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    Period 3
            Welcome to APES!
          Please find your seat.
•   Edgar - 1         •   Natalie - 16
•   Clayton - 2       •   Claire - 17
•   Mahdi - 3         •   Sounak - 18
•   Jon Coplin - 4    •   Milana - 19
•   John Croyle - 5   •   Nicole - 21
•   Evan - 6          •   Fatima - 22
•   Justin - 7        •   Shreya - 23
•   Brian -11         •   Haley - 24
•   Ryan - 12         •   Bridgette - 25
•   Herb - 13         •   Erin - 26
•   Skutch - 14       •   Kayla - 27
           August 30, 2011
• Today in class:
  –   Books, syllabus
  –   Emergency cards & lockers
  –   Who is Ms. Mongano
  –   Animal Cards
  –   Review of Summer Assignment
  –   Class website
  –   Safety Contract & Syllabus
  –   Ranking Environmental Problems; time
      permitting
• HW: Signed syllabus and safety contract,
  Summer assignment 1 & 2 due tomorrow;
  chapter 1 outline/notes due Thursday, Test
  Chapter 1 Monday 9/6
               August 31, 2011
    Warm-up: Please number your paper 1-10.
                                        • Water Pollution
•   Wasting Water                       • Extinction of species
•    Loss of Habitat                    • Acid Deposition
•    Land Degradation                   • Desertification
•    Ozone Depletion                    • Monoculture Farming
•    Decreasing Landfill Space          • Deforestation (w/o reforestation)
•    Damming Rivers                     • Air Pollution
•    Overpopulation                     • Threat of Nuclear War
•    Forest Fires                       • Diminishing Wilderness areas
•    Depletion of Fossil Fuels          • Depletion of Natural Resources
•    Global Warming                     • Over Hunting
•    Over-fishing                       • Oil Spills
•    Introduced Species                 • Littering
•    Overgrazing                        • Increasing amounts of municipal solid wastes
•    Overconsumption                    • Urban/suburban sprawl
•    Mining Waste                       • Other: ________________
•    Chemical use w/o knowledge of
    possible interactions
•    Lack of (human) Awareness (of human
    actions)
•    Loss of Potential Medicines and other
    products from Ecosystems
•    Displacement/Loss of Indigenous
    People/Cultures
August 31, 2011 Warm-up

• List 5 environmental
  problems/issues that are
  most important to you.
        August 31, 2011
• Today in class:
  – Warm-up
  – Collect Papers
  – College Board Course Overview
  – Here Fishy Fishy
• HW: Read TOC article and answer
  the questions (posted on my
  website: mongano.wikispaces.com)
            Sept 1, 2011
• Warm-up: Explain in your own words
  the concept of the tragedy of the
  commons.

• Today in class:
  – Chapter 1 PP (Part 1)
  – The Lorax 

• HW: Read TOC and answer the article
  questions
          Sept 2, 2011
• Compare and contrast the
  Onceler’s way of business
  to Roosevelt and Pinchot’s
  idea of forestry.


• HW: Study for test on Tuesday 
      September 7, 2011
• Describe the scientific method and
  discuss why it is useful in
  understanding the world.




• HW: Chapter 2 HW due Friday
  Reporting on Environmental
        Racism Groups
1. Edgar, Brian, Sounak, Erin
2. Clayton, Ryan, Milana, Kayla
3. Mahdi, Herb, Nicole
4. Jon, Skutch, Fatima
5. JT, Natalie, Shreya
6. Evan, Claire, Haley
7. Justin, Sarah, Bridgette
          Sept 8, 2011
• Why is it important to consider the
  source when reviewing issues in
  environmental science?




• HW: Chapter 2 HW due Monday.
  Law quiz and data table due on
  Friday 9/16.
         Today in class
• Finalize your script and have a
  practice run with your group.
• Video taping will begin tomorrow.
  Should be about 3-5 minutes in
  length.
• Only your video taped segment will
  be graded.
         Sept 9, 2011
• No warm-up. Get with your
  group and prepare to be video
  taped!!!



• HW: Chapter 2 Homework due
  on Monday.
• Go Ravens, beat the Steelers!!
         Sept 12, 2011
• What is the difference between a
  natural experiment and a controlled
  experiment? Give an example of
  each.



• HW: Experimental Variables
   September 13, 2011
–What is a system? Give an
 example.




– HW: Math Review Problems. Quiz and
  table on environmental laws on Friday.
     September 14, 2011
• What is the difference between
  environmentalism and environmental
  science?



• HW: None but bring in your law
  table tomorrow.
• Today in class:
  – Warm up
  – Finish Chapter 2 PP
  – Work in groups to help solve math
    problems from last night.

  HW: None, bring in your law data table.
      September 16, 2011
• Positive or Negative Feedback:
  – More lions implies reduction in deer
    population; that implies starvation for
    lions. Less lions implies population growth
    for deer leading to more food for lions
    helping their growth.

  – A produces more of B which in turn
    produces more of A.

