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1/2
biome preservation project, if finished work on Apex (earth science semester 1) - start ch. 3 and do every activity
1/3
Finish biome preservation project - must be put in hand in folder by end of day
1/4
classwork
1/7
classwork
1/8

1/9
Discussion of best methods to cleaning water - screenshots of smartboard notes
1/10
Water problem - cleaning water research
1/11
Cleaning water in nature and municipal sources
1/14
Discuss method of cleaning water
1/15
Project Oh Buoy Apex 3.1.1 - Earth Sci Sem 1(start project and daily data collection)
1/16
Project Oh Buoy - Weather forecast for year
1/17
Lab: cleaning foul water
1/18
Lab: cleaning foul water
1/21
Lab: cleaning foul water/Data collection/ Apex assignment
1/22
Lab: cleaning foul water/last data collection/Apex assignment
1/23
Apex assignment due/Data analysis
1/24
Data analysis/Final filtration of water
1/25
Data analysis/Final filtration of water
1/28
Discuss NOAA analysis
1/29
Results of cleaning foul water and final analysis questions - these have been added to your wiki page
1/30

1/31
Current issues in cleaning our water - class brainstorming and exploration
2/1
HAPPY GROUNDHOG DAY!
2/4
Discussion of foul water lab - other materials that can contaminate water
2/5
Issues in our water
2/6
Water treatment keeps water clean - what other materials cause water problems? discussion
Is groundwater equal everywhere? group discussion of trends and research of why the groundwater levels are that way in that area.
2/7
Contaminants in water research
2/8
Contaminants in water research
2/11
Water testing http://www.water-research.net/nitrate.htm#sources http://www.dnr.state.wi.us/org/water/dwg/copper.htm#health
2/14
Water testing http://www.water-research.net/nitrate.htm#sources http://www.dnr.state.wi.us/org/water/dwg/copper.htm#health
2/15
Stocking fish investigation Use Internet for research and Create a graph for making your graphs
2/18
Stocking fish investigation Use Internet for research and Create a graph for making your graphs
2/19
Stocking fish investigation Use Internet for research and Create a graph for making your graphs
2/20
Read After the storm article. Answer questions:
2/21
Water use in the US analysis
2/22
snow day
2/25
Water use in the US analysis
2/26
Water conservation what is the answer?
2/27
Water conservation what is the answer?
2/28
Water conservation what is the answer?
2/29
Fossil fuel extraction lab
3/3
Fossil fuel extraction lab research questions
3/4
Fossil fuel extraction lab research questions
3/5
Discussion: What do you consider to be a quality life?
3/6
How is electricity made? research
3/7
How is electricity made? research
3/10
Sources of electricity comparison chart
3/11
visual ranking toolexample/ Quick search on alternative fuels
3/12
Quick search on alternative fuels
3/13
visual ranking toolusing alternative fuels info
3/14
Complete [[http://www97.intel.com/workspace/student/login.aspx?LID=en|visual ranking tool]] analysis and changing of rankings
3/17
Complete visual ranking tool analysis of fuels by comparing with class. Discuss what changes you would make in a paragraph on your wiki page. Take a pic of the tool (apple key, shift, and 4) When done:
Purchasing of vehicle information search (Use Pages to create poster)
3/18 - 3/20
Purchasing of vehicle information search (Use Pages to create poster)
3/25 - 3/28
Purchasing of vehicle information search (Use Pages to create poster)
3/31
Purchasing of vehicle wrap up and upload
4/1
PSSA testing
4/2
Analysis of fuel graphs
4/3
PSSA testing
4/4
Invisible planet - fate of the earth
4/7
How can we maintain a quality of life and still use energy responsibly? Brainstorm Conservation methods/ Positive and negative impacts of technology on world's energy problems
4/9 - 4/10
Carbon Survey /Recommendation for energy conservation
4/11 - 4/16
Electrocity Electrocity tips
4/17 - 4/18
Energy recommendations for home and school
4/21
Electrocity
4/22
School Energy Audit
4/23 - 4/24
Conservation posters
4/25
Changes in energy use
4/28
Global warming and energy use/ PSSA review
4/20
PSSA Science test
4/30 - 5/1
An Inconvenient Truth movie + study guide
5/2
Finish survey review/Energy wrapup
5/5 - 5/6
http://www.planetgreengame.com/play_again.html Rules/tips information due end of pd on 5/6
5/7
Review survey for questions to remove/change
5/8
Analyze school energy audit
5/9
Create recommendations for energy conversation at home and school
5/12
Factors contributing to Air pollution
5/13
Brainstorm air quality factors from game
5/14
Air pollution info from this site
5/15 - 5/19
Planet in Peril
5/20
Plan final research
5/21
http://www.cbsnews.com/htdocs/dirty_air/framesource.html Research in your group the different types of air pollution listed under the map, the most polluted cities, etc.
5/22
Methods of improving air quality Tracking air quality - Complete air quality worksheet using the airnow website
5/23
Use the info o your team wiki page and the airnow website to answer today's questions
5/26
Memorial Day
5/27
Save smog city activities
5/28
Finish Save smog city / Air pollution, ozone, and smog - view sites using Haze Cam - complete questions given
5/28 - 6/2
State of our world final research topic Begin research and reading
6/3
Reading guide check
6/4 - 6/6
Continue final research topic - Due at end of period.
6/6
Science Final Survey

Current Projects:

Purchasing of vehicle information search




Past Projects:


How is electricity made? research


Biome Preservation Project


Cleaning water research