• Environmental Class Objectives


    FIRST SEMESTER CLASS
    Monday 8/25/08 - CBF CH Student Film from Spring 2008 Class. Class Role, Seating Chart, Students will cover textbook inclass, Class Rules, Field Trip(s) scheduled for the 08-09 School Year.
    Tuesday 8/26/08 -Continuation of Monday
    Wednesday 8/27/08 - Use of Tech Prep Film and handout with lecture to demonstrate Water Properties.
    Thursday 8/28/08 - Use of Tech Prep Film and handout with lecture to demonstrate Water Properties.
    Friday 8/29/08 - Use of Tech Prep Film and handout with lecture to demonstrate Water Properties.

    Monday 9/1/08 - Labor Day
    Tuesday 9/2/08 - Use of Tech Prep Film and handout with lecture to demonstrate Water Properties.
    Wednesday 9/3/08 - Use of Tech Prep Film and handout with lecture to demonstrate Water Properties.
    Thursday 9/4/08 - Use of Tech Prep Film and handout with lecture to demonstrate Water Properties. Students will begin learning Aquatic Terminology by use of Flash Cards.
    Friday 9/5/08 - Tech Prep Film Quiz. Continuation of Aquatic Terminology with the use of Flash Cards.

    Monday 9/8/08 - Continuation of Aquatic Terminology with the use of Flash Cards.
    Tuesday 9/9/08 - Review of Aquatic Terminology with the use of Flash Cards. Show Part 1 "It's Happening Today on the Chesapeake Bay"
    Wednesday 9/10/08 - Quiz on Aquatic Terminology with the use of Flash Cards. Show Part 2 "It's Happening Today on the Chesapeake Bay"
    Thursday 9/11/08 - Show Part 2 & 3 "It's Happening Today on the Chesapeake Bay"
    Friday 9/12/08 - Students will understand and prepare a microscope slide of a pond water sample. Students will observe Phytoplankton and Zooplankton brought from my Mother's Pond under a microscope.

    Monday 9/15/08 - Students will observe film on Stream Erosion and Deposition.
    Tuesday 9/16/08 - Students will understand the role dirt and poop play in the Eutrophication of our ponds, lakes, and Chesapeake Bay.
    Wednesday 9/17/08 - Students will read and outline Chapter 15 "Water"
    Thursday 9/18/08 - Students will understand the role dirt and poop play in the Eutrophication of our ponds, lakes, and Chesapeake Bay.
    Friday 9/19/08 - Eutrophication Quiz.

    Monday 9/22/08 - Students will understand and recognize the macroinvertebrates utilized in determining water quality. Information and Permission Packet for CBF Fieldtrip.
    Tuesday 9/23/08 - Collect Information and Permission Packet for CBF Fieldtrip. Students will understand Groundwater by viewing film on groundwater.
    Wednesday 9/24/08 - Students will understand the properties and value of groundwater.
    Thursday 9/25/08 - Students will understand the properties and value of groundwater.
    Friday 9/26/08 - Students will understand the properties and value of groundwater.

    Monday 9/29/08 - Students will understand the properties and value of groundwater.
    Tuesday 9/30/08 - Students will understand "Reduce, Reuse, Recycle". Students will understand the mechanic of a MRF through the utilization of the film "Once Again" and inclass lecture.
    Wednesday 10/01/08 - Students will understand the mechanic of a MRF through the utilization of the film "Once Again" and inclass lecture.
    Thursday 10/02/08 - Recycling Quiz.
    Friday 10/03/08 - Students will understand the method and procedure utilized in construction of a approved landfill. Film and Demonstration

    Monday 10/6/08 - CBF Fieldtrip Instructions. Review of Groundwater.
    Tuesday 10/7/08 - No Class. CBF FIELDTRIP TO GLENDALE LAKE WITH ENVIRONMENTAL CLASSES.
    Wednesday 10/8/08 - CBF FIELDTRIP TO GLENDALE LAKE WITH AP BIOLOGY STUDENTS. Groundwater Quiz.
    Thursday 10/9/08 - Students will understand and observe the greatest Water Clean-up Project of all Time. The Alaskan Oil Spill.
    Friday 10/10/08 - Period 3 Students will Identify the organism that were found on the CBF Fieldtrip to enhance the DVD Project. Period 8 No Class, Pass Out of Class.

