Students will do a lab called "Burning Up the Atmosphere". Honors students: MESPOWs for this week are #1 and #29. Read them both carefully and choose one to do with the WS. If you were gone, periods 1-4-5 should do questions 1-10 on page 499 . . . periods 6-7 should read 472-477 and questions do questions 1-2 on page 478.
We will discuss several factors that influence the flight of a baseball or football. If you were gone, carefully read this web page and pages 479-480 in your text (honors pages 466-467). Students will listen and take notes as Benson explains "The Hole in the Ozone Layer". If you were gone, get a copy of the notes handout and copy the notes from a classmate, read this web page and watch the video of the week below.
Benson will show students a demonstration, and then students will continue to take notes and learn about the hole in the ozone layer. If you were gone, copy the notes from a classmate and read this web page and be sure to select the arrow to watch the change over several years. Then watch this 4.5-minute YouTube video. If you would like to know more about skin cancer, click here.
We will do a quick review and then students will do an introductory lab activity to help them understand experimental design.
We will have a notebook entry and then Benson will explain the UV Bead Project. Watch this video -> How the Sun Sees You Students will have time to start working on their projects. Here is a description of the project-> UV Bead Project
Question(s) of the week: What causes the hole in the ozone layer to appear over Antarctica every September through November? Why does the hole affect the rest of the world?