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Daily Google Slides: Ecosystems Unit

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Homework:

 Thurs. Sept. 26  Holbrook Park!    
 Tues. Sept. 24      
 Thurs. Sept. 19  Ecosystems Exam. 
Multiple choice & short answer. 
Notebook check (5 notes)
Population and Human Impact Article Thesis statement. 
 Your Ecosystems Exam will be in the tutoring center.
Find an article online about Human Impact or Populations and complete an article thesis statement about it.  
 Complete Article Thesis statement
 by researching any
article you find about human impact or populations
 Tues. Sept. 17  Learn how to use a dichotomous key. Ecosystem Services activity & notes.  Play Jeopardy.   Learn how to use a dichotomous key by researching on the internet & looking at these articles. here & here
Complete Ecosystem Services Checklist, pictures,  & notes.     + definitions
Complete Study Guide. (due Thurs). 
Study guide Key. 

 Fri. Sept. 13
Take notes on Biodiversity.  
Get Ecosystems Exam Study Guide. 
 Look at slides to learn about dichotmous keys. Take notes on Biodiversity. using the 'Z is for biodiversity" article.  Begin study guide.   Being working on study guide (due on Test Day). 
Study guide KEY. 
 Wed. Sept. 11  Terrariums are READY for presentations!
Presentation Day. 
Purple rubric and presentation sheet due. 
 Fill out presentation sheet & turn in. Turn in purple rubric.  You missed our presentations so you can now research critters with this make-up assignment & turn in.   none
 Mon. Sept. 9  Project work time (20 minutes)
Eating at a Lower Trophic Level worksheet. 
 Make sure you are ready to bring in your critter on Wednesday! 
Complete Eating at a Lower Trophic level worksheet on your own. 
 bring in critters & terrariums!
 Thurs. Sept. 5  Trophic Levels notes
Project work time. Get signature to start bringing in materials. 
 Take notes on Trophic levels. Plan to bring in terrarium materials next class.  Have research checked and bring in terrariums. 
Tues. Sept. 3  Finish Which Niche worksheet. 
Get Ecosystem Project Rubric & Checklist. 
 Finish Which Niche worksheet using these ecosystem cards (choose one ecosystem).   Finish Which Niche worksheet. 
Continue researching & getting checklist checked off. 
 Thur. Aug. 29  Holbrook Park!
Phenology Report #1
Sketching Activity
  Look at this document for make up instructions.  continue researching appropriate habitats for your terrarium
 Tues. Aug. 27 New seats.
Safety Contract & Field Trips forms DUE. 
What is a Community? Notes.
Research time for Ecosystem Project. Start filling out Ecosystem Planning document (pgs. 3 & 4). 


 Turn in safety contract.
Take notes on 'What is a Community?'
Start researching critter type. 
start researching appropriate habitats for your terrarium. 
Fri. Aug. 23 Continue watching 'From Pole to Pole' on Planet Earth & coloring 'Earth's Biomes' worksheet. 
Introduce 'The Ecosystem Project'
Explore options & choose a partner for the project. 
Finish watching 'From Pole to Pole' on Planet Earth if you have netflix.  Finish coloring worksheet. Turn in worksheet.
Read through 'The Ecosystem Project'.
Email Mrs. Kamin if you would like request a partner for the project. 

Sign safety contract 
 and field trip form.
 Forms due Tues. Aug. 27
 Wed. Aug. 21
Begin Ecosystems Assignment Sheet
Read 'letter from last year'
Intro to 'how we take notes'
'What is an Ecosystem?' Notes
Earth's Biomes worksheet
Continue watching 'From Pole to Pole' from Planet Earth. (on netflix)

-Fill out Assignment Sheet.
(See tab titled 'Unit Notebook Assignment sheets)
-Ask Mrs. Kamin for a 'letter from last year'. 
-Take 'What is an Ecosystem?' notes. 
-Read over Ecosystem Project description. 


Sign safety contract 
 and field trip form.
 Forms due Tues. Aug. 27

Mon. Aug. 19
What's going on in this picture. 
Connection Circle
Go over syllabus
Safety tour & safety contract
Holbrook Park letter & permission slips #1 & #2.. 

Look at 'class procedures'.
Read through syllabus.
Read & sign safety contract & Holbrook Park letter & permission slips #1 & #2. 
(with a parent/guardian)

Get a 3-ring notebook
Sign safety contract
& field trip forms
(with a parent/guardian)
Forms due Aug.27
Thurs. Aug.15 Introductions (1st day slides)
Face-off icebreaker activity
Continue Agree/Disagree Activity
Look at the 1st day slides for the day. 
Look at 'class procedures'.
Read through syllabus.
Read & sign safety contract & Holbrook Park letter & permission slips #1 & #2. 
(with a parent/guardian)

Get a 3-ring notebook.

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