| 
  • If you are citizen of an European Union member nation, you may not use this service unless you are at least 16 years old.

  • Work with all your cloud files (Drive, Dropbox, and Slack and Gmail attachments) and documents (Google Docs, Sheets, and Notion) in one place. Try Dokkio (from the makers of PBworks) for free. Now available on the web, Mac, Windows, and as a Chrome extension!

View
 

Lesson 1-01  Welcome to Science 1-Syllabus

Page history last edited by Rob Darrow 11 years, 1 month ago

 MODULE 1:  Introduction to Science 1

Opened August 24, 2010-Complete by August 25

 

LESSON 1.01 – Welcome to Science 1/Syllabus

Standard:  IE1.a

 

INTRODUCTION

Welcome to Science 1!

 

In this course you will study science using tools available to you online.  This course will cover the California Content Standards for Earth Science and is a required course to graduate from high school in Clovis Unified School District (unless you take Chemistry or Physics-you are required to have one physical science class to graduate).  Lessons are structured in such a way as to make it possible for you to access your Science 1 class from anywhere you have web access.  You will be interacting with your teacher as well as your fellow Science 1 classmates.  You will do assignments, activities, labs and assessments all online with only a few exceptions throughout this school year.  So let’s get started!

 

INSTRUCTION

This Science 1 course is set up in Modules.  Each module contains a set of lessons which all pertain to the module’s Unit of Study.  Here is what you will be studying this year:

 

 

1.  Introduction to Science 1

2.  Nature of Earth Science

3.  Stars & Galaxies

4.  Solar System & Early Earth

5.  Climate

6.  Ocean Currents

7.  Solar & Heat Energy

8.  Atmosphere

9.  Geologic Time & Maps

10.  Plate Tectonics

11.  Volcanoes & Earthquakes

12.  Rocks & Rock Cycle

13.  Biogeochemical Cycles

14.  California Geology

15.  Introduction to Biology

16.  Plants & Animals

 

PRACTICE

  1. Click on this link:  California Content Standards for Earth Science and read (skim-I will explain more later) over them. 

Question:  What is one topic you learned you will be studying?

 

  1. Click here (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xgr9J8bHkCo) to watch a video about the globalization of education.  (Depending on your computer setup and connection speed, you may have to give videos about 5 min. to load.) 

Question:  What is one thing you learned about the globalization of education?  How is this changing education?

 

  1. Click here (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dGCJ46vyR9o&feature=PlayList&p=525BBA47F6BDDC8D&index=2) to watch another video about students today.  

Question:  What is the one part of this video you most agree with and why?

 

4. Send an email to danohara@cos.cusd.com telling me what you think of science.  (Note: When emailing your teacher, please put something in the subject line like: cos-joesmith-assignment1.02

 

Create a word document.  Copy and paste the above questions and then put your answers in the word document.

The heading on this paper in the upper left hand corner should be:

Firstname LastName

Today's Date

Sci1

1.01 - Welcome to Science

 

The name of this document or file name of this document should be:  sci1_1_01FirstNameLastName

. 

ASSIGNMENT

1.01a Upload your document in the assignment area.

1.01b Put the date and time you emailed your teacher.

 

 

Comments (0)

You don't have permission to comment on this page.