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Homework tonight on Google Classroom PowerPoint and Test on Plate Tectonics
Due Date: 11/27/2017
Subject: Science

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



  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 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.


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