• AP Environmental Science (APES)

    Daily Agenda & Homework
    2019-2020
     
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    Wed. Aug 21 - 

    1. Welcome / seating

    2. Intro To EnviroSci

    Homework

    Bring 3-ring binder tomorrow

     

    Thurs Aug. 22

    1. Pass out curriculum / lab packet

    2. Course Overview / Policies- sign contract

    3. Textbook Checkout - Name in front cover

     

    Homework

    Chapter One Reading Notes Due Wed. / Thurs. 

     

    Friday. Aug 23

    1. Cell Phone Daycare

    2. Measuring Ecological Footprint

    3. Textbook checkout - put name in front cover

    Homework

    Read and take notes Chapter 1 - Due Block Aug 28/29

     

    Monday Aug 26

    1. Discuss Ecological Footprint

    2. State of the World

    3. Earth on Edge - Video guide in binder

     Homework

    Read and take notes Chapter 1 - Due Block

     
     Tuesday Aug 27th
     Happy Fishing
    Continue Earth on Edge

    Homework

    Finish Happy Fishing

    Read and take notes Chapter 1 - Due Block

     
     Block Aug. 28 /29
    HW Check - Chapter 1 Reading Notes
    1. Review Happy Fishing
    2. Chapter 1 Lecture Notes
    3.Continue Earth on Edge
     
     
    Homework
    Chapter 2 Due Tues Sept. 4
    Exam Chapter 1 & 2 on Sept. 11
     
    Friday August 30
    1. Population Demographics -
     
     
    Homework
    Chapter 2 Reading Notes due Tues. 
    Exam Chapter 1 & 2 on Sept. 10
    Population Demographics due Block day
     
    Monday Sept. 2
    LABOR DAY - SCHOOL HOLIDAY
     
    Tuesday Sept. 3
    1. HW Check - Chapter 2 reading notes
    2. Chapter 2 PPT Notes 
    3. Lab- Thermal Pollution (prelab only)
     
    Homework
    Thermal Pollution Prelab Due Block
    Exam over Chapt. 1 &2 Tuesday Sept. 12
     
    Wednesday/Thursday Sept. 4/5
    1. Thermal pollution lab
    - Data
    - Graphs
     
    Homework
    Exam chapts 1 &2 Tuesday Sept 10
    Thermal Pollution lab due sept. 12/13 
    Finish 3 graphs for Friday
     
    Friday Sept. 6
    1. Population Demographics - answers posted online
    2. Thermal pollution lab- ppt notes posted on website
    - discuss graphs/data
    - range of tolerance
    - work time
     3. APES College Board Enrollment / Registration for Exam
     
    Homework
    Exam Chapts 1 &2 Tues sept. 10
    Handwritten thermal pollution lab due Block
    Free respnse questions Block
     
    Monday Sept. 9
    1.  Exam study time
    - Textbook website passcode and login. Remember username and password!
    Homework
    Exam Chapts. 1&2 tomorrow
    Thermal Pollution lab due block day
     
    Tuesday Sept. 10
    1. EXAM Chapt, 1 & 2 (60 questions)
    2. Start Homework
    Homework
    Reading notes chapt. 3-I (pg. 40-49) due Tuesday
    Thermal pollution lab due block day (Thurs/ Friday) 
     

     

     Wedsnesday Sept 11

    1.  FRQ
    2. Assign APES in the News #1  - Due 9/23
      Activity Points Due Dec. 2
    3. Work time - APES News, Thermal Pollution, Chapt 3-1 Reading notes

     

    Exam make ups SMART

    Test Corrections SMART

     

    Homework

    Thermal pollution lab due block day

    Reading notes chapt. 3-I (pg. 40-49) due Tuesday 

    APES in the News #1  - Due 9/23

     

    Thursday/ Friday  Sept. 12/13

    1. Turn in thermal pollution lab report
    2. lab- owl pellets and food webs (one food web per group)
      Homework

    Reading notes chapt. 3-I (pg. 40-49) due Tuesday 

    APES in the News #1  - Due 9/23

    Monday Sept 16

    1. Grade FRQs
    2. Ecological Pyramids

     Homework

    Reading notes chapt. 3-I (pg. 40-49) due Tomorrow 

    APES in the News #1  - Due 9/23

     Tues., Sept. 17 

    Warm-Up

    1. Homework Check- Chapt 3-A Reading Notes, Ecologial Pyramids

    2. Chapter 3 Lecture Notes

    HW: Chapt. 3-B Reading Notes - finish Chapter Due Monday
    APES in the News #1  - Due 9/23

    Block: Sept. 18 /19

    1. Eating at a Lower Trophic Level - Answers posted online

    2. Continue Earth on Edge

    HOMEWORK
    Finish Eating at a Lower Trophic Level
    Chapt. 3-B Reading Notes - finish Chapter Due Monday
    APES in the News #1  - Due 9/23

     

    Friday: Sept. 20th
     
    1. Video - Unit Conversions
     
    2. Review - Eating at a Lower Trophic Level
     
    3. Quick Conversions
     
    4. Video - Eating Bugs
     
    HOMEWORK
    Chapter 3-B Reading Notes - Due Monday Sept. 23
    APES in the News - Due Monday Sept. 23
     
     
    Monday: September 23rd
     
    1. Warm-Up
     
    2. Homework Check - Chapter 3-B Reading Notes
     
    3. APES in the News Presentations/turn in
     
    4. Chapter 3-B Lecture Notes
     
    HOMEWORK
    Watch Animations Online: The Cycles
    Chapter 4 Reading Notes - Due Tuesday Oct. 1 
     
