Archive of APES 2016-17

BLOCK 4A AP ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE - CLASS SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK


WEEKS 12 & 13 (11/19/18 - 11/30/18) - CLASS SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK

TUESDAY (11/20/18): Soil Analysis Lab - Chemical Tests

HOMEWORK: Soil Analysis Lab Questions (Due Wednesday 11/28)

MONDAY (11/26/18): Soil Analysis & Soil Erosion Discussion & Notes.

HOMEWORK: Soil Analysis Lab Questions (Due Wednesday 11/28)

WEDNESDAY (11/28/18): TBA

HOMEWORK: Environmental Science for AP reading & questions (posted in Google Classroom) - Due Date TBA

WEDNESDAY (11/28/18): TBA

 HOMEWORK:  Environmental Science for AP reading & questions (posted in Google Classroom) - Due Date TBA


SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK - WEEK 11 (11/12/18 - 11/16/18)

MONDAY (11/12/18): Soil PowerPoint, Discussion, & Demos.

HOMEWORK: Soil Review Questions. 

WEDNESDAY (11/14/18): Porosity and Permeability lab & questions.

HOMEWORK: Porosity and Permeability lab questions.

FRIDAY (11/16/18): Soil Analysis Lab Day 1 - Soil Sample Prep

HOMEWORK: ---


SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK - WEEKS 9 & 10 (10/29/18 - 11/07/18)

MONDAY (10/29/18): Volcano worksheets.

HOMEWORK: Environmental Science for AP reading & questions (posted in Google Classroom) - Due by Tuesday 10/31 by 11:59 PM. 

WEDNESDAY (10/31/18): Review for Unit 2: Earth's History & Structure Test. Eek-o Friendly Halloween presentation.

HOMEWORK: Study for Unit 2: Earth's History & Structure Test.

FRIDAY (11/02/18): Unit 2: Earth's History & Structure Test.

HOMEWORK: No Homework

TUESDAY (11/06/18): Quarterly Part II

HOMEWORK: N/A


SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK - WEEK 8 (10/22/18 - 10/26/18)

TUESDAY (10/23/18): Quarterly, Part 1 packet

HOMEWORK: Article Summary #4 due 10/25 by 11:59 PM. Environmental Science for AP reading & questions (posted in Google Classroom) - Due by Tuesday 10/31 by 11:59 PM. 

THURSDAY (10/25/18): Ms. Manzella will not be in class - use this time to work on what you need to for APES. Quarterly, Part 1 packet due by end of class.

HOMEWORK: Environmental Science for AP reading & questions (posted in Google Classroom) - Due by Tuesday 10/31 by 11:59 PM. 


SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK - WEEK 7 (10/15/18 - 10/19/18)

MONDAY (09/24/18): Minerals & Rocks notes & discussion.

HOMEWORK: Rocks: Cycle & Types packet due by the end of class on Friday 10/19/18

WEDNESDAY (09/26/18): Mineral Identification Lab.

HOMEWORK: Rocks: Cycle & Types packet as well as Mineral Identification Lab packet due by the end of class on Friday 10/19/18

FRIDAY (09/28/18): Volcanoes, Earthquakes, & Tsunamis discussion & notes.

HOMEWORK: Environmental Science for AP reading & questions (will be posted in Google Classroom)


SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK - WEEKS 5 & 6 (10/01/18 - 10/12/18)

TUESDAY (10/02/18): How the Earth Was Made documentary, discussion, & corresponding packet. 

HOMEWORK: Article Summary & Response #2 due on Thursday 10/04/18

THURSDAY (10/04/18): How the Earth Was Made documentary, discussion, & corresponding packet. Work on Earth History & Plate Tectonics packet.

HOMEWORK: Article Summary & Response #2 due by 11:59 PM ; Work on Earth History & Plate Tectonics packet (due on Thursday 10/11).

TUESDAY (10/09/18): Continental Drift & Plate Tectonics notes & discussion. Work on Earth History & Plate Tectonics packet.

HOMEWORK: Article Summary & Response #3 due on Thursday 10/11/18; Finish Earth History & Plate Tectonics packet.

THURSDAY (10/11/18): Earth History & Fossil Record notes, discussion & microslide viewer activity & worksheets

HOMEWORK: Article Summary & Response #3 due by 11:59 PM ; Finish Geologic Timescale worksheet if you didn't in class


SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK - WEEKS 3 & 4 (9/17/18 - 9/28/18)

TUESDAY (09/18/18): Environmental History and Environmental Legislation discussion & notes. 