    Monday 10/13/08 - No Class. Columbus Day. Act 80 Day.
    Tuesday 10/14/08 - Period 3 No Class due to over 50% of the class was absent. Period 3 students work on renaming of picture from fieldtrip in preparation of video production. Period 8 Students will view the raw footage of their CBF Fieldtrip (video and still pictures)
    Wednesday 10/15/08 - Students will uderstand by use of viewing a film and classroom lecture the mechanics in treating waste water.
    Thursday 10/16/08 - Students will uderstand by use of viewing a film and classroom lecture the mechanics in treating waste water.
    Friday 10/17/08 - Period 3 Class, Treatment of Wastewater Quiz. Students will complete Home Water Conservation Worksheet by utilizing Use Water Wisely Pamphlet.

    Monday 10/20/08 - Period 8 Class, Treatment of Wastewater Quiz. Students will have inclass time to complete Chapter 15 Outline.
    Tuesday 10/21/08 - Students will complete Home Water Conservation Worksheet by utilizing Use Water Wisely Pamphlet. Students will calculate their personal water usageby completing Personal Water Usage Survey.
    Wednesday 10/22/08 - Students will understand how to utilize the Cambria County Conservation Soil Manual to evaluate a specific parcel of land within Cambria County.
    Thursday 10/23/08 - Students will understand how to utilize the Cambria County Conservation Soil Manual to evaluate a specific parcel of land within Cambria County.
    Friday 10/24/08 - Students will understand how to utilize the Cambria County Conservation Soil Manual to evaluate a specific parcel of land within Cambria County.

    Monday 10/27/08 - Students will complete Friday's Activity by utilizing the Cambria County Conservation Soil Manual to evaluate a specific parcel of land within Cambria County. Introduction of the IPM System.
    Tuesday 10/28/08 - Students will observe IPM Insects by use of Power Point. Lesson #1 for homework.
    Wednesday 10/29/08 - Go over Lesson #1. Continue IPM Power Point Activity in preparation for IPM Power Point Test. Lesson #2 for homework.
    Thursday 10/30/08 - CFF Dy. Re-showing of IPM Film.
    Friday 10/31/08 - Go over Lesson #1. Continue IPM Power Point Activity in preparation for IPM Power Point Test. Lesson #2 for homework.

    Monday 11/3/08 - Go over Lesson #2. Continue IPM Power Point Activity in preparation for IPM Power Point Test. Lesson #3 for homework.
    Tuesday 11/4/08 - Go over Lesson #3. Continue IPM Power Point Activity in preparation for IPM Power Point Test. Study Lesson #1-#3 for homework.
    Wednesday 11/5/08 - Period 3 class booting computers for class. Period 8 No class due to Career Day.
    Thursday 11/6/08 - Sick Day. Lesson #1-#3 Test. After the test students will utilize material Safety Data Sheets to look up question about a specific chemical/pesticide.
    Friday 11/7/08 - Students will utilize material Safety Data Sheets to look up question about a specific chemical/pesticide.


    Monday 11/10/08 - Parent-Teacher Conference 12:00 Noon - 7:30 P.M.
    Tuesday 11/11/08 - No School
    Wednesday 11/12/08 - Complete Material Safety Data Sheets for lesson #6. Begin IPM Lessons #4 & #5.
    Thursday 11/13/08 - Review of IPM Power Point Presentation. Students will understand IPM lessons #4 & #5.
    Friday 11/14/08 - IPM Power Point Presentation Test. Students will understand IPM lessons #4 & #5.

    Monday 11/17/08 - Period 3 No Class due to Assembly on Drugs and Alcohol. Period 8 Class Students will observe a film on the Timber Rattlesnake.
    Tuesday 11/18/08 - Students will understand IPM lessons #4, #5, and #6.
    Wednesday 11/19/08 - IPM Lessons #4-#6 Test.
    Thursday 11/20/08 - Period 3 Class will observe film on Timber Rattlesnake. No Period 8 Class due to Play Assembly.
    Friday 11/21/08 - Students will observe film "Wildlife for Tomorrow" and Complete Handout inclass.

