Raider Report

February 1st, 2016

Third Six Weeks Update

We finished Unit 3 over Force & Speed shortly after holiday break. Starting a new semester meant beginning a new Unit of Study!! This just so happens to be Coach Hodgson's favorite: EARTH SCIENCE!!!!


Students will:

  • Build a model of the Earth
  • Identify major tectonic plates
  • Describe how plate tectonics cause major geological events
  • Classify rocks
  • Test physical properties of minerals
  • Calculate density

Reminders:

On-Level Students:


*3-D Earth Model Projects are due TOMORROW, Tuesday 2/2

Link to Instructions/Rubric can be found on the "Helpful Links" Tab on my Faculty Page


Pre-AP Students:


*Marble Maze Write-Ups are due Wednesday 2/3

*3-D Earth Model Projects are due Thursday 2/4

Links to Instructions/Rubrics can be found on the "Helpful Links" Tab on my Faculty Page

Recent Activities:

Seesaw Digital Portfolios

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