Tuesday, September 25, 2018

9/25

TEST WEDNESDAY (TOMORROW) FOR PERIODS 1B, 2A, 2B, 3A

TEST THURSDAY FOR PERIODS 1A, 3B (FIRST AND LAST PERIOD OF THE DAY)


Study Guide: Regions
1.     Geography – study of the earth
2.     Regions – large area with common features
3.     Landform – shape on the earth’s surface
4.     Climate – weather an area has over a number of years
5.     Temperature – measurement of hot and cold
6.     Precipitation – moisture that falls to the earth as rain or snow
7.     Arid – dry
8.     Humid – wet
9.     Natural resources – materials found in nature that people use to meet their needs and wants
10.Nonrenewable resources – resources that cannot be replaced
11.Renewable resources – resources that can be replaced
12.Fossil fuels – remains of plants and animals used as fuel
13.Mineral – substance found in the earth that is neither a plant or animal
14.Environment – surroundings in which people, plants and animals live
15.Economy – way people use natural resources, money, and knowledge
16.Pollution – harmful chemicals that make our air, soil, and water dirty
17.Acid rain – polluted moisture that falls to the ground
18.Conservation – protection and careful use of natural resources
19.Recycling – using something again

Label an empty map with the 5 regions.
Write two facts about each region.
List two examples of nonrenewable resources.
List two examples of renewable resources.
List two ways we can conserve energy.
Why is it important to recycle?

Thursday, September 20, 2018

9/20

Homeroom:
     - Get your permission paper signed for Bloomsburg.

Period 1A:
     - Test Thursday / No written homework

Period 1B:
     - Test Wednesday
     - Define: fossil fuel , acid rain, mineral, pollution, natural resource, regions, geography, landform

Period 2A:
     - Test Wednesday
     - Define: acid rain, arid
     - Write one sentence using both words.

Period 2B:
     - Test Wednesday
     - Define: natural resource, conservation, pollution, economy, fossil fuels, arid, temperature, regions

Period 3A:
     - Test Wednesday
     - Define: conservation, acid rain, pollution, economy, fossil fuel, mineral, nonrenewable resource, precipitation

Period 3B:
     - Test Thursday
     - No written homework

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

9/18

(ALL PERIODS)
Make sure your regions map is complete. 
      - color the regions
      - label the name of each region
      - list how many states are in each region 


(Periods 1B, 2A, 2B, 3A)
Regions Facts Worksheet
      - Write 3 facts about each region. 

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

9/12

TEST FRIDAY

STUDY:
 - CONTINENTS
 - OCEANS
 - MAP SKILLS
 - 9/11

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

9/11

Test Friday

The Study Guide is on the post titled 9/10.

Monday, September 10, 2018

9/10


TEST FRIDAY 9/14

Study Guide: Continents, Oceans, Map Skills, 9/11
1.       Name the 7 Continents: North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, Antarctica, Australia
2.       Name the 5 Oceans: Pacific, Indian, Atlantic, Arctic, Southern
3.       Label the 7 continents on a map.
4.       Label the 5 oceans on a map.
5.       Continent – large body of land
6.       Ocean – large body of water
7.       Latitude – lines that run east and west
8.       Longitude – lines that run north and south
9.       Equator – main line of latitude
10.   Prime Meridian – main line of longitude
11.   Draw the cardinal directions.
12.   Draw the intermediate directions.
13.   Compass Rose – small drawing on a map that indicates direction
14.   Scale – shows distance on a map
15.   Symbol – anything that stands for something else
16.   Map key – tells what each symbol on a map stands for

Write 5 facts about September 11, 2001. (9/11)
-          8:46 1st plane hits North Tower
-          9:03 2nd plane hits South Tower
-          9:37 3rd plane hits the Pentagon
-          10:00 4th plane crashes in a field in Shanksville, PA (Flight 93)
-          10:00 South Tower collapses
-          10:30 North Tower collapses
-          Almost 3,000 people died
-          Terrorism – act of violence designed to spread fear
-          19 members of al Qaeda committed these acts
-          al Qaeda – terrorist group responsible for 9/11
-          Osama bin Laden – leader of al Qaeda
-          Hijacked – forcefully taken over
-          You may write anything else that you know, learned in class, or learned from Mr. Kessler’s presentation.

Thursday, September 6, 2018

9/6/18

Enjoy the Eagles game. (Just the first half) Get some sleep.

If you're not an Eagles fan, write the dictionary.

If you take things way too serious, the last line was a joke.