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Homework on speed, distance and time due on Friday
Due Date: 10/25/2017
Subject: Science


Study Guide for Final Exam
Due Date: 10/2/2017
Subject: Science
  1. A satellite image can help scientists locate the area where two plates have diverged by showing the existence of what?

  2. A scientist categorized a rock as an extrusive igneous rock. Another scientist could accurately categorize the same rock as_______.

  3. How does sedimentary rock form?

  4. What causes the tectonic plates of Earth to continually move?

  5. How do metamorphic and igneous rock, exposed in mountains, become sedimentary rock over time?

  6. In order for rocks to be classified as igneous, the rocks must be _______  ______  _______.

  7. Minerals can be identified using hardness, streak, and cleavage because _______

  8. Which process is included in the formation of both metamorphic and sedimentary rock?

  9. What is the most prominent land feature formed by the convergence of the Indo_Australian and Eurasian plate?

  10. Why does Iceland have so many volcanoes?

  11. Tree roots can grow into rock and break apart. Water can freeze in the cracks of rock, causing it to break apart. How are these two processes alike?

  12. How is coal formed?

  13. What conditions are necessary for metamorphic rock to form?

  14. Student notice after a rain that a construction site showed more pebbles and small rocks exposed on a sloped surface than on a level area which was covered with sand and mud. What is the best explanation for this?

  15. Which minerals will weather fastest? List Three and explain why.

16. When compared to the other layers of Earth, which layer has the lowest density?

17. Due to extreme pressure, the inner core of the Earth is _________.

18.  Which section of Earth is composed primarily liquid metal?

19. Describe the mantle of the Earth.

20. The part of the rock cycle that transforms compressed rock formed from sea organism shells into a harder, denser rock is sedimentary rock becoming ___________  _________.

21. When sugar is heated on a hot plate, it turns into a liquid. When the liquid sugar is cooled, a hard-crystalline substance is formed. This model best demonstrated the formation of what kind of rock?

22. Most of the volcanoes that make up the “Ring of fire” were formed near what time of zone?

23. The movement of Earth’s crust forms metamorphic rock when what happens?

24 Where are mountains most likely formed?

25. Two tectonic plates pushing toward each other cause intense heat and pressure in Earth’s crust. Into which will crust material be changed by heat and pressure.

26. Convection currents in the mantle are thought to be the driving force behind tectonic movement. At which location do the convection currents cause the plates to diverge?

27. Geologists have been studying the movement of plate tectonics for years. Using evidence such as changes in climate, geologist can map the movement of continents. Which discovery supports the claim that climate changes over time?





Study Guide for Rock Cycle
Due Date: 9/15/2017
Subject: Science

STUDY GUIDE
ROCK CYCLE TEST

 

  1. Which property is the most reliable for identifying one mineral from another?

  2. Which property of a mineral can be determined just by looking at it?

  3. Why can minerals be be identified using hardness, streak, and cleavage?

  4. Draw the cross section of how a sedimentary rock is formed.

  5. What process occurs when igneous rock is formed?

  6. When old volcanic rock is broken down and cemented together, what kind of new rock is formed?

  7. In the process of making sedimentary and metamorphic, what is one process the two have in common?

  8. Compaction, erosion, cementation. Put these in the correct order of making sedimentary rock.

  9. From what is coal formed?

  10. What causes igneous rock to become metamorphic rock?

  11. What three things are needed to form a diamond?

  12. How are minerals formed?

  13. Which 2 processes change magma into igneous rock?

  14. When limestone, a sedimentary rock, becomes a metamorphic rock, which of the following rocks does it become: gneiss, shale, slate, marble.

  15. How is shale formed?

  16. What geologic process happens where veins of gold and silver are formed?

  17. Why are fossils rarely found in igneous and metamorphic rock?

  18. Near which geologic structure are the youngest rocks on Earth found?

  19. Make a chart showing how coal is formed.

  20. Draw the rock cycle.

     



Test on Rock Cycle on Tuesday, Sept 19
Due Date: 9/15/2017
Subject: Science


Google Classroom
Due Date: 9/13/2017
Subject: Science

Google Classroom is up and running. If you need a copy of something, go there and you can get a copy of what you need. the code is 49l7y6.



Rube Goldberg and Adaptation Project
Due Date: 5/8/2017
Subject: Science

Students are to choose a project from this list. It is due on Friday, may 19.  The presentations will be held on Monday and Tuesday of the next week. NO LATE WORK WILL BE ACCEPTED.



Reminder the test on the Human Body is Tomorrow. March 31
Due Date: 3/30/2017
Subject: Science


A study guide for Human Body
Due Date: 3/29/2017
Subject: Science



The students have been working on the Human body booklets this week. The booklets are due on Monday except for 3rd block which is due Tues.
Due Date: 3/10/2017
Subject: Science


rubric for human body and human body outline
Due Date: 3/10/2017
Subject: Science



Test on Mitosis tomorrow, March 7
Due Date: 3/6/2017
Subject: Science


The last day I will be taking late work is Friday, March 10
Due Date: 3/6/2017
Subject: Science


Mitosis study guide
Due Date: 3/6/2017
Subject: Science



Homework tonight. If students didn't complete the webquest in class, they are to complete it at home.
Due Date: 2/27/2017
Subject: Science


The diffusion and osmosis test was sent home to be corrected yesterday. They are due to me on Monday.
Due Date: 2/24/2017
Subject: Science


Diffusion/osmosis test is next Wed. Feb 22. study guide attached
Due Date: 2/16/2017
Subject: Science

Diffusion/Osmosis study guide



cell test on Wednesday. Must know functions of organelles and how they relate to the city governnet.
Due Date: 2/7/2017
Subject: Science