HOMEWORK: Watch A Fierce Green Fire (posted in Google Classroom) and answer the corresponding questions on the worksheet that was distributed during class (due Thursday 9/20)

THURSDAY (09/20/18): Tragedy of the Commons discussion & notes. Tragedy of the Commons activity & corresponding questions.

HOMEWORK: Study - Intro to Environmental Science & Sustainability Test on Wednesday 9/26 (Review sheet posted in Google Classroom); Article Summary & Response #1 due on Friday 9/28

MONDAY (09/24/18): Do Now - Environmental Science for AP Chapter 1 Multiple Choice Questions (posted in Google Classroom); Review for Intro to Environmental Science & Sustainability Test

HOMEWORK: Study - Intro to Environmental Science & Sustainability Test on Wednesday 9/26 (Review sheet posted in Google Classroom); Article Summary & Response #1 due on Friday 9/28

WEDNESDAY (09/26/18): Intro to Environmental Science & Sustainability Test

HOMEWORK: Article Summary & Response #1 due on Friday 9/28

FRIDAY (09/28/18): The Earth: History & Structure discussion & notes.

HOMEWORK: Start working on next article summary


WELCOME BACK TO SCHOOL!! - WEEKS 1 & 2 (9/05/18 - 9/14/18)

WEDNESDAY (09/05/18): Course Introduction. Distribution of Safety Contract

HOMEWORK: Safety Contract must be signed by you & your parent or guardian by Monday (9/10/18). Summer assignment is due on Friday, September 07, 2018.

THURSDAY (09/06/18): Do Now - complete Student Survey. Distribution of AP Environmental Science Course Syllabus. Course Introduction ContinuedEnvironmental Issues Activity.

Recommended (but not mandatory) you have a 3-Ring Binder with some paper. *recommended size of binder: 1 1/2 - inch

MONDAY (09/10/18): Environmental Issues Activity. Ecological Footprint discussion. Calculating Your Ecological Footprint activity. Ecological Footprint Quiz

HOMEWORK: Complete paper Ecological Footprint Quiz

WEDNESDAY (09/12/18): SGO Pre-assessment - Practice APES Exam (Multiple Choice section only)

HOMEWORK: No homework

FRIDAY (09/14/18): Intro to Environmental Science and Environmental History discussion

HOMEWORK: Watch A Fierce Green Fire (will be posted in Google Classroom) and answer the corresponding questions on the worksheet that was distributed during class.

 

AP ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE

WEEKS 12 (11/20/17 - 11/24/17) - CLASS SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK

MONDAY (11/20/17): Soil Analysis Lab Day 2 - test for various chemicals

HOMEWORK: DUE: WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 22nd - 1. Read Module 25 Weathering and Soil Science in the APES Textbook (p. 274 – 289)  2. Complete the following questions: Module 25 AP Review Questions #1-6 (p.286); Ch 8 APES Practice Exam MC #4, 12, 13 (p. 290); Ch 8 APES Practice Exam Free Response #1.c and 2.a,b,c  (p. 291)

WEDNESDAY (11/22/17): Do Now. Soil Analysis PPT. Finish Soil Analysis lab tests and questions.

HOMEWORK: TBA

FRIDAY (11/24/17): Happy Thanksgiving! - No School


WEEKS 10 & 11 (11/06/17 - 11/17/17) - CLASS SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK

MONDAY (11/06/17): Soil Formation, Characteristics, & Horizions PPT Lecture, Discussion, & Demos. Complete Soil Horizons and Soil Texture Triangle Do Now worksheet.

HOMEWORK: No formal homework; Review Soil PowerPoint and handout.

WEDNESDAY (11/08/17): MP1 Quarterly Assessment

HOMEWORK: If MP1 Quarterly Assessment was not finished in class, then it needs to be finished for homework.

FRIDAY (11/10/17): No School

TUESDAY (11/14/17): Porosity and Permeability lab.

HOMEWORK: Finish lab questions if you did not do so in class.

THURSDAY (11/16/17): Soil Analysis Lab Day 1 - water content, organic matter content, pH, presence of carbonates, and prepare soil extraction solution

HOMEWORK: DUE: WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 22nd - 1. Read Module 25 Weathering and Soil Science in the APES Textbook (p. 274 – 289)  2. Complete the following questions: Module 25 AP Review Questions #1-6 (p.286); Ch 8 APES Practice Exam MC #4, 12, 13 (p. 290); Ch 8 APES Practice Exam Free Response #1.c and 2.a,b,c  (p. 291) 


WEEK 9 (10/30/17 - 11/03/17) - CLASS SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK

TUESDAY (11/31/17): Earth's History and Structure Review. Eeko-Friendly Halloween PPT lecture.

