Mr. Matt Foster

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  • Favorite Quote: "Its not whether you get knocked down in life,its whether you get up."--Lombardi

Courses: Geo. Space Science and ICPE

(Scroll down for course outlines. The unit we are currently on is in RED.)

Geo. Space Science- Book- Earth Science - (by Spaulding and Namowitz)

Class Expectations for Geo.

Geo. Lab Safety

Semester 1 Units- Notes Assignments
Introduction Lab Template, Graphing Example, Sci. Method, Graphing, River Questions, Graphing Practice, Career Opp., Career Pjct. Rubric,
Earth's Interior Faults,competive review, WEBQUEST, Volcano Pjct., Virtual Earthquake,
Earth Chemistry Element Powerpoint,
Earth History Notes, Relative Dating, Mass Extinction,Time Scale Table, Half-life Lab, Time Line Project,
Rocks and Minerals Mineral Notes, Research Pjct., Rock Cycle Drawing, Vocabulary,
Water Notes, Water Quality Brochure, Survey,
Oceanography Ocean notes, Marine life notes, Reading assmt. , project,
FINAL REVIEW SHEET   Earth's Interior review and answers,

Semester 2-

Unit Notes Assignments
Atmosphere/Weather Atmosphere, Weather Vocab, Cloud powerpt.,

Atmos. Note Guide, GLOBE cloud quiz, Atmosphere Pjct., Weather Scavenger, Weather Intro. Notes, REVIEW,

Observing Space Scopes, PowerPoint, Wordsearch,
Organization of the Universe Stars, Galaxies, Constellation Pjct., Big Bang, Review, Star Trek Pjct, Star Cycle Quiz, Web wksht., Review,
Solar System Moon ppt., Planets ppt, Scavenger, Moon ?'s, Solar System pjct.,
Space Travel   Large Rocket Lab, Space missions pjct.,
Final Review  

ICPE- Book: Conceptual Physical Science 2nd edition (by Hewitt, Suchocki and Hewitt)

Class Expectations for ICPE

Lab Safety in ICPE

Semester 1 Units- Notes Assignments
Introduction Lab Template, Graphing Example, Sci. Method, Sig Figs, SI Units, Graphing, River Questions, Graphing Practice, Sig. figs., Conversion Practice, Review, Metric Lab,
Atomic Structure- Chp. 13, Elements to memorize, Power Point Project, Half-Life Lab,
Properties of Matter Chp. 6 & 15,  Pre-Test,Element Practice, Chemical Changes Lab,
Elements and Periodic Table- Chp 16, Periodic puzzle, Coloring sheet, Shell filling,
Bonding Chp. 17, Bonding Review Key,
Chemical Formulas Notes, Note PowerPoint, Conservation of Matter Lab, Problem. Set 1, Problem Set 2, Stoichiometry Set 1, Stoichiometry Set 2,
Acids and Bases   Project Requirements,

Semester 2-

Unit Notes Assignments
Earth's Interior Chp. 23, PowerPoint, Volacoes, Layers, Volcano Pjct., Virtual Earthquake, Webquest, Seismic Wave Lab,
Weather Notes, Clouds,

GLOBE Cloud Quiz,Cloud Worksheet, Scavenger Hunt

Astronomy  Notes,

Solar System Pjct.,Star Project, Scavenger hunt

Water and Earth History Water, Water Quality Brochure,
Density Density Notes, Powerpoint, Density Lab,
Motion- Chp. 1. Chp. 2 Hotwheel Lab, Motion prac., Acceleration Prac., Unit Practice,
Energy- Chapter 3 Work Lab, Power lab 1, Power lab 2, Practice Problems,Catapult pjct., Practice Problem KEY,
Gravity-    Boom pjct.,
Final  Moon, Stars, Solar System, Review Sheet,



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