The Hydrosphere - Grants Pass High School

Mike Strickler, Instructor

This page should give you a fairly good idea of what we will be doing in class on a day-to-day basis.
This is only a general guideline - there will be changes as we adjust to the reality of what actually happens.
Expect what you see!

Updated: 5 / 25 / 02 at 10:00 a.m.

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Week of: 1/28/02

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

First Day of Class

Orientation

Student Survey

Introduction to the Hydrosphere

Mass, volume and density

Introduction to the Hydrosphere

Water and Energy

Introduction to the Hydrosphere

The Bretz Flood

Intro: Water and Magic

Film (FK2089; 11 min.) Water - What/Why?
w/VSG

 

Week of: 2/4/02

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

Water and Magic

Water is Stuff

Water and Magic

Water is Stuff

Water Pressure

Water and Life

Origin of Water

The Hydrologic Cycle

Origin of Water

The Hydrologic Cycle

 

Week of: 2/11/02

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

Introduction to Water
and the Atmosphere

Film: Water Cycle
(Nye Labs)

Water and the Atmosphere

Air Pressure

Solar Energy

Vaporization and Condensation

Steamy Windows
and Moonshine

Vertical Air Movement

Orographic Lifting

Film (FK2345; 15 min.) Clouds and Precipitation
w/VSG

Textbooks (all day)

 

Week of: 2/18/02

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

President's Day

No Classes

Global wind patterns and the transfer of thermal energy

Air Masses and Frontal Systems

Quiz: to date

Intro: Severe Storms

Hurricanes, Tai Fun, Thunderstorms, Tornadoes

Mythology: Ex.Cr.

Thunderstorms and Supercells

Film (VK998; 20 min.) Thunderstorm w/VSG

Textbooks (p.5-8)

 

Week of: 2/25/02

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Hurricanes Hurricanes Tornadoes: a concentrated low pressure system

Tornadoes: a concentrated low pressure system

Review

Test

Weather and Climate

 

Week of: 3/4/02

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

Closure Climate

Intro to
Surface Processes

Weathering

Mechanical

Weathering

Bioligical

Intro to Chemical

Weathering

Chemical Weathering

Chemical Wx. Lab

Weathering

Chemical Weathering

Chemical Wx. Lab
Due EOP

 

Week of: 3/11/02

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

Linkage to Erosion

Factors that affect erosion

Erosion

Falls, Slides, and Flows

Lahars

Dante's Peak
Mt. Hood slides

Lahars

Mt. Rainier video

Complex Movements

Creep

 

Week of: 3/18/02

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

Slides

Review

Test - Weathering
and Erosion

Closure-Weathering and Erosion

Streamflow

What is a stream?

Introduction to
rivers and streams

Base Level

Streams and energy

Load

Streams and the transportation of sediments

 

Week of: 3/25/02 Spring Break

 

Week of: 4/1/02

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Floods and Floodplains Film: Streams II
(Earth Rev., 26 min.)
w/
VSG

Stages of stream development

Air Photo Interpretation

Air Photo Interpretation
Due EOP

End of 3rd Quarter

Clerical Day

 

Week of: 4/8/02

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

Streamflow

Closure - Air Photos

Slide Show

CIM testing
90 min. periods
CIM testing
90 min. periods
Test - Streams, Energy, and the Transportation of Sediments

Conferences

No Classes

 

Week of: 4/15/02

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

Groundwater

Introduction

Link to Surface Water

Origin

Groundwater

Occurence and Movement

Porosity and Permeability

Recharge

Groundwater Pollution

The Love Canal
Group Selections

The Love Canal

Earth Science
Bus Field Trip

The Love Canal

 

Week of: 4/22/02

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
The Love Canal

The Love Canal

Class Discussion

The Love Canal

Class Discussion

Review - Streams and Groundwater

Jeopardy Game

Test - Streams and Groundwater

 

Week of: 4/29/02

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

Closure

Intro to Glaciers

Formation of Glacial Ice

Glaciers

Film: Glaciers
w/ notes

Glaciers

Glacial Budget

Glacial Erosion

Glaciers

Videodisc show

Glaciers

Slide show

 

Week of: 5/6/02

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

Glaciers

Slide show

Glaciers

AirPhoto Interpretation
Due E.O.P.

Glaciers

Videodisc show

Glaciers

Videodisc show

Test- Glaciers

 

Week of: 5/13/02

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

Oceanography

Introduction

The Water

Oceanography

Pressure and Crush Depth

Suspension and Solution

Oceanography

Moving Water - Currents, Tides, and Waves

Video-Tides of the Ocean
w/VSG

Oceanography

Video-Waves in
the Ocean
(VK1404, 23 min.)

w/VSG

Oceanography

Video-Winds and Waves (VK2773, 30 min.)

 

Week of: 5/20/02

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

Oceanography

Tsunami

Oceanography

Video-The Beach: a river of sand (FK892, 20 min.)
w/VSG

Oceanography

Morphology of
the seafloor

Shelf, Slope, and Abyss

Oceanography

Video-The Ocean Floor (VK788, 25 min.)
w/VSG

Earth Science
Van Field Trip

Oceanography

Slides

 

Week of: 5/27/02

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

Memorial Day

No Classes

Oceanography

Slides

Oceanography

Test

Senior Projects

Water and the Environment

Senior Projects

Water and the Environment

 

Week of: 6/3/02

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Film: Twister, or
The Perfect Storm, or
Vertical Limit, or
The African Queen

Film

Earth Science
Van Field Trip

Film Review: Jeopardy

Graduation

No Classes

 

Week of: 6/10/02

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Review: Jeopardy Finals

Finals

End of 2nd Semester

Clerical Day

No Classes

Yahoo!

 

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