    Monday 11/24/08 - Students will observe film "The Un-Endangered Species" and Complete Handout inclass.
    Tuesday 11/25/08 - Saint Francis Science Day. Students will observe film "What They say About Hunting" and Complete Handout inclass.
    Wednesday 11/26/08 - No Class
    Thursday 11/27/08 - Thanksgiving Day
    Friday 11/28/08 - Thanksgiving Break

    Monday 12/01/08 - Thanksgiving Break
    Tuesday 12/02/08 - Students will understand the structure and purpose of the Earth's Atmosphere.
    Wednesday 12/03/08 - Quiz on the Earth's Atmosphere.
    Thursday 12/04/08 - Students will oberve film "Ozone Hole - The Whole Story" Part I, Part II, Part III
    Friday 12/05/08 - Continuation of Thursday's Assignment, students will oberve film "Ozone Hole - The Whole Story" Part I, Part II, Part III. Students will begin Handout work on the "Ozone Hole".

    Monday 12/08/08 - Students will oberve understand the chemistry and construction of Oxygen, Ozone, Carbon Dioxide and CFC.
    Tuesday 12/09/08 - Students will understand the natural process of protection the Ozone Layer gives planet Earth. Students will understand Bubble Informatiuon on the Electromagnetic Spectrum.
    Wednesday 12/10/08 - Investigative Day. Students will utilize their textbook and/or Internet to find answers for Ozone Activity Booklet to gain background and bubble information to better understand the role and problems existing with stratospheric and tropospheric ozone.
    Thursday 12/11/08 - Students will understand the natural process of Ozone Production and Loss. Students will understand the cycle man plays in Ozone Depletion.
    Friday 12/12/08 - 2 Hour Delay. Quiz on the natural process of Ozone Production and Loss and the cycle man plays in Ozone Depletion.

    Monday 12/15/08 - Period 3 students will observe film "Greenhouse Effect Part III & IV" 30 minutes. Period 8 students will observe film "Greenhouse Effect Part I & II" 30 minutes. Students will observe DVD on the "Slinky" developed in Hollidaysburg.
    Tuesday 12/16/08 - Period 3 students will observe film "Greenhouse Effect Part I & II" 30 minutes. Period 8 students will observe film "Greenhouse Effect Part III & IV" 30 minutes. Students will understand the types and actions of the Greenhouse Gases, methane, CFC, Nitrous Oxide, and Carbon Dioxide.
    Wednesday 12/17/08 - 2 Hour delay. Period 3 Students will understand the types and actions of the Greenhouse Gases, methane, CFC, Nitrous Oxide, and Carbon Dioxide. Period 8 Students will do: Activity - Lowering Carbon Dioxide Concentrations.
    Thursday 12/18/08 - Students will do: Activity - Lowering Carbon Dioxide Concentrations.
    Friday 12/19/08 - Students will observe film "A Diet for a New America".

    Monday 12/22/08 - Students will observe film "A Diet for a New America". At the completion of the film students will write a summary paragraph about the film expressing their individual views in relationship to the views of the film's author.
    Tuesday 12/23/08 - No Class

    Monday 1/5/09 - Students will understand the following terms and their relationship to Earth's Environment: Risk, cost, Probability Risk Assessment, supply, demand, renewable, nonrenewable, and decision making processes.
    Tuesday 1/6/09 - Students will complete and inclass student-class activity on Interrelationship Simulation to better understand risk, cost, probability, risk assessment, supply, demand, renewable, nonrenewable, and decision making processes.
    Wednesday 1/7/09 - No School. Snow Day.
    Thursday 1/8/09 - Environmental Final Review. Students will complete an inclass student-class activity on Interrelationship Simulation to better understand risk, cost, probability, risk assessment, supply, demand, renewable, nonrenewable, and decision making processes.
    Friday 1/9/09 - Environmental Final Review. Students will complete an inclass student-class activity on Interrelationship Simulation to better understand risk, cost, probability, risk assessment, supply, demand, renewable, nonrenewable, and decision making processes.

