Category Archives: Earth Science

Tuesday, Nov. 29th: How Wolves Change Rivers

Reintroduction of Wolves to Yellowstone National Park TASK You will be learning about this EVENT and will be writing down or typing in INTERACTIONS between the event and the spheres on a chart. You will also be writing down or typing INTERACTIONS … Continue reading

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Friday, November 20th, 2015: Yellowstone Park and ESS

Part 1: Information Check In When we talk about the cryosphere, we hear the word permafrost. What is permafrost? Permafrost is a permanently frozen layer below the Earths surface. It consists of soil, gravel, and sand, usually bound together by ice. Permafrost usually remains at … Continue reading

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Thursday, March 17th: Yellowstone National Park and Earth’s Spheres

Part 3: Earth’s Systems- How They ALL Connect Earth System Science and Yellowstone National Park LOOK: Google images of Yellowstone National Park. WATCH: Yellowstone’s Fires, 1988, Looking at some videos Old News Report– (hard to hear) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qIxyUcb2wqI Yellowstone A Flame-advertisment but good overview https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jJ0zqo1opv8 … Continue reading

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Wednesday, March 16th- Journals and Earth System Science (ESS)

Part 1: Warm-Up- Practicing Our Vocabulary with Quizlet Where is it on my webpage? Making practice quizzes. The quick link: https://quizlet.com/_1qrgus Part 2: Diagram Check and Completion of OUTPUT, page 11. Use the checklist handed out to make sure you have … Continue reading

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Tuesday, March 15th: Connecting the Spheres

Class summary: Warm-up Cryosphere clarification Connecting spheres activity Homework PART 1-Warm Up: What is the role (job) of each sphere? (Orange sheet) PART 2- Cryosphere Clarification:  FACTS TO KNOW from http://nsidc.org/cryosphere/allaboutcryosphere.html The cryosphere are places where water is in its solid form, … Continue reading

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Monday, March 14th: Identifying the Spheres

PART 1-Warm Up: Correcting Our Homework PART 2-Setting Up Our Journal: TITLE PAGE, page 8. Write the title in large letters on page 8: Earth’s Connecting Spheres. Google “Earth’s spheres” and go to images to get some ideas on what … Continue reading

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Thursday, March 10th: Earth’s Systems/Spheres are Connected

  WATCH Earth’s Materials and Systems: What are our systems and how do they interact? Very quick movie.- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EH1kat51jJY&list=PLRg-eXrZuuUfzCFOwLNfAsLOhksKp3xz4&index=3 Big Idea 3- Earth’s Systems Interact: a very short and fast moving video on how Earth’s systems interact.- http://youtu.be/BnpF0ndXk-8?list=PLRg-eXrZuuUfYKwIGFVKsymVY7tzUCayS  Four Spheres, Part … Continue reading

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