• Use sThe Plan: 1st quarter Scientific Method 2nd quarter Geology of the Ocean 3rd quarter Coastal and Ocean Life 4th quarter Exploration and Conservation
  • bring paper, at least 2 pens or pencils, highlighter and tape/glue stick everyday
  • study what you learned for the next class quiz/test, and
  • turn in your portfolio with all your labs, activities and quizzes completed every week.
  • Homework: show your planner and classwork to your parents each day we meet,
  • Enrichment: If you finish all of your assignments early, please create a pobem, song, story or piece of art to help others learn in an entertaining way
  • For your current grade, go to engrade.com For your id and password, see me.

Check out these links!

Mr. Banta's Science Songs Life Science Physics Chemistry Earth Math ALL Back Stretch Routines

Our Textbook: An Introduction to the World's Oceans Webpage
Achieve3000 Syllabus National Geographic Steve Spangler - Mick Kalper Lava Updates Hurricane Watch - NullschoolHawaii 24/7 TED Talks TED Ed TED Radio Hour Moth Radio Hour Selected Shorts This American Life TimeandDate.com
SeabirdsWildlife/marine debris Hawaii Atolls


Jokes1 PPT

Benchmarks bugs Track a migrating whale video

Weeks 36-39 Marine Biology The Videos
Week 38 Climate Change
Monday

Learning target – Inform the world about Global Warming - Causes / Effects / Solutions
Activate - jokes
Activities- Start Global Warming Poster (include misconceptions...))
Wednesday
Learning target – Portfolios / Continue
Activate - jokes
Vocabulary (sounds like / definition / remember)- misconception

Activities -

Week 37 Climate Change
Tuesday

Learning target – What is a more potent greenhouse gas - CO2 or methane? Where is methane coming from?
Activate - jokes
Vocabulary (sounds like / definition / remember)- methane

Activities - Begin Climate Change Report 10 of the best YouTube videos on climate change 2 Write 3 causes, effects, and solutions for the first 3 videos
Thursday

Learning target – What are the top three misconceptions of global warming?
Activate - jokes
Vocabulary (sounds like / definition / remember)- misconception

Activities - Continue Climate Change Report 10 of the best YouTube videos on climate change 2 Write 3 causes, effects, and solutions for the next 3 videos

Week 36 Climate Change
Monday

Learning target – What is the difference between climate change and global warming?
Activate - jokes
Vocabulary (sounds like / definition / remember)- climate change / global warming

Activities - Begin Climate Change Report 10 of the best YouTube videos on climate change 2 Write 3 causes, effects, and solutions for the first 3 videos
Wednesday

Learning target – How is the greenhouse affect causing climate change?
Activate - jokes
Vocabulary (sounds like / definition / remember)- greenhouse effect

Activities - Continue Climate Change Report 10 of the best YouTube videos on climate change 2 Write 3 causes, effects, and solutions for the next 3 videos
FridayLearning target – What are the greenhouse gases? What evidence shows the problem is due to us?
Activate - jokes
Vocabulary (sounds like / definition / remember)- greenhouse gases

Activities - Continue Climate Change Report 10 of the best YouTube videos on climate change 2 Write 3 causes, effects, and solutions for each 3 videos

Weeks 31-35 Marine Biology The Videos

Week 35
Tuesday

Learning target – Hurricane and Tsunami Report
Activate - jokes / Back Care Videos
Vocabulary (sounds like / definition / remember)-

Activities - Present Tsunami / Hurricane Report
Thursday

Learning target – Hurricane and Tsunami Report
Activate - jokes Back Care Videos
Vocabulary (sounds like / definition / remember)-

Activities - Present Tsunami / Hurricane Report Kahoot Hurricane Tsunami

Week 34
Monday
Learning target – Hurricane and Tsunami Report
Activate - jokes
Vocabulary (sounds like / definition / remember)-

Activities - Begin Tsunami / Hurricane Report Gather information, Start ppt or poster, if you can, and share with me.
Wednesday
Learning target – Hurricane and Tsunami Report
Activate - jokes
Vocabulary (sounds like / definition / remember)-

Activities - Begin Tsunami / Hurricane Report Continue ppt or poster,
Learning target – Hurricane and Tsunami ReportFriday
Learning target – Hurricane and Tsunami Report
Activate - jokes
Vocabulary (sounds like / definition / remember)-

Activities - Begin Tsunami / Hurricane Report Complete your ppt or poster, Share with your ppt with me. Presentations on Tuesday.