    Monday 1/12/09 - Environmental Final Review. Students will complete an inclass student-class activity on Interrelationship Simulation to better understand risk, cost, probability, risk assessment, supply, demand, renewable, nonrenewable, and decision making processes. No inclass student activity for Period 3 due to high absentee.
    Tuesday 1/13/09 - No 3rd Period Class due to Vo-Tech Assembly. Environmental Final Review. Students will complete an inclass student-class activity on calculating the epicenter of an earthquake.
    Wednesday 1/14/09 - Students will complete an inclass student-class activity on Interrelationship Simulation to better understand risk, cost, probability, risk assessment, supply, demand, renewable, nonrenewable, and decision making processes.
    Thursday 1/15/09 - Environmental Final Examination, Textbook Return
    Friday 1/16/09 - No School. Snow Day.

    Monday 1/19/09 - Inservice Day.
    Tuesday 1/20/09 - Environmental Final Examination, Textbook Return, Student-Class Evaluations

    SECOND SEMESTER CLASS
    Wednesday 1/21/09 - Period 3 No Class due to students attending Vo-Tech Orientation. Period 8 Notebook Handout and Classroom Procedures.
    Thursday 1/22/09 - Period 3 Notebook Handout and Classroom Procedures. Period 8 Film presentation of CBF Fieldtrip and brief overview of Fieldtrip Objectives.
    Friday 1/23/09 - Period 3 Film presentation of CBF Fieldtrip and brief overview of Fieldtrip Objectives. Period 8 No Class due to Pass Out of Class.

    Monday 1/26/09 - Teacher In Service Day
    Tuesday 1/27/09 - Students will understand the structure of the Earth and Earth's Atmosphere.
    Wednesday 1/28/09 - Quiz on Earth's Strucuture and Earth's Atmosphere. Students will understand the structure and PURPOSE of the Earth's Atmospheric Layers by the use of overhead projection.
    Thursday 1/29/09 - Quiz on the Earth's Atmospheric structure and purpose.
    Friday 1/30/09 - Film "Ozone : The Whole Story"

    Monday 2/2/09 -
    Tuesday 1/29/08 - 2 Hour delay. IPM Lesson #3. Period 9 will watch fim on IPM and complete IPM Lesson #3 for homework.
    Wednesday 1/30/08 - IPM Lessons #1-#3
    Thursday 1/31/08 - Quiz on Lesson #1-#3. Introduce Lesson #4
    Friday 2/1/08 - IPM Lessons #4-#6.

    Monday 2/4/08 - IPM Lessons #4-#6.
    Tuesday 2/5/08 - IPM Lessons #4-#6.
    Wednesday 2/6/08 - IPM Lesson #6 Material Data Safety Sheets.
    Thursday 2/7/08 - IPM Lessons #4-#6 Review
    Friday 2/8/08 - Quiz On Lessons #4-#6. Film on Earthquakes.

    Monday 2/11/08 - No Class. No heat in classroom. Class moved to common area.
    Tuesday 2/12/08 - No School. Snow Day.
    Wednesday 2/13/08 - District 6 Seeding Meeting @ Tyrone @ 6:00 PM. No heat in classroom. Moved students to commons area. Students did Name that Town Activity.
    Thursday 2/14/08 - Introduce the procedure in using Cambria County Soil Manual to discover properties of Specific Soil Types.
    Friday 2/15/08 - District VI Wrestling. Students will utilize the Cambria County Soil Manual to complete Soil Handouts. Students know what is expected of them. Students will be working on information for Cambria Heights High School and their individual home residence. Note: I did not have a lot of time on Thursday to introduce the Cambria County Soil manual to Period #1 due to PSSA Testing. Do the best you can!

    Monday 2/18/08 - No School. Presidents Day!
    Tuesday 2/19/08 - Students will utilize the Cambria County Soil Manual to complete Soil Handouts.
    Wednesday 2/20/08 - Students will utilize the Cambria County Soil Manual to complete Soil Handouts.
    Thursday 2/21/08 - Students will utilize the Cambria County Soil Manual to complete Soil Handouts.
    Friday 2/22/08 - Film "Minerals" Time for students to complete Soil Handouts.

