Week 10B: 3/11/19 – 3/15/19

Mon

Class Discussion on Coal- Fired Electric Power

Class discussion on Anthropogenic Contributions to Ozone Destruction

Class Activity- Calculating Annual Sulfur Reduction (Module 48- Do the Math)

HW: Module 46-48

 

Tues

Explanations to Module 46-48  Practice Questions

Past AP Exam Free Response Practice – 2001 on Air Pollution

Module 49 and 50 Practice Questions and Practice Exam #1-15- due wed

 

Wed

Explanations of Past AP Exam Free Response Practice – 2001 on Air Pollution

Explanations to Module 49 and 50 Practice Questions and Practice Exam #1-15

HW: Kaplan FRQ on Pollution and its Effect

 

Thurs

Discussion on Kaplan FRQ on Pollution and its Effect

Discussion on Air Pollution and electric Vehicles – FRQ from 2002 AP Exam

Practice FRQ- Coal- Fired Electric Power (2002 AP Exam)- Module 48

HW: Air Pollution and electric Vehicles – FRQ from 2002 AP Exam

 

Fri

BW: Asbestos and Radon

Small group activity- Create a Concept map on Sick Building Syndrome

HW: Ch 15 2 FRQs

 

 

Week 9B: 3/4/19 – 3/8/19

Mon

Review for Water Pollution Test

Kaplan Review Session on Water Pollution

Kaplan Multiple choice and Frq discussion

 

Tues

Water Pollution Test

HW: Watch Video lecture on Ch 15 Air Pollution and Staratospheric Ozone Depletion and take notes

Read Module 46 and take notes

 

Wed

Case study- Cleaning up in Chattanoga

Class Discussion on Video Lect. Notes

Small Group activity on Primary vs. Secondary Pollutant

HW: Module 46 Practice

Read Module 47 and take notes

 

Thurs

Quizlet on Major Air Pollutants

Small group activity- Major anthropogenic emissions and their sources

Practice FRQ- Air Pollution from ozone and lead  – FRQ from 1999 AP Exam

Explanations on Module 46 Practice Questions

HW

Module 47 Practice, Read Module 48 and take notes -due thurs

 

Fri

Explanations on Module 47 Practice Questions

Explanations on Air Pollution from ozone and lead – FRQ from Previous Exam

Module 46- Partnered activity- use terms provided to create true statements

HW: Ozone formation and destruction FRQ from 2013 AP Exam


 

Mon

Small group activity (Module 47) – Effects of acid deposition in different biotic and abiotic ecosystems

Create a Concept Map on “Pollution Control Device” (48)

HW: Read Module 49 and 50 and take notes – due Mon

Module 49 and 50 Practice Questions – due tues

 

 

 

 

Week 8B: 2/25/19 – 3/1/19

Mon

Heavy Metals Chart Activity

HW: Module 41 &  42 Practice

 

Tues

Problem-based activity on Module 43 Oil Pollution – Research on  Exxon Valdez Oil Spill

Explanations on Module 41 & 42 Practice

Oil-Spill Cleanup Methods- watch a short  video and class discussion

HW:

Module 43 Read and Practice Problems

Read  Module 44 Non-chemical Water Pollution & do Module 44 Practice Problems- due wed

 

Wed

Module 44 Practice Problems

Discussion on previous quiz – MCQs and FRQ

Problem-based, small group activity on Working toward Sustainability – Purifying Water for Pennies

(Ch 14 pg. 510)

Explanations to Module 44 Practice Problems & Module 45 Water Pollution Laws Practice Problems – due thurs

HW:

Read & take notes on Module 45 Water Pollution Laws- due thurs

Module 45 Practice,

-Ch 14 Practice Exam w/ 2 FRQs

 

Thurs

Explanations on Module 45 Practice- Water Pollution Laws

Explanations on Ch 14 Practice Exam w/ 2 FRQs

HW: Mcqs Practice Exam

 

Fri

Explanations on Practice Questions

In class Practice:  1 FRQ from past exam (timed)

Explanation on FRQ from past exam

HW: Study for Water Pollution Test – on Tues!

Additional FRQs Practice

 

Mon

Review  for Ch 14 Water Pollution Test

 

 

 

Week 7B: 2/18/19 – 2/22/19

Mon

No School – Vacation

HW: Use ppt slides, notes, practice problems from Ch 12 & 13 to study for test on Tuesday 2/19

If time, read Ch 14 and take notes on each module. Notes guidelines are provided in class.

