Thursday, April 21, 2016

April 25-29

NOTE: The monthly optional "replacement assignment" (for period 1, 3, 4) is available here. Your score on this will replace your lowest non-test score so far. Get it in before Vigilante Day.

Attention honors students: The MESPOWs for this week are #91 and #122.

Periods 1-6-7 will watch a video: Snowball Earth - If you were gone, watch it here (43 minutes). Period 3-4 will watch a different video (America's Ice Age). Benson will be gone today.

We will take notes on a handout called "Ice Ages". Honors students who were gone should read the text section titled "Causes of Glaciation" (pages 174-177).

Students will take notes as Benson explains various ways that the last ice age impacted Montana.If you miss this class be sure to open the "Wednesday" links below and carefully read the web pages.

We will watch a short video and then prepare for the test. If you were gone, scroll down and watch the "video of the week". A review sheet will be provided or you can print out a copy here .

The test over groundwater, surface water, glaciers, ice ages has been moved to Monday. Today, students will go to the Little Theater for a presentation on the Montana Conservation Corp.

Below: Important Links - Be sure to check them out if you missed class.

Monday: Glacial Landforms
Monday: Striations
Tuesday: Milankovitch Cycles
Wednesday: Ice Ages changed the Missouri River
Wednesday: Flathead Lake
Wednesday: Snake Butte in North-Central Montana

Question of the Week: What caused the formation of Glacial Lake Missoula, and how did the outburst floods cause the Scablands of Washington?

Video of the Week

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