Unit 3 – Climate

NOTES: Climate

Schedule:

Day 1:
Activity: Tree Ring Lab (instructions), Tree Rings (choose 1)
Notes: Basic Climate

Day 2:
Notes: Indirect/Direct Evidence, Paleoclimate (trees, oceans, coral)

Day 3:
Activity: Ice Core Lab Make Up DataIce Core Lab (only do front page)
Notes: Paleoclimate (rocks)

Day 4:
Notes: Paleoclimate (ice)
QUIZ
Activity: Begin Climate Analysis Lab  (Data sheets are the first two pages, worksheet is the last two pages)

Day 5:
Notes: Paleoclimate conclusions, begin Climate Factors:  latitude, elevation, water, topography.
Activity: Finish Climate Analysis Lab, Secrets Beneath the Ice video

Extra Credit:   Video Link, Questions  NO SIGNATURE = NO CREDIT
***DUE 12/2**  NO EXCEPTIONS – NO LATE WORK – NO PARTIAL CREDIT***

Day 6:
Notes: Finish Climate Factors:  latitude, elevation, water, topography
Activity: Changes in the Sun

Day 7:
Notes: Milankovitch Cycles, Sun’s Influence, Seasons

Day 8:
Activity: Greenhouse Lab, Alternative Assignment for Absent Students!

Day 9:
Notes: Greenhouse Effect, Volcanoes

Day 10:
Notes: Albedo, Carbon Cycle

Day 11:
Notes: Thermohaline Circulation, El Nino/La Nina
Activity: Begin Climate Connections ActivityClimate Connections -Graphs, Website

Day 12:
Notes: Human Effects
Activity: Finish Climate Connections, Carbon Footprint Quiz, Carbon Footprint Reflection, Begin Debate Research – Doc in Classroom!

Day 13:
QUIZ
Notes: Implications of Climate Change, TEDTalk video

Day 14:
Activity: Carbon Wedge Activity:  Carbon Wedge Worksheet

Day 15: Debate Prep, Debate Research page is on Classroom
Debate Alternate Assignment   (See Page 3!!)

Day 16: Debate

Day 19: Review for final

FINALS SCHEDULE
Mon – 2nd
Tues – 1st, 3rd
Wed – 4th, 6th
Thurs – 5th, 7th

Study Tips for Finals