CH. 15 AGRICULTURE QUEST - on FRI 11/1


Use the study guide provided here to prepare for the Quest on Friday. The format will be multiple choice and short answer. You have many resources from which to study. Look through your notebook, your quizzes, your textbook. I've also reposted the powerpoints used in class so that you can review class discussions.



"FARM TO TABLE" (grow a plant) QUARTER PROJECT - due TUESDAY 10/29

Be sure to get your presentation to me or on my computer by the beginning of class on Tuesday. Email me, bring it on a flash drive, put it on google docs.

farm to table.jpg

Answer the questions in this document (or found on your project

guidelines sheet) to complete the background research on your chose plant:


Here are the guidelines for the project:


Here is the timeline:

ROBBINS PARK ANALYSIS

Which location (Creepy Pond or Succession Field) better for starting your new civilization? State your choice and write a paragraph defending the reasons for your choice. Make sure you are including data and at least 5 vocab/science words.
Here is 6th PERIOD'S data table:

Here is 7th PERIOD'S data table:


SOIL WEBQUEST - http://forces.si.edu/soils/


FOOD CHAINS AND ENERGY - quiz on FRI

Use this practice worksheet to help prepare you for the quiz on Friday 10/4.


COUNTING CALORIES - Complete the TABLE (on pg. 2 of the packet) with your 24 hour diet by TUES 9/24

To find the calories for a certain food go to:
http://www.webmd.com/diet/healthtool-food-calorie-counter
https://www.supertracker.usda.gov/default.aspx

DEFINE AGRICULTURE VOCAB - Using your textbook complete the vocab below in your lab notebook.
  1. agriculture
  2. food chain
  3. food web
  4. trophic level
  5. photosynthesis

AGRICULTURE UNIT (ch. 15) - 2012

AGRICULTURE STUDY GUIDE - due WED

SELECTIVE BREEDING VS. GMOs (transgenic manipulation): Click here to play the 2 "games" and learn about the difference.


SOILS WEBQUEST: Click here to complete "Dig It: The secrets of soil" webquest. Directions and questions can be found in the document below.


COUNTING CALORIES - To find the calories for a certain food go to...

http://www.webmd.com/diet/healthtool-food-calorie-counter

NOTES







QUARTER PROJECT:

Guidelines for our Farm to Table project - due TUES Oct. 30th

AGRICULTURE UNIT

PESTS AND SUSTAINABILITY - Pesticides and GMO

HOW HAS FARMING CHANGED - Traditional vs. Modern

WHERE DO WE GROW - Soil and Nutrients Notes


SOILS WEBQUEST


WHY DO WE EAT - Food Energy Notes

Selective breeding vs. Genetic Engineering
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/harvest/engineer/

Soil Webquest


FARM TO TABLE QUARTER PROJECT: Due THURS 11/3
Guidelines and info in file below

SCIENTIFIC PROCESS NOTES - quiz on FRI

Variables/Control/Constants Practice


More practice if you'd like to study....

WELCOME BACK!

I'm looking forward to finding out more about who you really are. In case you lost my letter...here it is:

Don't forget to bring in a composition bound notebook, get your syllabus signed, and join my wiki by Monday.


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