  – Chapter 3 HW Due on Tuesday
    September 19, 2011
• Name the atom/molecule below:




                            C
                B
      A
     September 20, 2011
• No warm up today. Leave your
  Chapter 3 HW and your warm-ups
  out on your desks for me to check
  while you work on your project 

• Pre-requisite Quiz answers and math
  problems answers will be posted on
  the website today.
         Sept 21, 2011
• No warm up today. Continue to work
  on your project 
Sept 22, 2011
     September 23, 2011
• Human impact on the sulfur cycle is
  primarily in the production
  of________ from industry.
• In a pond algae has 10,000kcal of
  available energy. If zooplankton
  consume algae and minnows consume
  zooplankton, what is the available
  energy to the minnow?
• HW: Email me your powerpoints.
  Biogeochemical Cycle quiz on Monday.
  Chapter 4 Homework due on Tuesday.
  (Will be posted on the website by
  tonight)
Sulfur Cycle
     September 26, 2011
• Which cycle? Nitrogen, Carbon, Sulfur,
  or Phosphorus
  – Required for nucleic acids, ATP, cell
    membranes
  – Most stored in rocks, released from
    volcanoes
  – Can lead to excessive nutrients in water
    ways, eutrophication (positive feedback
    loop)
  – Removal of vegetation leads to increased
    greenhouse effect
• Today in class:
  – Warm-up
  – Finish last cycle
  – Quiz
  – HW: Chapter 4 due tomorrow
     September 27, 2011
• What is the equation for
  photosynthesis and cellular
  respiration?
         Sept 28, 2011
• Working in groups with the people
  sitting near you, try to place the
  events in chronological order.
• Today in class:
  – Cats in Borneo
  – Food Webbing



  – HW: Review Chapter 4 PP posted on
    website.
     September 30, 2011




A species can withstand a narrow range of temperature. Above
100oF, there are no species present. In the range from 97-
100oF and 90-94oF, there are a few species present. Below
90oF there are no species present.

What would you label the range of temperature from 90-94oF
for this particular species?
• Today in class:
  – Warm-up
  – Finish Food Webbing Activity
  – HW: Eating at a lower trophic level
        October 4, 2011
• What is an environmental indicator?
  Give an example.



• Collect Eating at a Lower Trophic
  Level and Food Webbing Questions
• Today in class: Owl Pellet Lab
• HW: Finish Owl Pellet Lab Questions
   Environmental Indicator
• Species who presence indicates a
  certain environmental parameter is
  present in a community.
  – Cattails in FL Everglades indicates
    phosphate pollution
  – Trout, mayfly, dobsonfly and caddisfly
    larvae indicate excellent water quality.
  – Bloodworms, leeches, and pouch snails
    indicate poor water quality.
  – Lichens and Eastern White Pines indicate
    air pollution (sensitive to sulfur dioxide and
    ozone)
        October 4, 2011
• What is predation? Give an example.




• Today in class:
  – Collect Owl Pellet Lab
  – BeginPredation Activity
  – HOMEWORK: Kaibab Deer Graphing
    and questions
   October 5, 2011
From the 1998 AP Exam
• Today in class:
  – Finish Predation Activity
    • Hypothesis, Data Table, Graph, Answers to
      questions 1-5.
    • If you do not finish, you must complete for
      homework.
         October 6, 2011
• What is the difference between biotic
  and abiotic components of an
  ecosystem? List 3 examples of each.

• Today in class: Succession Internet
  Activity. If you do not finish in class,
  you must finish for homework. Test
  Chapter 2, 3 and 4 on Tuesday 10/11.
• Tomorrow we will be in the media
  center.
        October 7, 2011
• What is abundance? What is diversity?
  How are they related?
• State the competitive exclusion
  principle.


• Today in class: Complete the virtual
  lab. Homework: Finish Virtual Lab and
  Succession Activity. Test Chapter 2,3,4
  on Tuesday. Study guide will be posted
  this evening on the website.
        October 9, 2011
• Today in class: Collect HW –
  Succession Activity and Virtual Lab
• Change by Chance Activity
• Chapter 4 PP Review
• Review Sheet for 2, 3, 4, Test
• TEST Tomorrow and Wednesday! 55
  multiple choice questions on
  Tuesday, 1 FRQ on Wednesday.
       October 13, 2011
• Today in class:
  – Collect FRQ
  – Work on Chapter 5 HW due tomorrow
  – READ WQI Lab for tomorrow.
       October 14, 2011
• Which biome?
  – Called the boreal or coniferous
    forests?
  – Dense vegetation, warm
    temperatures, and abundant
    rainfall?
  – Occurs in frigid mountaintop
    regions, found in high elevations.
        Monday’s WQI Lab
• Dress for the weather. As of today 65O and
  partly sunny. You MUST wear long pants
  (ticks and poison ivy) and shoes/boots you
  don’t mind getting wet. Change of
  clothes/shoes.
• Divided into groups to perform 9 tests.
  Some must be done outside and some will
  have to be done in the lab.
• Please be prompt to class so we can start
  right away.
• Visitor from Central Office (Ms. Hall) will be
  here to assist as well as Ms. Canby.
        WQI Lab Groups
1. Lilly, Jon, Natalie
2. Herb, JT, Sounak, Kayla
3. Skutch, Evan, Sarah, Erin
4. Claire, Justin, Milana, Bridgette
5. Edgar, Brian, Nicole, Shreya
6. Mahdi, Ryan, Fatima, Haley
              WQI Test
• DO: Done outside with ampules and
  photometer (Ms. Hall)
• pH: Done outside with strips. Then
  done inside for more accurate reading.
• ΔT: We will not be doing this test
  monday.
• Fecal Coliform: Setup inside and has to
  sit with the heating pad for 24 hours.
  Results will be recorded on Tuesday.
             WQI Test
• BOD: Water collected in sample bottles
  and then covered completely and
  labeled and put in a lab drawer until
  Friday.
• NO3-: Done outside (Ms. Mongano)
• PO4: Done outside (Ms. Canby)
• TDS: Done in class (Mon or Tuesday)
• TSS: Done outside with turbidity tube.
       October 18, 2011
• Today in class:
  – Discuss Lab from yesterday
  – Check FC dishes
  – TDS Test – Follow evaporation method
    from your lab.
  – Calculate Q values
  – HW: WQ Test Table. Chapter 11 HW
    due on Monday.
          October 20, 2011
Which Biome?

