WTB Science
Mrs. De Keukelaere's 7th & 8th Grade Science Class

Flasks

Home Class Procedures Current Events Links Science Fair NJCCCS Lesson Plans 7th Earth Science 7th Binder 7th Lab 7th Notes 8th Life Science 8th Binder 8th Lab 8th Notes

 

7th Grade Earth Science

Textbook Glencoe Earth Science Textbook Lab Worksheets Foss Lab Worksheets
Multimedia Foss Earth History Website User Name: wtbscience Password: bloomingdale
Links of the Week Foss Earth History Website Quizstar Online Quiz

Week 11

Date

Objective/ Procedure

Handouts/ Labs

Homework

11/10

Seawater Investigation TSWBAT

1. Simulate an ancient marine environment to understand how the sedimentary rock Limestone was created in Earth's history

2. Observe the changes that take place in a cup of ancient seawater (limewater) when Co2 is added and save precipitate to test tomorrow

3. Complete: Grand Canyon Rock Ages to make inferences about the ages of the layers and how they were formed

NJCCCS 5.1  & 5.8

10. Seawater Investigation/ Basin Questions

 



 

 

 

 
Read Earth Science Text p. 210-218 Complete p.24  Groundwater

Permission Slip: Field Trip Pyramid Mountain

Science Current Event due Friday

 

11/11

Testing for Calcium Carbonate TSWBAT

1. Test precipitate, shells, bones, leaves, bark for Calcium Carbonate with acid

2. Understand the materials needed to make the final layer of Limestone

3. Review the principles of : Horizontality, Uniformitarism, Superposition: Take notes: Take notes: Earth History Vocabulary #19-22


NJCCCS 5.1  & 5.8

 

 

Read Earth Science Text p. 210-218 Complete p.24  Groundwater

Permission Slip: Field Trip Pyramid Mountain

Science Current Event due Friday

11/12

Making Limestone

1. Science Journal: Write a prediction about how to make limestone & when finished explain how we made limestone when finished

2. Create a recipe for Limestone using the sediments sand, clay, and oyster shells plus water

3. Understand that the sediment of oyster shells is essential to form the compound of Calcium Carbonate that is present in Limestone
NJCCCS 5.1  & 5.8

 

23.  Canyon Rocks Crossword
Science Current Event due Friday

11/13

Grand Canyon Flood TSWBAT

1.Read Earth History Resources: Grand Canyon Flood p. 64-67 to understand how the manmade flood changed the geology of the Grand Canyon and in Science Journal: Answer Think Questions on p. 67 to reinforce the reading

2. Read Earth History Resources: Where in the World is Calcium Carbonate & Coconino Stories p. 68-75 to understand where Calcium Carbonate is found across the world

3. Answer questions in Science Journal entry: 1. Name 7 types of Limestone 2. Explain Cross bedding 3. Describe the different environments where sandstone and limestone are created
NJCCCS 5.1  & 5.8

 

23.  Canyon Rocks Crossword

Science Current Event due Friday

11/14

Grand Canyon Environments TSWBAT

1. Go over p.24 Surface Water/ Groundwater & 23.  Canyon Rocks Crossword

2. View multimedia, "Modern Environments"  on Foss Earth History Website to better understand how the Earth has changed throughout history

3. Answer questions about the rock layers and the principles of Horizontality, Uniformitarianism, and Superposition

NJCCCS 5.1  & 5.8

11.  Grand Canyon Environments A/B

25. Earth History Review Sheet: Mid Sum 2

Prepare for quiz:
Principles: Horizontality, Uniformitaranism, Superposition,
Rock Layers

Science Current Event due

25. Earth History Review Sheet: Mid Sum 2

To Search Previous weeks click here

| Home | Class Procedures | Current Events |
| Links | Science Fair |
| NJCCCS | Lesson Plans |
| 7th  Earth Science| 7th Binder | 7th Lab |7th Notes |
| 8th  Life Science| 8th Binder | 8th Lab |8th Notes |

 


Created by: Corinne De Keukelaere
Email:
Mrsdek@wtbscience.com
                               Last Updated: Saturday November 22, 2008 06:11 PM -0500