    Monday 2/25/08 - Students will understand IPM Organisms through the utilization of a Power Point Presentation #1.
    Tuesday 2/26/08 - Students will understand IPM Organisms through the utilization of a Power Point Presentation #1.
    Wednesday 2/27/08 - No period 1 Class, Play Assembly. Period 9 Class will have time to complete Soil & Map Activities.
    Thursday 2/28/08 - Quiz on IPM Organisms utilizing Power Point Presentation #2. Inclass Soil Terminology Activity utilizing Cambria County Soil Conservation Manual.
    Friday 2/29/08 - Southwest Regional Wrestling - Students will observe ConocoPhillips DVD "Biodiversity: Wild About Life!"

    Monday 3/3/08 - Completion of Soil Terminology Activity utilizing Cambria County Soil Conservation Manual.
    Tuesday 3/4/08 - Completion of Soil Terminology Activity utilizing Cambria County Soil Conservation Manual. Inclass reading and outlining of Chapter 17.
    Wednesday 3/5/08 - PIAA STATE WRESTLING - HERSHEY, PA - Film "#5 - The Birth of a Theory" during the film students are to list a summary of what they have observed while watching the film. This list summary should be a full page and be turned in to substitute before leaving class.
    Thursday 3/6/08 - PIAA STATE WRESTLING - HERSHEY, PA - Film "#6 - Plate Dynamics" during the film students are to list a summary of what they have observed while watching the film. This list summary should be a full page and be turned in to substitute before leaving class.
    Friday 3/7/08 - PIAA STATE WRESTLING - HERSHEY, PA - Film "#7 - Mountain Building" during the film students are to list a summary of what they have observed while watching the film. This list summary should be a full page and be turned in to substitute before leaving class.

    Monday 3/10/08 - BIRTHDAY - Film "#8 - Earth's Structures" during the film students are to list a summary of what they have observed while watching the film. This list summary should be a full page and be turned in to substitute before leaving class.
    Tuesday 3/11/08 - Current event: Pollutiuon of water with Pharmesuticals.
    Wednesday 3/12/08 - Current event: Pollutiuon of water with Pharmesuticals.
    Thursday 3/13/08 - Activity #1 Earth's Shape and Size
    Friday 3/14/08 - Quiz on Activity #1 Earth's Shape and Size. Students will observe film "Ozone: The Hole Story Part I"

    Monday 3/17/08 - Activity #2 Earth's Atmoshere - Shape and Size. Students will observe film "Ozone: The Hole Story Part II"
    Tuesday 3/18/08 - Quiz on Activity #2 Earth's Atmosphere. Students will observe film "Ozone: The Hole Story Part III"
    Wednesday 3/19/08 - Students will observe film "Ozone: The Hole Story Part IV". Inclass discussion with students on the causes of Ozone Depletion as descibed in the Films.
    Thursday 3/20/08 - Period 1 Students will complete the "Ozone Activity Booklet". Period 9 Students No Class.
    Friday 3/21/08 - No School

    Monday 3/24/08 - No School
    Tuesday 3/25/08 - Students will understand the structure of Oxygen, Ozone, Chloroflurocarbon, Tetrafluroethane, and Carbon Dioxide by building Molecular Models.
    Wednesday 3/26/08 - Students will understand the natural process of builiding and destruction of Ozone.
    Thursday 3/27/08 - Students will understand the natural process of builiding and destruction of Ozone. Students will understand the role CFC's play in increasing the destruction of Ozone.
    Friday 3/28/08 - Quiz on the natural process of Ozone regeneration and Ozone depletion by CFC's. Film on the Greenhouse Effect.

    Monday 3/31/08 - No Period 1 Class. Period 9 Class will observe the final section of Film on the Greenhouse Effect.
    Tuesday 4/1/08 - No Period 1 Class. Period 9 Class will utilize the film information for a classroom discusion of the Greenhouse Effect.
    Wednesday 4/2/08 - No Period 1 Class. Period 9 Class will do Carbon Dioxide Activity.
    Thursday 4/3/08 - No Period 1 Class. Period 9 Class Will complete Carbon Dioxide Activity and Begin Endangered Species Activity.
    Friday 4/4/08 - Students will understand the role of extinct, endangered, un-endangered, and the Hunting Issue by utilizing Film and Worksheet activities.

