Monday, October 22, 2018

October 22-26

The optional assignment for October (to replace your lowest non-test score) is 1-21 page 183 (Honors - Do the following questions from your text: p. 120 #2, p. 122 #1, p. 125 #3, p. 127 #1-3, p. 129 #3, p 130 #1, p. 132 #1, p. 134 #1-3).

Attention honors students: The MESPOWs for this week are #101, #115, and #123.

Benson will explain a couple current issues related our hydrology unit and then students will be given time to complete their crossword puzzle from last week.

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)..

We will watch a video: America's Ice Age - If you were gone, watch it here (43 minutes).

Students will take notes as Benson explains various ways that the last ice age impacted Montana.If you miss this class, go to this site and read each of the following: 12, 24, and 33, and watch this 18-minute video.

We will review for the test, which will be on Monday.

Attention honors students: The topics for the two essay questions will be . . .

1. The Upper Tenmile Watershed (Helena's primary source of water) - Where is it? How do we manipulate it (structures, time of year, storage, etc.)? CLICK HERE for a review resource (does not open on mobile devices).

2. The Berkeley Pit - What is wrong with the water, and how did it get that way. CLICK HERE for a review resource (does not open on mobile devices).

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

Glacial Landforms
Milankovitch Cycles
Ice Ages changed the Missouri River
Flathead Lake
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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