**Earth Science**

*Mr. Ingram*

*Earth Science News, room 3106, Feb. 19, 2019*

**Mapping draws to a close**this week as students take the unit seven test on Thursday. Following the test, students will journey briefly into the world of computer programming, using the online Scratch computing environment to automate certain scale calculations.
## Lesson Goals & Activities; homework assignments
Friday | Feb. 22Learning target: Automate a routine calculation using computer code.Success criterion: Write a distance calculator program using Scratch.Lesson agenda: Scratch programming: distance calculator.Homework: None.Thursday | Feb. 21Learning target: Demonstrate mastery of unit seven concepts.Success criterion: Earn a good score on today's test.Lesson agenda: Unit seven test review.Homework: Latitude and temperature activity due Friday.Wednesday | Feb. 20Learning target: Use a coordinate system to identify locations.Success criterion: Accurately find latitudes and longitudes of various global locations.Lesson agenda: Unit seven test review (Canvas).Homework: Unit seven test Thursday.Tuesday | Feb. 19Learning target: Solve scale problems.Success criterion: Accurately solve problems of scale on maps and globes.Lesson agenda: Scale worksheet #2.Homework: Scale worksheet #2 due Wednesday.Friday | Feb. 8Learning target: Describe the effect of latitude on average annual temperatures.Success criterion: Make and analyze graphs of temperature vs. latitude.Lesson agenda: Temperature vs. latitude activity.Homework: None.Thursday | Feb. 7Learning target: Given elevation data, draw the corresponding contour lines & landform.Success criterion: Make and interpret a contour map using elevation data.Lesson agenda: Topographic map activity #2.Homework: Topographic map activity #2 due Friday.Wednesday | Feb. 6Learning target: Describe the meaning of contour lines on a map.Success criterion: Make and analyze a topographic map, using a model.Lesson agenda: Topographic map activity.Homework: Topographic map #1 activity due Thursday.Tuesday | Feb. 5Learning target: Describe the effect of latitude on average annual temperatures.Success criterion: Make and analyze graphs of temperature vs. latitude.Lesson agenda: Temperature vs. latitude activity.Homework: GPS simulation activity due Wednesday.Monday | Feb. 4Learning target: Explain how to use triangulation to locate an object or event.Success criterion: Use triangulation to locate a simulated GPS receiver.Lesson agenda: GPS simulation activity.Homework: Time Zone activity (Canvas) due Tuesday.Friday | Feb. 1Learning target: Explain how the GPS system pinpoints locations around the globe.Success criterion: Use a model to find the location of a fake GPS emitter.Lesson agenda: GPS simulation.Homework: None.Thursday | Jan. 31Learning target: Use time zone boundaries to predict times around the globe.Success criterion: Given a time in one time zone, convert it to a different time zone.Lesson agenda: Scale worksheet; time zone activity (Canvas).Homework: Scale worksheet due Friday.Wednesday | Jan. 30Learning target: Solve scale problems.Success criterion: Accurately solve problems of scale on maps and globes.Lesson agenda: Globe vs. flat map activity; scale worksheet.Homework: Globe vs. flat map activity due Thursday. Tuesday | Jan. 29Learning target: Describe the distortion that exists on a flat map of the Earth.Success criterion: Convert a round surface to a flat one using clay; describe the results.Lesson agenda: Globes vs. flat maps activity.Homework: Globes vs. flat maps activity due Wednesday.Monday | Jan. 28Learning target: Use the scale of a map to estimate actual distances between locations.Success criterion: Measure and calculate the actual distances between pairs of cities.Lesson agenda: Location and Distance activity.Homework: Location and Distance activity due Wednesday.Friday | Jan. 25Learning target: Locate a place on the globe by stating its lat and lon coordinates.Success criterion: Locate seven cities on the globe by latitude and longitude..Lesson agenda: Location and Distance activity.Homework: None.Thursday | Jan. 24Learning target: Identify and locate significant global geographic features.Success criterion: Identify continents, oceans, major seas, mountain ranges, rivers, etc..Lesson agenda: Geography Highlights assignment (Canvas).Homework: Geography highlights assignment due Friday (Canvas).Wednesday | Jan. 23Learning target: Accurately perform metric conversions.Success criterion: Correctly convert between common metric quantities.Lesson agenda: Metric conversion worksheet.Homework: Metric conversion worksheet due Friday. |
## upcomingUnit Seven Test | Thurs. 2/21/2019## Handouts
Distance Calculator | 2/22/192/20/19Scale Worksheet 2 Key | Scale Worksheet 2 | 2/19/19Unit Seven Outline | 2/8/19Topographic Activity 2 | 2/7/19 Topographic Activity 1 | 2/6/19Temp. vs. Latitude | 2/5/19GPS Simulation | 2/1/19Map Scale Worksheet Key | 1/31/19Map Scale Worksheet | 1/29/19Globes vs. Flat Maps | 1/28/19Location/Dist. Activity | 1/25/19Metric Worksheet Key | 1/24/19Metric Worksheet | 1/23/19Lab Safety Guidelines | 9/13/18LENSES Template & Log | 9/12/18Course Syllabus | 8/28/18 |