Geoscience Standards Based Scoring

 

First Semester Pre-AP Geophysical Science

Unit   Lesson # "Buckett"            points   Meets Standard Crosscut/competency Compentency Strand Science Practice
Nature of Science 1 units and similar triangles             math thinking
  2 science ppt & graphing in science             analyze data
  3 Scientific Method electrical res. Lab Pat syst scale 40   HS-PS3-4 Nature of Science 1a,1b,1c,1d argument from evidence
  4 Metric conversions loop chart             math thinking
  5 Dim. Analysis  & Scientific Notation             math thinking
  6 Metrics Dim Analysis & Sci Not Quiz Pat syst scale 40   HS-PS3-4 Nature of Science 1e math thinking
  7 Density Lesson & Demo              
  8 Density Lab Pat syst scale 20   HS-PS2-6 Nature of Science 1a,1b,1c,1d,1e Investigation
  9 Unit 1 Review              
  10 Unit 1 test Pat syst scale 100   HS-PS3-4, 2-6 Nature of Science 1a,1b,1c,1d,1e  
Astronomy Earth Space System 11 Review the Seasons             use a model
  12 Graping the solar angle Pat syst scale 20     Patterns 1a,1c analyze & interpret data
  13 Tracking Sunspots w/ SOHO & LTO Causality 50   HS-ESS1-4 Cause & Effect 1a,1b,1c analyze & interpret data
  14 Earth Sun Moon Model Lab Pat syst scale 10   HS-ESS1-4 patterns 2a,2c use a model
  15 Space weather Essay Causality 50   HS-ESS1-3 Cause & Effect 3a,3b auguement from evidence
  16 SS on a Football Field Pat syst scale 10   HS-ESS1-4 Scale Proportion qua 4a,4b use a model
  17 Keplers Law & SS Planet Race Pat syst scale 10   HS-ESS1-4 Scale Proportion qua 4a,4b,4c analyze & interpret data
  18 Test Earth Sun Moon Solar System Both 1 & 2 100   HS-ESS1-3,1-4 systems & syst model    
  19 Lessons on the life cycle of stars             explanation
  20 Spectrascope Lab Energy 30   HS-Ess1-1  PS3-1 Energy & Matter syst 6a argument from evidence
  21 Life cycle of a star essay Energy 100   HS-ESS1-3 Energy & Matter Syst 6a,6b,6c obtain evaluate & communicate info
  22 Model of a Star Causality 50         use a model
  23 Lesson on EM waves & radiation             explanation
  24 Electromagnetic Quiz Energy 60   HS-ESS1-1,2,3, PS3-1 Energy & matter syst 6c  
  25 Electromagnetic Lab Energy 60   HS-ESS1-1,2,3, PS3-1 Energy & matter syst 6a,6b,6c Investigation
  26 Lesson Cosmology & univ in diff freq             explanation
  27 Astronomy unit exam Both 2 & 3 100   HS-ESS1-1,2,3,4, PS3-1 Energy & matter 1a-e & 2a-c  
Earth Process & History 28 Relatvie rock dating lesson             explanation
  29 Relative rock dating sequency Causality 20   HS-ESS1-6 Cause & Effect 3a,3b argument from evidence
  30 Absolute dating lesson             explanation
  31 Periodic table lesson              
  32 Radioactive decay lesson             math thinking
  33 Decay lab energy 20   HS-PS1-8 energy & matter 6b investigation
  34 Geologic time scale lesson             investigation
  35 Geologic time scroll lab pat syst scale 20   HS-ESS1-6   5a,5b use a model
  37 Comprehensive Semester Exam All 3 100          

 Second Semester

Unit   Lesson # Buckett Points supports standard meets Standard Cross cut / Competency Compentency Strand
Earth's Systems 1 Early evidence for plate cont drift power point            
  2 Fossil Plot causality 10   ESS 2-1 Structure & function 3a,3b,3c
  3 Modern evidence for plate tectonics            
  4 plat the path of Hawaii causality 10   ESS 2-1 cause & effect 3a,3b
  5 Earthquake waves and measuring earthquakes            
  6 S/P Earth quake waves Energy 20   ESS 2-1 Energy & matter 6a
  7 Plate boundary earthquake world map causality 20   ESS 1-5, 1-6, 2-1 Cause & Effect 3a,3b
  8 volcano lesson            
  9 Essay on Super Volcanoes            
  10 Plate tectonics EQ. Volc. Essay exam All 3 50   ESS 1-5, 1-6, 2-1 Cause & Effect  
  11 Plate tectonics MC test All 3 50   ESS 1-5, 1-6, 2-1 patterns  
    District Assessment All 3 50   ESS 1-5, 1-6, 2-1    
Weather & Climate 12 Layers of the atmosphere            
  13 Weather systems & pressure systems            
  14 Weather map and forecast analysis Energy 20   ESS 2-2 energy & matter systems 6a.6b
  15 Weather Climate feedback systems            
  16 El Nin. N atl Oscil Gulf stream Younder dryas            
  17 Essay on feedback mechanisms Energy 20   ESS 2-2 Energy & matter systems 6a.6b.6c
  18 Proxies and paleoclimate lesson            
  19 Paleoclimate graph and Presentation pat syst sca 100   ESS 2-2, 2-4 Patterns 2a.2c
  20 Paleoclimate Essay causality 50   ESS 2-2, 2-4 Cause & Effect  
Human Sustainability 21 Lesson on Eutrophication            
  22 Lesson on lab procedures & safety pat syst sca 10     Nature of science  
  23 Phospahte lab results pat syst sca 100   ESS 3-2, 3-3, 3-4, 3-6 scale proportion quantity 4a,4b,4c
  24 Eutrophicaton and phosphate environmental impact causality 30   ESS 3-4 cause & effect 4a,4b
  25 Chemical reactions & conservation of matter lesson            
  26 Conservation of matter lab Energy 20   HS PS 1-7 Energy & matter systems 6a,6b
  27 Quantify concentrations in a chemical analysis lesson            
  28 Quantify concentration quiz 1 Energy 20   HS PS 1-7 Energy & matter systems  
  29 Quantify concentration Quiz 2 Energy 20   HS PS 1-7 Energy & matter systems  
  29 Environmental impact of DDT lesson            
  30 DDT eggshell lab report Energy 100   ESS 3-6 Energy & matter systems 6a,6b,6c
  31 DDT environmental impact essay causality 50   ESS 3-1 through 3-6 Cause & Effect 6a,6b,6c
  32 Topographic map analysis pat syst sca 10     Scale Proportion & Quantity  
  33 Topo field lab environmental impact BHS pool location causality 50   ESS 3-1 through 3-6 Cause & Effect 3a,3b,3c
  34 Final Exam All 3 100     1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8