4.25.16 A Day

Science Period 1, 2, and 3

In class students completed a self-evaluation for their Outdoor School Survival Guides (DUE TODAY). We then had a little peer share out. The rest of the period students worked on their Cell Analogy Posters.

HW – None unless your survival guide is not completed. THEY WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED PAST FRIDAY WITHOUT PRIOR COMMUNICATION FROM A PARENT.

4.22.16 D-Day

Science Period 1, 2, and 4

In class students work on their cell analogies. We will spend Monday working on these as well.

HW – SURVIVAL GUIDES DUE MONDAY (TUESDAY for PER 4) A Survivor’s Guide to Outdoor School

Forecasting:

Students received forecasting sheets for next year in 1st period today. They are due to 1st period by NEXT friday: 7th Grade Forecasting Sheet

4.21.16 C-Day

Science 1, 4, and 3

In class we worked on cell analogy posters. Period 1 and 4 had a bit of time to work on their survival guides as well, which period 3 had time for yesterday.

HW – SURVIVAL GUIDES DUE Monday. Try to get it turned in tomorrow though. A Survivor’s Guide to Outdoor School

4.18.16 A-Day

Science Period 1, 2, and 3

In class students took an outdoor school field studies journal quiz. I’m using that quiz to evaluate how well students were paying attention to learning while at outdoor school. It is formative.

The other big thing students are working on is the Outdoor School Survival Guide assignment. This is SUMMATIVE and also lets me know what you learned during  outdoor school.

HW – Survival Guides DUE FRIDAY. Spend 30 minutes a night working on it so you’re not overwhelmed with work on Thursday night. A Survivor’s Guide to Outdoor School

4-13-16 C-Day

Science Period 4, 2, and 3

We worked on outdoor school survival guides.

HW – 20 to 30 minutes on your survival guide. Try to finish your outline.

A Survivor’s Guide to Outdoor School

4-12-16 Testing Day

State testing throughout the day today.

HW – Complete AT LEAST 1/3 of your OSS survival guide outline.

A Survivor’s Guide to Outdoor School

3.11.16 A-Day

Science Period 1, 2, and 3

We spent time today going over our field study journals. The following pages and basic information should be included in your journals. On FRIDAY there will be an OPEN NOTES QUIZ from your field studies journal:

4 – Reflection on Experience

8 – Map

12 – What plants need to survive

14 – Tree parts and what they do.

16 – What a nurse log is. What it does for soils.

17 – Types of plants we learned about on our hike

18 – Soil profile

20 – Explain the difference between weathering and erosion

23 – Explain the value of estuaries

27 – Fill out the page on dissolved oxygen

28 and 29 – Water cycle stages.

41 – Food chain

OUTDOOR SCHOOL DEPARTS TOMORROW

OUTDOOR SCHOOL – 7:45 Drop off

Please be here on time tomorrow. The buses leave at 8:15. Missing a bus means driving out there on your own.

WESTWIND STUDENTS: Be sure to dress in layers for the day of. Wear comfortable walking/hiking shoes for the first day. We have a 3 mile hike into camp. Your luggage will be driven in, but the rest of us hike in with our day bags.

WESTWIND STUDENTS: Bring a light lunch for eating on the bus.

DAY PACK CONTENTS

  • Rain gear
  • Water bottle
  • Lunch or snacks for the bus (more important for Westwind students, since we hike into camp).

PACKING LIST: Outdoor School Packing List