Earth Science: Volume 1

by Karin Ziemke

SEMESTER 1 OF A FULL YEAR COURSE

Students will use scientific processes to investigate their surroundings. The course is organized into these areas : Astronomy; Geology; Meteorology; Geologic History; and Energy   Ample laboratory exercises use the students' life experiences and natural surroundings to help provide a better understanding of planet Earth and its place in the universe.

Table of Contents for Semseter 1 Units:

  1. Earth Science Overview
  2. Rocks and Minerals
  3. Maps - Finding Your Way
  4. Water and Weathering

5. Erosion and Deposition
6. The Restless Earth - Plates and Volcanoes
7. The Restless Earth - Earthquakes and Mountain Building

Units 8-14 are included in Semester 2 - sold separately

Designed to be used with any Earth Science textbook as a content resource, this the first semester of a full-year course includes standard alignments, an easy-to-use pacing guide, plus comprehensive daily lesson plans providing point-of-use content background and teaching strategies to support classroom success. The classroom-tested labs are creative, engaging and apply concepts covered in the (editable PowerPoint) daily class notes that are ready the first day of class. Assessments provided for each unit are also editable. All of these elements will greatly reduce teacher preparation time, improve the instructional environment for both teacher and student, and ensure coverage of all required national and/or state standards. The classroom-tested labs are creative, engaging and apply concepts covered in the daily class notes that are ready the first day of class. Lab materials are commonly available in grocery or hardware stores.

For New York State Schools : As part of the Regent exam, students will also take a lab performance test , covering  major laboratory skills and activities, approximately two weeks prior to the written Regents Exam. The lab exam counts for approximately 15% of the total Regents score. Students are required to complete and pass a minimum number of lab activities prior to taking the Regents Exam in June .  Students must complete 1,200 minutes of laboratory experience with satisfactory written lab reports on file for admission to the Regents Examination.

Complete Teacher Manual and Lab Manual - pricing below
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These instructional support materials (available in print or eBook versions), regularly updated, cover the complete course (at regular, honors, AP and IB levels), whether it be semester, year or 2-year (IB) with daily support for all aspects of instruction. The Teacher’s Edition includes a syllabus; correlation to standards; daily pacing guide; detailed daily lesson plans; teacher edition of student activity book or lab manual with answers; class notes in PDF (for use as color overheads) and/or editable PowerPoint's (for use with light projector or smartboard); and complete editable assessments. Classroom sets include 25 printed student books and Teacher Edition with DVD. Samples are available for each course (including complete short-term limited screen view versions in eBook format upon request). After purchase of the Teacher Edition in any of the various editions, student activity books or lab manuals are available for individual purchase. Although the online eBook version is screen view only, other versions are available that allow printing student material. Click here for details.

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Teacher Edition Subscription - eBook Version
screen view files only, typically purchased with student eBooks, timely delivery to qualified purchasers, includes 3 times email access to a mentoring teacher
M-S-EARTH1-DL
Qty: $199 US

977
ISBN: 978-1-59657-053-5
Teacher Edition Subscription - CD Only Version
CD only, screen view of teacher files, allows print of student material, includes 3 times email access
to a mentoring teacher
M-S-EARTH1-CD
Qty: $224 US

977
ISBN: 978-1-59657-054-2
Teacher Edition Subscription with CD - Printed Version
Teacher Manual and CD
Included 3 times email access
to a mentoring teacher.
M-S-EARTH1-SUB
Qty: $249 US

977
ISBN: 978-1-59657-055-9
Class Set with perpetual license - Printed Version
includes printed teacher manual, 25 printed student books, CD and 3 times email access to a mentoring teacher.
M-S-EARTH1-CS
Qty: $899 US

Page count is Teacher Edition - with CD and number of Student Books.
ISBN: 978-1-59657-057-3
Student eBook
screen view files only, timely delivery to qualified purchasers
M-S-EARTH1-SA-DL
Qty: $24 US

516
ISBN: 978-1-59657-566-0
Printed Student Book
concurrent or prior Teacher Edition - with CD purchase is required.
M-S-EARTH1-SA
Qty: $30 US

482
ISBN: 978-1-59657-056-6
Mentoring Teacher Program Subscription
This subscription allows for 25 times email
access to the mentoring teacher
for 370 days or end of next school year whichever is longer if purchased after Dec. 1
concurrent or prior Teacher Edition - with CD purchase is required
M-S-EARTH1-MT
Qty: $200 US

No page count.
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