• Distance Learning May 11-24

    Posted by David Rodriguez on 5/11/2020

    Assignment for May 11-24:  Read the following articles in Readworks - "Is the Earth Getting Warmer?" and "Water: A Give and Take" and complete the questions that accompany each article.   

    Class Codes - First Period: AHKJME, Second Period: H7MH5Z

    Your Password is the last 4 numbers of your student ID

     

    Due Date:  Sunday, May 24

     

    My office hours are daily from 2:00-4:00PM.

     

    Contact me through email.  rodriguezd@leonschools.net

     

    If you need any additional support relating to science content please contact Kimberly Smith, SCMS Parra-professional 8 AM -3 PM  smithk16@leonschools.net

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  • See Venus for Free!

    Posted by David Rodriguez on 4/27/2020

    The planet Venus is super bright in the western sky after sunset this week.  You can't miss it, unless its cloudy, there are too many trees, you look the wrong way or you look at the side of a building.  Check out the article to help see where to find it.  It's just for fun...no assignment is attached to it.

     

    https://www.space.com/bright-venus-moon-conjunction-april-2020.html

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  • Distance Learning April 27-May 10

    Posted by David Rodriguez on 4/27/2020

    Assignments for April 27 - May 10: I have included two short videos for you to watch, and one related Readworks article for you to read and answer questions.   The focus of the videos and the article are on Plate Tectonics.

     

    Video:  https://www.nationalgeographic.org/media/plate-tectonics/

     

    Video:  https://www.pbs.org/video/solving-the-puzzle-of-plate-tectonics-r3lzwb/

     

    Readworks Article:  https://www.readworks.org/article/Mount-Pinatubo-and-the-Ring-of-Fire/3d0036cc-d11d-449a-ac45-9989db214acd#!articleTab:content/

     

    Class Codes - First Period: AHKJME, Second Period: H7MH5Z

    Your Password is the last 4 numbers of your student ID

     

    Due Date:  Friday, May 10

     

    My office hours are daily from 2:00-4:00PM.

     

    Contact me through email.  rodriguezd@leonschools.net

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  • WONDERFUL OPPORTUNITY FREE THIS WEEK!

    Posted by David Rodriguez on 4/21/2020

    Have you ever seen a meteor shower?  If not, you may be in for a treat this week.  Check out the link below to see how you can catch a potentially GREAT meteor shower the next few days...April 21-23.  

     

    https://linkprotect.cudasvc.com/url?a=https%3a%2f%2fwww.clickorlando.com%2fweather%2f2020%2f04%2f19%2flook-up-lyrid-meteor-shower-peaks-this-week%2f%3foutputType%3damp&c=E,1,8ZwP00uCe1uSWdEcjWEfUHBDHuxO8F2z3GgBj-NUbw8MrBj-GqUWH4kaCcM7x1Ao4gl2wR9kXlFP-aNyVHu3KvqwN2yh-09jYJm8OhM6BCPmikwuPK0,&typo=1

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  • Distance Learning April 13-24

    Posted by David Rodriguez on 4/12/2020

    Assignment for April 13 - 24:  Earth's Oceans is an Article-a-day-set of 7 articles on READWORKS  about the Earth's oceans.  After reading each article click on the "Book of Knowledge" tab and write 2-3 things you learned about from the articles.  You can do the assignment all at once or spread it out over multiple days.

    Class Codes - First Period: AHKJME, Second Period: H7MH5Z

    Your Password is the last 4 numbers of your student ID

     

    Due Date:  Friday, April 24

     

    My office hours are daily from 2:00-4:00PM.

     

    Contact me through email.  rodriguezd@leonschools.net

     

    If you need any additional support relating to science content please contact Kimberly Smith, SCMS Parra-professional 8 AM -3 PM  smithk16@leonschools.net

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  • Distance Learning March 30 - April 12

    Posted by David Rodriguez on 3/30/2020

    Dear Students,

     

    I hope all of you are doing well under these very unique circumstances.  Please follow all CDC guidelines and do your part to help our local community and our nation get through this with as few cases as possible.

    Please see below for instructions on how to collect and submit your work packets for Earth Space Science for the time period March 30 - April 12.

     

    Two assignments have been provided by Leon County Schools.

    1.  Readworks article "Surfers Up"  - You can access this article on the Readworks site like you have done throughout the year.  First Period class code is AHKJME and your password is the last four numbers of your student ID.  Second Period class code is H7MH5Z.  You can also access the article by clicking on the "learn at home" tab on the SCMS website and navigate to the High School Courses...Earth Space Science link.  Finally, you may have picked up your packet on Friday at SCMS in which case you can write on the papers that were provided in the packet, and drop them off at school with my name on the top papers.  You can also take a picture of your responses, and emal that to me or write your reponses in an email or attached word document.  I suggest you do whatever is easiest for your family.

     

    2.  CommonLit article "Was Einstein a Space Alien" can be accessed by clicking on the "learn at home" tab on the SCMS website and navigate to the High School Courses...Earth Space Science link.  You may have picked up your packet on Friday at SCMS in which case you can write on the papers that were provided in the packet and drop them off at school with my name on the top papers.  You can also take a picture of your responses and email that to me, or write your responses in an email, or attached word document.

     

    My office hours will be from 2:00-4:00PM daily via email.  rodriguezd@leonschools.net

     

    If you have not signed up for Remind yet, please do so.  Go to the SCMS website and there are instructions on how to do that.  Email me if you have any questions.

     

    Please be kind to your parents!  

     

    Mr. Rodriguez

     

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  • Earth Space Science

    Posted by David Rodriguez on 8/8/2019
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  • Weekly Update

    Posted by David Rodriguez on 9/30/2018

    Students will be working on and completing their "Touring the Solar System" portolios in class this week.  They will also need to complete some of this at home as it is due on Friday, October 5.

     

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  • Weekly Update

    Posted by David Rodriguez on 9/17/2018

    Moon Formation Hypothesese

    https://www.universetoday.com/19718/formation-of-the-moon/

     

    https://www.aaas.org/news/science-new-evidence-collision-produced-earths-moon

     

    Giant Impact Hypothesis Animation

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wfImQOZp3hE

     

     

     

    Check out the following link to get an overview of our moon's phases; What causes them?  What do they look like?  How are the Earth, moom and sun positioned throughout the month?

    http://www.space-exploratorium.com/moon-phases.htm

     

    Use the following link to answer the questions on the Lunar Phase Simulator - Student Guide.  Take your time...  This link will help you to look more critically at the cause of moon phases, and to determine the actual position of the Earth, moon and sun during each phase. 

    http://astro.unl.edu/naap/lps/animations/lps.html

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  • Weekly Update

    Posted by David Rodriguez on 9/10/2018

    We are spending time all this week computer lab where students will be working on writing their science research plans.  All students received a paper today that outlines the content requirements and the formatting reguirements for the research plan.

    Research Plans are due Friday, September 14

     

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