Welcome to Earth Science 2017-2018!
Email: naberment@latinpcs.org
Tutorial: M-Th 3:15 - 3:45 pm
Study Hall: B Block; Planning Period: E Block

Moons Packet due Monday 25th September ALL Blocks

Complete your 5 Science questions and answers for round table discussion on the Doppler Effect, Redshifts, Blueshifts, Hubble Theory and the Big Bang.

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Complete Part 2 of our Expanding Universe Packet due next class

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Complete Part 1 of our Expanding Universe Packet due next class

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Balloon lab due Tuesday 19th September 2017 for Blocks A, B, F and G and Wednesday 20th September for Block C.

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Planet Packet due Monday 18th September 2017 All Blocks

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Homework: Due Wednesday Block G, and F. Thursday Block A.


Complete Guided notes from "The Big Bang to Present Day" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4eKIjkk0NVY and Solar System Crossword.
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Study Guide for Quiz 1



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QUIZ - ALL BLOCKS Monday 11th September 2017


Topics covered include:
  1. Lab safety
  2. The Scientific Method including Variables
  3. Type of Bias
  4. Spotting bias in experimental design and execution
  5. Accuracy and Precision
  6. Law and Theory

PLEASE come to tutorial for extra help - Monday to Thursday 3:15 to 3:45 pm.
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HOMEWORK Due 9/05/17 and 9/06/17

  • Scientific Method - Controls and Variables Parts 1 and 2 Due 9/5 for Blocks A, F, G. Please also read and make talking points on the "Discussion Questions" handout. Come to class (9/5) prepared to lead a vibrant seminar on "What is real Science" and "What is the place of observational studies in Science".

  • Scientific Method - Controls and Variables Parts 1 and 2 Due 9/6 for Blocks C and D. Please also read and make talking points on the "Discussion Questions" handout. Come to class (9/5) prepared to lead a vibrant seminar on "What is real Science" and "What is the place of observational studies in Science".

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HOMEWORK Due 8/31/17 and 9/1-17

  • Introduction to the Scientific Method Worksheet Due 8/31 for Block F and A.

  • Introduction to the Scientific Method Worksheet Due 9/01 for Block C, D, and G.
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HOMEWORK Due 8/28/17

  • Flynn Science Safety Contracts DUE today.
  • Signed Syllabus DUE today.
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This is your grade breakdown. Be responsible and SMART. Don’t let the sure or eagy points ones get away!!
  • Tests 25%
  • Quizzes 25%
  • Classroom Participation 15%

  • Classwork, Labs, and Projects 25%

  • Homework 10%

Earth Scientists, homework (ABOUT 20 minutes worth) will be assigned and serves to 1) confirm/ reinforce an understanding of the day's lesson and 2) prepare you for tomorrow's lesson.Not doing or handing in the homework on time defeat both objectives.
Please note that unless there is a school issued accommodation, late homework will not be accepted.

up to 50% of the