Week 33
Monday
Learning target – What is the relationship between the ocean and 10 natural disasters?
Activate - jokes / what natural disasters have you survived? / Next: Report on Hurricane or Tsunami
Vocabulary (sounds like / definition / remember)- hurricane

Activities - Notes on video / for each natural disaster, include cause, magnitude, lasting legacy, death toll, cost
Wednesday
Learning target – What is the relationship between the ocean and 10 natural disasters?
Activate - jokes / what natural disasters have you survived? / Next: Report on Hurricane or Tsunami
Vocabulary (sounds like / definition / remember)- tsunami

Activities - Notes on video / for each natural disaster, include cause, magnitude, lasting legacy, death toll, cost


Week 32
Tuesday
Learning target – Enter and graph data using Excel
Activate - jokes
Vocabulary - (sounds like / definition / remember) - spreadsheet
Activities - CMORE Random Sampling Kit lesson two / Make a powerpoint presentation: How erosion occurs and the effect of sedimentation on land and in water

Thursday
Learning target – What is the relationship between the ocean and 10 natural disasters?
Activate - jokes / what natural disasters have you survived? / Next: Report on Hurricane or Tsunami
Vocabulary (sounds like / definition / remember)- natural disaster

Activities - Notes on video / for each natural disaster, include cause, magnitude, lasting legacy, death toll, cost


Week 31
Wednesday
Learning target – What is random sampling and why do they do it?
Activate - jokes
Vocabulary - (sounds like / definition / remember) - random sampling
Activities - 6 kinds of ocean microbes and one interesting thing about each / Notes - CMORE lesson one
FridayLearning target –
Activate - jokes
Vocabulary (sounds like / definition / remember)- microbial oceanographer
Activities - Continue CMORE lesson one


Week 30
MondayLearning target/Exit Pass - What are the characteristics of coral reefs? PRESENTATIONS TODAY
Activate - jokes
Vocabulary - (sounds like / definition / remember)
Activities - Compete Lab 2 worksheet / Survey / coral reef powerpoint assignment(this is the page that I got the assignment) read this article virtual visit/monument features Finding Nemo
WednesdayLearning target/Exit Pass - Compare the characteristics of marine organisms - planktonic, invertebrate and vertebrateActivate - jokes
Vocabulary - (sounds like / definition / remember) -
Activities -Last day for Coral Reef Presentations / Finding Nemo worksheet questions
FridayLearning target/Exit Pass - Compare the characteristics of marine organisms - planktonic, invertebrate and vertebrateActivate - jokes
Vocabulary - (sounds like / definition / remember) -
Activities -Coral Reef Presentations / Finding Nemo worksheet questions

Week 29
TuesdayLearning target/Exit Pass - What are the characteristics of coral reefs? PRESENTATIONS START TODAY
Activate - jokes
Vocabulary - (sounds like / definition / remember)
Activities - Compete Lab 2 worksheet / Survey / coral reef powerpoint assignment(this is the page that I got the assignment) read this article virtual visit/monument features Finding Nemo
Thursday Learning target/Exit Pass - Compare the characteristics of marine organisms - planktonic, invertebrate and vertebrate
Activate - jokes
Vocabulary - (sounds like / definition / remember) - invertebrate / vertebrate
Activities -Coral Reef Presentations / Finding Nemo worksheet questions

