Homework will be given weekly. It will be posted and assigned dependent upon how fast material is covered in the classroom. On average, there will be three homework assignments weekly ranging between 10-30 minutes in length. Homework assignments will be posted weekly on the white board. Please email if you have any questions.
jpikiewicz (then type)@wacs2.wnyric.org
Unit 1 Homework
Density worksheet multiple choice
Unit 1 review worksheet
Test #1 in class, multiple choice short answer format
Unit 2 Work and Homework
The Earth is Flat activity
Latitude and Longitude of NY state
Cross section of 2 mountains
Various maps worksheet
Westfield Quadrangle in calss
Unit 2 review worksheetTest #2 on mapping the EarthUnit 3 The Solar system1. What is a star? How are they born? Worksheet using a star diagram2. Geocentric vs Heliocentric Models of the Universe3. Kepler and his three laws of planetary motion (Homework assigned)4. The Seasons. How do they work. Create an illustrated drawing and complete a worksheet on seasons.5. Time.6. review and testUnit 4 Energy1. Different types of energy. Potential versus Kinetic2. Minilab in class on reflect, refract, absorb, scatter3.Minilab and homework on convection, conduction, and radiation.4. The water curve worksheet.5. Specific heats and energy transfer drawing.6. Review and weather test.Unit 5 Weather1. Every student will need to sign up to present weather for a day2. Station models and station model homework.3. Barometer and dewpoint mini lab. There will be a homework sheet on wet and dry bulb temperatures4. Weather fronts5. Air masses and a map of the USA6. Review and weather test.Unit 6 Water1. 2-4 day water project. How much water do you use?2. The Hydrologic cycle, water sheds, drainage basins, and the continental divide3. Porosity and Permeability mini lab and homework.4. Settling rates, and settling speed mini lab.5. Capillarity mini lab and worksheet.6. Test review and test 6Unit 7 Weathering and Erosion1. Weathering picture project2. Types of physical and chemical weathering3. Types of physical and chemical continued with worksheet.4. Climate date and worksheet5. Particle size mini lab, notes and homework6. Weathering projects due, test review, and testUnit8 Rocks and Minerals1. Minerals, get to know a mineral. (mineral project may be given)2. Mineral identification and mineral homework3. Mineral 7 station lab4. Find a rock and rock 3 station lab5. Rock ID time. Homework on rocks6. Rock reports7. Rock and mineral testUnit 9 Earthquakes and Volcanoes1. Layers of the Earth. Use your ESRT2. P and S wave travel times. Use your ESRT3. Find an epicenter. Yep, use your ESRT4. Plate Tectonic classroom discussion5. Pre- Test #96. Test #9Unit 10 Geology and Landscapes1. Geology worksheet2. Geologic time worksheet (ESRT)3. Radioactive decay mini lab in class4. Radioactive decay worksheet5. Landscapes of NY6. Landscape worksheet7. Test 10 review8. Test 10Regents Review1. Two Practice tests will be taken in the classroom2. Please visit Regentsprep.org and take as many practice tests as you can.3. Review notes, review unit review sheets4. Come to regents prep classes after school5. Pass the test.