HOMEWORK: Study for Earth's History and Structure test

THURSDAY (11/02/17): Earth's History and Structure test.

HOMEWORK: No homework


WEEKS 8 (10/23/17 - 10/27/17) - CLASS SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK

MONDAY (10/02/17): Finish Mineral Identification Lab.

HOMEWORK: Due Wednesday: Complete Mineral & Rocks packet. Read Ch. 8, Module 24 Mineral Resources & Geology p. 261 – 273; If you still have the Visualizing Environmental Science book, you can also read p. 298-301; 4th article summary due Friday 10/27/17

WEDNESDAY (10/04/17): Lecture & discussion on Volcanoes.

HOMEWORK: 4th article summary due Friday 10/27/17

FRIDAY (10/06/17): Finish Earth History & Structure unit. Start unit review.

HOMEWORK: 5th (last) article summary due Monday 11/6/17


WEEK 7 (10/16/17 - 10/20/17) - CLASS SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK

TUESDAY (10/17/17): Earth History & Plate Tectonics worksheets 

HOMEWORK: Finish worksheets if you did not do so in class

THURSDAY (10/19/17): Lecture & Discussion on Rocks & Minerals. Mineral Identification Lab

HOMEWORK: 4th article summary due Friday 10/27/17


WEEKS 5 & 6 (10/02/17 - 10/13/17) - CLASS SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK

MONDAY (10/02/17): Intro to Environmental Science Test.

HOMEWORK: 2nd Article Summary & Review due on Friday 10/06/17

WEDNESDAY (10/04/17): Lecture & discussion on Earth's History. Watch How the Earth was Made & answer corresponding questions.

HOMEWORK: 2nd Article Summary & Review due on Friday 10/06/17

FRIDAY (10/06/17): Lecture & discussion on Hypothesis of Continental Drift & Theory of Plate Tectonics. Watch How the Earth was Made & answer corresponding questions.

HOMEWORK: 3rd Article Summary & Review due on Friday 10/13/17

WEDNESDAY (10/11/17): NO CLASS - PSATs

HOMEWORK: 3rd Article Summary & Review due on Friday 10/13/17

FRIDAY (10/13/17): Lecture & discussion on Earth's History. Watch How the Earth was Made & answer corresponding questions.

HOMEWORK: No Homework


WEEKS 3 & 4 (9/18/17 - 9/29/17) - CLASS SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK

MONDAY (9/18/17): Lecture & discussion on the Environmental Movement. Watch 1st Act of A Fierce Green Fire & answer corresponding questions.

HOMEWORK: 1st Article Summary & Review due on Friday 9/22

WEDNESDAY (9/20/17): Discuss Environmental Movement. Watch 2nd & 3rd Act of A Fierce Green Fire & answer corresponding questions.

HOMEWORK: 1st Article Summary & Review due on Friday 9/22

FRIDAY (9/22/17): Watch 4th Act of A Fierce Green Fire & answer corresponding questions. Lecture & Discussion on Environmental Legislation.

HOMEWORK: DUE THURSDAY: Read Chapter 1 (p.1-28) Complete the following questions from Ch. 1: Module 2 AP® Review Questions#1-5 (p. 18) & Ch. 1 AP®ES Practice Exam (p. 28-29) Section 1 Multiple Choice #1-11 & Section 2: Free Response Questions #1 & 2; Skim read Ch. 2 (p. 31 -57)

TUESDAY (09/26/17): Tragedy of the Commons Lecture, Discussion, & Activity

HOMEWORK: Read Chapter 1 (p.1-28) Complete the following questions from Ch. 1: Module 2 AP® Review Questions#1-5 (p. 18) & Ch. 1 AP®ES Practice Exam (p. 28-29) Section 1 Multiple Choice #1-11 & Section 2: Free Response Questions #1 & 2; Skim read Ch. 2 (p. 31 -57)

THURSDAY (09/28/17): Test Review.

HOMEWORK: Study - Test on Monday

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Due Friday, May 19, 2017

Read Chapters 17: Nonrenewable Energy Resources & 18: Renewable Energy Resources. Answer the following Concept Check & Critical Thinking questions from the textbook.

