Friday, March 24, 2017

Assignment #3 (Section 3: due 3.30/Section 4: due 3.29)

Please complete the Forecasting the Weather chart using the instructions below. Our weather forecast "observation period" runs from March 22nd through March 28th.

Column 1 (Date) should include the dates of our 7-day forecast period from Tuesday's assignment, beginning on Wednesday, March 22nd.

Column 2 (Predicted Weather) should include as much of the data from the 7-day Olympia forecast you recorded earlier this week.  IT IS OKAY IF YOU ARE MISSING DATA (WHICH MOST OF YOU PROBABLY ARE)--WE WILL SPEND TIME IN CLASS ON TUESDAY FILLING IN THE GAPS.  NOTE: www.wunderground.com is a great place to find detailed forecast info.

Column 3 (Actual Weather) should include the real-time weather data collected for our 7-day observation period.  NOTE: You can use www.wunderground.com for info about the remaining forecast.  You can also CLICK HERE to visit the Wunderground Weather History page for data regarding previous weather in Olympia.



Thursday, March 23, 2017

Assignment #2 (for Section 3; due on 3.24)

Please complete the Weather vs. Climate? activity for 3.24.  Your finished assignment should include all data collected in tables, your completed bar graph from today's class, and answers to the Thought Questions in complete sentences (on a separate sheet of paper).

NOTE: Your bar graph should:
  1. Have a correctly labeled x- and y-axis. 
  2. Include a good title. 
  3. Be neat and color-coded. 
  4. Include a key which shows how the colors relate to the weather for each group. 
  5. Demonstrate appropriate scaling.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Assignment #2 (for Section 4; due on 3.24)

Please complete the Weather vs. Climate? activity for 3.24.  Your finished assignment should include all data collected in tables, your completed bar graph from today's class, and answers to the Thought Questions in complete sentences (on a separate sheet of paper).

NOTE: Your bar graph should:
  1. Have a correctly labeled x- and y-axis.
  2. Include a good title.
  3. Be neat and color-coded.
  4. Include a key which shows how the colors relate to the weather for each group.
  5. Demonstrate appropriate scaling.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Assignment #1 (Section 3: due 3.23/Section 4: due 3.22)

Please read the Overview and Instructions for the Weather vs. Climate? activity we will complete at the beginning of next class.  

Also, please find AND record the 7-day weather forecast for Olympia starting on Wednesday, 3.22.  Be sure to record your source!


Thursday, March 02, 2017

Assignment #21 (due 3.3)

Please put the finishing touches on your Dynamic Earth Project-o-Rama project--your final due-date is tomorrow (March 3rd).

Please remember that you will need to submit your written description of how your 3 Essential Questions are reflected in your final project as part the finished product--you can check out the instructions here.

Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Assignment #20 (due 3.2)

Find an article about a WEIRD weather event which occurred some time during the last 100 years on Earth.  Read and print the article; please bring it with you to class tomorrow (3.2). Please be prepared to give a brief summary of your article.

***"Weird", according to the Oxford English Dictionary, is defined as something which is "very strange or bizarre".***

REMINDER: Keep working on your Dynamic Earth Project-o-Rama project, noting that the final due-date is set for next Friday (March 3rd).  Please remember that you will need to submit your written description of how your 3 Essential Questions are reflected in your final project as part the finished product--you can check out the instructions here.

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Assignment #20 (due 3.2)

Find an article about a WEIRD weather event which occurred some time during the last 100 years on Earth.  Read and print the article; please bring it with you to class on Thursday (3.2). Please be prepared to give a brief summary of your article.

***"Weird", according to the Oxford English Dictionary, is defined as something which is "very strange or bizarre".***

REMINDER: Keep working on your Dynamic Earth Project-o-Rama project, noting that the final due-date is set for next Friday (March 3rd).  Please remember that you will need to submit your written description of how your 3 Essential Questions are reflected in your final project as part the finished product--you can check out the instructions here. Tomorrow (Wednesday) will be the last in-class open work session.

Friday, February 24, 2017

No official assignment, but...

...keep working on your Dynamic Earth Project-o-Rama project, noting that the final due-date is set for next Friday (March 3rd).  Also, please remember that you will need to submit your written description of how your 3 Essential Questions are reflected in your final project as part the finished product--you can check out the instructions here.

Have a great weekend!!