1.   Characterized by areas of open grassland
     with very few trees. Several large land
     animals inhabit this biome.
2.   Extremely low amounts of rainfall. Climate
     can be either extremely cold or extremely
     hot.
3.   Extremely cold temperatures, treeless
     landscapes, and land that remains frozen
     year-round?
4.   This biome is home to the majority of plant
     and animal species in the world.
5.   Dry climate, typically found in coastline
     regions? The landscape is predominated by
     dense evergreen shrubs and grasses
6.   Home to a variety of deciduous trees
• Today in class:
  – Current Events
    • Listeria
    • Zainsville, Ohio
  – Review WQ chart that was homework on
    Tuesday.
  – Check Dishes for E.Coli and record on data
    sheet.
  – Biomes……. Questions?
  – Biome Quiz
  – Chapter 11 HW due on Monday
       October 24, 2011
• What are the two types of aquatic
  biomes? Give examples of each type.
• What is an estuary?



HW: Finish WQI and Saving Species
 Quotes.
       October 25, 2011
• Why are freshwater biomes
  important ecologically and
  economically?



• HW: Saving Species Quotes
    Importance of Freshwater
            Biomes
Ecologically               Economically
• Climate Moderation       • Food
• Nutrient Cycling         • Drinking Water
• Waste Treatment          • Irrigation
• Flood Control            • Hydroelectricity
• Groundwater              • Transportation
  Recharge                   Corridors
• Habitat for species      • Recreation
• Biodiversity             • Employment
• Scientific Information
       October 26, 2011
• Do you support the idea of a “living
  library” of DNA from endangered
  species? Why or why not?



• HW: Chesapeake Bay Case study
  posted website. Test Chapter 5 & 11
  on Thurs 11/3
          Discussion Points
•   Javan Rhino
•   WWF
•   Is biodiversity overprotected?
•   Zoos and Aquariums
        Invasive Species List
•   Kudzu Vine            • Hydrilla
•   Stink Bugs            • Asian Tiger Mosquito
•   African Honeybee      • Sea Lamprey
•   Feral Pig (European   • Brown Tree Snake
    wild boar)            • Asian Long-Horned
•   Nutria                  Beetle
•   Water Hyacinth        • Argentina Fire Ant
•   Purple Loosestrife    • Eurasian Ruffe
•   Marine Toad (Giant    • Salt Cedar
    Toad)
       October 27, 2011
• What is the biggest threat to
  biodiversity?
• Name the international treaty that
  bans the hunting, capturing, and
  selling of threatened or endangered
  species?
• Name an endangered species.
• HW: Endangered Species HW Due
  Monday
       October 28, 2011
• What does HIPPO stand for?
• After printing of your text, a new
  letter was added to make HIPPCO.
  What do you think the C stands for?

• FINISH POSTERS!
• Endangered Species HW Due
  Monday.
       October 31, 2011
• Happy 7 Billion Day 
• What are some characteristics of
  species that make them vulnerable
  to extinction?

• HW: Finish Species Diversity Lab.
  Test Chapter 5 & 11 Thursday.
           Nov 1, 2011
• What are some characteristics of
  invasive species allow them to
  thrive?

• HW: Study for test on THURS and
  come with questions 
          Nov 2, 2011
• Why do people illegally kill
  endangered or protected species?

• Questions on Chapter 5 & 11
• Finish Cane Toad Video

• HW: Study for test tomorrow 
• Market for it, brings lots of $
  – Live animals for collectors, Fur, tusks
    horns, food


• 2/3 of animals die in transit
• Live mountain gorilla (700 left in wild) =
  $150,000
• Fur of a Giant Panda (1,600) = $100K
• Live Chimpanzee = $50k
• Live Kimodo Dragon = $30,000
• Rhino Horn = $25,000/lb

• 25,000 African Elephants killed each year
  for their tusks.
• Bush Meat
• HIV/AIDS
• EBOLA

				
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