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EARTH SCIENCE CLASSES
AP & IB EXAM REVIEW
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AP/IB ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE
& EARTH SCIENCE
Annie Toth & Tracy Zornow
Biome Packet (In Class Completion Check): January 11 & 12
Castle Learning Biomes TEST: Completed by midnight, January 24 (open Dec 16)
Biome Packet (Collect and Graded): January 25 & 26
Student Biome Worksheets (handed out in class):
BIOME INDEPENDENT PROJECT (S) 16-17.doc
Aquatic Powerpoint to do last 2 pages of packet:
BIOMES PACKET- AQUATIC 16-17.ppt
Earth-Environmental Science Announcements:
ASTRO EXAM AFTERNOON Review.ppt
DYNAMIC EARTH NOTES- ZORNOW.doc
MSL EXAM REVIEW- ROCKS, W&E, MM & DE REVIEW.ppt
Midterm Review Material Spring 2015.pdf
CURRENT EVENTS ARTICLES
:-) Remember, if you're using these for extra credit, be sure to choose articles that (1) were published within the last week and (2) are on earth-environmental topics, not just general science. :-)
Newsela - articles from various sources
...This link takes you straight to their science articles, but there are all sorts of topics available.
NPR Science section
...This link takes you to their science articles, but you can further browse by science topic (environment, energy, etc).
Instructions for Bonus Current Events Articles:
Find an article that's on an earth-environmental topic and was published in the last week.
Highlight and/or annotate
the article for key points.
to the article: (a) minimum of
5 good summary sentences
about the article's key points and (b) minimum of
5 good reflection sentences
. For the reflection, you may wish to answer something like the following prompts:
What do you think about this?
Why is it important?
What should be done in response?
Does this concern you, and why?
Do you have any further questions on the topic?
your written response to your article and
to Mrs. Toth. Only
You may submit one each week, due on Fridays, if you want. Each one counts as a 10-point test grade.
Additional Extra Credit Options: DUE MONDAY 4/13/15.
These are in addition to the regular weekly extra credit article analysis assignments, as explained above. So, you may submit one of the following assignments in addition to a regular current events article in one week, if you like. They count as a 15-point formal test assignment.
Article - Currents (RubberDucks).pdf
If you choose this one, follow the normal instructions outlined above in the 6 steps.
Article - Currents (NikeShoes).pdf
If you choose this one, read the article and answer the questions in the PDF document. Do not do an additional article analysis.
College & Scholarship Recommendation Requests (Toth & Zornow):
Want me to write you a recommendation? Cool. Don't forget to ASK ME FIRST. :-) Fill out this form and send it back to me. Remember: I will not do your recommendation unless you give me at least 3 weeks advanced notice.
TOTH RECOMMENDATION REQUEST 2014.doc
I already have a full list of students I am writing a 2017 college recommendation for. If you want to be on the waiting list, let me know.
Student Recommendation Letter Folks:
- I MUST have this filled out and returned by June 11, 2016; First form turned in, first recommendation written.
- If you don't turn it in by the due date, you will be dropped from my 2016 college recommendation list (I have a waiting list).
ZORNOW REQUEST 2015 (TYPE).doc
ZORNOW REQUEST 2015 (WRITE).doc
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