6:  Views of Earth

- World Map

- United States Map

- US Physiographic Regions

- Latitude and Longitude

- How are Latitude and Longitude Used?

- Some Other Time

- Making a Contour Map

- Red River Contours

- Contour Maps

- Isolines

- Comparing Maps

- Topographic Maps - Map

- Topographic Maps - Questions

- Longitude

- Northwest Passage Controversy

- Chapter 6 Review Packet


Chapters 7 & 8:  Weathering and Soil; Erosional Forces

- Glacial Margin

- Time and Rate

- Velocity of Particles

- Group Test

- Weathering and Soil Concept Map

- Erosional Forces Concept Map

- Beach Nourishment

- Humans and the Land

- The Destruction of the Tropical Rain Forest

- Chapters 7 & 8 Review Packet


Chapter 10:  Plate Tectonics

- Plate Boundaries - Map

- Plate Boundaries - Chart

- Continental Drift & Pangaea Puzzle Pieces

- Studying Seafloor Spreading on Land

- Plates of the Lithosphere

- Tectonic Plates

- Plate Tectonics Concept Map

- Plate Tectonics Review

- Chapter 10 Review Packet


Chapter 11:  Earthquakes

- Earthquakes - Map Activity 1

- Earthquakes - Map Activity 2

- P & S Wave Chart

- Locating an Earthquake

- Determining the Time of an Earthquake

- Earthquake Myths

- Inferred Properties of Earth's Interior

- Can Earthquakes Be Predicted?

- Earthquakes Concept Map

- Chapter 11 Review Packet


Chapter 12:  Volcanoes

- Kinds of Volcanic Eruptions

- Predicting Volcanic Eruptions

- Volcanoes and Hot Spots

- Plate Tectonics Video Lab

- Hawaiian Islands, Volcanoes, and Legends

- Volcanoes Concept Map

- Chapter 12 Review Packet


Chapter 13:  Clues to Earth's Past

- The Principle of Superposition - Notes

- The Principle of Superposition - Classwork (Color)

- The Principle of Superposition - Classwork (Black & White)

- Geologic History Sequences

- Relative Ages

- Layers of Rock

- Index Fossils

- Fossil Identification Labs

- Fossil Tracks

- Fossil Mini-Posters

- Creating a Rock Sequence

- Clues to Earth's Past Concept Map

- Chapter 13 Review Packet


Chapter 14:  Geologic Time

- Geologic Timeline

- Geologic Time Scale

- How Long Have We Been Here?

- Water to Land

- The Last T-Rex

- Flightless Birds and Marsupials

- Geologic Events Vs. Biological Events

- The Geology of New Jersey

- Geological Time Concept Map

- Chapter 14 Review Packet


Chapter 23:  The Sun-Earth-Moon System

- Sun-Earth-Moon Flashcards

- Light Pollution

- Determining Hours of Daylight

- Interpreting Facts

- What is the Shape of Earth?

- Sick of Winter

- If I Fell Through the Earth, What Would Happen in the Center?

- Sun-Earth-Moon System Concept Maps

- Chapter 23 Review Packet


Chapter 24:  The Solar System

- PowerPoint Presentation - Touring Our Solar System

- Our Solar System

- Planetary Data Table

- Asteroid Belt

- Planetary Orbits

- Chapter 24 Review Sheet


Chapter 25:  Stars and Galaxies

- H-R Diagram - Color Diagram and Notes

- Evolution of a Main Sequence Star

- H-R Diagram

- Circumpolar Constellations

- Understanding Parallax

- Classifying Stars

- Comparing Apparent Magnitudes

- Our Changing Universe

- Sunspot Activity

- The Hertzsprung-Russell Diagram

- Predicting the Motion of Stars

- What Does Space Smell Like?

- Stars and Galaxies Review

- Chapter 25 Review Packet


Chapter 15:  Atmosphere

- Lemonade Writing Prompt

- Earth's Atmosphere

- Solar Radiation Balance

- Does Exercise Affect Your Breathing?

- Heat Transfer

- Coriolis Force and Deflection

- Full of Hot Air

- The Growth of a Mountain

- Protecting the Ozone Layer

- Thermals

- Sun Power

- Chapter 15 Review Packet


Chapter 16:  Weather

- Types of Clouds

- The Air is a Sponge

- How to Make a Cloud

- Label the Clouds

- Clouds (Daily Observations)

- Station Models

- Station Model - Observations and Inferences

- Reading a Weather Map

- Weather Map - Bergen Record

- Weather Map - New York Times

- Reading Weather Maps

- Determining if Air Has Mass

- Fronts

- Humidity

- Observing the Effects of Air Pressure

- Determining Dew Point

- Hurricanes

- Weather Cycler

- Chapter 16 Review Packet