     
    Tuesday: September 24th
     
    1. Finish Chapter 3-B Lecture Notes
     
    2. Cycles of Matter
     
    3. Review Exams
     
    HOMEWORK
    Watch Animations Online: The Cycles
    Chapter 4 Reading Notes - Due Tuesday Oct. 1
    Cycles of Matter - Due Block Sept. 25/26
     
     
    Block Day, Sept 25 & 26
    1. Warm Up - Biogeochemical Cycles Video Tutorial
    2. Homework Check Review - Cycles of Matter
    3. Lab Measuring Nitrates, Phosphates and Turbidity in Aquatic Ecosystems
    NOTE: This lab has bee revised from handout in lab packet
     
    HOMEWORK
    Lab Due Friday
    Chapter 4 Reading Notes - Due Tuesday
     
     
    Friday, Sept. 27
    1. Warm up
    3. Complete Environmental Nitrogen Summary (Handout in Binder)
     
    HOMEWORK
    Chapter 4 Reading Notes due Tues
    Exam - Chapters 3 &4 Tues Oct. 8
    Environmental Nitrogen Summary Due Monday
    Dress for Field Monday
    Chapter 4 Reading Notes due Tuesday
     
     
    Monday, Sept. 30
    1. Homework--Enviro Nitrogen Summary--hold until tomorrow
    2. Wetland Plant Identification @ Redwood Marsh
    **FIELD TRIP**
     
    HOMEWORK
    Chapter 4 Reading Notes - Due Tuesday
    Enviro Nitrogen Summary - Due Tuesday
    Exam: Chapters 3/4 - 10/8 and 10/10
     
     
    Tuesday, Oct. 1
    1. Warm-Up
    2. Homework Check/Review:
    --Chapter 4 Reading Notes
    --Enviro Nitrogen Summary
    3. Intro to Wetland (Notes)
    4. Read Lab - Wetland Plant Populations (Discuss Procedures)
    5. Start Homework - Finish Wetland Plant ID
     
    HOMEWORK
    Read "California Coastal Wetlands"
    Habitat/Ecological Niche - Due Block
    Dress for Field Block
    Exam: Chapters 3/4 - 10/8 and 10/10
     
     
    Block Day, Oct. 2 & 3
    1. Wetland Plant Population Lab
    --Data Collection - Piper Park Volleyball Courts
    --Start Graphs
     
    HOMEWORK
    Finish Graph #1 for Friday
    Exam: Chapters 3/4 - 10/8 and 10/10
     
     
    Friday, Oct. 4
    1. Warm-Up
    2. Debrief Lab - Wetland Plant Populations
    3. Work Time
    --Finish Lab - skip #6, but prepare to discuss in class
    --Study for Exam
    --Plant Drawings
    4. Return Papers/Organize your binder
     
    HOMEWORK
    Exam: Chapters 3/4 - 10/8 and 10/10
    --Periods 4-7 on Tuesday
    --Period 3 on Thursday
    Wetland Lab Packet - Due Friday
    --Wetland Plant ID
    --Wetland Plant Population Lab w/ 2 Graphs
    --Habitat/Ecological Niche
     
     
    Monday, Oct. 7
    1. Chapter 4 Lecture Notes
    2. Study for Exam 
    3. Return Papers/Organize Binders
     
    HOMEWORK
    Exam: Chapters 3/4 (Multiple Choice and FRQ) - Block 10/8 and 10/10
    --Periods 4-7 on Tuesday
    --Period 3 on Thursday
    Wetland Lab Packet - Due Friday
    --Wetland Plant ID
    --Wetland Plant Population Lab w/ 2 Graphs
    --Habitat/Ecological Niche
     
     
    Block Day, Oct. 8 & 10
    1. Exam: Chapters 3/4 (Multiple Choice and FRQ)
     
    HOMEWORK
    Chapter 5 Reading Notes - Due 10/16 and 10/17
    Purchase AP Exam - Deadline (before late fee) is 10/18
    Wetland Lab Packet - Due Friday
    --Wetland Plant ID
    --Wetland Plant Population Lab w/ 2 Graphs
    --Habitat/Ecological Niche
     
     
    Friday, Oct. 11
    1. Turn in Lab Packet
    2. Read Wolf and Moose Interactions
    3. Work Time: APES in the News OR Reading Notes
     
    HOMEWORK
    APES in the News #2 - Due Tuesday
    Chapter 5 Reading Notes - Due 10/16 and 10/17
    Purchase AP Exam - Deadline (before late fee) is 10/18
     
     
    Monday, Oct. 14
    1. Measuring Population Size - Mark & Recapture
    --Construct Data Table (3 Trials)
    --Kernels in trash when done
     
    HOMEWORK
    Mark and Recapture Lab - Due 10/16 and 10/17
    APES in the News #2 - Due Tuesday
    Chapter 5 Reading Notes - Due 10/16 and 10/17
    Purchase AP Exam - Deadline (before late fee) is 10/18
     
     
    Tuesday, Oct. 15
    1. Grade FRQs
    2. APES in the News #2
    --Presentations
    --Turn in Summary
    3. Work Time
     
    HOMEWORK
    Mark and Recapture Lab - Due 10/16 and 10/17
    Chapter 5 Reading Notes - Due 10/16 and 10/17
    Purchase AP Exam - Deadline (before late fee) is 10/18
     
     
    Block Day, Oct. 16 & 17
    1. Warm Up
    2. Homework Check:
    --Chapter 5 Reading Notes
    --Measuring Population Size
    3. Chapter 5 Lecture Notes
    4. Predator/Prey Simulation
    5. Review Exams (Return Scantrons)
     
    HOMEWORK
    Predator/Prey Simulation
    Purchase AP Exam - Deadline (before late fee) is 10/18
    Chapter 6 Reading Notes - Due 10/23 and 10/24
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