Bring in research on Monday about a historical earthquake. Here are some websites to help guide you…You can always search on google if you are not happy with the choices below. Remember you don’t have to do any writing yet…Just gather the research to bring to class.
a) Where was the earthquake (focus/epicenter)
b) When did it happen
b) Strength- Magnitude, Intensity
c) Damage Done- Buildings/Lives
d) Cost of rebuilding infrastructure
e) Plate Boundary
f) Type of Fault
g) Interesting/Personal Stories
3-4 Index Cards
Pictures to illustrate
Here are the topics to know for your midterm…
layers of the earth
mineral properties (color, luster, hardness, streak)
rocks (igneous, sedimentary, metamorphic)
weathering and erosion
continental drift theory
Definition of mineral
texture (coarse, fine, glassy)
More additions for word wall: This will be for a plus, which will take a zero off of your record (or future record)
law of original horizontallity
law of superposition
This is a chance to earn points for any upcoming exam. For those of you who have done word wall assignments (for social studies or ELA), I am looking for some additions for the word wall. On the outside of the paper (computer paper please) write the word and on the inside a definition AND illustration to go with it. It can be drawn or a printed picture.
Here are the words (look for your grade!)
Parts of Chromosome
Impacts of Science and TechnologyHW impact of science on your life
1)Write an expository essay discussing the impact that advancements in science and technology has had on your life (you can discuss the good, the bad, or both). Make sure you provide specific examples!
2)Please put essay on construction paper and add a few pictures to illustrate your work.
You can find the rubric for the expository essays in the rubric section of the blog!
Here are the topics
8th Grade Text Book 13-23
7th Grade Text Book 6-14
Aim 1,2,3 (all on blog)