Week 28Monday Learning target/Exit Pass - What are the characteristics of coral reefs? LAST DAY IN THE COMPUTER ROOM - PRESENTATIONS START NEXT TUESDAY
Activate - jokes Antarctic ice shelf crack
Vocabulary - (sounds like / definition / remember)
Activities - DAY 3 coral reef powerpoint assignment(this is the page that I got the assignment) read this article virtual visit/monument features
Ifmake a multiple choice (A B C D)question for 10 of your pages, place them after each info page, or at the end
Examples: Which are basic characteristics of the coral reef environment (you may choose more than one), or Which is NOT a characteristic of the coral reef environment Please finish today
Wedesday Learning target/Exit Pass - How is the increase in acidity in the ocean threaten coral reefs? Activate - jokes / Ocean Acidification Lesson Pre-test
Vocabulary - (sounds like / definition / remember) - Ocean Acidication
Activities - CMORE Ocean Acidification Kit - Lesson 1 Lab Activity / Ocean Acidification: Will the Reef Survive? powerpoint presentation8 min / Reading Article and Worksheet Acid Test: the Global Challenge of Ocean Acidification22 min. video
Friday
Learning target/Exit Pass - How does the ocean become more acidic?
Activate - jokes
Vocabulary - (sounds like / definition / remember) - Simulation
Activities - Lab 2 Simulating Ocean Acidication


Week 27
Tuesday
Learning target/Exit Pass - What causes coral bleaching?
Activate - jokes
Vocabulary - (sounds like / definition / remember) - coral bleaching video
Activities - DAY 2 finish the Great Barrier Reef video 15 notes/questions and answers
Thursday
Learning target/Exit Pass - What are the characteristics of coral reefs?
Activate - jokes Antarctic ice shelf crack
Activities - DAY 2 coral reef powerpoint assignment(this is the page that I got the assignment) read this article virtual visit/monument features Please finish today.
If you finish early, make a multiple choice (A B C D)question for 10 of your pages, place them after each info page, or at the end
Examples: Which are basic characteristics of the coral reef environment (you may choose more than one), or Which is NOT a characteristic of the coral reef environment


Week 26
Monday
Learning target/Exit Pass - What causes coral bleaching?
Activate - jokes
Vocabulary - (sounds like / definition / remember) - coral bleaching video
Activities - DAY 1 Great Barrier Reef video 15 notes/questions and answers
Wednesday
Learning target – Describe Cnidarians
Skim Section 29-2 (Pictures Headings Illustrations Summary) Our Biology textbook - ONLINE (only works with Internet Explorer!) Access code: Glencoe!
Define Key Terms on pg 640 (4 pts)
Make a crossword puzzle for the vocabulary (3pts)
Sketch and label - figure 29-6, 29-7 and 29-10 (3 pts)


Week 25 Tuesday
Learning target/Exit Pass - Describe the types of symbiotic relationships and give 3 example of eachActivate - jokesVocabulary - (sounds like / definition / remember) - mutualistic / commensal / parasiticActivities - continue Symbiosis game(play like Go Fish - 3pts mutualistic / 2pts commensal / 1pt parasitic) Great Barrier Reef videoThursdayLearning target/Exit Pass - What are the characteristics of coral reefs?Activate - jokes Antarctic ice shelf crackActivities - DAY 1 coral reef powerpoint assignment(this is the page that I got the assignment) read this article virtual visit/monument features
Week 24
Monday/Wednesday
Learning target/Exit Pass - Describe the challenges of life in the oceans
Activate - jokes
Vocabulary - (sounds like / definition / remember) - microalgae
Activities - video Planet Ocean notes
Friday
Learning target/Exit Pass - Describe symbiosis and 3 examples of each type
Activate - jokes / name someone who: you help and helps you / you help that doesn't help you / only takes from you
Vocabulary (sounds like / definition / remember) Symbiosis Underwater symbiosis
Activities - Symbiosis game

