7th Science Rocks!

Monday, April 24

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Daily Objectives:

1. Describe how the warming of the atmosphere by the Sun produces winds and ocean currents and weather

2. Identify what causes surface currents and explain how surface currents affect climate

2. Explain the problems of pollutants in the ocean and how they are affected by Earth’s surface currents and Gyre

3. Explain of the temperature of the oceans affects the different climates on Earth because the oceans hold a large amount of heat

4. Describe a relationship between the warming of the atmosphere of the Earth by the Sun and convection currents in the oceans and the atmosphere

5. Human activities have changed the land, oceans and atmosphere of the Earth, resulting in reduction of the number and variety of wild plants and animals, sometimes causing the extinction of species

6.  Explain how human activities (urban development, farming, etc) changed the surface of the Earth and affect the survival of organisms
E.ES.M.4  /  E.ES.07.41 /E.ES.07.12 / E.ES.07.13 / E.ES.07.42 / E.ES.07.81 / E.ES.07.82 /
Today in Class:
1.  Students reviewed for 5 minutes to start class.
2.  We corrected and discussed “Ducks Overboard.”  You should have completed the majority of this last week before the field trip.
3.  Quiz #2: Water Cycle, Weather, and Atmosphere
1.  Review and check for completeness…….
a.  Un-Wanted Invasive Species Posters
b.  GCC: Global Climate Graphic Organizer
c.   All diagrams from this unit  – should be complete!

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