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What is astronomy?
Note the spectrum and how much we can see.
How does the earth orbit?
How are there seasons?
Intro to Plate Tectonics
Who first came up with the theory of continental drift?
What are a couple pieces of evidence that support the theory?
What are the different plate boundaries and what are formed from their interactions?
Here is a lab demonstration that shows the true movements of convection currents.
What is the pattern?
How does this reinforce the theory of plate tectonics?
This is to reinforce the idea of measuring new rock.
Rock Cycle Activity 1
Rock Cycle Activity 2
Take note of the cycle.
Write down the words that you are not sure of.
What is the difference between point source and non-point source?
What's the difference between pollution in the three sources of water?
What are the affects of losing our groundwater?
Reference to water use
Just for some extra info. We will talk about this for the project. No notes needed.
Human Impact/ Alternative Energy Sources
alternative energy sources
What does alternative energy mean?
What are the main examples of alternative energy and how do we harvest them?
non renewable resources
What characterizes non-renewable resources?
What are the main examples of non-renewable resources?
human impact on earth
How have humans impacted this Earth?
Is this impact reversible?
What is an ecological footprint, and what country would have a large one?
Optional.. There may be one question on this on the final.
Agricultural and Aquaculture Practice
How do these impact the environment?
Note the locations and the temperatures. The animals and plants are not necessary for memorization.
What are the differences between the water types?
Biotic and Abiotic
What are the differences
What is an example of both being used in the same system?
Why is this important?
Where is the most biodiverse place in the world?
What is the difference between a chain and a web?
What is a relationship between a food web and abiotic factors
Atmosphere and Climate
Layers of the Atmosphere
What makes each layer different?
How did oxygen become a part of the atmosphere, and what is the current percentages of gases?
Include the different factors, as well as the effects of each.
What are the different classifications, and where do the biomes we learned about fit in?
Class El Nino Link
Click the link and then click the
"jump to the activity" in the top right or bottom of the page
Weathering and Erosion