Week 23
Tuesday/Thursday
Learning target/Exit Pass - Describe the beginning of life on earthActivate - jokesVocabulary - (sounds like / definition / remember) - microalgaeActivities - video Planet Ocean notes / Graphing Lesson
Week 22 WednesdayLearning target/Exit Pass - Identify and draw 4 types of zooplanktonActivate - jokesVocabulary - (sounds like / definition / remember) - ZooplanktonActivities - CMORE Plankton Lesson 3 Zooplankton Microscopy LabLearning target/Exit Pass - Where is phytoplankton found in the water column and why is is there?Activate - jokesVocabulary (sounds like / definition / remember)- water columnActivities - CMORE Plankton Lesson 4 Phytology worksheets video
Week 21
Monday
Learning target/Exit Pass - How can we get rid of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch?Activate - jokes / Flu season tips - 4 minimumVocabulary - Great Pacific Garbage PatchActivities - Video notes / Pre-survey / Informational / Inpirational PosterWednesdayLearning target/Exit Pass -What would happen if all the phytoplankton died?Activate - jokes / CFA #6Vocabulary (sounds like / definition / remember)- planktonActivities - CMORE Plankton Lesson 1 Powerpoint Lesson 1 Introduction to Plankton PPT worksheetFridayLearning target/Exit Pass - What adaptations make plankton able to survive and reproduce?Activate - jokes / Vocabulary (sounds like / definition / remember)- adaptationActivities - CMORE Plankton Lesson 2 Design your own phytoplankton
Week 20TuesdayLearning target/Exit Pass - Describe how to make a giant map of world showing Thermohaline CirculationActivities - make a giant map of world showing Thermohaline Circulation

Week 19
Monday
Learning target/Exit Pass - Explain how Earth's Deep Ocean Circulation may be affected by global warming
Activate - Jokes
Vocabulary (sounds like / definition / remember)- thermohaline circulationActivities - CMORE Kit COMPLETE - Ocean Conveyer Belt Lesson 2 - Deep Ocean Current PPT video
Wednesday
Learning target/Exit Pass - Explain how Earth's Deep Ocean Circulation may be affected by global warming
Activate - Jokes / Lennon Assassination

Vocabulary (sounds like / definition / remember)- thermohaline circulationActivities - CMORE Kit - Ocean Conveyer Belt Lesson 2 - Deep Ocean Current PPT video


Week 18
Tuesday
Learning target/Exit Pass - Explain the differences between Hilo Bay and Anchorage, Alaska and how the graphs are deceptive
Activate - Jokes
Activities - Complete wave graphs and connect them together, Connections of the Tides to the Lunar Data, pt 2
Thursday
Learning target/Exit Pass - Explain how Earth's Deep Ocean Circulation may be affected by global warming
Activate - Jokes / Lennon Assassination

Vocabulary (sounds like / definition / remember)- thermohaline circulationActivities - CMORE Kit - Ocean Conveyer Belt Lesson 2 - Deep Ocean Current PPT video




Week 17
Monday
Learning target/Exit Pass - Explain what affects the density of ocean water
Activate - Jokes
Vocabulary (sounds like / definition / remember)- ocean stratification
Activities - CMORE Kit - Ocean Conveyer Belt - PPT - Stratified layers worksheet, pg 35-36 / Complete tide graph by Friday
Wednesday
Learning target/Exit Pass - Explain what affects the density of ocean water
Activate - Jokes
Vocabulary (sounds like / definition / remember) -
Activities - Read tide charts - answer worksheet
Friday
Learning target/Exit Pass - Explain how the tides can be predicted by the distance and phase of the moon
Activate - Jokes
Activities - Complete wave graphs and connect them together, Connections of the Tides to the Lunar Data, pt 2
CMORE Kit - Ocean Conveyer Belt Lesson 2 - Deep Ocean Current PPT video video

Week 16
Tuesday
Learning target/Exit Pass - Explain what affects the density of ocean water
Activate - Jokes
Activities - CMORE Kit - Ocean Conveyer Belt - Make stratified layers in a model of the ocean


