Lesson #2 (Io, Europa, Ganymede, Callisto)
Learning Objective: Today we will learn how to read maps and the advantages and disadvantages of 2-dimensional maps. Click here for The True Size Of... link
In this unit we will learn all about how to read and create maps. We will start by looking at what maps can tell us about the world around us, transform them from two dimensions to three dimensions, and then create our own mapped worlds!!!
Click here to learn why every map you have ever seen is incorrect.
Click here to see how skilled you are at naming countries across the world.
Click here for an interactive exploration of where ships travel on a world map.
Click here to see the true size of every major country on the face of the earth.
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Lesson #7 (Io, Europa, Ganymede, Callisto)
Learning Objective: Today we will learn how elements can be helpful or harmful depending on what other elements they form molecules with.
Homework: Continue to study for the assessment.
Learning Objective: Today we will learn why some atoms like to join others and what happens when they do. Click here for a review of why and how atoms bond
Homework: You will have your summative assessment next Thursday (Io, Europa, Ganymede) and Friday (Callisto). Click here for a Study Guide that will be updated
Learning Objective: Today we will review our content mastery of atoms, elements, and the periodic table. Click here for Planet Deadly link to complete the Do Now
Homework: Make sure you have all assignments completed to the best of your ability and with no blank answers. An incorrect guess is better than nothing!!!
Learning Objective: Today we will learn to use the periodic table and see how an element's location on the table determines how it behaves. Click here for ptable...
Homework: Complete the comic reading for Activity #2.
Learning Objective: Today we will learn exactly how this class is run and how together we will become an effective learning community. Click here for syllabus.
Homework: At home, show your parents our class website and then have them click on the link for the class syllabus (look at learning objective). Due next class.
At the beggining of each unit you will see an orange box like this. The purpose of these boxes are to tell you about what we are going to be learning for the unit. In addition I will always include 4 links that I hope are both entertaining and will give you some interesting information or perspective on our upcoming learning topics.
Click here to learn more about the class code names I have assigned you.
Click here to see why you have never-ever touched any object in your life...
Click here for an interactive tour of the history of the Universe!!! (enable Flash).
Click here to see a science comic about what would happen if Earth got bigger.