Monthly Archives: April 2013

Stratigraphy

We began putting some information in our journals on stratigraphy. We set up a graphic organizer and added information on the first two principles in the PowerPoint below: Law of Original Horizontality and Law of Superposition. We’ll add more of … Continue reading

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Quiz on block day this week

Students will be taking a quiz tomorrow (1st and 5th periods) or Thursday (2nd, 4th, and 6th periods) on fossil vocabulary and the steps involved in mold/cast fossil formation. Students need to be familiar with the different types of fossil … Continue reading

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Fossil Lab and Flow Map

Now that our week of CRT testing and wacky bell schedules has come to an end, we are getting back to work! We are viewing student PowerPoints/videos created for the plate tectonics project (the deadline for these was last Friday, … Continue reading

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Getting into the Fossil Record webquest

Students used the geologic time scale app on the iPods to add information to the geologic time scale handout they received in class. Here’s a copy of the handout: Geologic time scale2 that matches app Here’s a link to the … Continue reading

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Fossils & Earth History

Our next unit (Fossils and Earth History) begins today. Students took a pretest on the information that they will be learning over the next few weeks. In addition, we are watching the student created videos on historic earthquakes and volcanoes … Continue reading

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