Week 15
Monday Super Moon video
Learning target/Exit Pass - Explain how the sea level rises and falls
Activate - Jokes / Storm Surge notes
Vocabulary - Storm Surge Activities - Start graphing 7 days of tides, per 7 Hilo, per 9 Anchorage and drawing moon phaseWednesday Learning target/Exit Pass - Explain how the sea level rises and fallsActivities - Work on Tide Graphs / CMORE PretestFriday Learning target/Exit Pass - Explain how the sea level rises and fallsActivate - Jokes Activities - Portfolio / Work on Tide Graphs
Week 14
WednesdayLearning target/Exit Pass - Explain how the sea level rises and falls and the causesActivate - Jokes / Red Tide 3 notesVocabulary (sounds like / definition / remember)-
New moonFirst quarter moonFull moonThird quarter moonApogeePerigeeSpring tidesNeap tidesActivities - Use steps of scientific method to plan tide investigation
Week 13
Monday Learning target/Exit Pass - Explain how the sea level rises and fallsActivities - Ocean Motion Virtual Lab - read and complete this data table and graph / Finish your Glowstick Lab Report (it's due today)WednesdayLearning target/Exit Pass - Explain what a tide is and two causes Activate - JokesVocabulary - tide / tidal bore Activities -

Week 12
Tuesday
Learning target/Exit Pass - 7 Glowstick Lab 9 Hokulea video
Activate - Jokes /
Ocean Acidification
Vocabulary - Acidification
Activities -7 Glowstick Lab 9 Hokulea video
Thursday
Learning target/Exit Pass - Write a complete Lab Report
Activate - Jokes / Qualitative vs Quantitative Data Glowstick Post-Lab questions
Vocabulary - Qualitative / Quantitative
Activities - Wintergreen lab (qualitative data) / Type up Glowstick lab report - share with me!

orLearning target/Exit Pass -Virtual Lab - Ocean Motion Glencoe Virtual Lab - Ocean Motion Table and Graph

Week 11Monday Learning target/Exit Pass - Post-Project Questions - Instructions for releasing animal into the wild PPT (continued) Activities - Post-project questions / Glowstick Prelab write up
Wednesday
Learning target/Exit Pass - Glowstick Pre-Lab Report -
How does temperature affect living things?
Vocabulary - Control Variable
Activate
- Jokes
Activities - Glowstick Pre-Lab as individuals or group
Friday
Learning target/Exit Pass
- Do Glowstick Lab / Complete Exit Pass from last class / Write up prelab for further investigation


FALL BREAK - HAVE FUN!!



Week 9
Monday
Learning target/Exit Pass - Adopt an Ocean PPT - write questions for quiz (continued) Activities - Use this project checklist to make sure you completed everything! / record what you did and what to do next WednesdayLearning target/Exit Pass -Adopt an Ocean PPT - complete project / prepare for presentation (continued)Activities - complete project / prepare and practice presentation / use Seismic Eruptions as part of presentationFriday Learning target/Exit Pass -Adopt an OceanActivate - Storm coming Sunday - UlikaActivities - Presentation notes - 3 per group / presentation grade will be based on - volume / organization / attitude / creativity
Week 8 Tuesday
Learning target/Exit Pass - Adopt an Ocean PPT (continued) Add definitions to slides
Activities - continue project / record what you did and what to do next
Thursday
Learning target/Exit Pass -Adopt an Ocean PPT - make title and one slide per topic
Activities - continue project / record what you did and what to do next


Week 7 September 12-16
Monday
Learning target/Exit Pass - Use the Scientific Method to solve a mystery
Activities - Marine Mystery
Wednesday

Learning target - Describe Ecosystems
Learning target – Describe Ocean Motion
Red Earth Science Book
Skim Sections 18-1 and 18-2 (Pictures Headings Illustrations Summary)
Define New Vocab on pgs 514 and 518 (1 pt)
Reading Check Q and A – do ALL pgs 514 – 523 (1 pt)
Self-Check Q And A on pgs. 517 and 523 (1 pt)
Sketch – Draw fig 5 on pg 518 (1 pt EC)
Friday
Learning target/Exit Pass - Adopt an Ocean / Plan an Ecotour of an Ocean
Activate - Dolphin Intelligence
Vocabulary (sounds like/definition/how to remember) - Ecotour
Activities - Portfolio / Choose ocean, group, and start project