We are working on cells. Students must know the organelles of the cell and what each organelle does for the cell.
Due Date: 1/31/2017
Subject: Science


We have a test on waves on Wed. Jan 18. Study guides have been done and gone over. We are still reviewing and should be ready to test.
Due Date: 1/13/2017
Subject: Science


Dec. 9 is the last day to turn in late work
Due Date: 12/8/2016
Subject: Science


Homework due Monday, Dec. 5. Vocabulary on chapter 21.
Due Date: 12/1/2016
Subject: Science


Project on Plate Tectonics due on Wed., Nov 2
Due Date: 10/28/2016
Subject: Science

 

 



Rubric for tri-fold boundary project is in "forms."
Due Date: 10/28/2016
Subject: Science


Quiz on Flocabulary Earth's layers tomorrow
Due Date: 10/17/2016
Subject: Science


Study Guide sent home today for test on Tuesday, Sept 20
Due Date: 9/16/2016
Subject: Science

Study Guide Rocks and Rock Cycle

1.       In which part of the rock cycle would the process of breaking down rocks occur?

2.       Which processes must occur to change a metamorphic rock into an igneous rock?

3.       What pair of actions most likely comes immediately before deposition of sediments?

4.       Which type of rock forms under high temperatures and pressure but is not exposed to enough heat to melt?

5.       What is the correct order of processes that occur as a rock changes from igneous to sedimentary?

6.       How are igneous rocks formed?

7.       What is the major process of surface rock formation on volcanoes?

8.       What kind of rock is produced by deposition and cementation?

9.        What 2 things must occur in order to change any rock into igneous rock?

10.   What 2 processes in the rock cycle that change igneous rock into sediments?

11.   What type of rock is formed in layers?

12.   How are the following rocks formed?

A. clastic sedimentary

b. Extrusive igneous rock

c. intrusive igneous rock

d. nonfoliated metamorphic rock

13.  What two processes expose rock to the Earth’s surface?

14. What processes make stratification occur?

15. What are the characteristics of metamorphic rock? What types of rocks are metamorphic?

16.  What are the properties of white granite rock?



Homework: chap. 14 vocabulary on cram.com for flash cards
Due Date: 9/14/2016
Subject: Science

Due to my lateness in informing parents, I will give time in class tomorrow.



Website for rock cycle foldable for Wed. Aug. 31
Due Date: 8/30/2016
Subject: Science

The foldable is suppose to be just like the one in this video.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a4Rn5hpMOpM

 



Test on Minerals, Tuesday, Aug. 30
Due Date: 8/29/2016
Subject: Science


New Year 2016-2017/ quiz
Due Date: 8/17/2016

Welcome to my class. Our first quiz is tomorrow, Aug. 18 over minerals. The notes for this quiz should be in your childs notebook.



Rube Goldberg
Due Date: 5/3/2016

Rube Goldberg projects have started. All students are involved. The students are to: work with their group; use only things they can bring from home. Nothing is to be bought. Pulleys can be made by hand with cardboard, bottle cap, glue, and a straw so no pulleys can be bought. The project is due on May 18. All projects are to be shown to the class. 



Quiz on Mitosis on Thursday, April 21
Due Date: 4/19/2016


Test over parts of flower and heredity on Friday, April 8
Due Date: 4/6/2016


Cornell notes pgs 100-111
Due Date: 3/23/2016


test tomorrow over, diffusion, osmosis, mitosis, Oxygen/carbon dioxide cycle endocytosis, exocytosis, active and passive transport
Due Date: 3/10/2016


Test over Human Body Systems is Thursday, March 3
Due Date: 3/2/2016


Due Friday, Feb. 26 Cornell Notes pgs. 214-241
Due Date: 2/23/2016


Weekly quiz over speed, time, velocity, distance, and work on Monday
Due Date: 2/18/2016


Cornell Notes pgs. 210-213
Due Date: 2/16/2016


Test over Cells on Friday
Due Date: 2/11/2016


Cornell Notes pgs 48-62
Due Date: 2/1/2016

Was given class time to work on these. They are due Feb. 2.



Test over waves - chapter 22, sects. 1-3
Due Date: 1/26/2016


Test over Waves - chapter 22 on Friday, Jan. 22
Due Date: 1/19/2016

Cancelled due to snow



Webquest
Due Date: 1/11/2016

Students are to complete the webquest started in class on Friday. The URL is www.mswassonsclass.com/light-and-waves-webquest.html. 



Homework, study guide for next Tuesday's test
Due Date: 12/11/2015


Homework -
Due Date: 12/9/2015

Worksheet on work distance and time and also on Work power and time.



Test over Newton's 3 laws
Due Date: 11/13/2015

Test over Newton's 3 laws is on Nov. 13.  A study guide  was given to the students today. The study guide was completed in class and all answers were checked. It was sent home to be studied tonight 



Packet on Forces Homework
Due Date: 11/3/2015


Cornell Notes pages 520 - 531
Due Date: 10/30/2015


Worksheet on speed, time and distance. Only the side with the train.
Due Date: 10/22/2015


Work for the week of Oct. 12-16
Due Date: 10/6/2015

Oct. 12 - students who have not presented their projects will do so on this day.

Oct. 13 - Fault lab - possible homework if lab is not completed in class.

Oct. 14. - Study guide for Plate Tectonics Test

Oct 15 - review for test on Friday

Oct. 16 Plate Tectonic test.

 



Please see First block assignment
Due Date: 10/6/2015


Please see First block assignment
Due Date: 10/6/2015


Please see First block assignment
Due Date: 10/6/2015


Cornell Notes pgs. 408-414
Due Date: 9/29/2015


Lab on Model of 3 faults
Due Date: 9/29/2015