Wednesday 10/7/15
EQ: What is Heat? How does Earth get heat?
Warm up: What is heat? Which has more heat, a pot of boiling water or a glacier?
-BrainPopHeat
-Globe demonstration
-Direct vs indirect heating review
Summary: Electromagnetic spectrum review
HW: Energy in the atmosphere



Thursday 10/8/15
EQ: Is the Earth heated equally?
Warm up: Do all parts of Earth absorb heat equally? (Think summer time- what things do you avoid when its really hot)
- Lab group assignments
- Review Energy in Atmosphere homework
- Heating of Earth’s surface pre-lab directions
- Begin Heating of earth’s surface data collection
- Heat Transfer Small Group Read Aloud
-Begin Graph and Data Analysis of lab
Summary: What are the parts of a good graph?
HW: FINISH graph and data analysis for lab



Table 1.1: Temperature of different substances while heating for 5 minutes and cooling for 5 minutes.
Time (min)
Sand
Black Sand
Water
0
23.4
23.6
23.7
0.5
24.3
26.5
24
1
25.5
29.6
24.3
1.5
26.5
32.8
24.7
2
27.6
35.6
25
2.5
28.5
38.3
25.4
3
29.5
40.9
25.8
3.5
30.3
43.1
26.1
4
31.1
45.3
26.5
4.5
31.8
47.2
26.9
5
32.6
53.1
27.3
5.5
32.7
52.8
27.2
6
32.4
50.8
27.3
6.5
32
48.6
27.4
7
31.7
46.6
27.4
7.5
31.3
44.9
27.4
8
30.9
43.2
27.4
8.5
30.6
41.9
27.3
9
30.2
40.7
27.3
9.5
29.9
39.5
27.2
10
29.6
38.5
27.1
Friday 10/9/15
EQ: What types of heat transfer takes place in Earth’s atmosphere?
Warm up: What types of heat transfer are most important to weather on earth?
- Compare Heat absorption lab graph and conclusions
- Reflecting heat activity
-WGAL weekly forecast
-Discovery education- Heat and Weather. (3:27)
Summary: “How does heat cause the weather we have?”
HW: Have a stellar fall break weekend



Wednesday 10/14/15
EQ: How is moisture important in the air?
Warm up: Go to “Home” groups, read directions, and play water cycle game. (10 mins)
Review warm up & HW
-Review “How heat causes weather” Essay starter
-Water cycle review
-Precipitation, Evaporation, Runoff Data analysis
Summary: Review water cycle answers
HW: Currents and Climates




Thursday 10/15/15
EQ: How is moisture important in the air?
Warm up: Water cycle review worksheet
-Review HW
-Ocean Currents Interactive
http://oceanservice.noaa.gov/education/pd/oceans_weather_climate/media/ocean_and_wind_currents.swf
-Review water cycle
-Precipitation, Evaporation, Runoff Data analysis
-BrainPop Humidity
Summary: Review answers
HW: Water in the atmosphere



Friday 10/16/15
EQ: How is moisture important in the air? What is humidity?
Warm up: What does relative humidity mean?
-WGAL Forecast
-Review water in the atmosphere
-Hygrometer (Sling psychrometer) demo
-Finding humidity practice
Summary: How do clouds form partner notes
HW: Gold Team Grade reports and missing work!


Monday 10/19/15
EQ: What are the different types of clouds?
What is air pressure?
Warm up: What clouds are related to what kinds of weather?
-WGAL Forecast
- Discovery – Weather Things: Clouds
-Identifying clouds practice
Summary: Isobars inquiry activity
- Read aloud/ talk to the text- Air pressure reading/questions
HW: Finish Air pressure reading and questions.


Tuesday 10/20/15
EQ: What causes wind?
What is the relationship between air pressure and wind?
Warm up: Log on to laptops and go to Blass.wiki.conestogavalley.org
Checking HW
-Isobars and air pressure Review
-Air Pressure and Wind Data Analysis Lab
-http://serc.carleton.edu/eslabs/hurricanes/6.html
-Save your data and graph to Student Public driveà Blass Science
Summary: Air pressure and wind lab conclusions- Turn in Labs
HW:Finish Part A - Analysis of Graph and conclusions for Air pressure and wind Lab
Quiz on Weather Factors Friday




Wednesday 10/21/15 (Early Dismissal)
EQ: What causes wind?
What is the relationship between air pressure and wind?
Warm up: Complete Isobars and Air pressure review (back of isobar map from yesterday)
Checking HW
-Isobars and air pressure Review
-Review Wind Answers
-Air Pressure and Wind Data Analysis Lab
-http://serc.carleton.edu/eslabs/hurricanes/6.html
-Save your data and graph to Student Public driveà Blass Science
Summary: Turn in Air Pressure and Wind labs
HW: Finish your air pressure and wind lab
Quiz on Weather Factors Tuesday


Thursday 10/22/15
EQ: What are local and global winds?
Warm up: Discuss the relationship between air pressure and wind speed with a neighbor. How did the equation clarify this relationship?
- Class review of lab data and analysis questions
- Review warm up
- Review and turn in air pressure and wind labs
-Return and review heating Earth’s surface lab
Summary: Wind worksheet (Partner reading)
HW: Wind Worksheet
Weather Factors Quiz Tuesday



Friday 10/23/15
EQ: What are local and global winds?
Warm up: Explain why there is a sea breeze during the day and a land breeze at night at the beach. (Hint: What does the explanation of weather always start with?)
-Review warm up
-BrainPop Wind
-Global wind demo/ coriolis effect
http://oceanservice.noaa.gov/education/pd/oceans_weather_climate/media/ocean_and_wind_currents.swf
Summary: Review Graphic organizer
HW: Weather Factors Quiz Tuesday! Study readings and vocabulary!

Monday 10/26/15
EQ: How do heat, moisture, pressure and wind interact to produce the weather?
Warm up: Wind & Weather factors graphic organizers
-Essay rough draft
Summary: Peer review
HW: Study for Weather factors quiz tomorrow


Tuesday 10/27/15
EQ: What are air masses and fronts?
Warm up: Go back to the diagram of how warm and cold air behave in your science notebook. See if you can put this into words with your neighbor. (5 minutes)
- Weather Factors QUIZ
When finished:
-Turn quiz into inbox
-Air masses and fronts Guided Reading Review questions
Summary: Air mass map
HW: FINISH air masses and fronts guided reading and map