Week 6 September 6-9 Tuesday Learning target/Exit Pass - What is your role in keeping the classroom safe?Activate - Sea otter and 1 day old Nullschool / Describe where earthquakes usually occurMauna Loa EQ THC test Activities - Assemble portfolio / Unit test (be prepared to answer all learning target questions) Thursday Learning target/Exit Pass - Create the problem, purpose, and title for the Marine Mystery Vocabulary (sounds like/definition/how to remember) - zooxanthellae Activate - Sunscreen safe for coral? Activities - CFA #2 / Marine Mystery PPT / Scientific Method Notes / Consider teaching this lesson to 7th graders

Week 5 August 30 - September 1
Tuesday
Learning target/Exit Pass (25 words min) - Compare lab and Hurricane safety
Activate - Draw and label Hurricanes Lester and MadelineNullschool / Describe where earthquakes usually occur
Vocabulary (sounds like/definition/how to remember) - Tropical storm / Hurricane
Activities - Safety CSA/Contract / Complete
Thursday
Learning target/Exit Pass - What is your role in keeping the classroom safe?
Activate - Assemble portfolio
Activities - Unit test (be prepared to answer all learning target questions)

Week 4
Monday
Learning target/Exit Pass - Make a video or poster showing consequences of breaking science rules and how to prevent injuries
Activate - awareness test / video notes 1 2 - 15 rules
Vocabulary (sounds like/definition/how to remember) - procedural violation
Activities - make a video as a class for 4 rules / comic strip for 6 rules or answer worksheet
Wednesday What's so great about Marine Science (aka oceanography) and where do you fit in?Activate - complete safety posterVocabulary (sounds like/definition/how to remember) - marine science / oceanography
Activities-
1 What's great about science videoPowers of Ten Galaxy Song
2 Link 1 Best 2 reasons why oceanography is important (20 words)
3 Link 2Best 2 reasons why oceans are important (20 words)
4 **What field of science is the best match for you? Take this 10 question survey!
5 **What are the 4 branches of oceanography?**
6 Choose your 3 favorite branches/Make a 4 (or more) panel brochure with pics/descriptions/reflections
Friday
Learning target/Exit Pass - COMPLETE WEDNESDAY'S ASSIGNMENT
Activate - Obama protects Northwestern Hawaiian Islands / Proposed law to stop swimming with dolphinsradio storyHow do dolphins sleep? / Correct Safety CFA

Week 3
Monday
Learning target/Exit Pass - Why are illustrations important to scientists?
Activate - Armadillo attacks a toy bear
Vocabulary (sounds like/definition/how to remember) - observation
Activities - draw your hand - every line!
Wednesday
Learning target/Exit Pass - What are you doing to save the world?
Activate - Safety Pre-test
Vocabulary (sounds like/definition/how to remember) - sustainability
Activities - Describe two interesting things people are doing to lessen human impact with an illustration and reflection of each, and your own original idea / plan / contribution


Week 2
Tuesday
Learning target/Exit Pass - What class/school rules would you like to change and give reasons
Activate - Read syllabus, make 10 question quiz w/ answers on back
Activities - Complete 6 rules poster / poster contest / memorize Science and Society Chant
Thursday
Learning target/Exit Pass - What elements make a poster most effective?
Activate - choose the best class rules poster / make evaluation chart - meets / approaching / rate 1-5
Vocabulary (sounds like/definition/how to remember) - Perseid Meteor Shower peaks tonight / Simone Biles
Activities - Draw your hand - include every line - why do scientist use illustrations? / memorize Science and Society Chant

Week 1
Thusday
Learning target/Exit Pass - Learn names of students - All grades
Activation - Line up by last name
Activities - Name circle
Friday
Learning target/Exit Pass - Greatest discipline challenges and solutions
Activation - Line up by last name
Activities - Read planner pages 26 -27/
video notes - do / don't **Class****rules** make **poster** with 6 rules and illustrations of student following / not following rules / / School rules and **compact**


Summer at Sea UH Hilo