Tuesday, May 24, 2011

GM Hydrogen Fuel Cell Car Presentation

My cousin- Mr. Smith from the Honeoye Falls GM research facility came in to speak to the Applied Science, AP Chem and Earth Science- morning classes yesterday, here are some pictures. Awesome job.

Friday, May 20, 2011

On to happier topics- like mass extinction and DINOSAURS

Monday we will begin geologic history. Notice the word LOGIC in there. Yours will be tested daily. Timelines of the history of Earth, superposition, intrusions, relative dating, and FOSSILS.  DINOSAURS TOO.

Thursday, May 12, 2011

Earthquakes HW in REV BK

Hi There, Didn't see you come in. Welcome to the blog. look around a bit. Come back when you are ready for your assignment........

Well alright then. Your assignment is to locate your Rev.Bk. and to complete the reading of pages 244-255. Then using the intelligence data gathered from the pages and other resources- to answer questions #1-28.

Breakdown: Rev.Bk. 244-255 #1-28.

Monday, May 9, 2011

Earthquake seismograms, triangulation and compass use.

We are beginning to look at the actual readings of earthquakes and what that tells scientists-(that's us) We will also be using the newer style of compass- sorry no more sharp metal points like your parents and I used in school. -View a seismogram of the Japan earthquake- here

Friday, May 6, 2011

HOMEWORK for this weekend

HW for periods 3 and 9 is to complete the Earthquakes packet through #14 of the Earthquake waves travelling section.

HW for PERIOD 7 is to complete the earthquakes packet- ALL

If you are looking for the EARTHQUAKE VIDEO- it is in the post before this as a hyperlink- click on INSIDE PLANET EARTH in blue.

Earthquake Form and structure

The time has come. We will be studying the ways that earthquakes occur. The structure behind them and reading  the seismograms to determine origin time and epicenter. if you want to re-watch or finish the video: Inside Planet Earth go for it. We have seen-unfortunately- the devastating impact of earthquakes and we remember the dangers of our world. While there are many radical awesome things about the inside of our planet, there is also nothing we can do to prevent events from happening.