for homework will be posted on Canvas. Additional resources are linked as well. Students can access Canvas via NCEdCloud. EDPuzzle EDPuzzle provides an online learning platform in which students use interactive videos to preview, reinforce, and review content. Students are expected to view videos and take notes outside of class time; short quizzes will follow in class. Class code: _________________ Tutoring Lunch T.I.M.E. tutorials will be offered at least twice a week during lunch. Additional time can be scheduled as needed.
E&ES Course Outline Unit 1: Astronomy - Earth Motions, Solar Processes Unit 5: Physical Geology - Rocks, Soil, Geohazards Unit 2: Meteorology - Atmospheric Structure, Weather Unit 6: Plate Tectonics - Plate Boundaries, Volcanoes & Earthquakes, NC Geologic History Unit 3: Climatology - Climate Classification, Climate Change, Human Impact Unit 7: Environmental Geology - Energy Resources, Human Impact on the Lithosphere Unit 4: Hydrology - Structure of the Hydrosphere, Human Impact on the Hydrosphere Unit 8: Ecology - Ecosystems, Human Impact on the Biosphere Grading Structure Quarter Grades (9-week Grades) Student Engagement Scientific Processes and Inquiry Summative Assessments GOAL: to increase student engagement Goal: to practice the processes of scientific inquiry GOAL: to evaluate student learning Interactive notebook, video and class notes, foldables, concept maps Lab activities and analysis Unit tests Video checkpoints, quizzes Guided-inquiry activities Interactive responses Exit tickets Argument driven inquiries (ADI) Cumulative projects Student reflections Essential questions 30% of Quarter Grade 30% of Quarter Grade 40% of Quarter Grade Mastery-Level Assessment Level of Mastery What the Student is Able to Do 5-point Scale Percentage Score Exceeds Expectations Significantly above criteria of target learning goals; reserved for the exemplary set of skills that yield a sophisticated approach to solving problems 4.5 – 5.0 90-100 Advanced
- Fall '15
- Ms. Moran
- Plate Tectonics, Earth & Environmental Science, chart paper pads