The above map is an image of the current weather in the United States...Using the information in Study Island, post a paragraph describing the current weather patterns in the US. (information for this can be found on page 3 of the lesson)

You must include the following in your response...
  • Describe what the H stands for and where (use state names) they are located on the map. (2.5 points)
  • Describe what the L stands for and where (use state names) they are located on the map. (2.5 points)
  • Tell what type of fronts are on the map and where they are located (2.5 points)
  • If there is any precipitation on the map, describe where and what it is. (2.5 points)
  • This post should be at least 5 sentences long (2.5 points) and written like a weather forecast that would appear on TV. (2.5 points)
A quality post will be detailed and should take 20-30 minutes to complete. 




 
 
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Pretend you are making a Journey to the Center of the Earth.  Write a paragraph describing the different layers (there are six you should mention) you pass as you reach the center of Earth.  Make sure you use the scientific terms for each layer.  Refer to Study Island for information.

Remember to include what the composition of each layer is (whats its made up of).



OH Grade 6-8, Science Standard Earth and Space Sciences D
Identify that the lithosphere contains rocks and minerals and that minerals make up rocks. Describe how rocks and minerals are formed and/or classified.
 
 
This week Answer the following questions in detailed, complete sentences.  These come right from the Study Island lesson.
  1. Why is a year 365 days?
  2. What effect does the moon have on ocean tides?
  3. Why do we have night and day? 
  4. What causes us to have seasons?
  5. Name the 4 phases of the moon.
Please number each answer and submit them in the comment section.

Thanks,
Mr. Reese

OH Grade 6-8, Science Standard Earth and Space Sciences A
Describe how the positions and motions of the objects in the universe cause predictable and cyclic events.
 
 
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Complete your journal this week on the the lesson in study island titled The Universe.  Remember to refer to the Journal Rubric for this assignment.  Post your journal in the comments section of this blog.  First name and last initial.

OH Grade 6-8, Science Standard Earth and Space Sciences B
Explain that the universe is composed of vast amounts of matter, most of which is at incomprehensible distances and held together by gravitational force. Describe how the universe is studied by the use of equipment such as telescopes, probes, satellites and spacecraft.
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