    Monday 4/7/08 - Students will understand the role of extinct, endangered, un-endangered, and the Hunting Issue by utilizing Film and Worksheet activities.
    Tuesday 4/8/08 - Students will understand the role of extinct, endangered, un-endangered, and the Hunting Issue by utilizing Film and Worksheet activities.
    Wednesday 4/9/08 - Students will understand water properties "Bubble Information" by observing and completing worksheet on Tech Prep Film "Water Properties".
    Thursday 4/10/08 - Period 1 - Students will understand water properties "Bubble Information" by observing and completing worksheet on Tech Prep Film "Water Properties". Period 9 - Inclass students will begin to read and outline Chapter 15 "Water Management".
    Friday 4/11/08 - Period 1 - Film on the "Timber Rattlesnake". Inclass Discussion of the importance in studying rattlesnake and other species of animals as well as plants. Period 9 - No Class - Pass out of Class

    Monday 4/14/08 - Students will understand water properties "Bubble Information" by observing and completing worksheet on Tech Prep Film "Water Properties". Continuation from last weeks work.
    Tuesday 4/15/08 - Students will understand the basic water tests and testing procedures as well as the water instumentation that is used.
    Wednesday 4/16/08 - Students will understand the basic water tests and testing procedures as well as the water instumentation that is used
    Thursday 4/17/08 - Review and Testing of Water Testing Instrumentation.
    Friday 4/18/08 - No School. Spring Vacation

    Monday 4/21/08 - Students will understand Water Phase changes as well as the Hydrologic Cycle.
    Tuesday 4/22/08 - Students will understand Water Phase changes as well as the Hydrologic Cycle.
    Wednesday 4/23/08 - Students will understand water terminology by the use of Flash Cards.
    Thursday 4/24/08 - Students will understand water terminology by the use of Flash Cards.
    Friday 4/25/08 - Period 1 Flash Card Quiz on water terminology. Film on "Reduce, Reuse, Recycle". Period 9 No Class due to "Mocktail".

    Monday 4/28/08 - Period 1 Water Purification Testing and Solutions. Period 9 Flash Card Quiz on water terminology then Water Purification Testing and Solutions.
    Tuesday 4/29/08 - PSSA Science Testing - Continuation of Water Purification and Solutions.
    Wednesday 4/30/08 - PSSA Science Testing - Continuation of Water Purification and Solutions.
    Thursday 5/1/08 - PSSA Science Testing - Continuation of Water Purification and Solutions.
    Friday 5/2/08 - IUP Science Festival Fieldtrip for Anatomy and Physiology Students. Inclass work on reading and outlining of Chapter 15 "Water Management". Substitute Teacher will collect all outlines at the end of each class (Periods 1 & 9).

    Monday 5/5/08 - Continuation of Water Purification and Solutions.
    Tuesday 5/6/08 - Students will understand Water Conservation Techniques.
    Wednesday 5/7/08 - Period 1 Water Conservation Quiz. Period 9 No Class.
    Thursday 5/8/08 - Period 1 Film and worksheet on Waste Water Treatment and Final study Sheet Review. Period 9 Water Conservation Quiz and Final Study Sheet Review.
    Friday 5/9/08 - No School. Prom Day. Act 80 Day

    Monday 5/12/08 - Students will understand and view film "It's Happening Today on the Chesapeake Bay" in preparation for Thursday's Fieldtrip.
    Tuesday 5/13/08 - Students will understand and view film "It's Happening Today on the Chesapeake Bay" in preparation for Thursday's Fieldtrip.
    Wednesday 5/14/08 - Students will understand and view film "It's Happening Today on the Chesapeake Bay" in preparation for Thursday's Fieldtrip.
    Thursday 5/15/08 - CBF Fieldtrip. Most of the students will be with me on the CBF Fieldtrip. Students not going on the CBF Fieldtrip can work on Chaptert 15 Outline and/or Final Examination Study Sheet.
    Friday 5/16/08 - Students will understand Waste Water Treatment.

    Monday 5/19/08 -
    Tuesday 5/20/08 -
    Wednesday 5/21/08 -