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12-13-06 sedimentary rocks

Finish the two handouts on rocks, and the rock cycle. Use page 95 for the rock cycle and page 86 for chemical weathering. Don't worry we will go over all of this tomorrow.

posted on: December 13, 2006

12-12-06 minerals and rocks

1st period the one worksheet due tomorrow, all other periods the two worksheets are due Thursday.

posted on: December 12, 2006

12-7-06 minerals and rocks

The homework is workbook 3.2.

posted on: December 07, 2006

12-6-06 rocks and minerals

Homework for tonight is from the text book review questions 1-5 on page77.

posted on: December 06, 2006

11-29-06 minerals

Homework for tonight is to find some local rocks, or rocks that they already have collected and bring them in preferably in an empty egg carton at the latest by Friday. They might want to started studying for the quiz or test on Friday as well.

posted on: November 29, 2006

11-28-06 minerals homework

Homework for tonight is from chapter 2.1 pages 15-17 in the workbook, due tomorrow.

posted on: November 28, 2006

11-14-06 Homework weathering workbook

Homework due tomorrow is on pages 79-81 in the workbook.

posted on: November 14, 2006

11-2-06 last volcano homework

I gave a volcano, geothermal homework handout to the students. We will review the correct answers tomorrow before the quiz. They get an extra 5 points on their homework if their parents sign it. Take care and good night from Mr. Woolsey

posted on: November 02, 2006

10-31-06 volcanoes

The volcanoes earthquake homework is to reward the students that took notes, and behaved respectful to the presenter during their presentations. The students that paid attention to my request for note taking, and listening will have their halloween homework almost done. I then suggested that they students approach the presentations of other students and mine with respect and take notes at all time during my class. They are going to have to produce two sided note work about another groups different region. They will be required to do this for the rest of my class, for all movies, presentations, lectures, and lab or activity work. Respectful behavior is not just expected at our school, it is required in my class.

posted on: October 31, 2006

10-30-06 volcanos

Home work due tomorrow out of the work book chapter 6.1 on pages 63, 64 and part of 65.

posted on: October 30, 2006

10-19-06 Volcano activity

The homework is to read chapter pages 176 and 177, and to think about what volcanic area to research and do a small project on. I will be putting the rubric for the project on the blog and handing it out to the students next week.

posted on: October 19, 2006

10-9-06

The rest of 5.3 out of the workbook, pages 59 and 60.

posted on: October 09, 2006

10-02-06 Homework due tomorrow

Work book chapter 5.1 pages 53-56

posted on: October 02, 2006

9-27-06 homework tectonics

No homework. If you read this blog you will be privy to the fact that I am going to have a pop quiz on the bold vocabulary words that all my students have taken and put on their flash cards or into their notes. So if you can study the tectonic words from chapter 5.1 you should. I will do a short review before the quiz in case you don't or can not study tonight.

posted on: September 27, 2006

9-21-06 plate tectonics

I assigned a worksheet handout that we will review tomorrow. It is a two sided worksheet with a picture of the uppermost area of the Earth with the mid ocean ridge.

posted on: September 21, 2006

6-18-06 plate tectonics

This homework is three pages with two of them double sided. They are for reviewing sections 4.1, 4.3, 4.4, and 4.5 of chapter 4. We will be reviewing all the correct answers the next day in class. This assignment is not due till the 20th which we finish and correct in class.

posted on: September 19, 2006

8-30-06 Homework

Heat transfer - convection, conduction, radiation workbook pages 44 and 45.

posted on: August 31, 2006

Home work 8-29-06 Earth core layers

The home work for tonight is to now use the resources identified on the previous night and write down facts, and related topics about your selected Earth's core layer in the Bloom's graphic organizer handout. I will check your work in class. You will keep this sheet until you are finally done with your assignment. This worksheet/tonight's homework will be graded complete or incomplete depending whether you have demonstrated a reasonable level of effort.

posted on: August 29, 2006

The start of the first "writing project" .

The assignment was assigned on Monday, 8-28-06. The first step that I have instructed the students to begin is choosing a layer of the Earth's core to investigate in more detail, and find where they can obtain more information about that layer. The resources I suggested were the internet, google, the encyclopedia, the dictionary, etc. I also instructed them to read the Bloom's Taxonomy worksheet to help think in more depth about how the facts they will uncover connect, and can be interpreted. The first step of the assignment is not due till Wednesday on 8-30-06. They will have put some ideas, facts and details, that will eventually allow them to write a short report on the specific layer or aspect a layer that have chosen. There is a quiz on 8-29-06, and we will further review what I want in their writing report. I have not scheduled a due date for the final report.

posted on: August 28, 2006

Chapter 4.1 worksheet homework due Thursday 8-24-06

Nothing new kids and parents in terms of info on the homework. I have this info on my previous homework blog. Remember we will be reviewing this homework tomorrow, we will be reviewing the answers to the questions on Wednesday, and you will complete them in complete sentences by Thursday.

I want to advise you that although this is the second week of school, science is a fun but precise discipline and I will be grading slightly more rigidly from this month forward. I will not be happy with late homework if you have been present in my class.

posted on: August 22, 2006

Workbook handout Chapter 4.1 pages 42 to 43 due 8/24/06

This geology homework is reviewing what the students have been working on the last several days. This homework will be given either a complete or incomplete grade. We will go over the correct answers in class on Wednesday and they need to complete the worksheet by Thursday.

posted on: August 22, 2006

Homework assigned 8/17/06 due 8/18/06

The homework for the students is to describe the relative thickness or depth, temperature, and (state: for example liquid, solid, or plastic), for the layers that make up the core of the Earth. They have two work sheets and a diagram that they drew that will help them accomplish this.

This is an example of what I want. The temperature of the crust is colder or cooler relative to the inner core.
Another example is the following. The mantle is thicker than the crust.

posted on: August 17, 2006

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