Page 441 Critical & Creative Thinking questions #1, 3, 7, 8, 9

Page 465 Critical & Creative Thinking questions #4, 7, 9, 10, 11

Due Friday April 21, 2017

View Materials in the U8 Land and Water Resources Folder especially the Tragedy of the Commons folder

Read Chapters 13 Land Resources & 14 Agriculture and Food Resources and Answer the Following (21) Questions:

Ch. 13: Concept Check p.332 #3 ; p.335 #3 & 4; p.340 #1 & 2 ; p.341 #1 & 2 ; Critical & Creative Thinking Questions p.347 #1, 2, 3, 4, 13

Ch. 14: Concept Check p.354 #1 & 2 ; p.358 #2 ; p.367 #2, 3, 4; Critical & Creative Thinking Questions p.371 #9, 10, 12

Textbook Assignments:

Due Wednesday 3/22/17 (28 Questions Total)

Read Chapter 5: How Ecosystems Work - Complete Concept Check: p. 106 #1,4, p. 113 #1, p. 115 #1,2, p. 122 #3,4 Critical & Creative Thinking Questions: p. 124-125 #1, 2,11

Read Chapter 6: Ecosystems & Evolution - Complete Concept Check: p. 150 #2,3 Critical & Creative Thinking Questions: p. 156 #2,6,9,12

Read Chapter 15: Biodiversity & Conservation - Complete Concept Check: p. 386 #2, p. 390 #1,2, p. 392 #1,2 and Critical & Creative Thinking Questions: p. 395 #2,3,4,5,10,12,13

Textbook Assignments:

Due Thursday 2/9/17 - Read Chapter 8: Air & Air Pollution - Complete Concept Check: p. 200 #2, p. 205 #1-2, p. 209 #1-2, p. 211 #1-3 - Critical & Creative Thinking Questions: p. 215 #4, 5, 7, 9, 10

Due Wednesday 2/15/17 - Read Chapter 9: Global Atmospheric Changes - Complete Concept Check: p. 221 #1,3, p. 230 #1-3, p. 233 #1-3, p. 238 #1-2 Critical & Creative Thinking Questions: p. 240 #1, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

TUESDAY (02/07/17): Book Questions

THURSDAY (02/09/17): Weather vs Climate, El Nino & La Nina, Coriolis Effect

MONDAY (02/13/17): Climate Change

WEDNESDAY (02/15/17): Climate Change & Review

FRIDAY (02/17/17): Atmosphere Test

TUESDAY (12/13/16): Soil Review & Introduce Water Unit

Homework: Study

THURSDAY (12/15/16): Soil Test

Homework: No Homework

MONDAY (12/19/16): Water Notes & Discussion

Homework: TBA

WEDNESDAY (12/21/16): Water Notes & Discussion

Homework: TBA

FRIDAY (12/23/16): Pep Rally - No Class

Homework: TBA

MONDAY (10/16/16): Geologic Time, Earth's Structure, & Plate Tectonics Lecture & Discussion.

Homework: Article Summary due Friday

WEDNESDAY (10/18/16): PSATs & Assemblies - No Class

Homework: ---

FRIDAY (10/20/16): Geologic Time, Earth's Structure, & Plate Tectonics packet.

Homework: Complete packet if you did not do so in class.

TUESDAY (10/25/16): Rocks & Minerals Lecture & Discussion.

Homework: TBA

THURSDAY (10/27/16): Mineral Identification Lab & Corresponding Questions.

Homework: Complete questions if you did not do so in class.

CLASS SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK FROM PREVIOUS WEEKS

Monday (09/26/16): Finishing watching A Fierce Green Fire & answer corresponding questions.

Homework: Article Summary due on Friday, 9/30/16 ; By Tuesday, 10/04/16 complete the following questions:

Ch. 1: p. 21 CC#1 & p. 25 CCTQ #7

Ch. 2: p. 34 CC#2 & p. 47 CCTQ #4 & #5

Ch. 3: p. 50 CC#1; p. 56 CC#1-4; p. 61 CC#1-3; & p. 71 CCTQ Pick 4 of the 12 questions

Ch. 4: p. 76 CC #1-2; p. 81 CC #1; p. 89 CC #1; p. 95 CCTQ #12-15

Wednesday (09/28/16): Environmental Legislation & Economics Notes & Discussion.

Homework: See homework listed on Monday.

Friday (09/30/16): Environmental Hazards & Risk

Homework: See homework listed on Monday.

Tuesday (10/04/16): TBA

Homework: TBA

Thursday (10/06/16): Unit 1: Introduction to AP Environmental Science Test

Homework: TBA