 

Tues

Review for Test on Non-Renewable Energy

Review Quizlet on Non renewable

Discussion on practice questions and free response

HW: Use ppt slides, notes, practice problems from Ch 13 to study for test on Tuesday 2/19

Read Ch 14

 

Wed

Non-Renewable Energy Test

HW:

Listen to audio lecture on Water Pollution and submit notes online

HW: Read Module 41 on Wastewater from Humans and Livestock and take notes

 

Thurs

Discuss FRQ from previous test

Case study on Cheasapeake Bay

Problem-based, small group activity on Module 41 Wastewater from Humans and Livestock

HW: Module 41 Practice

Read & take notes on Module 42 Heavy Metals & Other Chemicals

 

Fri

Go over explanations on Module 41 Practice

Problem-based, small group activity on Module 42 Heavy Metals & Other Chemicals

HW: Module 42 Practice

Read & take notes on Module 43 Oil Pollution

 

 

 

 

Week 6B: 2/11/19 – 2/15/19

Mon

Due: Module 37 Notes &  Practice Ques

Checklist Questions on Conservation, Efficiency and Renewable Energy

HW: Module 39 & 40 Notes & Practice Ques

 

Tues

Due: Module 39 & 40 Notes &  Practice Ques

Review Practice Ques on Module 39  Solar, Wind, Geothermal, and Hydrogen

Review Practice Ques on Module 40 – Planning our Energy Future

HW: Ch 13 Practice Exam & 2 FRQ

 

Wed

Continue Discussion on Renewable Energy & explanations of Practice Exam

Class Discussion/Small group activity on Module 40 – Planning our Energy Future

Go over explanations on Module 40 Practice Questions & Ch 13 Practice Exam w/ 2 FRQs

 

Thurs

Activity on Science Applied – Should Corn Become Fuel?

Ch 13 Practice Exam & 2 FRQ

HW:  Question and FRQs related to Science Applied – Should Corn Become Fuel?

 

Fri

No School- Vacation

Week 5B: 2/4/19 – 2/8/19

Recent update on Drones Video Contest
7 of our DCMST students made it to the top 15 – final round of Drones Video Contest!  Five winners will be rewarded over $15,000 in prizes. These winners will be announced by March 8, 2019. Thank you to everyone who took the time to vote. We appreciated all your support!

Mon

2007 Free Response Ques – Non renewable energy

Explanations on  Practice Questions

Quizlet live

HW: Study for Quiz tomorrow!

 

Tues

Quiz on Non-renewable energy

Read Ch 13 – Module 37 on Conservation, Efficiency, and Renewable Energy and take notes in your notebook

HW: Listen to video lecture on Renewable Energy/ Achieving Energy Sustainability & Take Notes

 

Wed

Ice Day – No School!

 

Thurs

Case Opening- Energy from the Wind

Class Discussion on Module 37 Conservation, Efficiency, and Renewable Energy

HW:

Do Module 37 Practice Questions

Read Module 38 and take notes in your notebook

 

Fri

Due today- Notes & Practice ques on Conservation, Efficiency, and Renewable Energy

Review Module 37 Practice Questions

Class Discussion/Small group activity on Biomass and Water

HW: do Module 38 Practice Ques

Read Module 39 and take notes in your notebook

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Mon

Due today-Module 38 – Notes & Practice Ques

Review Biomass and Water Practice Ques

Class Discussion/Small group activity on Module 39 Solar, Wind, Geothermal, and Hydrogen

HW:  do Module 39 & 40 Practice Ques

Read Module 40 and take notes in your notebook

 

Drones Video Contest Updates

Drones Video Contest Updates
DCMST Students have until tomorrow Feb 3rd to move to the next round! Your vote for today and tomorrow can help us WIN $15,000 in prize drone kits and money!  Top 15 will make it to the next round and currently, we have 8 students in top 15 entries. Your vote will ensure they make it to the final round. Simply click on the video link below and vote for our Dearborn students. We truly appreciate your help!  
Link to vote:
Note: The website only allows you to vote every 24 hours

Week 1B: 1/7/19- 1/11/19

Public voting is open!  How would you drone?

Use the link below and vote for our students at DCMST. You can vote every day till February 3rd to help us WIN $15,000 in prize from Drone Video Contest . We would greatly appreciate passing this message to others as well. We need as many votes as possible before February 3rd.
Link to vote:
https://contest.edventures.com/
To vote, you can simply click on the link below and like their videos.
School name “Dearborn Center for Math, Science, and Technology” is available under the title of the videos. Thanks!

 

Important Announcements

Semester 1 final will be on Wed  Jan 15th during 1st hour. You will have 75 minutes. Exam will cover the chapters from Unit 1 -4

Ch 11 & 20 test will be at the end of the week fri Jan 11th once we return back from break.

Ch 11 & 20 test on Friday!

Week 3A: 9/10/18-9/14/18

Mon

Quiz on APES Laws & Treaties

AP Exam Details and Preparation Regime

Revisit –APES Introduction ppt, AP Exam info ppt

HW: Read Ch 2 and take notes

 

Tues

BW: strategies for responding to FRQs

Go over Module 1 & 2 Activity -Math Practice, Figures, Key Terms

Discussion on Ch 1 Practice Exam and 2 FRQs

AP Exam info ppt

Fill out Media Release

 

Wed

BW: Case study  “A lake of Salt Water, Dust Storms, and Endangered Species”

Begin discussion on Environmental Systems

HW: Module 4 & 5 Review Questions

 

Thurs:

BW: Questions from previous conversation

Continue discussion on Environmental Systems

Module 4 & 5 Activity

HW: Ch 2 Practice Exam & 2 FRQs –

Unit 1 APES Practice Exam and two free-response questions (due Mon)

 

Fri

Half day

HW: Ch 2 Practice Exam & 2 FRQs –

Unit 1 APES Practice Exam and two free-response questions (due Mon)

Ch 1 & 2 Quiz on Tues

 

 

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